Academics

Academy for the Arts Accepting Fall 2014 Registrations

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is accepting registrations for fall classes and private lessons in art, music and theatre. Classes and lessons begin the week of Sept. 2.

For schedules, dates, registration forms, prices and instructor information, click here  or call Academy Director Leigh Anne Bolyard at (304) 333-3655. Find the Academy on Facebook at Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts. 

Auditions Planned for Production of "Sleepy Hollow"

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Town & Gown theatre group announce open auditions for “Sleepy Hollow,” an original musical written by Jim Christian and Tom Edward Clark.  The story is inspired by “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the classic American short story written by Washington Irving. The production is directed by Francene Kirk; the music director is R.J. Nestor, and the choreographer is Susan Cato. 

be First Maddie Mullenax Fairmont State University

Education student Maddie Mullenax started college at a large university but felt lost in the crowd. At Fairmont State University, she found people who genuinely care and want her to succeed.

 

be First Mitch Moore Fairmont State University

Hundred, WV, native Mitch Moore didn’t know what to expect from college life. At Fairmont State University, he’s Student Government president and exceeding his personal goals.

 

be First Pasko Komadina Fairmont State University

An award-winning swimmer, Pasko Komadina found it hard to be so far from his home in Croatia. At Fairmont State University, he found a second family with his coaches and teammates.

Critical Friends Academies Focus on Institutional Assessment

Friday, August 08, 2014

A group of Fairmont State University faculty members participated in professional development during the summer to support assessment of learning and building an institutional assessment system and to become assessment ambassadors for their academic departments.

FSU Constitution Day Project Awarded State Minigrant

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The West Virginia Humanities Council has awarded Fairmont State University and five other nonprofit organizations minigrants in support of educational programming.

FSU’s award for $1,500 will support “We the People: The United States Constitution and Slavery,” a two-day event featuring a symposium and historical portrayals. Admission will be free and open to the public.

Fishing Team Wins Northern Conference Event

Monday, July 21, 2014

Two members of the Fishing Falcons team, Bryson Grimes of Kingwood and Aaron Davis of Pleasant Valley, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference event on the Chesapeake Bay on July 12.

School of Fine Arts Presents Students with Academic Awards

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts recognized students for their scholarship at the Academic Awards Ceremony at the end of the spring 2014 semester.

College of Liberal Arts Hosts Academic Awards Ceremony

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts honored its high achieving students during the fourth annual Academic Awards Ceremony at the end of the spring 2014 semester.

Dr. Deanna Shields, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; and Mary Jo Thomas of the Fairmont State Foundation Inc. presented greetings and congratulations to the students for their academic achievements.