Choral Concert to Benefit United Way of Marion County

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Choral Concert featuring choral groups from the community and schools of Marion County will benefit the United Way of Marion County.

The event will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in Colebank Hall Gym on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Doors open at 1 p.m. Admission is by donation, and all proceeds will benefit the United Way.

The program will include musical selections by Fairmont State student Anthony Errigo.

Oct. 18 Homecoming Parade Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Thursday, October 18, 2012

The traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College presented by Student Government scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in downtown Fairmont has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

A Pep Rally for the Fighting Falcons including the Spirit Stick Competition still will be held at 7 p.m. at Falcon Center Gym 1.

Exploration Days Offered for Prospective Students and Families

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Office of Admissions & Recruitment invites prospective students and families to explore their options at Fairmont State University. On select days throughout the regular semester, academic-based Exploration Days will be held on the main campus in Fairmont, W.Va.

The following dates are scheduled as Exploration Days: Jan. 24 and 25, Feb. 15 and April 19 in 2013.

At the free event, participants will meet with an Admissions Counselor, visit one of FSU’s six academic colleges and schools and meet in small groups with faculty and/or academic deans.

Business After Hours at Caperton Center to Honor Dr. Maria Rose

Thursday, October 04, 2012

The Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and Fairmont State University are partnering to host a special Business After Hours reception to celebrate the Inauguration of Dr. Maria C. Rose as FSU’s 14th President.

The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg.

Homecoming 2012 Parade Entries Sought

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College presented by Student Government will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in downtown Fairmont.

Line-up for the parade will begin at 5:15 p.m. at Everest Drive and Kirkway Drive below the Marion County Rescue Squad. The parade route will run up Fourth Street right onto Fairmont Avenue, which becomes Adams Street, and will pause in front of the Marion County Courthouse. The parade will end near Veterans’ Square.

Fishing Falcons Win Northern Conference Championship

Friday, September 14, 2012

Two members of the Fairmont State University Fishing Falcons took top honors in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Championship, which was Sept. 13 through 15, at Philpott Lake in Martinsville, Va.

In addition to the tournament title and the opportunity to compete in the national championship, Wil Dieffenbauch, a Civil Engineering major from Hundred, and Ryan Radcliff, a Criminal Justice major from Parkersburg, won a brand new, fully rigged Ranger Z117 for their club.

"Frankenstein" Selected as Common Reader for 2012-2013

Monday, September 10, 2012

Although Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” was first published in 1818 when she was 21, the novel’s content remains relevant to audiences today. For that reason, “Frankenstein” has been chosen as the Common Reader for the 2012-2013 academic year at Fairmont State University. The project will be complemented by a Frankenstein Film Festival and other events throughout the year.

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