Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor Joins BSC Administration as Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science

Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor is the new Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science at Bluefield State College

Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor has joined the Bluefield State College team as Interim Dean, School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science. Her twin passions for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and for the students and regions they serve led Dr. Jacquelyn Madry-Taylor to accept the opportunity to become Bluefield State College’s interim Dean/School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science.

WV State Board of Professional Engineers Presents Workshop at BSC

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Members of the West Virginia State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (WVPE) spoke to Bluefield State College engineering technology students and faculty during a recent presentation at the College.  The program included an examination of a high profile professional ethics case and its ramifications.

Bluefield State College's tennis courts receive a "makeover"

Bluefield State College's tennis courts receive a "makeover"

One of Bluefield State College’s more “aesthetically challenged” areas is now one of BSC’s “most attractive” venues.  The campus tennis courts had fallen into disrepair in recent years, but a collaborative effort, spearheaded by BSC tennis coach Louis Belt, has changed things for the better.

Bluefield State College's 2019 Founders Day Speaker will be the Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

The Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Bluefield State College's 2019 Founders Day Speaker will be the Honorable Jill Upson, Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Area law enforcement professionals, Bluefield State College and Bluefield College students and employees, and community members attended today's opening session of the "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop at BSC.

Daniel Alarik, creator of Grunt Style Clothing, speaks at Bluefield State College during "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop for professionals in criminal justice, law enforcement, and related fields.

Area law enforcement professionals, Bluefield State College and Bluefield College students and employees, and community members attended today's opening session of the "Wolf Pack," a two-day workshop at BSC.

U.S. News “Best Colleges” Ranks Bluefield State College as a “Top 15” Public College in the South

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Bluefield State College is a “top 15” public college in the South and second highest ranked public college in West Virginia, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” September 9, 2019 edition.  Each year, U.S. News provides several categories of numerical rankings and lists. 

Bluefield State College Welcomes “Last Chance K9 Services” to Campus October 7 and 8

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Bluefield State College will welcome the “Last Chance K9 Services” to campus on October 7 and 8 for career presentations. These presentations, which are free and open to the public, will take place in the Basic Science Auditorium, 9 am-4 pm both days. The “Last Chance K9 Services” presenters will be working in collaboration with several academic areas including psychology, sociology, business, and marketing.

BSC Student Giorgi Datashvili Accepts Position with a “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm

Bluefield State College student Giorgi Datashvili(left) has accepted an offer of employment from a nationally recognized “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm.”  He is pictured with Phillip Imel, Dean of the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at BSC, as Dean Imel presented him with the “Most Outstanding Student” award during the Cole School of Business’ 2019 awards program.

Giorgi Datashvili made a lengthy journey, literally and figuratively, when he arrived at Bluefield State College in 2016.  A resident of Tbilisi, Georgia, a republic on the Eastern Europe/Western Asia border, he hit his academic stride seamlessly at BSC. Very recently, the personable 22-year old accepted an offer of employment from Aronson LLC, recognized nationally as a “Top 50 Public Accounting Firm.”

Bluefield State College students, faculty, and staff participated in today's Graduate School Workshop Open House, presented by the BSC Student Support Services Office.

Old Dominion University's Doug Brown talked to BSC students during the Bluefield State College Student Support Services Graduate School Open House.

Bluefield State College students, faculty, and staff participated in today's Graduate School Workshop Open House, presented by the BSC Student Support Services Office.

BSC Board of Governors Selects Robin Capehart as the College’s Next President

Bluefield State College President Robin Capehart

The Bluefield State College Board of Governors has selected Robin Capehart as the College's next President. The announcement was made at a September 11, 2019 special meeting of the BSC Board on the Bluefield State College campus.

Voices from the Mountains” Literary Event Coming to Bluefield State, Sept. 20

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“Voices from the Mountains,” a September 20 literary event at Bluefield State College, will celebrate the 2019 West Virginia University Press volume, Mountains Piled Upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene. During the “Voices” program, the book’s editor and four authors whose works are included will deliver selected readings. The program will take place on September 20, 2019, 11 am-2 pm in the Hebert Gallery/Harris-Jefferson Student Center. “Voices from the Mountains” is open to the public, free of charge.

BSC Student Daniel Hawks’ “Study Abroad” Experience in Japan Impacts His Career Goals

Bluefield State College student Daniel Hawks

BSC Humanities student Daniel Hawks was immersed in the Japanese language and culture institute this summer at Tenri University with which the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has partnered to offer West Virginia students a well-tailored education abroad opportunity.

Dr. James Walters Honored as BSC “Outstanding Faculty of the Year” Recipient

Dr. James Walters (right), Bluefield State College's "Outstanding Faculty of the Year" award recipient for 2018-2019, is congratulated by Dr. Ted Lewis, BSC Provost.

During Bluefield State College’s Faculty Institute on August 14, 2019, Dr. James Walters, Associate Professor of Biology, was honored with the 2018-2019 Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award.  The award is given annually to a faculty member chosen by the BSC Faculty Senate who goes above and beyond for the students and the institution. 

Bluefield State College Takes Prominent Role in WV Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

BSC President Robin Capehart (left), led a panel discussion, "Innovation and the Knowledge Economy) at the WV Chamber of Commerce annual meeting at The Greenbrier.  President Capehart is pictured (left to right) with panelists Dr. Jerry Gilbert (Marshall University President), Dr. E. Gordon Gee (WVU President), and Dr. Anthony Jenkins (WV State University President).

Bluefield State College's award-winning robotics program, the College's interim president Robin Capehart, and BSC representatives participated on multiple fronts during the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting at The Greenbrier.

President Capehart Addresses New BSC Students During Freshman Convocation

BSC Interim President Robin Capehart Speaks to Bluefield State freshmen during Freshman Convocation at the College



More than 220 Bluefield State College freshman attended today's Freshman Convocation at the College. BSC Interim President Robin Capehart welcomed this year's entering student class to the 125th year of the Institution.


Dr. James Walters has received the Bluefield State College "Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award" for 2019

Dr. James Walters has received the Bluefield State College "Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award" for 2019

Dr. James Walters (right) has received the Bluefield State College "Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award" for 2019. Announcement of Dr. Walters' selection was made at BSC's Fall 2019 Faculty Institute. He is pictured with Dr. Ted Lewis, BSC Provost.

Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation Makes $10,000 Scholarship Donation to Bluefield State College

The Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation recently presented a $10,000 check to Bluefield State College to provide scholarship assistance to BSC students.  Pictured during a brief presentation ceremony at the College are (left-to-right) Dr. Jo-Ann Robinson, BSC VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Mr. Jimmy Welch, Executive Director of the Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation, and Dr. Robin Capehart, BSC Interim President.

The Credit Bureau of the Virginias Foundation recently presented a $10,000 check to Bluefield State College to provide scholarship assistance to BSC students.

The Boyd Collection—A Pictorial History of Bluefield State College

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Hundreds of linear feet of photographs, publications, news clippings, plaques, programs, and assorted material collected over a lifetime by Bluefield State College alumni Dr. Carl P. and Selba Meadows Boyd is on display in the William B. Robertson Library on the BSC campu

Brady Shrader Receives Brian A. Delp Service Award for 2019

Brady Shrader, recipient of the 2019 Brian Delp Service Award at Bluefield State College

Bluefield State College graduate (Class of 2019) has been named the recipient of the “Brian A. Delp Service Award.”  The Delp Service Award is presented annually to honor a graduating BSC student for exemplary service to community.  The award honors the memory of Brian Aaron Delp, posthumous 2002 BSC graduate, who participated in numerous campus and community service organizations and initiatives during his years as a student at the College. 

Bluefield State College News Bits, Bytes, and Teasers week of July 3, 2019

Mahood Hall, home of the W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at BSC

A summary of recent events, achievements, and developments at Bluefield State College