Student Life

English Students Attend Sigma Tau Delta Convention

Friday, March 09, 2012

From Wednesday, Feb. 29, until Saturday, March 2, the Marriott at 555 Canal Street in New Orleans played host to over a thousand conventioneers from Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary society.  Three students from Fairmont State University’s Beta Omega chapter attended this event, along with their sponsor, Dr. James Matthews. Their trip was jointly funded by the Department of Language and Literature and the Office of the Provost.

American Shakespeare Center on Campus March 23-25

Friday, March 09, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Almost Blasphemy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe. Three separate productions will take place in Wallman Hall Theatre — “The Winter’s Tale,” “ ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The ticket price for each performance is $10 per person. To order tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.

Expert on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to Visit Fairmont

Friday, March 09, 2012

To aid the community in better understanding and caring for veterans, Fairmont State University, Pierpont Community & Technical College and Fairmont General Hospital will host the visit of an internationally recognized educator, author and expert on veterans and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series Continues with Liz Murray

Thursday, March 01, 2012

 The Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College brings nationally prominent speakers of diverse viewpoints to campus each fall and spring. The series continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Colebank Hall Gym with Liz Murray, whose life story was the subject of the Lifetime Television movie “From Homeless to Harvard.”

Student Affairs Hall of Fame Honors Four

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College recently honored the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.

School of Business to Host Business Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In today’s highly competitive business world, business professionals must know how to conduct themselves and represent their company at the dining table and in other social settings. To give students an opportunity to learn how to make a positive first impression, the School of Business is co-sponsoring a Business Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday, March 7, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont.

Wind Ensemble to Present March 8 Concert

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman and Matthew Schoonmaker, the Fairmont State University Wind Ensemble will present the  Mid-Winter Concert:  “Around the World in 80 Minutes or Less…” at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Wallman Hall Theatre.

Female Artists Sought for Art Expo

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Women of West Virginia 2012 Art Expo will showcase the talent of student and professional artists. Female artists who are interested in participating in the Expo should register by Monday, March 5. E-mail Sue.Conrad@fairmontstate.edu or Sue.Conrad@pierpont.edu to request a participation form.

Honors Students to Travel to Low Countries of Western Europe

Monday, February 27, 2012

Students from Fairmont State University will be in the Low Countries of Western Europe as part of the annual International Study/Travel course from Monday through Saturday, March 10-17.

FSU to Host 2012 West Virginia Literary Symposium

Monday, February 27, 2012

On Saturday, March 3, Fairmont State University will host students from around the state in the annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium.

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