Report Shows Impact, "Amazing Potential" of Technology

Sunday, April 21, 2013

A Fairmont State University report recognizes that the technology industry is a significant player and an economic driver in the area.

Dr. Amy Godfrey, assistant professor of economics at Fairmont State University, is the author of the report, titled the “Economic Impact of the North Central West Virginia Technology Industry on the West Virginia Economy.”

Department of Music Hosts Two Senior Recitals

Monday, April 15, 2013

During the month of April, the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will host two Senior Recitals. 

At 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, senior Cecil Lopez, saxophone, accompanied by John Morrison, will be performing with special guest Elizabeth Bertovich, marimba. Lopez is a student of Randall Hall. 

At 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, senior Sean Lee, guitar, will be performing with special guest Benjamin Male, guitar. A student of Dr. Patrick Joyce, Lee will be premiering several of his own compositions.

Saxophone Ensemble Offers April 23 Concert

Monday, April 15, 2013

The Fairmont State University Saxophone Ensemble will perform a concert, directed by Randall Hall, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall on the FSU campus.

The performance will feature “The Funeral March of the Marionette” by Charles Gounod. The performance also will include selections such as “Summer Nocturne” by Lennie Niehaus, “Scherzo for Saxophone Quartet” by Warren Baker, “Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon” arranged by Lloyd Conley, “Pavane” by Gabriel Faure and “Beale Street Blues” by W.C. Handy.

WV Campus Compact Honors FSU Professors

Thursday, April 11, 2013

West Virginia Campus Compact, a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement in higher education, honored Fairmont State University with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference.

Fairmont State professor Matt Schmuck’s Friends of Fifth Street Park Project was recognized as the winner of the Campus-Community LINK Partnership Award. The award honors outstanding community service learning partnerships that are grantees of West Virginia Campus Compact’s LINK program.

FSUCO to Present Concert on April 14

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Fairmont State University Community Orchestra, directed by Dr. Jack Ashton, will offer a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Colebank Hall on the main FSU campus. 

The FSUCO will perform the music of Beethoven, Purcell, Mendelssohn and Mozart. Guest soloists include Kat Clift, oboe; Cheryl Melfi, clarinet; Kristen Chamberlin, horn; and Jean Preckel, bassoon.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

 

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