Artist-in-Residence Reading from New Book on April 4

Monday, April 01, 2013

Fiction writer Cary Holladay, Fairmont State University’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence, will read from her new novel, “Horse People,” on Thursday, April 4, in the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center’s Great Room of Cultures.

The reading begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. “Horse People” is published by Louisiana State University Press as part of its Yellow Shoe Fiction Series. Enriched by history and folklore, the volume features several generations of a family in Virginia’s horse country.

American Shakespeare Center to Perform on Campus in March

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Department of Language and Literature welcome the American Shakespeare Center’s “Tempt Me Further Tour” to campus in March.

The appearance of the American Shakespeare Center tour on the shared main campus of FSU and Pierpont Community & Technical College is made possible by FSU President Maria Rose, the FSU School of Fine Arts, the FSU Department of Language and Literature and the Office of Student Affairs.

Gift Dedicated to Memory of Sgt. Todd May

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The family of the late Sgt. Michael Todd May, representatives of the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department and members of the Fairmont State University community gathered on Tuesday, March 5, for a ceremony to dedicate donations made in May’s memory.

“Todd’s entire life has been dedicated to helping others, through his work as a Deputy Sheriff and even in his death as an organ donor. Todd embodied the true meaning of being a civil servant,” said Sgt. J.E. Burks of the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department.

Dr. Greg Noone Named as Finalist for Professor of the Year

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Faculty Merit Foun­dation of West Virginia has named Dr. Gregory P. Noone of Fairmont State University as one of five fi­nalists for the 2012 Profes­sor of the Year award. Each year the Foundation hon­ors an outstanding faculty member at a West Virginia college or university.

“Fairmont State University is incredibly proud that Greg­ory Noone has been selected as one of the five finalists for West Virginia’s Professor of the Year for the second year in a row,” said FSU President Maria Rose.

New Video Showcases "The OSIX Experience"

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Fairmont State University will host a special event premiering a new promotional video for the University’s Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX).

The premiere party for “The OSIX Experience” will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. The event is open to the public and will begin with a reception in the main entrance of the Engineering Technology Building, located on the shared main campus of Fairmont State and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Signs will direct guests to the reserved event parking.

Graduate Programs Educate Professionals in a Variety of Fields

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at Fairmont State University represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

As the demand for highly trained professionals in every field increases, more and more students are choosing to pursue a master’s level degree. The degree, once considered primarily a stepping stone toward a doctorate, is becoming, for many, a terminal degree.

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