Cobb Receives Outstanding New Advisor Award for State

Monday, May 16, 2016

A Fairmont State University staff member recently received the 2016 Outstanding New Advisor Award for the state of West Virginia.

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region III presented the honor to Dedra Cobb of Preston County, an academic advisor for the FSU College of Liberal Arts, at the Mid-South Regional Conference in April in Chattanooga, Tenn.

3 FSU Artists Honored by City Arts and Humanities Commission

Monday, April 11, 2016

The City of Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission presented its 31st annual “Arts in the City” ceremony Sunday.

Held at Central United Methodist Church, the 2016 ceremony rewarded nine artists and humanitarians for their work.

“Obviously our point is to bring recognition to artists and scholars in the local area,” Jack Hussey, commission member, said.

Clifton “Kip” Price was the humanities award recipient for his work in educating the public on the untold story of the “Wereth 11” soldiers’ sacrifice in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.

Folklife Center to Host Lecture on "Treasure from the Bog"

Friday, March 18, 2016

The Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host a special talk by a guest lecturer from Ireland at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3.   

John Gillis, Senior Conservator at Trinity College Library, Dublin, will speak on “Treasure from the Bog,” the story of the Faddan More Psalter, an 8th-century manuscript unearthed from a peat bog. A reception will follow the lecture. Admission is free and open to the public.

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