Academics

Reception Planned for Graduating International Students

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Office of International Student Services, in collaboration with the International Education Committee, will host a reception for international students who are graduating from Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

The event will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Friday, May 11, in Room 303 of the Education Building. The reception is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

French Immersion Day Held on April 28

Friday, May 04, 2012

Every spring, French-speaking educators and community members from around the state gather for a day of language immersion. This year Fairmont State University and Dr. Erin Hippolyte, Assistant Professor of French, hosted the French Immersion Day event for the first time.

FSU Spring Commencement Set for May 12

Friday, May 04, 2012

About 600 students will receive degrees during Spring Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Feaster Center.

LaRue Honored with State Award

Thursday, May 03, 2012

The West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (WVCTM) recently named Fairmont State University professor of mathematics, Dennine LaRue, the 2012 College Mathematics Teacher of the Year.

Fine Arts Students Honored for Academics

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

On Sunday, April 22, the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts held its annual Awards Ceremony to honor students and their accomplishments. Attending the event were students, their families, alumni and faculty and staff of the School of Fine Arts.

“The strong scholarship support that the School of Fine Arts receives from the Fairmont State Foundation allows us to attract talented, well-prepared students to our programs. The enrollment of those students raises the bar for all our students, a kind of ‘trickle up’ effect, which is very welcome,” said Peter Lach, Dean of the School of Fine Arts.

Whetstone Evening Celebration Set for May 6

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The annual Whetstone Evening celebration will be from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the second floor student lounge in the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the main campus.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided. Contributors are encouraged to come and read their work, which will be done on a sign-up basis at the event.

Outstanding Faculty Members Honored

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were honored during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement ceremony for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2011-2012 academic year.

“Fairmont State truly is set apart by this tremendous faculty. While we can tout an excellent faculty-to-student ratio, as compared to larger institutions, that statistic only becomes meaningful when we consider the quality of our faculty,” said FSU President Maria Rose.

Auditions Set for "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'

Monday, April 30, 2012

Strong singers and good spellers are sought for roles in the upcoming Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Music Department to Present Five Spring Concerts

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present five spring concerts. Admission is free and open to the public.

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