Homecoming 2016 "There's No Place Like Fairmont" Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

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.

Public Comment Sought About Fairmont State University

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

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:

Public Comment on Fairmont State University

"Genesis" by Dan Hernandez on Display in September

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo painting exhibition “Genesis” by artist Dan Hernandez opens Monday, Sept. 12.

The JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall on the FSU main campus, is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Sept. 12 through Oct. 4. A closing reception and gallery talk are planned for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. Admission to the exhibit and the reception is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4147.

"From Mountain Roots..." Exhibit Opens at Folklife Center

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will officially open a new exhibition, “From Mountain Roots….” in its Ruth Ann Musick Gallery from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.

Admission to the opening reception and the exhibit is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view through mid-February 2017. For more information, call (304) 367-4403.

Folklife Center to Host "Film & Fiction Italian Family Style"

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host “Film & Fiction Italian Family Style: An Afternoon of Italian Heritage” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.

Diana Pishner Walker will read from her children’s books, and her sister Anna Pishner Harsh offer a premier screening of “La Danza-Bridging Time Through Dance,” an Italian dance documentary. Walker and Harsh’s paternal grandparents were from Caulonia, Italy, (Reggio Calabria), and their maternal grandparents were from San Giovani in Fiore, Provence of Cosenza, Italy.

FSU Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Fairmont State Athletic Association is pleased to welcome eight new members to the Fairmont State Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, September 30, as a part of Homecoming weekend on the FSU campus.
 
The Class of 2016 includes Mike Arcure (Meritorious Service - athlete, coach, service), Rick Harris (Emeritus - baseball, football, swimming), Scott Hernon (men's swimming), Mike Kirby (wrestling), Thad McFadden (men's basketball), Nikki McGinnis-Crotty (women's basketball), Sidney Thomas (women's basketball) and Jason Trent (football).
 

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