Fairmont State University ceramic students, alumni, staff and faculty have created several hundred handmade bowls for this year’s Empty Bowls Marion County.
The City of Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission presented its 31st annual “Arts in the City” ceremony Sunday.
Held at Central United Methodist Church, the 2016 ceremony rewarded nine artists and humanitarians for their work.
“Obviously our point is to bring recognition to artists and scholars in the local area,” Jack Hussey, commission member, said.
Clifton “Kip” Price was the humanities award recipient for his work in educating the public on the untold story of the “Wereth 11” soldiers’ sacrifice in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.
The end of the academic year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and faculty of Fairmont State University.
The six academic colleges and schools of the University are planning awards ceremonies to honor students. Following are the dates, times and locations for these events:
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence with its 13th consecutive regional concrete canoe win. The team will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition for the 13th year in a row, also a current national record for most consecutive national appearances. The team is encroaching on setting the longest overall consecutive national appearance record ever held by a team at the National Concrete Canoe Competition, which is currently set at 15.
Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Denver. In fact, they consistently perform so well in the national crime scene competition that there is a “Fairmont rule.”
The Theatre Program at Fairmont State University is proud to announce the cast of the final production of the academic season, “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” written by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux.
On Thursday, April 7, the United States Attorney’s Office will join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a dynamic community forum designed to highlight a unique, realistic perspective on the impact of prescription drug and opioid abuse.
The Fairmont State University Department of Music is proud to present the string duo Bridging the Gap and pianist Gerald Lee in their upcoming Music on the Hill concert series performances.
Fairmont State University and the Department of Fine Art are excited to host the lecture “Absolutely no climbing on the art” by Adam Reed Rozan. Rozan will be a guest of the Gallery Management class on Thursday April 7th, and will conduct the lecture and discussion in Wallman Hall 411 at 2:30 pm.
Fairmont State University Math Department faculty members, along with four FSU pre-service mathematics teachers, attended the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference on March 11-12 at Stonewall Jackson Resort. The two-day conference focuses on learning from other mathematics teachers in West Virginia about ways to improve mathematics instruction.
The four pre-service mathematics teachers in attendance were Trevor Fancher, Kaleb Leatherman, Hannah Ludwick and Jamie Knight.