PROMISE Scholar Freshmen are invited to meet with their PROMISE Academic and Financial Aid Advisors, as well as the Director of Community Service Learning at one of two meetings scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:30p.m. in Hardway Hall (Rm) 219 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 3:00p.m. in Library MMB. The meetings should last approximately 45 minutes. Pizza will be served.
A Grand Opening Celebration is planned for the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. As part of a week of events planned for Homecoming 2011, the Grand Opening Celebration will take place at 3 p.m. at the Folklife Center, which is located near the Squibb Wilson Boulevard entrance to the main campus.
The Fairmont State University Reads program is preparing for the fall reading enrichment program for elementary school students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Sessions will begin on Tuesday, Oct.11, and will continue each Tuesday through Nov. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church on the corner of Fairmont Avenue and Fourth Street in Fairmont.
Author and former Fairmont State University adjunct faculty member, Valerie Nieman, will be on campus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, reading from her new book "Blood Clay."
The Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature will host the third annual World Language Immersion Day for area high school and junior high students on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Students coming to campus will participate in activities designed to use language skills actively and promote understanding of international culture.
The Instructor Exchange Program at Fairmont State University will present a panel discussion regarding the African American Family at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library.
Jacob Shahan, a senior at Grafton High School was selected to attend the 12th Annual National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) Youth Leadership Summit that was held in San Francisco, California, July 17-20, 2011.
FSU students are invited to submit a winter holiday art piece that can be used as the cover of FSU’s holiday card. In addition to having their piece seen by thousands of people, the winning artist will also receive an iPad2. Show your talent and Falcon pride today.
FSU Counts, a free math tutoring program offered by Fairmont State University is planning for its fall session to be held on the Fairmont campus. The free math tutoring program is offered to students grades four through eight who are experiencing math difficulties.
The program is supervised by Pam Kabulski and coordinated by Donna Yergovich Nuzum. The program is structured to emphasize math homework difficulties and assist with specific math difficulties.
Parkersburg High School earned bragging rights as the overall champions at the Fourth Annual Engineering and Science Challenge on Friday, Sept. 23. As the school with the most first place finishes, Parkersburg took home the travelling trophy and bragging rights for the year. About 350 area high school students from 12 high schools attended and the event was hosted by Fairmont State University's College of Science & Technology.