Three West Virginia Writers to Present Reading

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Three West Virginia writers will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the Fairmont State University main campus. The writers include Michael W. Cox, Jessie Van Eerden and John Van Kirk.

A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the reading. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs at Fairmont State University and the Department of Language and Literature.

Women of Color Luncheon on April 9 Celebrates Diversity

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The annual Women of Color Luncheon, a celebration of diversity and achievement, will take place at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Colebank Hall on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the event is intended to honor those who have shown a commitment for treating people equally and for celebrating diversity. This year’s event is organized by Dr. Tara Brooks, Director of Multicultural Affairs.

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.

Author Max Brooks to Speak on Campus April 2

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Office of Student Affairs of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Techni­cal College welcomes best-selling author Max Brooks on Tuesday, April 2.

Max Brooks, the son of Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft, will discuss his experience writing in the hor­ror genre. Brooks is consid­ered by many to be one of the world’s foremost zombie preparedness experts.

"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.

Students Invited to Participate in Wellness Program

Monday, November 26, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students are invited to sign up for the spring 2013 session of the Wellness Program. 

The program is a free nine-week course that offers students personal training and educational opportunities to learn about nutrition. Applications for the upcoming session of the Wellness Program must be turned in no later than Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Blood Drive Planned for Week of Nov. 26

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Office of Residence Life and Student Government will sponsor a Blood Drive on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Students, faculty and staff may register for the Blood Drive from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center. The drive will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in Colebank Hall Gym.

Hypnotist to Perform on Campus Nov. 29

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Office of Student Affairs presents “Hypnotized with Michael C. Anthony,” a free event, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in Colebank Hall Gym on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

Admission is open to the public, but some material in the presentation will not be suited for younger audience members.

Rugby Team to Sponsor Bone Marrow Drive

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host a drive to register bone marrow donors. Sponsored by the Rugby Team, the drive will urge students, faculty and staff to “give a spit about cancer” by signing up for the Be the Match Foundation bone marrow registry via a simple cheek swab. 

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