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Bluefield College is a small religious college in Bluefield, Virginia. It has about 1,500 students. Bluefield is a town located in Tazewell County, Virginia. ...


The school was founded by the General Baptist Association of Virginia in 1922. It offers majors in both religious and secular subjects. The 65 acre (263,000 m²) campus is bounded on two sides by the state line between West Virginia and Virginia. Baptist churches are part of a Christian movement often regarded as an Evangelical, Protestant denomination. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin Official languages None Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ...


In 1996 the school, facing a declining enrollment, cut tuition by over 20% and refocused its student recruitment on the local area. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


The school now operates graduate school branches in Roanoke, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia. Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Richmond is the capital of Virginia, a state (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) of the United States of America. ...


In sports the schools teams are known as the Rams and compete in the NAIA. NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ...


Among its alumni, the school claims Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash, however Nash, already recognized as a genius, actually attended the college while in high school, and did not actually earn transferable credits at the school. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology and his graduate degrees at Princeton University. The Nobel Prizes (pronounced no-BELL or no-bell) are awarded annually to people who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society. ... John Forbes Nash John Forbes Nash Jr. ... This article is about people with exceptional mental abilities. ... Japanese high school students in uniform High school, or Secondary school, is the last segment of compulsory education in Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and the United States. ... The Carnegie Institute of Technology was founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie. ... Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the eight Ivy League universities, and is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. ...


The school is not related to Bluefield State College in nearby Bluefield, West Virginia. Bluefield State College is an historically black college located in Bluefield, West Virginia. ... Bluefield is a city located in Mercer County, West Virginia. ...


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About Bluefield (389 words)
Bluefield College is a private, Christ-centered, liberal arts college located in the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia and known for its academic excellence and commitment to the integration of faith in learning.
With the strength of its caring faculty and continuing efforts to make higher education accessible to the region, Bluefield College is ranked among the top 50 comprehensive undergraduate colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report and is recognized as the most affordable private college in Virginia by the Lumina Foundation for Education.
In fact, that’s the Bluefield College mission: educating promising students for a life’s work, connecting Christian principles and learning, and changing the world one graduate at a time.
Bluefield College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Bluefield College is a small Christian college in Bluefield, Virginia.
In sports the schools teams are known as the Rams and compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
Among its alumni, the school claims Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash, however Nash, already recognized as a genius, actually attended the college while in high school, and did not in fact earn transferable credits at the school.
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