BSC Hosts Meeting of WV Academic Business Program Professors of Business

Bluefield State College hosted the recent semiannual meeting of the West Virginia Academic Business Program Professors of Business.  The meeting at the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business on BSC’s campus focused upon entrepreneurism and West Virginia Workforce development.

Bluefield State College hosted the recent semiannual meeting of the West Virginia Academic Business Program Professors of Business.  The meeting at the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business on BSC’s campus focused upon entrepreneurism and West Virginia Workforce development.

BSC Cole of School Students and Dean Visit Seton Hall University and NYC

Bluefield State College students Matt Jackson (left) and Alexander Brugos (right) are pictured with BSC Cole School of Business Dean Phillip Imel during their recent visit to Seton Hall University.

Phillip Imel, the Dean of the W. Paul Cole, Jr. at Bluefield State College, and BSC students Matt Jackson and Alexander Brugos visited Seton Hall University recently, following an invitation from SHU Dean, Dr. Joyce Strawser. 

Dr. Debjani Chakrabarti Receives Summer Fellowship 2020 at Brandeis University

Dr. Debjani Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Bluefield State College

Dr. Debjani Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Bluefield State College has been awarded a Summer Fellowship 2020 with the opportunity to participate in the Schusterman Center’s Summer Institute for Israel Studies at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. 

BSC Gamma Beta Phi Chapter and Advisor Honored at Gamma's National Convention

The Bluefield State College chapter of Gamma Beta Phi received the National Service Project Award, and BSC Gamma chapter advisor Helena Taylor was elected as an Advisor Member on Gamma's National Executive Committee, during Gamma Beta Phi's national conference.  Pictured left to right are BSC Gamma chapter student members Jesse Orell, Patricia Bailey, Emily Hicks, Brandon McCoy, Ashlei Kelly, Skylar Pentasuglia, Lindsey Castle, Angela Lambert, and chapter advisor Helena Taylor.

The Bluefield State College Chapter of Gamma Beta Phi attended the recent national conference in Hilton Head, SC.

BSC Day at the State Legislature, Celebration of the College's 125th Anniversary

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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signs SB122, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of Bluefield State College.

"Diamonds in the Night," BSC Foundation's Annual Gala, April 4

"Diamonds in the Night" Enchanted Evening Set for April 4 at Bluefield Arts Center

"Diamonds in the Night," the 2nd annual Bluefield State College Foundation Student Scholarship Gala, will be celebrated on April 4, 2020, 7 pm-10 pm at the Bluefield Arts Center.

BSC’s Larry Zande Receives Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance”

 Bluefield State College’s Larry Zande has received a Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University.  Zande, BSC’s web developer, also earned two certifications—"Certified Ethical Hacker” and “Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator,” from the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants in the process of earning his Master’s degree.

Bluefield State College’s Larry Zande has received a Master’s Degree in “Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University. 

BSC’s Dr. Tesfaye Belay Selected as Finalist for Faculty Merit Foundation of WV “Professor of the Year”

Dr. Tesfaye Belay, BSC faculty member--one of five finalists for Faculty Merit Foundation of WV "Professor of the Year"

The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia has selected Bluefield State College faculty member Dr. Tesfaye Belay as one of five finalists for the West Virginia’s 2019 Professor of the Year.

BSC Associate Degree Nursing program director included in "Year of the Nurse" campaign

Sandra Wynn, BSC ADN program director, is one of the nurses from throughout the world pictured in the ANA "Year of the Nurse" celebration

Sandra Wynn, Director of the Bluefield State College Associate Degree Nursing Program is among the nurses from throughout the world pictured on the American Nurses Association's "Year of the Nurse" celebration and publicity, including multimedia and social media marketing of the "Year of the Nurse" campaign.

Bluefield Middle School Wins Regional MATHCOUNTS Event at BSC

Bluefield Middle School is pictured after winning the regional MATHCOUNTS competition at Bluefield State College

Bluefield Middle School won today's MATHCOUNTS Regional competition at Bluefield State College. Five regional middle school teams took part in the competition, now in its 32nd year at BSC. Glenwood School, Princeton Middle School, and Pikeview Middle School will advance to the state MATHCOUNTS competition, later this year.

BSC Launches Southern West Virginia Imaging Core Facility

Bluefield State College faculty member Dr. James Walters (left) and two BSC students observed enhanced microscope images in the new Southern WV Imaging Core Facility at the College.

The new Southern West Virginia Imaging Core Facility at Bluefield State College is a regional resource for advanced imaging that augments student research and train. Students can apply their academic training through utilizing the microscopes in their research within the facility's labs.

BSC Teacher Preparation Program Recognized For Excellence in Early Reading Instruction

The National Council on Teacher Quality's Teacher Prep Review Study Recognizes BSC B.S. in Elementary Education Program For Outstanding Performance in Early Reader Instruction

The Bluefield State College Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education program is ranked among the nation’s top teacher preparation programs in early reader instruction.  The National Council on Teacher Quality recently released its ranking in the 2020 Teacher Prep Review.

Collegiate Recovery Community at BSC Supports Students in Dealing with Addiction-Related Issues

Michael Holmes, Peer Support Specialist/Collegiate Recovery Community at Bluefield State College

A recently established Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) at Bluefield State College will support students in recovery from any kind of addictive behavior, as well as those wanting to be in recovery, or those wishing to support others on their recovery journey.

Coffee Shop on BSC Campus Coming Soon

Construction continues on a coffee shop, set to open later this semester in the William B. Robertson Library on the campus of Bluefield State College

A new coffee shop will open later this semester on the Bluefield State College campus.

Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi was among three higher education faculty members invited to attend US Senator Joe Manchin’s Iran town hall meeting

US Senator Joe Manchin's Iran town hall meeting

Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi was among three higher education faculty members invited to attend US Senator Joe Manchin’s Iran town hall in Charleston, January 10.

BSC Faculty Member Julie Orr Delivers Featured Presentation at WVSOM Program

Julie Orr, Bluefield State College ADN faculty member

Bluefield State College Associate of Science in Nursing faculty member Julie Orr delivered a power-point presentation and group communication exercise at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine on January 10.

BSC Announces 2019 Fall Semester President’s List and Dean’s List

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The Bluefield State College 2019 Fall Semester President's and Dean's Lists have been announced. One hundred thirty-four students earned President's List recognition, and 223 students merited inclusion on the Dean's List.

BSC Student Shomonique Hankins to Receive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission’s “Living the Dream Scholarship Award”

Bluefield State College student Shomonique Hankins  to receive the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission’s 2020 “Living the Dream Scholarship Award

Bluefield State College student Shomonique Hankins has been selected to receive the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission’s 2020 “Living the Dream Scholarship Award.”

BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers—December 2019

Conley Hall, aerial view 2019

A summary of news, achievements, and milestones reached by BSC students, faculty, staff, alumni, along with service to the region, state, and beyond.

Bluefield State College Is Named “HBCU Institutional Leader” by the Fulbright Program

Bluefield State College Is Named “HBCU Institutional Leader” by the Fulbright Program

Bluefield State College is proud to be named a 2018-2019 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader by the Fulbright Program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program.