About 250 students will participate in Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
The City of Fairmont, the Urban Renewal Authority, Marion County and Fairmont State University are collaborating on student competition that will yield design ideas for the redevelopment of the block around the Masonic Temple building in historic downtown Fairmont.
The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8.
An international robotics program in partnership with LEGO®, the FLL is part of the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) organization, an international nonprofit agency with the mission of inspiring the future workforce to appreciate the excitement and personal rewards of a career in science and technology.
An ongoing collaboration between Fairmont State University and the City of Fairmont to improve Fifth Street Park next will revitalize the park’s basketball courts.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students are invited to sign up for the spring 2013 session of the Wellness Program.
The program is a free nine-week course that offers students personal training and educational opportunities to learn about nutrition. Applications for the upcoming session of the Wellness Program must be turned in no later than Wednesday, Dec. 12.
The Office of Residence Life and Student Government will sponsor a Blood Drive on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Students, faculty and staff may register for the Blood Drive from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center. The drive will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in Colebank Hall Gym.
The Office of Student Affairs presents “Hypnotized with Michael C. Anthony,” a free event, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in Colebank Hall Gym on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Admission is open to the public, but some material in the presentation will not be suited for younger audience members.
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host a drive to register bone marrow donors. Sponsored by the Rugby Team, the drive will urge students, faculty and staff to “give a spit about cancer” by signing up for the Be the Match Foundation bone marrow registry via a simple cheek swab.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will present four end-of-the-year concerts to showcase student talent.