BSC News

Bluefield State College
Stay up to date with the latest from Bluefield State.

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.
BSC Logo

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.
BSC Logo

Bluefield Daily Telegraph Reporter Charlie Booth Provides Insight into Personal Essay Writing During Presentation at Bluefield State College


Veteran Bluefield Daily Telegraph reporter Charlie Boothe shared insights and advice about writing personal essays during a presentation at Bluefield State College today.
Photo of Bluefield Daily Telegraph reporter Charlie Boothe

Bluefield State College’s 8-Week Compressed Semester Registration For Spring Now Underway


The Spring 2019 Semester 8-week compressed semester option for students will be launched on March 18 at Bluefield State College.
BSC Logo

Tickets are now on sale for the Enchanted Evening Gala, sponsored by the Bluefield State College Foundation


Tickets are now on sale for the Enchanted Evening Gala, sponsored by the Bluefield State College Foundation.
Enchanted Evening - March 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

BSC Nursing Alumna Named President of American Nursing Informatics Association


Bluefield State College Nursing alumna Dr. Carolyn Harmon is the 2019 president of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA). ANIA consists of greater than 3200 nurses and other healthcare professionals in informatics practice throughout the nation.
Bluefield State College Nursing alumna Dr. Carolyn Harmon

Dr. Tina Coleman, Physician/Nurse/Author/Entrepreneur Will Be Featured Speaker During BSC Nursing Programs 50th and 30th Anniversary Celebrations


A celebration of the Bluefield State College Associate Degree Nursing program’s 50th anniversary and the BSC Baccalaureate Nursing program’s 30th anniversary will be held on campus.
Dr. Tina Coleman, Physician/Nurse/Author/Entrepreneur

Award Winning Journalist Featured During Black History Month Program at Bluefield State College


Wil LaVeist, a well known print, radio, and tv journalist and commentator, was the featured speaker during a Black History Month program at Bluefield State College, February 13.
Wil LaVeist, a well known print, radio, and tv journalist and commentator

BSC Student Brady Shrader Serves as Frasure-Singleton Legislative Intern


Brady Shrader’s legislative internship experience at the West Virginia Legislature gave the Bluefield State College student a ringside seat at one of the most eventful weeks in this year’s regular session in Charleston.
Brady Shrader

The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State College Announces Economic Development Collaboration with Coppin State University


The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State College has announced an economic development collaboration with Coppin State University of Baltimore, Maryland.
BSC Logo

BSC Faculty Member Receives a $43K Grant from WV-INBRE for Research in the Application of Natural Products for Immunotherapy


Dr. Tesfaye Belay, Professor of Biology in the Bluefield State College School of Arts and Sciences, has been selected to receive a $43,200 grant award from the Center for Natural Product Research of the West Virginia–Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE).
Dr. Tesfaye Belay, Professor of Biology in the Bluefield State College

BSC Faculty Member Receives $43K WV-INBRE Grant For Cancer-Related Research


Dr. Young B. Kim, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Bluefield State College, has been selected to receive a $43,200 grant award from the Center for Natural Products Research (CNPR), a research program supported by the NIH West Virginia-Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (WV-INBRE). 
Dr. Young B. Kim, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Bluefield State College

BSC Robotics Student and Team Advisor Assist in Judging VEX IQ Robotics Regional Competition


Bluefield State College student Evan Rees, a member of the College’s Intelligent Ground Vehicle championship robotics team, and BSC faculty member Joey Hazelwood, the robotics team’s advisor, assisted in judging the VEX IQ Robotics regional competition at Princeton Middle School.
BSC Logo

Free Income Tax Preparation Offered by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at BSC, Beginning February 6


Free income tax preparation assistance for low income and elderly individuals will be offered again this year by the faculty and students in the Accounting Program at Bluefield State College.
BSC Logo

Phillip Imel named Dean of the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at BSC


With a career background in both business and education, Phillip Imel has accepted the position of Dean, W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business, at Bluefield State College.
Phillip Imel

BSC Announces 2018 Fall Semester President’s List and Dean’s List


The Bluefield State College 2018 Fall Semester President's and Dean's Lists have been announced. One hundred twelve students earned President's List recognition, and 233 students merited inclusion in the Dean's List.
BSC Logo

January 14 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Program Celebrates New Furnishings and Enhancements in BSC’s Basic Science Building


A January 14 ribbon-cutting ceremony and program will celebrate the arrival and installation of new academic furniture, smart boards, and more to enhance the learning environment and comfort in the Basic Science Building at Bluefield State College.
 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Bluefield State College’s New 8-Week Compressed Semester Option Now Available, Classes Begin October 8th


A new 8-week compressed semester option for students will be launched on October 8, 2018 by the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State College.
Front of W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business