As Nick Fantasia, President of the Fairmont State Alumni Association, finished his greetings during the Inauguration of President Maria C. Rose, a young man dressed in a tuxedo stands from behind the orchestra. As the musicians lift their instruments and the first notes are played, the young man stretches, yawns, and begins walking forward. What happens next is astonishing to all in attendance.
The Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and Fairmont State University are partnering to host a special Business After Hours reception to celebrate the Inauguration of Dr. Maria C. Rose as FSU’s 14th President.
The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg.
The Inauguration of Fairmont State University’s 14th president, Dr. Maria C. Rose, took place on Aug. 25, 2012. The traditional Inauguration ceremony included greetings from state, community and campus dignitaries, as well as musical selections from the Fairmont State University Community Orchestra, the Collegiate Singers, Vocal Tapestry and a special solo by FSU student Anthony Errigo. Chancellor Paul L. Hill of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission delivered remarks.
The Inauguration of Fairmont State University’s 14th president, Dr. Maria C. Rose, will take place Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. at Colebank Hall Gym on the main campus of FSU in Fairmont. The event is open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the third floor conference rooms and terrace of the Falcon Center. For more information, call (304) 367-4151 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inauguration ceremony of Fairmont State University's 13th president will showcase the musical talent of students, faculty, staff and the community.
With the theme "Fairmont Forward," the Inauguration of Fairmont State University's 13th president, Dr. Thomas L. Krepel, will take place Saturday, April 17.
As part of the Fairmont State University Presidential Lecture Series, Dr. Deanna Shields will present "Citizenship in the 21st Century: Fostering Educational Commitment."
Appalachian dulcimer virtuoso Stephen Seifert will appear in concert with the Fairmont State University Community Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 11, in the Turley Center Ballroom on the FSU campus. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.