The Falcon Center will remain open until 7 p.m. today, Jan. 26, and will then close due to the weather conditions. The building will open at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, weather permitting. The Dining Hall will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. today. The Nickel will close at 4 p.m. today. All other retail areas are now closed.
Visiting fiction writer Marie Manilla will read from her work, “Still Life with Plums,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the second floor student lounge of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the Fairmont State University main campus.
Animator and cartoonist Gary Leib has been named as the 2011 Artist-in-Residence at Fairmont State University. Leib will present a public lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in Multi-Media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library. An opening reception for the artist’s exhibit in Brooks Gallery of Wallman Hall is planned for 7-9 p.m. that evening, and Leib will also speak about his work at that event.
The Office of Information Technology would like to make all students aware that they are welcome to use the computer lab located on the third floor of the Falcon Center in the hallway across from the Dining Hall.
An exhibit by Fairmont State University Art Department faculty member Jeff Hindal titled “Salad Days Redux” will open in Wallman Hall’s Brooks Gallery on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
The Community Service Learning Office of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College organized a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.
The Wallman Hall stage will welcome some beloved cartoon characters in January. The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Town & Gown Youth Company presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 and 22, at 2 p.m. Jan. 23 and at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, 28 and 29.
In December 2010 in Washington, D.C, Fairmont State University students presented their research on the coal history of the town of Monongah and a proposed coal interpretive center that will explore the historical and ethnic culture and community.