Deborah Nestor

"Persepolis" Named Common Book for 2015-2016

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Fairmont State University’s Common Book for 2015-2016 will be “Persepolis,” according to Dr. Deborah Nestor, Chair of the faculty Common Book Committee.

This autobiographical graphic novel is a coming-of-age story that explains the struggles of college-age student Marjane Satrapi in Iran.

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.

"Frankenstein" Selected as Common Reader for 2012-2013

Monday, September 10, 2012

Although Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” was first published in 1818 when she was 21, the novel’s content remains relevant to audiences today. For that reason, “Frankenstein” has been chosen as the Common Reader for the 2012-2013 academic year at Fairmont State University. The project will be complemented by a Frankenstein Film Festival and other events throughout the year.

Interdisciplinary Panel to Discuss Environmental Awareness

Monday, April 18, 2011

The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate is hosting a panel discussion on the topic “Environmental Awareness” on Tuesday, April 19, as an Earth Day Week Event. The forum is sponsored by Dr. Maria Rose.

"Frankenfest" Comes to Downtown Fairmont Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Friday, October 29, 2010

As part of "A Night of Gothic Horror and Family Fun" being presented by the New Mystics Center for Arts and Education, a Fairmont State University faculty member is bringing her "Frankenfest" creation to downtown Fairmont.