"Defying Gravity" Explores Story of the Challenger Disaster

Friday, February 22, 2013

The initial spring semester theatre offering by the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group is Jane Anderson’s “Defying Gravity,” a fictional account of the circumstances surrounding the 1986 Challenger space shuttle explosion that killed seven crew members, among them teacher Krista McAuliffe. The story is told from the point of view of Elizabeth, the teacher’s adult daughter, as she reminisces about the events, which occurred when she was 5 years old.

Panel Discussion to Focus on Fractals in Art and Science

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate will host a Panel Discussion on Fractals in Arts and Sciences. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the shared main campus of Fairmont State and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

African American History Bowl Team Trivia Game Show Feb. 21

Friday, February 15, 2013

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students have a chance to compete for a cash prize as part of The African American History Bowl Team Trivia Game Show presented by BRAIN STORM! Team Trivia Challenge.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Student Activities, the event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center on the shared main campus.

Student Talent Show Planned for Feb. 26

Friday, February 15, 2013

The International Student Organization invites all interested (and talented) Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students to participate in a Talent Show Competition. The event will take place from 12:30-1:30 Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Main Street area on the second floor of the Falcon Center on the shared main campus.

"The Vagina Monologues" Performances on Campus in February

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” performances at Fairmont State University. Sponsored by the new student organization V-Day Warriors, this year’s show will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 14, 15 and 16 in Colebank Gym. Admission is a suggested $5 donation. All proceeds will go to benefit HOPE, Inc. and the Marion County YWCA.

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