Bluefield State Recognizes Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists

Bluefield State Recognizes Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists

Bluefield State University proudly announces students who have earned a place on the prestigious President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2024 semester. These academic achievers exemplify dedication, perseverance, and a commitment to excellence in their studies. The President’s List recognizes full-time students who have achieved a remarkable grade point average of 3.80 or higher…

B-State Emerges from Critical Higher Learning Commission Report

B-State Emerges from Critical Higher Learning Commission Report

Bluefield, WV – Bluefield State University officials received confirmation that corrective steps they have taken, address the concerns from a critical report last year from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The confirmation came in a formal notification of action taken by the HLC Board of Trustees, and grants BSU Continued Accreditation with a follow-up Focus…

BSU FBLA Student Chapter Posts Impressive Performance at WV FBLA State Conference

BSU FBLA Student Chapter Posts Impressive Performance at WV FBLA State Conference

An impressive debut!  Students in the Bluefield State University Future Business Leaders of America collegiate chapter enjoyed great success at the West Virginia FBLA State Leadership Conference in Huntington on April 6. “All six BSU students have qualified to compete at the FBLA National Leadership Conference this summer in Orlando, Florida,” noted Dr. Tabitha Young,…

7th Southern Technical Conference Held at Bluefield State University

7th Southern Technical Conference Held at Bluefield State University

                More than 50 professional engineers along with engineering technology students and faculty from Bluefield State University (BSU) took part in the seventh annual Southern Technical Conference at Bluefield State University. The Conference was hosted by the BSU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was sponsored by the West Virginia…

BSU Mechanical Engineering Technology Students Tour Smith Services

BSU Mechanical Engineering Technology Students Tour Smith Services

Earlier this month several Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) students from Bluefield State University toured Smith Services in Princeton, WV.  Smith Services provides motor generator repair services, performing large-scale industrial electric motor repair for companies throughout the world.  At the BSU Career Fair in late March, Smith Services Plant Manager Estel Owens, invited Dr. Dan Trent,…

BSU Engineering Technology IAB Meeting Highlights ET Students and Program’s Achievements

BSU Engineering Technology IAB Meeting Highlights ET Students and Program’s Achievements

BSU’s Engineering Technology Advisory Board watches as University’s Mechanical Engineering Technology students Marlena Meyer (standing/foreground) and Kate Dashevski (seated/foreground) demonstrated their senior design project–an operating drone modeled after the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey.

Bluefield State University Will Receive $7.145 Million CDS Award

Bluefield State University Will Receive $7.145 Million CDS Award

Funding Supports BSU College of Health Sciences Training Facility at Med. Education Center Bluefield State University will receive a $7.145 million Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) award to support the creation of a state-of-the-art healthcare training facility at the BSU Medical Education Center (MEC).  The Fiscal Year 2024 CDS request was submitted by Senator Shelley Moore…

Entrepreneurial Trailblazer Fawn Weaver to Deliver BSU’s 2024 Commencement Address

Entrepreneurial Trailblazer Fawn Weaver to Deliver BSU’s 2024 Commencement Address

Fawn Weaver, the first non-celebrity Black American woman to found and lead a billion-dollar enterprise, will deliver the Commencement Address at Bluefield State University’s 2024 graduation.  BSU’s Commencement Exercises will be held on April 27, 2024, beginning at 10 am at the Brushfork National Guard Armory. “Bluefield State is honored that Ms. Weaver has agreed…

Food Lion Partnering with BSU Through the “Food Lion Feeds Program”

Food Lion Partnering with BSU Through the “Food Lion Feeds Program”

Since 1994, Food Lion has fostered a partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and was the major sponsor of the 2024 CIAA men’s basketball tournament.  Now that Bluefield State University has become a CIAA member, BSU students and student-athletes are benefiting from this partnership. At the recent CIAA basketball tournament in Baltimore, Food Lion…

BSU Nursing Students and Faculty Participate in 2024 Nurses Day at the Capitol

BSU Nursing Students and Faculty Participate in 2024 Nurses Day at the Capitol

Bluefield State University nursing students and faculty recently took part in the annual “Nurses Day at the State Capitol.” The University’s nursing students saw how their role as patient advocates extended beyond the hospital’s walls, according to Sandra Wynn, Director of the Associate Degree Nursing program in the College of Health Sciences at BSU. “Part…

BSU Nursing Alum Develops Center of Excellence Training Program at Carillion Clinic/Roanoke

BSU Nursing Alum Develops Center of Excellence Training Program at Carillion Clinic/Roanoke

When Charles Bullins accepted a “Forty Under Forty” award at the Virginia Nursing Foundation’s Annual Gala, it represented a major milestone in the career of the Wyoming East High School and Bluefield State University graduate. Bullins is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Nursing Advanced Practice Consultant at Carillion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia. He has also developed a…

BSU Students Participate in 2024 WV Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol

BSU Students Participate in 2024 WV Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol

Bluefield State University students Emily Shupe and Kristen Rolen from Dr. Tesfaye Belay’s laboratory presented their biomedical research posters during West Virginia Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol on February 22, 2024.  The scholarly projects of the BSU students were featured during the poster sessions at the conference.  “Our students welcomed legislators, Capitol staff,…

Substance Abuse & Hep-C Program at Bluefield State University

Substance Abuse & Hep-C Program at Bluefield State University

A program focused on substance abuse in West Virginia, its impact, and strategies for prevention and intervention will take place on March 11, 1 pm, in the Hebert Gallery/Harris-Jefferson Student Center at Bluefield State University.  Cheryl Belcher MSN, FNP and a BSU RN-to-BSN faculty member, will present the program, which has been approved by the…

Bluefield State Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Make Historic Debut in CIAA Tournament

Bluefield State Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Make Historic Debut in CIAA Tournament

Bluefield State University’s Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are set to participate in their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament since rejoining the conference. The 2024 Food Lion CIAA Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament will take place from February 26 to March 3 at the CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Bluefield State University,…