Bluefield State College has been selected as one of eight institutions of higher education to receive a $2000 scholarship from The Coal Institute. One BSC student will be awarded the scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year.
Responding to the increasing number of positive COVID cases in this region, Bluestone Health Association, Inc. and Bluefield State College are partnering to offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations at BSC on July 29 and August 6. Three weeks following the first vaccine (August 20 and 27, respectively) a second vaccination session will be conducted for individuals who received their first COVID shot on July 29 and August 6.
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has recognized Bluefield State College for its commitment to student success as demonstrated by the successful completion of the Persistence and Completion Academy.
The Bluefield State College Foundation today announced that the American Electric Power Foundation has awarded it a $250,000 grant. The gift is part of the AEP Foundation’s Delivering on the Dream: Social and Racial Justice Grants program, which is a five-year, $5 million commitment to fund organizations with programs dedicated to advancing social and racial justice in communities American Electric Power serves.
Statement from Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart, Following Today's Death of William B. Robertson, Distinguished BSC Alumnus
Bluefield State College has entered into a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ESCUELA ESPECIALIZADA EN INGENIERIA ITCA FEPADE in El Salvador. BSC Provost Dr. Ted Lewis, Interim Dean of the BSC School of STEM Dr. Jan Czarnecki, the College’s Computer Science Chairman Dr. Bill Bennett, and Dr. Sudhakar R. Jamkhandi, Director/International Initiatives at BSC, took part in the signing ceremony, June 16.
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has again recognized Bluefield State as one of 20 institutions nationwide designated a “Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader 2019-2020.”
The Bluefield State College 2021 Spring Semester President’s and Dean’s Lists have been announced. One hundred twenty-one students earned President’s List recognition and an additional 221 students merited inclusion in the Dean’s List.
The 8th annual 2021 virtual Agora, A Celebration of Creative Expression is now available for viewing at https://bluefieldstate.edu/agora/virtual-agora-2021.
Sixteen teams took part in the 34th annual Klingensmith Cup Golf Tournament at Fincastle Golf Course in Bluefield Virginia, May 17. The yearly gathering raises funds for the Bluefield State College School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Bluefield State College Radiologic Technology graduates and local working technologists can now choose from additional modality options when expanding their education beyond radiography. “Through a new agreement between Bluefield State and Chattanooga State Community College, our students can obtain additional certification in the modalities of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, and Computed Tomography. This agreement is in addition to the current Nuclear Medicine modality,” explained Melissa Haye, BSC Associate Professor of Radiologic Technology.
The Bluefield State College Chapter of Gamma Beta Phi congratulates the 56 students who were inducted in the 2020-2021 academic year. They join an expanding wide network of more than 70 chapters across the United States. Gamma Beta Phi has chapters located in universities and community colleges of all types and sizes. Participation in Gamma Beta Phi is a tremendous opportunity to be recognized for your contribution to public outreach and academic achievement.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice will deliver the commencement address at Bluefield State College’s 124th Graduation Exercises, May 2, 2021, 3 pm, at Mitchell Stadium in Bluefield. Nearly 300 degrees will be awarded during the program.
Bluefield State College Radiology students recently participated in a two-day review of material to prepare them to successfully complete the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification Exam. Kettering National Seminars representative Jana Larson led the seminar, which is designed to prepare the students beyond the course work they have received since Summer 2019, according to Melissa Haye, Director/Associate Professor of BSC’s Radiologic Technology and Imaging Science Programs
Responding to the increasing number of positive COVID cases in this region, Bluestone Health Association, Inc. and Bluefield State College are partnering to offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations at BSC on April 16. Twenty-one days later, a May 7 vaccination session will be conducted for individuals who received the first COVID shot on April 16.
Award-winning novelist and author Kurt Landefeld talked about writing formal essays (speeches) as today’s featured speaker in the “Advanced Composition Class,” taught by BSC faculty member, Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi. Landefeld, who writes and produces the Bluefield State College “Blue & Gold” quarterly magazine, talked to students about the keys to writing an effective speech
The Emerging Leaders Institute of Bluefield State College recently delivered over 470 nonperishable food items to the Bluefield Union Mission.
Local elementary school students and their parents enjoyed an entertaining and educational Dr. Seuss-themed program recently through the collaborative efforts Bluefield State College and Brushfork Elementary School. The event, “All the Places You’ll Go,” marked the return of the programs between BSC and Brushfork Elementary, the College’s education partner in the Bluefield State Consortium Professional Development Schools.
Bluefield State College’s Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) students will benefit significantly through the addition of “real world” test equipment, courtesy of American Electric Power (AEP) and its operating companies, Appalachian Power and Kentucky Power.
The scientific research of Bluefield State College students Dakota Parnell and Jesse Orell received special recognition from judges during the recent Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol (URDC) program in Charleston, WV. Their project was selected as “First Runner Up” in the “Biological and Biochemical Sciences Category” at the annual event.