Staff and Advisory Committee

 

Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center
Staff and Advisory Committee

Folklife Center Staff
Beth Martin, RBA
Administrative Assistant
   
Marian Hollinger, Ph.D
Museum Studies Coordinator
Tiffany Martin, MA
Project Coordinator
   
Judy P. Byers, Ed.D
Professor of Folklore Studies
 
   
Lynette Swiger, MA
Professor of Folk Music
 
   
Michael Ray, MA
Professor of Folk Arts
 
 
 
Fairmont State Administration:
Dr. Maria C. Bennett Rose
President
Deborah Stiles
Interim V.P. for Administrative & Fiscal Affairs
   
Dr. Deanna Shields
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Dr. Angela Schwer
Chair, Department of Language & Literature

 

 

Advisory Committee:
Victor Basile David Mathews
Judith Biafore Dr. Betty Crickard McCartney
Joe Brock Charlotte Meade
Dr. George F. Byers Phyllis Moore
Ron Chrislip Patricia Murray-Fidura
Mary Lucille DeBarry Dr. Beth Thorne Newcome
Dr. Fred Fidura Dr. Anne Paterson
Jane W. Gabor Dr. Ron Pearse
Mort Gamble John H. Randolph
Sarah Lowther Hensley Mary Reed
Charley Hively Dr. Sharon Romino
Tammy Holden Dr. Angela Schwer
Leigh Ann Hood Leah Stern
Beverly Jones Mary Stewart
Dr. Fran Kirk Dr. Kenneth Sullivan
Dr. Donna Long Elaine Watson
Jo Ann Lough Meredith Sue Willis
Gayle Manchin Dr. Jack Wills
Susan Maslowski June Riffle
   

 

FSUNow Stories

Friday, March 24, 2017

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 36 featuring nine Kestrel writers on March 31 and April 1.

Events will be located in Jaynes Hall and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the FSU campus and at the community coffeehouse, Joe ‘n Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

On Friday, March 31, three day-time events are free and open to the public:

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University presented two awards at the Midwinter Gathering for the Friends of the Folklife Center on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Monday, November 07, 2016

A series of events will honor Fairmont native and “Forgotten Hero” James Show Maddox.

“This is a really inspirational story of leadership and survival and is an account of a World War II incident involving a young U.S. Navy ensign who grew up on Pittsburgh Avenue in Fairmont,” said local historian M. Raymond Alvarez, who became fascinated by Maddox’s story and has written a 50-page local history publication titled “Forgotten Hero.”

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