Civil War History Books Donated to Folklife Center in Honor of Alumnus

Monday, September 29, 2014

A local family has donated a first edition set of Civil War history books to Fairmont State University and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center in honor of Norman L. Kronjaeger.

Through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., Laura Kronjaeger Baker of Fairmont and Sherry Kronjaeger Hickman of Cornelius, N.C., presented “The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes” to Dr. Judy P. Byers, Executive Director of the Folklife Center, and Tammy Whitacre, Director of Development for the Foundation, on Friday, Sept. 12.

Student Veterans Organization Hosting Fundraiser for Operation Welcome Home

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Student Veterans Organization, which includes students attending Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, is hosting a softball scrimmage game to help raise funds for Operation Welcome Home.

The Student Veterans Organization will play a scrimmage softball game against the FSU baseball and softball teams at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Duvall-Rosier Field. Admission is free, but donations will be collected and all proceeds will go to Operation Welcome Home. A rain date has been set for Friday, Oct. 10.

Academy for the Arts Accepting Fall 2014 Registrations

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is accepting registrations for fall classes and private lessons in art, music and theatre. Classes and lessons begin the week of Sept. 2.

For schedules, dates, registration forms, prices and instructor information, click here  or call Academy Director Leigh Anne Bolyard at (304) 333-3655. Find the Academy on Facebook at Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts. 

“Thinkfast” Game Show on Campus June 1

Sunday, June 01, 2014

A “fun and exciting” family event is coming to Fairmont.

“Thinkfast” is an interactive game show that allows the audience to participate in activities while learning about a topic. The event is intended for families to attend.

Marion County Family Resource Network is sponsoring the event in order to help teach and increase the awareness of a variety of topics. Debbie Mann, interim director of the Family Resource Network, said the event begins when people show up.

FSU and WVDOC Host Paws4People Service Dog Public Access Training

Friday, May 16, 2014

In collaboration with the West Virginia Division of Corrections, Fairmont State University is hosting a paws4people foundation Service Dog Public Access Training and Certification Seminar in May.

Providing training on the topic of service dogs performing in public, the professional workshop will take place Monday, May 19, through Friday, May 23, on the FSU main campus in Fairmont.

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