When Sean Rafferty arrived at Fairmont State University as a freshman in 2011, he knew two things for certain: he was going to major in Political Science and he wanted to join Student Government.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Grant Cooper performs two grand symphonies, Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, “Tragic,” in its concert, “An Emotional Journey.”
Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the Career Development Center.
More than 65 companies and agencies are registered to attend the event. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Falcon Center, Gym 1. For those who are not current students, paid parking is available in the parking garage. Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and to be prepared to discuss career opportunities with employers.
In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial, the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center plans to create an exhibit featuring FSU history and traditions this spring.
“The Folklife Center is proud to celebrate the history, traditions and culture of this great University through a special exhibit. We need assistance from the Falcon family to identify artifacts that would help share the stories and lore of the past 150 years,” said Dr. Judy P. Byers, Executive Director of the Folklife Center.
Fairmont State University is celebrating Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week through Friday, Feb. 20. Fairmont State’s activities are being coordinated by the Office of Civic Engagement.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group present Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet” in February.
“I Hate Hamlet” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, on the Wallman Hall stage. Other performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21; 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26 through 28. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. FSU students are admitted for free.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts presents a solo art exhibition by Jessica Summers in February and March.
An exhibition opening and artist’s lecture is planned for 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, in the JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall. The show runs through March 13. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.
As Fairmont State University commemorates its Sesquicentennial throughout 2015, the central hub of campus—the Falcon Center—prepares to celebrate its 10th birthday.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are invited to attend “A Picture Perfect Birthday” celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, on the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center.
This semester, Fairmont State University students have the unique opportunity to take classes toward a new Museum Studies minor from an accomplished guest faculty member.
Patricia Ruth Musick is teaching “Folk Arts,” part of the Museum Studies minor, now housed in the College of Liberal Arts Department of Social Science.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19, Fairmont State University and West Virginia University students are collaborating to fulfill a variety of non-profit agency needs in Fairmont.