"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. 

BSC Students, Frasure-Singleton Legislative Interns, Prepare for 2020 WV Legislature’s Regular Session

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Three Bluefield State College students have been selected for Frasure-Singleton Legislative Internships for the 2020 session of the West Virginia Legislature.  The students, Beniamino Zappia, Alexander Brugos, and Kevin Tickle, will work with a specific state senator or delegate for one week during the 2020 session, which lasts from January 8 to March 7

BSC Students Develop a Microprocessor Smart Robot-Vehicle

Bluefield State College students (left-to-right) Mason Van Dyke, Caige Clark, David Cavins, and Hunter Hill pose with a microprocessor smart robot-vehicle they created during the fall semester’s ELET-Microprocessors course at BSC.

A team of four Bluefield State College students, seniors Mason Van Dyke and David Cavins, and juniors Caige Clark and Hunter Hill, selected and completed an innovative class project.  They created a microprocessor-guided smart robot-vehicle, and in the process, cultivated technical skills that will prepare them for successful careers.

BSC's Ryan Heimer Reaches Semifinal Round of West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition

BSC student Ryan Heimer Reaches Semifinals of WV College Business Plan Competition

Bluefield State College student Ryan Heimer has developed an innovative business plan that has been selected to advance into the semifinal round of the West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

BSC Faculty Members Speak to James Monroe High Schools Students

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An audience of 450 James Monroe High School students and employees welcomed Bluefield State College faculty members Dr. Debjani Chakrabarti and Colin Cavell to its campus, December 3.  Dr. Chakrabarti, BSC Assistant Professor of Sociology, and Dr. Cavell, BSC Professor of Political Science, addressed several topics related to World Religions during their presentations.

Richlands High School Wins 2019 BSC Humanities Challenge

 Richlands High School is pictured moments after receiving the championship trophy during the 7th annual Humanities Challenge at Bluefield State College.

Richlands High School won a suspense-filled title round match with Giles High School to win the championship trophy in the 7th annual Humanities Challenge at Bluefield State College.  The Richlands and Giles teams won several rounds of the tournament-format event before reaching the finals, with the Blue Tornado outlasting the Spartans, 4-3, in the final round.