Kayak Roll Training Offered at the Falcon Center

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Falcon Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College is offering kayak roll sessions for the second year to students and community members.

The training, a collaborative effort between Falcon Center staff and Jan Kiger, a professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance, is designed to teach participants how to safely right a capsized kayak. The sessions are held in the Falcon Center pool on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and will continue until March 9.

About 75 Employers to Participate in Feb. 14 Job Fair

Friday, February 10, 2017

Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the BrickStreet Career Development Center.

“The Job Fair draws a large crowd and is a great way to connect with potential new hires,” said Amy Drvar, Director of the BrickStreet Career Development Center. “Fairmont State prides itself on providing its students and graduates with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.”

Multimedia Exhibition "Usering" Opens in February

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Art will host the solo multimedia exhibition “Usering” by artist Jason Robinson in February and March.

The JD Brooks Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Monday, Feb. 13, through Friday, March 10. There will be a reception and remote digital gallery talk and question and answer session in Wallman Hall Room 411 at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. Admission to the exhibit and to the gallery talk is free and open to the public.

FSU to Present "The Lottery" and "A Rose for Emily"

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The stories of two small towns that harbor dark secrets come to life as the Fairmont State University Theatre Program presents two popular one-act plays, “The Lottery,” based on the short story by Shirley Jackson, and “A Rose for Emily,” based on the short story by William Faulkner.

The performance dates are Thursday through Saturday, February 23, 24 and 25, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State University. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.

FSU to Host North Central WV Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Monday, January 23, 2017

The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations. Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter. The fair will be held Feb. 25, 2017, on the Fairmont State University campus, 1201 Locust Ave., Fairmont.

The community is encouraged to support this fair by visiting the projects from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The awards ceremony will follow.

Employers Invited to Participate in FSU 2017 Career Fair

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Registrations are being accepted now for employers to participate in Fairmont State University’s 2017 Career Fair.

By visiting the FSU BrickStreet Foundation Career Development Center’s web-based management system, FalconLink, employers are encouraged to register for the event to be held Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Gym 1 of the Falcon Center on FSU’s main campus.

"Drawing as Muse" Exhibit on Display in Wallman Hall

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo exhibition “Drawing as Muse” by artist Glenn Goldberg will be on display in January and February in Wallman Hall. 

The JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall, is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibition will run from Jan. 17 through Feb. 10, with an opening reception and gallery talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The event and admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.

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