With the theme, "Metropolitan Mania," Homecoming 2010 for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, set for Oct. 25-30, will be a week packed with alumni, athletics, student and community events.
The Fairmont State (and Pierpont Community & Technical College) Alumni Association will celebrate the golden anniversary of the class of 1960 as part of events planned for Homecoming 2010, "Metropolitan Mania," on Oct 25-30.
The Fairmont State Emeritus Club Luncheon and Induction Ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. The event is sponsored by WesBanco. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, call (304) 367-4009.
As part of Homecoming 2010 "Metropolitan Mania" for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Lunch at noon on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Fairmont State University has named Devanna Corley as the permanent appointment for Vice President for Institutional Advancement. She had served in the position on an interim basis since August 2010.
Corley served as Director of Alumni Relations and Sponsorship Activities from 2007 to 2010. In that role, she managed multiple tasks including event planning and alumni board activities; developed multiple alumni organizations outside of North Central West Virginia; and effectively launched a sponsorship program for Homecoming and other alumni hosted events.
The Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College brings nationally prominent speakers of diverse viewpoints to campus each fall and spring.
Fairmont State University has named Devanna Corley as Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement. She will begin her duties Monday, Aug. 16, and will serve until a permanent appointment to the position is made. The Office of Institutional Advancement provides services to both FSU and its sister institution, Pierpont Community & Technical College.
For more than 30 years, the Freshman Counselors program at Fairmont State University has created lifelong connections-giving freshmen a positive start to college life and turning student counselors into leaders.
The dedication of former employees to the lives of students will be honored during the Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.