Coming one day after the annual opening of the U.S. Supreme Court, a roundtable is planned to address why the United States Supreme Court and the justices who serve on it matter. It will be one of the activities planned to complement this year’s common reader selection, Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography “My Beloved World.”
The Fairmont State University Career Development Center officially will be named the BrickStreet Career Development Center during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 29, to honor the BrickStreet Foundation for its commitment to funding scholarships for FSU students.
Amateur and professional stargazers alike are invited to watch the nighttime sky during an event in Calhoun County, W.Va., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.
A partnership that includes the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present the third annual Calhoun Stargaze at Calhoun County Park, 380 Park Place, Grantsville, West Virginia. The park boasts one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States. Regardless of season, the Milky Way can easily be followed from one horizon to the next.
As part of Homecoming 2016 for Fairmont State University, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 1. This year’s Homecoming theme is “There’s No Place Like Fairmont.”
With the theme “There’s No Place Like Fairmont,” Fairmont State University will celebrate Homecoming 2016 from Thursday, Sept. 29, through Saturday, Oct. 1. The Fairmont State Alumni Association will welcome back the Class of 1966 for their induction into the Emeritus Club.
The Fairmont State Emeritus Club Luncheon and Induction Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. All members of the Emeritus Club are encouraged to attend to support the new class of inductees.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Office of Counseling & Disability Services are coming together to sponsor a program observing National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 35.
Ten Kestrel contributors will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion, as well as give readings from their own work.
On Friday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Jaynes Hall 304, Dr. Elizabeth Savage will moderate a panel discussion on the topic, “Accessibility,” featuring visiting writers. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts and the Faculty Welfare Committee are hosting a community panel to discuss the issue of individuals possessing and concealing firearms on college campuses on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
With the theme “There’s No Place Like Fairmont,” Fairmont State University will celebrate Homecoming 2016 from Thursday, Sept. 29, through Saturday, Oct. 1, with a variety of events for students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Falcon community.
“As an FSU graduate, I know firsthand that Fairmont State University helps you achieve your goals. In my new role as Alumni Director, I look forward to sharing and celebrating the achievements of our current and future Falcons during Homecoming 2016,” said Meagan Gibson, Interim Alumni Director, Class of 2012.
Fairmont State University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit October 10-11, 2016 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Fairmont State has been accredited by HLC since 1928. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the university to the following address:
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