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Dr. James Walters Elected President of the WV Academy of Science; Eleven BSC students present and discuss their research at WVAS annual meeting


Dr. James Walters has been elected President of the West Virginias Academy of Science.  Dr. Walters, Assistant Professor of Biology at Bluefield State College, was chosen by the Academy at its 94th annual meeting, March 30, 2019 at West Liberty University.  At this year’s WVAS conference, Dr. Walters, Dr. Tesfaye Belay (BSC Associate Professor of Biology), and Dr. Young Kim (BSC Associate Professor of Chemistry) were joined by 11 BSC students, who presented and discussed research they are currently conducting at Bluefield State College.
Bluefield State College faculty members Dr. James Walters, Dr. Tesfaye Belay, and Dr. Young Kim and 11 BSC students attended the recent 2019 West Virginia Academy of Science annual conference at West Liberty University.  Pictured at the conference (left to right) are Dr. Walters, Heather Price, Amber Hartwell, Syed Ali, Stephanie Bryant, Dr. Belay, Kiersten Phillips, Ryan Nelson, Whitney Dotson, Gezelle Brown, Jesse Orell, Tyler Goins, Jordan Smith, and Dr. Kim.  The BSC students presented and discussed res

BSC President Speaks at Bluefield, VA Rotary Club


     Bluefield State College Interim President Robin Capehart told Bluefield Virginia Rotarians, "Bluefield State wants to be everybody's learning company and focus on what we do well--we teach people."
Robin Capehart, Bluefield State College Interim President, was the program speaker at the April 18 meeting of the Bluefield, VA Rotary Club at Fincastle Country Club

West Virginia Poet Laureate Presents Writers Workshop at BSC


Marc Harshman, West Virginia's Poet Laureate (2012), presented a writing workshop for College and community on April 17. His visit to BSC coincided with the sixth annual celebration of creative expression, "Agora," at the College.
(photo cutline)--West Virginia Poet Laureate (2012) Mark Harshman (right) receives a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi (Coordinator of International Initiatives @ Bluefield State College) during his visit to BSC. Harshman delivered a writers workshop at the College, then took part in the sixth annual "Agora, A Celebration of Creative Expression," at the College.

Dr. William Robertson Returns to Alma Mater to Deliver Commencement Address at BSC’s 2019 Graduation Exercises


Dr. William Robertson, who served in an executive capacity in the administrations of five U.S. Presidents, will deliver the commencement address at Bluefield State College’s 122nd Graduation Exercises, May 11, 2019 at the Brushfork Armory.  Nearly 300 students will receive degrees during the program
 Dr. William Robertson, BSC's 2019 Graduation Program speaker

5th Annual Southern Technical Conference at BSC Attracts Record Audience


More than 60 engineering professionals attended the 5th annual Southern Technical Conference at Bluefield State College, April 11
The 5th annual Southern Technical Conference at Bluefield State College brought together more than 60 engineering professionals. Pictured (left-to-right) are Dr. Kerry Stauffer (BSC Civil Engineering Technology Department Chair), Tim Mullins (Thompson & Litton, Inc. Director of Transportation), Jeff Jalbrzikowski (National Geodetic Survey Appalachian Regional Advisor), and Robin Capehart (BSC President).

Fulbright Visiting Lecturer Maneesh Pandeya Speaks at BSC and at area schools


Fulbright Visiting Scholar Maneesh Pandeya wrapped up an active two-day visit to the region with an April 9 lecture, "India's Customs and Traditions" at Bluefield State College.
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Maneesh Pandeya (right) receives a certificate of appreciation from Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi, Coordinator of International Initiatives at Bluefield State College, prior to a recent presentation at BSC.

BSC Commemorates Landmark Anniversaries for Nursing Programs With Featured Speaker


Dr. Tina Coleman addressed an audience of nearly 200 Bluefield State College students in the institution's School of Nursing and Allied Health joined BSC faculty and community health care providers on campus, April 9.
Dr. Tina Coleman, Keynote Speaker During BSC Nursing Programs' 50th and 30th Anniversary Celebrations

Fulbright Visiting Lecturer Discusses India's Traditions & Customs During Presentation at BSC


Fulbright Visiting Scholar Maneesh Pandeya wrapped up an active two-day visit to the region with this morning's lecture, "India's Customs and Traditions" at Bluefield State College.
Fulbright Visiting Lecturer Maneesh Pandeya at Bluefield State College

Dr. Angela Lambert delivered two presentations at the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists annual meeting in Worthington, OH.


Dr. Angela Lambert delivered two presentations at the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists annual meeting in Worthington, OH. The meeting was held for technologists, educators and students in the field of Radiologic Technology.
Dr. Angela Lambert delivered two presentations at the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists annual meeting in Worthington, OH. The meeting was held for technologists, educators and students in the field of Radiologic Technolog

BSC Students and Faculty Deliver Presentations at Cytoscape Workshop


It’s a social network much like Facebook or LinkedIn, and it permits researchers to use open source software to visualize molecular interaction networks and biological pathways.  It’s called “Cytoscape,” and Bluefield State College faculty and students are utilizing Cytoscape’s ability to process mountains of data to identify relevant research and data, then incorporate it into the research they’re conducting at BSC.
BSC students and faculty present their research at Cytoscape workshop

Dr. Terry Wallace Discusses “Writing Personal Essays” with BSC Students and Faculty


Dr. Terry Wallace discussed "Writing Personal Essays" with Bluefield State College students during the "Style is the Man" speakers series at BSC. Dr. Wallace, BSC's Interim Chief of Staff, encouraged students to "write about what you know and are passionate about."
Dr. Terry Wallace, BSC Interim Chief of Staff, discusses "Writing Personal Essays" with BSC students and faculty

BSC Student Team Finishes 2nd in ASCE Virginia Regional Student Conference’s Geotechnical Competition



Bluefield State College students Austin Sisk, Dominick Buzzo, Cory Nipper, and Joshua Adkins placed second in the Geotechnical Competition portion of the recent American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Virginia Regional Student Conference at George Mason University.
BSC Student Team Finishes 2nd in ASCE Regional Geotechnical Competition

BSC Alumnus Mark Gillenwater Enjoying Career Success at Coperion


For Bluefield State College alumnus Mark Gillenwater, a four-year tour of duty in the US Navy provided valuable experience in his career path, and Bluefield State College helped his preparation for that career. Today, Mark is the lead electrical engineer at the Wytheville, VA plant location of Coperion Corporation, an industry leader in extrusion—a process used to create elements used in multiple manufacturing settings.
BSC Alumnus Mark Gillenwater at Coperion

BSC Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, International Honor Society of Social Sciences, Inducts Seven Students


Seven students were formally inducted into the Bluefield State College chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society of Social Sciences, during a recent ceremony at the College
2019 Inductees into BSC chapter/Pi Gamma Mu

BSC Students, Employees, and Community Learn About “Moroccan Customs and Cultures” during Fulbright Scholar’s Visit


Fulbright Scholar Mohammed Boudoudou discussed "Moroccan Customs and Cultures" during a presentation at Bluefield State College today.
Fulbright Scholar Mohammed Boudoudou at Bluefield State College

Poet, Author, Entrepreneur Charisse Carney-Nunes Speaks to Capacity Audience during Women’s History Month Luncheon at Bluefield State College


Noted writer, poet, and social entrepreneur Charisse Carney-Nunes spoke to an Hebert Gallery capacity audience during Bluefield State College's 2019 Women’s History Month Luncheon.
Poet, Author, Entrepreneur Charisse Carney-Nunes

BSC Students Showcase Their Biomedical Research during WV Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol


Bluefield State College students Gezelle Brown and Raenel Crenshaw were among a select group of West Virginia college and university students to present their research posters during the annual West Virginias Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.
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BSC Job Fair Brings Together 90 Employers and 400 Career


Ninety employers and several hundred job and career candidates attended the 31st annual Job Fair at Bluefield State College.
Bluefield State College 2019 Job Fair

Bluefield State College student Syed Monis Ali honored as 2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellow


Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 262 students who will make up the organization’s 2019-2020 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Bluefield State College student Syed Monis Ali.
BSC student Syed Monis Ali    2019-20 Newman Civic Fellow

Bluefield State College and Princeton Community Hospital West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy Offers 7th and 8th Grade Students a “True Nursing Experience”


Bluefield, WV – This summer, seventh and eighth-grade students from Mercer, McDowell, and Monroe Counties with an interest in the nursing profession will have a chance to spend time working alongside real nurses in real hospital environments during the three-day West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy.
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