Academics

"POOF! Plus: An Evening of One-Act Plays" Opens Masquers Season

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group will present “Poof! Plus: An Evening of One-Act Plays” as the first show of the 2013-2014 season. 

FSU Named to 2014 Military Friendly Schools® List

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Fairmont State University is among the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. Victory Media has named FSU to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list.

Department of Music Presented Performance of 4'33"

Monday, September 09, 2013

The Fairmont State University Marching Band, Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir combined on Thursday, Sept. 5, for a campus performance of 4’33” by John Cage.

Sept. 5 was the anniversary of Cage's birth in 1912. Cage's work, which premiered in 1952, is sometimes hailed as one of the significant musical works of the last century.

Auditions Scheduled for "The Original and True Rocket Boys"

Friday, September 06, 2013

Actors, singers and dancers are sought for roles in the upcoming Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts production of “The Original and True Rocket Boys.”

Directed by Troy Snyder and R.J. Nestor, performances for “The Original and True Rocket Boys” are scheduled for Nov. 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 and 23. Other performances will be offered for public school students.

Suarez Research Project Focuses on Societal Messages to Women

Friday, September 06, 2013

When Dr. Francene Kirk talks about her upcoming multimedia research project focused on the societal messages women receive about what it means to be female, mainly in the years before 1972, you can hear the passion in her voice.

New School of Business LearnLab Facilitates Active Learning

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

The Title III grant is helping Fairmont State University transform outdated classrooms into active learning spaces for the 21st Century. One exciting change is the creation of a LearnLab in 104 Jaynes Hall.

Gift from Alumna Funds FSU Student Scholarships

Monday, August 26, 2013

The gift of a Fairmont State University alumna and former employee illustrates the significant impact possible through planned giving.

A bequest from the Mary K. Kaiser and John P. Kaiser Family Trust will provide more than $330,000 to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., that will be used for FSU student scholarships.

Academy for the Arts Now Accepting Fall Enrollments

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is now accepting enrollments for the fall 2013 semester beginning the week of Aug. 26.

The Academy for the Arts, an initiative of the School of Fine Arts, offers private music instruction in all instruments including voice for ages 5 and older. The Academy also offers private music instruction in theatre, art and music.

"Mountain Mother Goose" Open House & Book Signing Set for Aug. 25

Monday, August 19, 2013

Dedicated to the spirit of childhood, the new book “Mountain Mother Goose: Child Lore of West Virginia” is a collection of jingles, jangles, rhymes, riddles, games and lesson stories chanted and sung by children of Central Appalachia on the playground; recited in one room school settings; and echoed in backyards and churchyards throughout the small villages and farms that dotted the hills and valleys of West Virginia. Stretching from the early 20th century practically to its end, this collect

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