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

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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.

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.