The Fairmont State University Masquers theatre group will commence the 2010-2011 academic year with a production of "Kindertransport," a play by Diane Samuels, which portrays the life of a German-Jewish refugee child in England during and after World War II. This production of "Kindertransport" will be under the direction of Jeffrey Ingman.
Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Department of Language & Literature at Fairmont State University will host 11 writers for readings on Friday, Sept. 10, in Fairmont and Saturday, Sept. 11, in Morgantown.
The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., which serves Pierpont Community & Technical College and Fairmont State University, has received more than $61,000 in state tax credits through the West Virginia Development Office's Neighborhood Investment Program to offer special giving incentives to help raise money for student scholarships.
Welcome Weekend, planned for Thursday, Aug. 19, through Sunday, Aug. 22, is a program designed by the Office of Student Affairs to provide incoming freshmen with their road map to start their college experience moving in the right direction. Classes for the fall 2010 semester begin Monday, Aug. 23.
Through Sept. 30, Fairmont State University's Community Music Program for Children and Adults will be accepting fall 2010 registration for private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, improvisation, music theory and composition.
The Office of Enrollment Services, Room 248 Hardway Hall, will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, to allow for air conditioning repairs.
The office's regular hours are Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students will ultimately benefit from $18.7 million for building renovation projects through bonds funded using West Virginia Lottery revenue.
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has formally announced that all 12 of West Virginia's public undergraduate colleges and universities will team up in order to help more adults return to college and earn a degree.
A major renovation project announced today will upgrade the Pricketts Fort Amphitheater, enhancing its availability and accessibility as a venue for outdoor community events.
Along with other state agencies, Fairmont State University will be closed on Friday, July 2, in honor of the passing of U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd. FSU will also be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of the July 4th holiday.