The traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College presented by Student Government will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in downtown Fairmont. Student Government has selected FSU alumni Frank and Jane Gabor, as parade marshals.
With the theme, “Let Your Dreams Become Your Reality,” Homecoming 2011 for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, set for Oct. 24-29, will be a week packed with alumni, athletics, student and community events.
As part of the Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series and as part of Homecoming 2011 at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, Morris Morrison will speak on campus on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students will observe Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Sexuality Awareness Week with a combination of events surrounding the theme, "Oksoberfest."
Fairmont State University is hosting another round of its 2011 Community Engagement Initiative on Thursday, Oct. 6, as the Falcon football team plays host to Bowie State at 7 p.m. at Duvall-Rosier Field. Gates open at 6 p.m.
FSU students are invited to submit a winter holiday art piece that can be used as the cover of FSU’s holiday card. In addition to having their piece seen by thousands of people, the winning artist will also receive an iPad2. Show your talent and Falcon pride today.
FSU Counts, a free math tutoring program offered by Fairmont State University is planning for its fall session to be held on the Fairmont campus. The free math tutoring program is offered to students grades four through eight who are experiencing math difficulties.
The program is supervised by Pam Kabulski and coordinated by Donna Yergovich Nuzum. The program is structured to emphasize math homework difficulties and assist with specific math difficulties.
Parkersburg High School earned bragging rights as the overall champions at the Fourth Annual Engineering and Science Challenge on Friday, Sept. 23. As the school with the most first place finishes, Parkersburg took home the travelling trophy and bragging rights for the year. About 350 area high school students from 12 high schools attended and the event was hosted by Fairmont State University's College of Science & Technology.
Mark your calendars for some musical inspiration and entertainment on the Fairmont State University Campus. Activities are sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and are free to attend.
Live at Lunch, featuring FSU Student Chris Hansen, will be held on Tuesday, September 27 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm on Main Street in the Falcon Center.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students have two opportunities to participate in a flu vaccine clinic in September. The first clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, on the second floor of the Education Building. The second clinic will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, on the second floor of the Education Building. The flu vaccine is free to students. For more information, contact Student Health Service at (304) 367-4155.