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,…

Inspiring the Next Generation of Teachers at Bluefield State University

Bluefield State University is proud to welcome Dr. Brittany Anderson, a distinguished scholar and native of Southern West Virginia, as a valuable addition to its teacher education faculty. With a profound passion for education and a wealth of experience in the field, Dr. Anderson is poised to make a transformative impact on the next generation…

Bluefield State University To Participate in WV FAFSA Day, February 1

High school seniors and their families can receive assistance in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during West Virginia FAFSA Day at Bluefield State University’s William B. Robertson Library on February 1, 2024 11 am-5 pm.  “Completing the FAFSA is the most important step in finding money for college,” noted BSU Financial…

B-State Announces Fall 2023 President’s and Dean’s Lists

B-State Announces Fall 2023 President’s and Dean’s Lists

The President’s and Dean’s Lists have been announced for the outstanding academic achievements of our students for the 2023 Fall Semester. These lists recognize the hard work demonstrated by these individuals in their academic pursuits. Congratulations to 168 students who have maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.80 and successfully completed at least 12…

Inspiring the Next Generation of Teachers at Bluefield State University

Inspiring the Next Generation of Teachers at Bluefield State University

Bluefield State University is proud to welcome Dr. Brittany Anderson, a distinguished scholar and native of Southern West Virginia, as a valuable addition to its teacher education faculty. With a profound passion for education and a wealth of experience in the field, Dr. Anderson is poised to make a transformative impact on the next generation…

Benjamin D. Goffin: Pioneering Remote Sensing for Agricultural Sustainability

Benjamin D. Goffin: Pioneering Remote Sensing for Agricultural Sustainability

Bluefield State University proudly celebrates the accomplishments of Benjamin D. Goffin, a 2016 graduate of the College of Engineering Technology. Fueling his passion for utilizing space-based earth observations to tackle global issues, Benjamin’s innovative work in remote sensing has earned him the prestigious title of Grand Prize winner in the esteemed 2023 AGU Michael H. Freilich…

B-State Commemorates First Cohort of Accelerated Nursing Graduates

B-State Commemorates First Cohort of Accelerated Nursing Graduates

On November 30, 2023, the first group of students in West Virginia to complete their nursing education in an accelerated program was honored in a pinning ceremony at Bluefield State University. This pioneering group includes Christen Blackburn, Zachary Cline, Hannah Goode, Julie Murphy, and Angela Trussell. The pinning ceremony is a long-standing student tradition in…