Student Life

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Three West Virginia writers will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the Fairmont State University main campus. The writers include Michael W. Cox, Jessie Van Eerden and John Van Kirk.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Playwright, author and screenwriter Tom DeTitta has been named the 2014 Artist-in-Residence for Fairmont State University. With a specialty in historical drama, he has written two plays with content closely connected to this area, “Monongah,” which is about an immigrant family affected by the 1907 mine disaster, and “Street of Gold,” which is about a coal mining family in Western Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host saxophone duo Ogni Suono for a contemporary saxophone concert on Thursday, Feb. 6, as well as a saxophone master class. 

Both events will occur in Wallman Hall Room 229. The master class begins at 3 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Two English majors will represent Fairmont State University at the annual meeting of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary society. The convention will be held Feb. 26 through March 1 in Savannah, Ga.

Friday, January 10, 2014

A total of 1,125 students have been named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2013 semester.

Friday, January 10, 2014

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Fairmont State University is organizing a Box of Sunshine Drive to benefit clients of the Soup Opera in Fairmont.

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Office of International Student Services of Fairmont State University will host a Welcome Reception for International Students on Thursday, Jan 16.

The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, January 09, 2014

A team of Fairmont State University students traveled to Washington, D.C., in December 2013 to present their tourism research as part of the 2013 ARC Appalachian Teaching Project. Their project focused on “Coal and Its Story: Development of a 21st Century Coal Community.”

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

“Coalesence,” an exhibition of ceramic sculptural forms by Frederick Bartolovic and Michelle Strader, will be on display at Fairmont State University in January and February.

Friday, December 20, 2013

A gift from a Fairmont native will provide scholarship funds for Fairmont State University students.

The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. received an IRA distribution of more than $253, 600 from the estate of James E. Walton of Salem, S.C.