The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations.
Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter. The fair will be held Feb. 27, 2016, on the Fairmont State University main campus in Fairmont.
West Virginia students can get free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other college financial aid forms during College Goal Sunday on Sunday, Feb. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 25 locations across the state, including the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg.
The Fairmont State University community and the Department of Language and Literature welcome to campus a visiting scholar from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications whose year-long residency will begin Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Han Xiaohau, a professor of English, will teach a class on Chinese culture at FSU and, with the guidance of Dr. J. Robert Baker, will conduct research on teaching methodology and the study of American literature.
Three Fairmont State University senior History majors attended the national Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference in Orlando on Jan. 6-10 and presented academic papers.
“We’ve had students present at some of the smaller regional conferences in the past, but this was the first time we’ve had students present at the national conference,” said Dr. Robin Payne, Assistant Professor of History and faculty advisor for the FSU Phi Alpha Theta chapter.
Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.
The Visual Arts Department at Fairmont State University presents new work created by Associate Professor Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune, in her solo exhibition “aerial crossings,” located in the JD Brooks Gallery on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall.