The Office of Student Affairs has been notified that, due to illness, author Rebecca Skloot will not be able to speak on campus as scheduled on Monday, April 18. If it is possible to reschedule for another date before the end of the semester, the Office of Student Affairs will pursue that opportunity.
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and will again represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition.
To celebrate the completion of the 2010-2011 academic year, Fairmont State University will be honoring scholarship recipients and outstanding students during a variety of academic awards celebrations.
The Fairmont State University Community Orchestra will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, featuring the music of William Boyce, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn. The program, conducted by John Ashton, and featuring Robert Henry on piano and Kimberly Henry on horn, will be held in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the FSU campus. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a concert of guitar music by Stephen Aron at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Aron will be performing a number of his own compositions, as well as works by Chopin and Mendelssohn. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University has received a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council to support the 2011 Mountain State Storytelling Institute, a four-day conference featuring master classes and seminars by scholars and storytelling professionals.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment in the field of education are invited to meet with representatives at the annual Education Networking Event. Those who graduated in December 2010 or plan to graduate in May 2011 with Education or Early Childhood degrees are especially encouraged to attend.
The West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair is being held on Saturday, March 26, at Fairmont State University.
The Fairmont State University Saxophone Quartet was accepted to perform four selections on Friday, March 25, at the state West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Association Honors Recital during the WVMEA Conference at Marshall University in Huntington.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Restless Ecstasy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe.