Continuing its season of renowned Music on the Hill concert performances, the Fairmont State University Department of Music announces guest music artists the PEN Trio performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.
The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo exhibition “Drawing as Muse” by artist Glenn Goldberg will be on display in January and February in Wallman Hall.
The JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall, is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibition will run from Jan. 17 through Feb. 10, with an opening reception and gallery talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The event and admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University is closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes begin for the spring 2017 semester on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Faculty return for professional development Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 11-13, 2017.
All Fairmont State University offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, for winter break.
Faculty return for Professional Development Week on Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 11-13, 2017.
Fairmont State is closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes begin for the spring 2017 semester on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.