Ret. US Army SSgt, former BSC Nursing Student, Returns to Alma Mater to Speak

Retired US Army SSgt and LPN William Thompson Speaks to BSC Nursing students

Retired US Army SSgt. And Licensed Practical Nurse William Thompson spoke to Bluefield State College Nursing students in the NURS230L (Patient Centered Care Two) course.

BSC Participates in Mercer County Dictionary Project 2019

Dr. Guy Sims (pictured), Bluefield State College Dean of Students, was a guest speaker during the November 6 Mercer County Schools' Dictionary Project at Sun Valley Elementary School. 

Dr. Guy Sims, Bluefield State College Dean of Students, was a guest speaker during the November 6 Mercer County Schools' Dictionary Project at Sun Valley Elementary School. 

BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers—October 2019

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A summary of Bluefield State College news, events, and activities for the month of October, 2019

BSC Students Explore WV Legislative Internship Opportunities

WV Legislature Staffers visit BSC to discuss legislative internship opportunities with Bluefield State students

Bluefield State College students explored the depth and breadth of the West Virginia’s Legislative internship opportunities during an October 30 visit to campus by State Legislature staff. 

BSC Alumna Samantha Black Receives “Cole Chevrolet Four Seasons Teacher of the Year” Award

Memorial Elementary School kindergarten teacher Samantha Black sits next to a Memorial School marquee, saluting her selection as the 2019 recipient of the Cole Chevrolet Four Seasons Teacher of the Year award.

Samantha Black, a kindergarten teacher at Memorial Elementary School, is the Cole Chevrolet Four Seasons Teacher of the Year’s 2019 award recipient. 

BSC students and alumni tell their "Bluefield State College" stories

BSC student Kevon Moxey tells his "Bluefield State College" story to Pikewood Creative during a daylong taping session.

Ten BSC alumni and students talked to the Emmy Award-winning Pikewood team about how Bluefield State College positively impacted their lives and career success. The interviews will be utilized to promote BSC to a variety of audiences through traditional and digital advertising in the coming months.

BSC Nursing and RadTech Students Participate in Cumberland Heights School's Spooky Science program

Students in the Associate Degree Radiologic Technology  and Nursing programs participated in the Spooky Science night at Cumberland Heights School on Monday, October 21st. 

BSC Nursing and RadTech Students Participate in Cumberland Heights School's Spooky Science program

Cole of School Business Students and Faculty Excel at Enactus Fall Collaboration Summit

Bluefield State College students Robert Brown (left), Ahmad Jeffries (third from left) and Jacob Webster (right) are pictured with BSC faculty member Dr. Albert Berkoh (second from left) at the Enactus Fall Collaboration Summit in Atlanta, GA.

Students and faculty from the W. Paul Cole Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State College participated in the Enactus Fall Collaboration Summit in Atlanta, GA. Representatives from 20 colleges throughout the Southeast took part in the event, which connected students, academic professionals, and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects.

Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor Joins BSC Administration as Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science

Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor is the new Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science at Bluefield State College

Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor has joined the Bluefield State College team as Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science. Her twin passions for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and for the students and regions they serve led Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor to accept the opportunity to become Bluefield State College’s interim Dean/School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science.

WV State Board of Professional Engineers Presents Workshop at BSC

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Members of the West Virginia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (WVPE) spoke to Bluefield State College engineering technology students and faculty during a recent presentation at the College.  The program included an examination of a high profile professional ethics case and its ramifications.

Bluefield State College's tennis courts receive a "makeover"

Bluefield State College's tennis courts receive a "makeover"

One of Bluefield State College’s more “aesthetically challenged” areas is now one of BSC’s “most attractive” venues.  The campus tennis courts had fallen into disrepair in recent years, but a collaborative effort, spearheaded by BSC tennis coach Louis Belt, has changed things for the better.

Bluefield State College's 2019 Founders Day Speaker will be the Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

The Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Bluefield State College's 2019 Founders Day Speaker will be the Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Area law enforcement professionals, Bluefield State College and Bluefield College students and employees, and community members attended today's opening session of the "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop at BSC.

Daniel Alarik, creator of Grunt Style Clothing, speaks at Bluefield State College during "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop for professionals in criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields.

Area law enforcement professionals, Bluefield State College and Bluefield College students and employees, and community members attended today's opening session of the "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop at BSC.

U.S. News “Best Colleges” Ranks Bluefield State College as a “Top 15” Public College in the South

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Bluefield State College is a “top 15” public college in the South and second highest ranked public college in West Virginia, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” September 9, 2019 edition.  Each year, U.S. News provides several categories of numerical rankings and lists. 

Bluefield State College Welcomes “Last Chance K9 Services” to Campus October 7 and 8

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Bluefield State College will welcome the “Last Chance K9 Services” to campus on October 7 and 8 for career presentations. These presentations, which are free and open to the public, will take place in the Basic Science Auditorium, 9 am-4 pm both days. The “Last Chance K9 Services” presenters will be working in collaboration with several academic areas including psychology, sociology, business, and marketing.

BSC Student Giorgi Datashvili Accepts Position with a “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm

Bluefield State College student Giorgi Datashvili(left) has accepted an offer of employment from a nationally recognized “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm.”  He is pictured with Phillip Imel, Dean of the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at BSC, as Dean Imel presented him with the “Most Outstanding Student” award during the Cole School of Business’ 2019 awards program.

Giorgi Datashvili made a lengthy journey, literally and figuratively, when he arrived at Bluefield State College in 2016.  A resident of Tbilisi, Georgia, a republic on the Eastern Europe/Western Asia border, he hit his academic stride seamlessly at BSC. Very recently, the personable 22-year old accepted an offer of employment from Aronson LLC, recognized nationally as a “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm.”

Bluefield State College students, faculty, and staff participated in today's Graduate School Workshop Open House, presented by the BSC Student Support Services Office.

Old Dominion University's Doug Brown talked to BSC students during the Bluefield State College Student Support Services Graduate School Open House.

Bluefield State College students, faculty, and staff participated in today's Graduate School Workshop Open House, presented by the BSC Student Support Services Office.

BSC Board of Governors Selects Robin Capehart as the College’s Next President

Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart

The Bluefield State College Board of Governors has selected Robin Capehart as the College's next President. The announcement was made at a September 11, 2019 special meeting of the BSC Board on the Bluefield State College campus.

Voices from the Mountains” Literary Event Coming to Bluefield State, Sept. 20

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“Voices from the Mountains,” a September 20 literary event at Bluefield State College, will celebrate the 2019 West Virginia University Press volume, Mountains Piled Upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene. During the “Voices” program, the book’s editor and four authors whose works are included will deliver selected readings. The program will take place on September 20, 2019, 11 am-2 pm in the Hebert Gallery/Harris-Jefferson Student Center. “Voices from the Mountains” is open to the public, free of charge.

BSC Student Daniel Hawks’ “Study Abroad” Experience in Japan Impacts His Career Goals

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BSC Humanities student Daniel Hawks was immersed in the Japanese language and culture institute this summer at Tenri University with which the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has partnered to offer West Virginia students a well-tailored education abroad opportunity.