Solar Panel Array Brings Alternative Energy to Campus

Solar Panel Array Brings Alternative Energy to Campus

Alternative energy made an appearance at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Friday. Asolar panel array was installed next to the library...

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FSU Contributes $82.6 Million to West Virginia's Economy

FSU Contributes $82.6 Million to West Virginia's Economy

West Virginia’s 21 public institutions of higher education contributed approximately $2.7 billion to the state’s economy in 2014, according to a report released by the West...

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FSU Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2016

FSU Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2016

The Fairmont State Athletic Association is pleased to welcome eight new members to the Fairmont State Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, September 30, as a part of Homecoming...

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"Genesis" by Dan Hernandez on Display in September

"Genesis" by Dan Hernandez on Display in September

The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo painting exhibition “Genesis” by artist Dan Hernandez opens Monday, Sept. 12. The JD Brooks Gallery, located on...

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The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will officially open a new exhibition, “From Mountain Roots….” in its Ruth Ann Musick Gallery from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.

Admission to the opening reception and the exhibit is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view through mid-February 2017. For more information, call (304) 367-4403.

Featuring examples from the FSU Botany Department’s Herbarium, 23 plants from the...

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host “Film & Fiction Italian Family Style: An Afternoon of Italian Heritage” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.

Diana Pishner Walker will read from her children’s books, and her sister Anna Pishner Harsh offer a premier screening of “La Danza-Bridging Time Through Dance,” an Italian dance documentary. Walker and Harsh’s paternal grandparents were from Caulonia, Italy, (Reggio Calabria), and...

Fairmont State University’s Science Education programs received recent recognition from two national organizations giving the programs continuing accreditation.

The programs were recognized by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), formerly known as NCATE. With the recognition, all eight initial preparation undergraduate and the graduate science teacher preparation programs in Biology (9-Adult), Chemistry (9-...

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts announces a comprehensive printmaking retrospective. The 109 prints included in this exhibition showcase the work of Fairmont State students over the past seven years, and the work represents students from both Printmaking I and Printmaking II. All work was done via the media available at on-campus print facilities, including linoleum relief, intaglio (dry points and etchings done on zinc plates) and polyester plate lithography.

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The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host the third annual West Fork New Music Festival on the University campus Friday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Sept, 24. Guest composers and performers from West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia will be in attendance.

Featured musicians at the festival are mezzo soprano Jenifer Weber and oboist Richard Kravchak. Weber’s voice will enchant audiences on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. accompanied by live piano and violin. She will...