Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the Marion County Relay for Life on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m. Events will take place in the lawn area in front of the Education Building. Relay for Life teams from across the county will be selling food and other items to benefit Relay for Life.
On Sunday, the Marion County Family Resource Network ended its Teen Leadership Camp with Thinkfast, and also brought this unique offering to the members of the public for free.
A “fun and exciting” family event is coming to Fairmont.
“Thinkfast” is an interactive game show that allows the audience to participate in activities while learning about a topic. The event is intended for families to attend.
Marion County Family Resource Network is sponsoring the event in order to help teach and increase the awareness of a variety of topics. Debbie Mann, interim director of the Family Resource Network, said the event begins when people show up.
Mark Twain’s tale of a mischievous boy growing up in the American heartland comes to life as the Fairmont State University Town & Gown Theatre presents “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (photo gallery) in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State University.
In collaboration with the West Virginia Division of Corrections, Fairmont State University is hosting a paws4people foundation Service Dog Public Access Training and Certification Seminar in May.
Providing training on the topic of service dogs performing in public, the professional workshop will take place Monday, May 19, through Friday, May 23, on the FSU main campus in Fairmont.
Fairmont State University will host the 2014 Governor’s Honors Academy on its main campus in Fairmont on June 29 through July 19.
Dr. J. Robert Baker, Director of the Honors Program at FSU, will serve as dean. About 200 high school juniors will participate in the three-week residential program administered by the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts. The West Virginia Department of Education also assists with in-kind support. The theme of the 2014 GHA is “The Good Life.”
Teachers interested in advancing their careers by earning a master’s degree or advanced certification and those with a bachelor’s degree who are interested in becoming teachers can find helpful information at two Open House events hosted by the Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance in May.
The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts community students will present their Spring Gala Recitals at noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in Wallman Hall Theatre.
The FSU Academy will showcase students from its Art, Music and Theatre Departments during these performances. The Art Preparatory Department students will have their work displayed in the J.D. Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall throughout the day.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music presented for its Spring Gala the cantata “Carmina Burana,” on Saturday, April 26. Performance included the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers, Community Chorus and Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman. Also featured - the Chanticleer Children’s Chorus of West Virginia. The professional soloists for the concert were Mandy Spivak, tenor Alec Carlson and baritone Paul Kreider.
Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 23, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2013-2014 academic year.
Enjoy the photo gallery and read Event Celebrates Recognition of Faculty Achievement for the full story.