Kestrel Editors to Read from Their Own Work on Dec. 17

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Two Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature faculty members will read from their work from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Joe N’ Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

Donna J. Long and Elizabeth Savage both serve as editors of FSU’s Kestrel literary journal.

Long’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in The Fourth River, Clockhouse, Southern Review, Appalachian Heritage and many other journals. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of Kestrel since 2008.

Women of FSU & Pierpont Support HOPE at Holiday Tea

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women, gifts will help brighten the spirits of the women at HOPE, Inc., a shelter for the victims of domestic violence and a United Way of Marion County agency.

On Nov. 29, the women of FSU and Pierpont (female faculty, staff members, alumnae, retirees, board members and their spouses or partners) gathered at the Shaw House (President’s House) for A Holiday Tea and brought gifts for women at HOPE, Inc.

Community Volunteers Decorate Campus Shaw House

Monday, December 05, 2016

The holiday season at FSU includes several events at the Shaw House, the president’s home on the main campus. To make sure the house is ready to welcome guests with festive trimmings and a beautiful tree decorated with maroon ornaments, a group of community members have volunteered to decorate every year. Decorating is their way of supporting FSU President Maria Rose for all she does for the community throughout the year.

Students Present Health Needs Assessment Findings in Richwood

Monday, December 05, 2016

Community Health Education students are spending the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

In October, Dr. Amy Sidwell, Assistant Professor of Health Education and Physical Education in the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, and Dr. Janie Leary, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, took a team of students to Richwood to interview residents and determine the town’s ongoing community health recovery needs.

RESA 7, FSU and National Energy Technology Laboratory Host Regional Science Bowl

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

With the nation’s focus on energy independence and sustainability, it’s important to promote the benefits of science and math among high school youth. In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Morgantown and Fairmont State University, RESA 7 will hold its annual Local Science Bowl – a math and science tournament-style competition - at FSU’s Engineering Technology Building on Thursday, Dec. 8. Competition in the double elimination tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m.

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.”

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