Saxophone Ensemble Offers April 23 Concert

Monday, April 15, 2013

The Fairmont State University Saxophone Ensemble will perform a concert, directed by Randall Hall, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall on the FSU campus.

The performance will feature “The Funeral March of the Marionette” by Charles Gounod. The performance also will include selections such as “Summer Nocturne” by Lennie Niehaus, “Scherzo for Saxophone Quartet” by Warren Baker, “Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon” arranged by Lloyd Conley, “Pavane” by Gabriel Faure and “Beale Street Blues” by W.C. Handy.

WV Campus Compact Honors FSU Professors

Thursday, April 11, 2013

West Virginia Campus Compact, a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement in higher education, honored Fairmont State University with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference.

Fairmont State professor Matt Schmuck’s Friends of Fifth Street Park Project was recognized as the winner of the Campus-Community LINK Partnership Award. The award honors outstanding community service learning partnerships that are grantees of West Virginia Campus Compact’s LINK program.

FSUCO to Present Concert on April 14

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Fairmont State University Community Orchestra, directed by Dr. Jack Ashton, will offer a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Colebank Hall on the main FSU campus. 

The FSUCO will perform the music of Beethoven, Purcell, Mendelssohn and Mozart. Guest soloists include Kat Clift, oboe; Cheryl Melfi, clarinet; Kristen Chamberlin, horn; and Jean Preckel, bassoon.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

 

ASCE Student Chapter Wins 10th Regional Concrete Canoe Title

Monday, April 08, 2013

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and for the 10th consecutive year will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition.

FSU’s ASCE Student Chapter won first place in the Concrete Canoe Competition over the weekend at the 2013 Virginias Conference, hosted by Howard University in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.

New Issue of Kestrel Journal to Be Celebrated in April

Monday, April 01, 2013

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 29.

Ten contributors to the new Kestrel issue will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion and offer individual consultations for writers, as well as give readings from their own work.

Dr. Greg Noone Named 2012 Professor of the Year

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Charleston, W.Va. – The Faculty Merit Foundation announced the winner of its 2012 Professor of the Year award on Tuesday, March 12. The Foundation presented the award to Gregory P. Noone, Ph.D., J.D., assistant professor of political science and law at Fairmont State University, during a banquet held in the Great Hall of the Culture Center in Charleston on Tuesday evening. Kenneth H. Yount, Ph.D., a political science and history professor at Alderson-Broaddus College, was first runner-up.

American Shakespeare Center to Perform on Campus in March

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature welcome the American Shakespeare Center’s “Tempt Me Further Tour” to campus in March.

The appearance of the American Shakespeare Center tour on the shared main campus of FSU and Pierpont Community & Technical College is made possible by FSU President Maria Rose, the FSU School of Fine Arts, the FSU Department of Language and Literature and the Office of Student Affairs.

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