Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in four counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.
Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the BrickStreet Career Development Center.
“The Job Fair draws a large crowd and is a great way to connect with potential new hires,” said Amy Drvar, Director of the BrickStreet Career Development Center. “Fairmont State prides itself on providing its students and graduates with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.”
The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host on campus a free performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble, presented by the U.S. Navy, on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Colebank Hall on the FSU main campus. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Department of Art will host the solo multimedia exhibition “Usering” by artist Jason Robinson in February and March.
The JD Brooks Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Monday, Feb. 13, through Friday, March 10. There will be a reception and remote digital gallery talk and question and answer session in Wallman Hall Room 411 at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. Admission to the exhibit and to the gallery talk is free and open to the public.
The stories of two small towns that harbor dark secrets come to life as the Fairmont State University Theatre Program presents two popular one-act plays, “The Lottery,” based on the short story by Shirley Jackson, and “A Rose for Emily,” based on the short story by William Faulkner.
The performance dates are Thursday through Saturday, February 23, 24 and 25, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State University. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.
A Fairmont State University adjunct professor in the Department of Music has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in March.
In December 2016, Angela Reynolds, who is in her second year of teaching at FSU, was the only flutist from the U.S. to perform as a winner of The London Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition at the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall in London. From this performance, she was selected as an Excellent Special Prize Winner for the New York Golden Classical Music Awards.
A $2.55 million gift, the largest in Fairmont State University history, will support scholarships for FSU students through the Elva V. Schoolnic Trust, according to Gary K. Bennett, Trustee.
The Fairmont State University Career Development Center will continue its Tuesday Talks Series for the spring 2017 semester. The seminars were created by Director of Career Development and Civic Engagement Coordinator Amy Drvar and Career Services Counselor Meagan Gibson to help prepare students for life after graduation.
“Not only was the series developed to prepare students with career readiness skills, but it also brings greater awareness to the Career Development Center where one-on-one critiques and assistance can also be provided,” Gibson said.
Want to honor the Fairmont State University Class of 2017, a current student, a graduate, retiree or colleague? Buy a personalized brick that will be placed in the new Falcon Commons area.
The Class of 2017 and the Fairmont State Foundation are working together to continue the Senior Class Gift tradition encouraging seniors to leave a lasting mark on the campus that they love.
A total of 1,254 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2016 semester.
Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.