Fairmont State University is one of three West Virginia four-year public universities awarded a grant focusing on international education by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
As part of International Festival 2011, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will celebrate global culture on campus.
Planned for Tuesday, April 12, through Friday, April 15, the weeklong festival is co-sponsored by the International Education Committee, International Student Organization, International Advising Office, International Friends Program and Student Government.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2011 called Roads to Appalachia through Belgium and the Germanic Roots of Western Germany and Northern Switzerland. The trip will explore our region’s connections to these root areas.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are observing International Education Week with three events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.
Fairmont State University is hosting high school students from five area high schools today, Oct. 21, for its second annual language Immersion Day.
The community is invited to attend an International Welcome Reception from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Twenty-two Italian high school students will participate in "Mountains to Mountains from La Sila to Appalachia" Italian to American Cultural Camp this summer on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Officials from Fairmont State University and the University of Babylon in Iraq on Monday, April 19, signed an agreement to formalize a relationship between the two universities.
With growth in international student enrollment, the building of partnerships with colleges and universities in other nations and increased travel abroad opportunities for students, the Fairmont State University community has more global connections than ever before.