Events

Fairmont State Hosts Post-Election Forum on Nov. 15

Monday, November 14, 2016

Fairmont State will host a Post-Election Forum to foster discussion regarding the recent Presidential election and how the country can move forward toward healing our very divided electorate.

The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Ruth Ann Musick Library Multi-media Room A.

Service of Lessons and Carols to Ring in Holiday Season

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Fairmont State University Community Chorus and the Cambridge Handbell Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont will present a traditional Service of Lessons and Carols at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the First Presbyterian Church, 301 Jackson St., Fairmont. The program is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected.

Fete de Noel a Musical Holiday Celebration at FSU

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will present the fifth annual Fête de Noël holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Colebank Hall.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for senior adults and FSU faculty/staff and free for students and children. For tickets or more information, contact the Fairmont State Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Fairmont to Honor "Forgotten Hero" James Show Maddox

Monday, November 07, 2016

A series of events will honor Fairmont native and “Forgotten Hero” James Show Maddox.

“This is a really inspirational story of leadership and survival and is an account of a World War II incident involving a young U.S. Navy ensign who grew up on Pittsburgh Avenue in Fairmont,” said local historian M. Raymond Alvarez, who became fascinated by Maddox’s story and has written a 50-page local history publication titled “Forgotten Hero.”

FSU to Host Maroon & White Day Campus Visitation on Nov. 12

Friday, November 04, 2016

Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s fall campus visitation day, on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Gov. Tomblin Proclaims "College Application and Exploration Week"

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed this week as "College Application and Exploration Week" in recognition of the statewide campaign organized by the College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV). Staff from nearly 450 schools will host college-planning activities throughout the week to help students consider their postsecondary education opportunities.

Find Help with Filing Your 2017-2018 FAFSA This Week

Monday, October 31, 2016

Don’t let the process of completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) scare you. Staff from the Fairmont State University Office of Financial Aid have planned several times this week to meet in person with students and their families on campus.

Early Music Ensemble Named 2016-17 Artists-in-Residence

Friday, October 21, 2016

Fairmont State University has named the Alkemie early music ensemble as the 2016-2017 Artists-in-Residence. The ensemble will visit campus twice over the academic year, performing concerts of early music, giving university-wide lectures and working individually with students.

Public Reading of "It Can't Happen Here" Planned for Oct. 24

Friday, October 21, 2016

On Monday, Oct. 24, the Fairmont State University Department of Communication and Theatre Arts and Department of Language and Literature will host a free public reading of the new stage adaptation of “It Can’t Happen Here,” based on the 1935 novel written by Sinclair Lewis.

Energy Expert to Speak on Campus Oct. 19

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Fairmont State Foundation is hosting a speaker at Fairmont State University on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to share with students about his experiences in business and life. The event is co-sponsored by the FSU School of Business and the FSU College of Science and Technology.