Folklife Center to Host Lecture on "Treasure from the Bog"

Friday, March 18, 2016

The Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host a special talk by a guest lecturer from Ireland at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3.   

John Gillis, Senior Conservator at Trinity College Library, Dublin, will speak on “Treasure from the Bog,” the story of the Faddan More Psalter, an 8th-century manuscript unearthed from a peat bog. A reception will follow the lecture. Admission is free and open to the public.

"Fantastical Imagery" on Display in Downtown Fairmont

Monday, March 14, 2016

In collaboration with the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Fairmont Community Development Partnership’s Business Excelerator, FSU Gallery Management students present an exhibition titled “Fantastical Imagery” at Gallery 517, 517 Fairmont Ave.

FSU Gallery Management students Lila Rocovich, Loraine Smith and Sofia Graziano have curated the new show curating work that focuses on exaggerating the elements of art and design by students and alumni.

Sprout Grant Funds EnergyMakers Middle School Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A group of students in Morgantown will be the first to benefit from an EnergyMakers Middle School Program funded by a $15,000 Remake Learning grant from The Sprout Fund.

Made possible through the leading support of the Grable Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the grant from Sprout was awarded to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. on behalf of the project partners--the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, the FSU Professional Development Schools Partnership and TEKids.

FSU Senior Class Raising Funds for Veterans Plaza on Campus

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Fairmont State University Student Government Association senior class officers are working hand in hand with the Fairmont State Foundation to create a student-centered giving campaign to construct a veterans plaza on the main campus.

A plaza with flags representing the different branches of military service is proposed for the area around the traffic circle located behind the Falcon Center, near the entrance closest to the Bound for Success Bookstore on the second floor of the building.

FSU to Host 2016 WV VEX Robotics Competition State Tournament

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia VEX Robotics Competition State Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Forty-eight middle and high school teams from across the state are expected to attend the event, which will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.


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