BSC News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers--November 2019: A summary of news, achievements, and developments at Bluefield State College

BSC entrance to campus welcomes students, employees, and guests

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

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

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

Dr. Dotty Heady Donates Beautiful Quilt to BSC

BSC Counselor Tamara Hill (left) and Dr. Sarita Rhonemus, Director/Multi-Locations and RBA Program, are pictured as they display the quilt.

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.

BSC Students and Faculty Member Participate in Three National Biomedical Research Conferences

Bluefield State College students (left-to-right) Shomonique Hankins, Courtney Rolen, and Brianna Punturi are pictured after presenting individual posters at the Southeastern Regional IDeA Conference held in Louisville, November 6-8, 2019.

The biomedical research work of Bluefield State College students was featured during poster sessions at national biomedical research conferences during November.

Dr. Sean Connolly Presents Research, Chairs Panels at Academic Conferences

Dr. Sean Connolly, Chair/Department of Humanities, Bluefield State College

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.

Bluefield State College Department of Education is Granted CAEP Accreditation

Bluefield State College School of Education Granted CAEP Accreditation

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).

BSC RadTech faculty attend JRCERT Conference

Bluefield State College Radiologic Technology faculty are pictured at the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology’s (JRCERT) 50th anniversary education conference, November 4-5 in Chicago, IL.

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. 

Warrior Met Coal Company Presents Career and Summer Internship Information for BSC Engineering Technology Students

Jason McCown, Warrior Met Coal Company Human Resource Director, discussed Warrior Met's career and summer internship opportunities with BSC engineering technology students on November 21

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.

Annual Modality Program for BSC and SVCC RadTech Students draws large audience

Students and faculty from the Radiologic Technology programs at Bluefield State College and at Southwest Virginia Community College attended the annuality Modality Day workshop at BSC

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 delivers program at Bluefield State College

Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jakob Nimrod Keynan was the featured speaker at today's "Windows of the World" lecture at Bluefield State College. He is pictured (center) with Dr. Ted Lewis (left) BSC Provost) and Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi (right) BSC Professor of English and Coordinator/BSC Office of International Initiatives.

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.

BSC Student Ambassadors Greet Guests and BSC Community to Conley Hall

Bluefield State College Student Ambassadors Kylah Webb (left) and Darren Crump (right) are pictured with BSC Provost Dr. Ted Lewis at the Conley Hall welcome & information desk. 

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. 

BSC Student Jeannie Dalton Awarded a Judith A. Herndon Fellowship For WV Legislature’s 2020 Regular Session

BSC student Jeannie Dalton has been awarded a Judith A. Herndon Fellowship for the West Virginia Legislature for the 2020 session of the State Legislature

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.

BSC President Robin Capehart's "Message to Campus"

Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart speaks to the College community during a "Message to Campus" on November 15.

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.

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