Welcome Weekend, planned for Thursday, Aug. 19, through Sunday, Aug. 22, is a program designed by the Office of Student Affairs to provide incoming freshmen with their road map to start their college experience moving in the right direction. Classes for the fall 2010 semester begin Monday, Aug. 23.
Through Sept. 30, Fairmont State University's Community Music Program for Children and Adults will be accepting fall 2010 registration for private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, improvisation, music theory and composition.
For more than 30 years, the Freshman Counselors program at Fairmont State University has created lifelong connections-giving freshmen a positive start to college life and turning student counselors into leaders.
Fairmont State's community engagement initiative, "Getting to Know You," has been named best in the WVIAC by the NCAA for the 2009-10 school year.
During its June 17 meeting, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors elected officers, made committee assignments, announced the schedule for upcoming meetings and recognized several special guests.
Laurey Williams, played by Loralee Simpson, and Curly McLain, played by Greg DeVito.
Depicting the pioneering men and women of the American Midwest, the musical "Oklahoma!" features well-known songs such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," "People Will Say We're in Love," and, of course, "Oklahoma":
"Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain
And the wavin' wheat can sure smell sweet