Student Life

"The Vagina Monologues" Performances on Campus in February

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” performances at Fairmont State University. Sponsored by the new student organization V-Day Warriors, this year’s show will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 14, 15 and 16 in Colebank Gym. Admission is a suggested $5 donation. All proceeds will go to benefit HOPE, Inc. and the Marion County YWCA.

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Campus Feb. 28

Monday, February 11, 2013

Under the direction of Grant Cooper, Artistic Director and Conductor, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform at Fairmont State University on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Containing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Anton Bruckner, the program will feature pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine. The program will include Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467” and Bruckner’s “Symphony No. 8 in C minor.”

Acrobatics & Tumbling Team Competes at Home on Feb. 10

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Fairmont State University Acrobatics and Tumbling team is ready to hit the mat for its third season competing in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA). The NCATA is comprised of Azusa Pacific University, Baylor University, Fairmont State, Quinnipiac University and the University of Oregon. 

Accounting Students Provide Free Income Tax Assistance

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in three counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.

Student Organizations Fair Jan. 22 in Falcon Center

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students have the opportunity to attend the Student Organizations Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Gym 1 of the Falcon Center.

Graduate Students Promote Healthy Community Activities in Ritchie Co.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Eleven Fairmont State University graduate students aided residents of Ritchie County in developing sustainable, healthy community activities, through a project funded by West Virginia Campus Compact. Now that project has the attention of the National Institutes of Health.

Learn to Ski or Snowboard through Class at Wisp Resort

Monday, January 14, 2013

The Outdoor Recreation Leadership program, Outdoor Adventure Club and Wisp Resort are collaborating to provide students at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College an opportunity to learn how to downhill ski or snowboard.

FSU Students Named to Fall 2012 Dean's List

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A total of 1,060 students were named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2012 semester.

Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List.

These full-time students are being recognized for academic distinction by earning a 3.4 or better grade point average for the fall 2012 semester. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average have been named to the President’s List.

Welcome Reception for International Students Planned

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The Office of International Student Services will host a Welcome Reception for International Students attending Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Thursday, Jan. 17.

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.

19 Students to Attend U.S. Presidential Inauguration

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Nineteen Fairmont State University students will witness an important moment in American history by participating in a 10-day academic seminar in Washington, D.C., focusing on the U.S. Presidential Inauguration.