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Bluefield State College’s New 8-Week Compressed Semester Option Now Available, Classes Begin October 8th


A new 8-week compressed semester option for students will be launched on October 8, 2018 by the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State College.
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UNICENTRO Cultural Immersion Study Tour August 2018


From August 3 – 18, 2018, 2018, Bluefield State College (BSC) hosted a cultural immersion study tour of southern West Virginia and southwest Virginia for two English major students, Adriana Aleixo and Tobias Batista, from UNICENTRO, BSC’s institutional partner in Brazil.
UNICENTRO Brazil students Adriana Aleixo and Tobias Batista with Dr Martha Eborall and BSC student brady Shrader in the Botanical Gardens

Enrollment in New Online Degree Programs in Engineering Technology Grows Rapidly at BSC


The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree program at Bluefield State College has quickly grown to become the largest degree generator among all baccalaureate engineering technology programs at the College.
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Dr. Ted Lewis Joins BSC Administration as New Provost


It was Bluefield State College’s commitment to students and community that attracted Dr. Ted Lewis to BSC and it’s the opportunity to expand upon that commitment that he finds exciting, as the institution’s new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Dr. Ted Lewis Joins BSC Administration as New Provost

Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation Makes $8,500 Scholarship Donation to Bluefield State College


The Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation recently presented a $8,500 check to Bluefield State College to provide scholarship assistance for BSC students.

BSC Student Brady Shrader’s Academic Travels Strengthen His Career Preparation


“Broadening his horizons” and opening his eyes to a “world of opportunities,” are much more than a pair of shopworn phrases for Brady Shrader.

BSC Senior Capstone Course Cultivates Students’ Participation in Global “Street Corner” Conversations


This spring, a group of students at Bluefield State College will gather once a week at a “street corner” to exchange ideas with other students about culture, society, politics, environment, and other topics of the day.

“BSC Cares” Delivers Suicide Prevention and Awareness Services at Nearly 60 Programs During First Year


Created just over one year ago, “BSC Cares” has taken part in nearly 60 programs throughout the region.  The Bluefield State College-based program, funded by a $100,000+ Substance and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) grant, has engaged audiences in a variety of ways, ranging from exhibits at community events to creative programs designed to engage and educate attendees.

BSC Alumna Kimberly Barnes Selected as Rising Business Leader in DC Beltway


Relying on the foundation of life lessons she learned in the Bluefields, Kimberly Long Barnes has earned recognition as one of the rising business and community leaders in the Washington, DC beltway.
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Bluefield State College Faculty Participate in Seminar to Promote Study Abroad Opportunities at the College


Two Bluefield State College faculty members spent a week in Santo Domingo, focusing upon expanding the role of international exchange on the BSC campus. Their takeaways from the experienced included a deeper appreciation about the benefits of international education opportunities for students and faculty at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI).