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Reception to Celebrate International Graduates

Friday, December 07, 2012

On Friday, Dec. 14, the Office of International Student Services, in collaboration with the International Education Committee, will host a reception for international students graduating from Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College in December 2012.

The reception will take place in Room 303 of the Education Building from noon to 1:30 p.m. Graduating international students from Korea, Nepal and Saudi Arabia will be recognized and celebrated. 

Students Participate in 2012 Appalachian Teaching Project

Friday, December 07, 2012

A team of Fairmont State University students traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier in December to present their comparative research tourism as part of the 2012 ARC Appalachian Teaching Project. Their project focused on the exploration of conflict and poverty in relationship to community sustainability and economic stability between Northern Ireland and North Central West Virginia through heritage tourism.

FSU and Pierpont to Host Global Day of Code Retreat

Thursday, December 06, 2012

The North Central West Virginia Global Day of Code Retreat on Saturday, Dec. 8, is an opportunity for professional software developers to focus on lifelong learning.

Presentation to Focus on Northern Ireland and West Virginia

Friday, November 09, 2012

A presentation and discussion titled “From Belfast Northern Ireland to North Central West Virginia” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

International Education Week Kicks Off Nov. 12

Monday, November 05, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will participate in the nationally recognized International Education Week with events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.

Folklife Center Launches Italian Folk Cultural Series

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will launch the new “Appalachian Italian Folk Cultural Series” with a special event on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Grant Supports French Language Film Festival

Monday, August 27, 2012

Fairmont State University is the first university in West Virginia to be awarded a grant to host the Tournées Film Festival, held annually since 2004. The festival is a program of the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE), in partnershp with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Welcome Reception for International Students Set for Aug. 23

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Office of International Student Services will host a Welcome Reception for International Students at the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

International students will be officially welcomed to the community and recognized for the new role they will play in our campus community.

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