BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers--November 2019: A summary of news, achievements, and developments at Bluefield State College
A Memorandum of Understanding between Bluefield State College and Istanbul Medipol University to promote student and faculty exchanges, collaborative research and information exchange was signed on December 3, 2019
Artist Dr. Dotty Heady recently donated to Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart a beautiful quilt,celebrating the 125th anniversary of BSC's founding in 1895. Dr. Heady's quilt was given to the College in honor of her friend Dr. Robert Francis Hayes.
The biomedical research work of Bluefield State College students was featured during poster sessions at national biomedical research conferences during November.
Bluefield State College faculty member Dr. Sean Connolly is wrapping up an active calendar year. He was promoted to Chair of the Department of Humanities in June, following his participation in the American Comparative Literature Association’s annual meeting at Georgetown University.
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation announced that Bluefield State College and 58 additional providers from 24 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have earned accreditation for their educator preparation programs (EPPs).
Bluefield State College Radiologic Technology faculty attended the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology’s (JRCERT) 50th anniversary education conference, November 4-5 in Chicago, IL. JRCERT is the accreditor for the BSC Radiologic Technology Program.
Jason McCown, Director of Human Resources at Warrior Met Coal Company, discussed Warrior Met's summer internship and career opportunities with students from Bluefield State College's engineering technology programs.
The Bluefield State College Radiologic Technology program hosted its annual Modality Day for BSC and Southwest Virginia Community College RadTech students on November 19 on BSC's campus.
Fulbright Visiting Lecturer Dr. Jackob Nimrod Keynan discussed "The effect of stress on the brain and brain-computer interfaces for treatment of stress-related psychopathology" during a presentation at Bluefield State College.
The Bluefield State College Student Ambassador program has been reestablished by Dr. Ted Lewis, BSC Provost. From their headquarters at the Conley Hall welcome and information desk, the Student Ambassadors welcoming visitors as well as prospective students and their families to campus and assisting them with information about resources and services available at Bluefield State.
Bluefield State College student Jeannie Dalton has been awarded a Judith A. Herndon Fellowship with the West Virginia Legislature for the 2020 session. Each year, only 10 students from West Virginia institutions of higher education receive the fellowships that offer the chance to work with elected officials during the upcoming legislative session.
Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart and BSC Board of Governors chairman Garry Moore delivered a “Message to Campus” on November 15. Approximately 100 BSC employees students, alumni, and community members attended the program in person or via YouTube broadcast.
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.
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.
A summary of Bluefield State College news, events, and activities for the month of October, 2019
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.
Samantha Black, a kindergarten teacher at Memorial Elementary School, is the Cole Chevrolet Four Seasons Teacher of the Year’s 2019 award recipient.
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