The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission on Nov. 17 released fall 2010 enrollment data for the state higher education system, which revealed that a record 95,118 students are enrolled, marking a 2 percent increase over fall 2009 - when enrollment surpassed 90,000 for the first time in state history - and a 10.5 percent increase over fall 2006.
Fairmont State University GEAR UP and West Virginia GEAR UP, the state's two GEAR UP programs, are joining forces to encourage students to apply early to colleges and universities through College Application Week on Nov. 14-20.
Kappa Delta Pi, an Education Honorary at Fairmont State University, recently partnered with the Marion County Reading Council to sponsor a teaching materials yard sale.
The Fairmont State University Department of Language & Literature will host its Bi-Annual Milton Marathon on Monday, Nov. 15, in the second floor student lounge of the Ruth Ann Musick Library.
The Fairmont State University Town & Gown Youth Company is planning two dates for auditions for its upcoming production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown."
A Fairmont State University faculty member has written a new book titled "Unemployment Ended by Community Restored" that examines ideas to reduce unemployment and poverty.
As part of "A Night of Gothic Horror and Family Fun" being presented by the New Mystics Center for Arts and Education, a Fairmont State University faculty member is bringing her "Frankenfest" creation to downtown Fairmont.
The classic tale "Cinderella" is coming to Wallman Hall when the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Town & Gown Players present the musical in November.