As part of his two-week statewide “Call for Common Sense” tour, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will be the guest of honor today, Jan. 12, at an event called Fairmont Forward: A Celebration of the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center with Senator Joe Manchin.
Designed to foster collaboration between Fairmont State University and the local high technology industry, FSU is hosting an event on Tuesday, Jan. 11, called the Collaborative Solutions Showcase: Developing Partnerships with Fairmont State University.
A new, secure way to dispose of paper materials on campus will save employees time and contribute to recycling efforts. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Physical Plant will replace the blue recycling bins on campus with 26 secured, locked containers from Cintas Document Management.
Through Jan. 30, 2011, Fairmont State University’s Community Music Program for Children and Adults will be accepting spring 2011 registration for private lessons on the main campus in Fairmont and at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 W. Main St., Clarksburg.
The Wallman Hall stage will welcome some beloved cartoon characters in January. The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Town & Gown Youth Company presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 and 22, at 2 p.m. Jan. 23 and at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 28 and 29.
In December 2010 in Washington, D.C, Fairmont State University students presented their research on the coal history of the town of Monongah and a proposed coal interpretive center that will explore the historical and ethnic culture and community.
The West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects honored four Fairmont State University students as part of its 2010 design competition awards.
About 250 students will graduate during Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2011 called Roads to Appalachia through Belgium and the Germanic Roots of Western Germany and Northern Switzerland. The trip will explore our region’s connections to these root areas.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is presenting a variety of upcoming musical events, which are free and open to the public.