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Peace Corps Volunteer to Discuss Service to Rwanda

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Recent Fairmont State University graduate, Kurtis Dennison, will be leading a session on his experience with the Peace Corps at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in Multimedia A in the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

After graduating in 2014 with a degree in theatre arts, Dennison served with AmeriCorps Energy Express and AmeriCorps VISTA to develop community theater activities in Grafton, West Virginia. He went on to volunteer with the Peace Corps, serving in Rwanda from 2015 through 2017.

Four seniors inducted international English honorary

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Four seniors were inducted into the Beta Omega Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary, on August 27, according to Dr. James Matthews, the faculty sponsor for the chapter at Fairmont State.

Chelsi L. Latocha, Alyssa N. Lloyd-Hanisch, V. Grace Rine, and Thomas White received the distinction at the Folklife Center before family and faculty.  Matthews told the assembly, “These students are our success stories.”

Fine Arts to Host Music Festival

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host the fourth annual West Fork New Music Festival on the University campus Friday, Sept. 8, and Saturday, Sept, 9. Guest composers and performers from the surrounding region and across the country will be in attendance.

Honors Student Studies at The Washington Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fairmont State students spend summer doing all sorts of things from jobs to vacations.  Kira N. Guier, an honors student from Kearneysville, West Virginia, studied this summer at The Washington Center and interned at DC127.

Kira, a junior, is double majoring in criminal justice and history.

Three Students to Present at Midwest Modern Language Association

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Three Fairmont State students will attend the Midwest Modern Language Association’s annual meeting Nov. 9-12, 2017, according to Dr. Elizabeth Savage, professor of English. 

Chelsie Latocha, Tina Nichols, and V. Grace Rine will present their research as part of the Midwest Modern Language Association’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

FSU Mathematics Education Programs Receive National Accreditation

Monday, August 21, 2017
Fairmont State University’s Mathematics Education programs recently received recognition from two national organizations, giving the programs continued accreditation.

FSU Alumna Supervises Union Election

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Meghan B. Phillips, Class of 2006, supervised a union election in Fairmont on Wednesday, August 9.

FSU FACT Center funded through grant

Friday, August 04, 2017

The George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust provided a $15,000 grant toward the Forensic and Analytical Chemistry Technology (FACT) Center at Fairmont State University. The grant funding will go toward the purchase of two key pieces of instrumentation as well as establishing a summer camp for children ages 9-18.

FSU Freshman Counselors Gather for All-Class Reunion

Friday, August 04, 2017

On July 22, more than 100 former Falcons attended the 2017 Freshman Counselor Reunion that took place on the main campus in the Falcon Center.  Many of the graduates had not been back to campus since they graduated and enjoyed seeing all of the changes to campus.

Harvey named Director of Harrison County Operations

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Fairmont State University announces Dr. Richard Harvey will serve as Director, Harrison County Operations, to oversee the expansion of facilities and programs in that region.

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