Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center
Staff and Advisory Committee

Folklife Center Staff

Dr. Judy P. Byers

Beth Martin, Adm. Asst.
Fairmont State Administration:

Dr. Maria C. Bennett Rose


Mr. Rick Porto
V.P. For Administrative & Fiscal Affairs

Dr. Deanna Shields
Dean, College of Liberal Arts

Dr. J Robert Baker
Chair, Dept. Language & Literature


Advisory Committee:
Victor Basile David Mathews
Judith Biafore Dr. Betty Crickard McCartney
Joe Brock Charlotte Meade
Dr. George F. Byers Phyllis Moore
Ron Chrislip Patricia Murray-Fidura
Mary Lucille DeBarry Dr. Beth Thorne Newcome
Dr. Fred Fidura Dr. Anne Paterson
Frank Gabor Dr. Ron Pearse
Jane W. Gabor John Piscitelli
Mort Gamble John H. Randolph
Bob Heffner Mary Reed
Sarah Hensley June Riffle
Charley Hively Dr. Sharon Romino
Tammy Holden Dr. Angela Schwer
Leigh Ann Hood Leah Stern
Beverly Jones Mary Stewart
Dr. Fran Kirk Dr. Kenneth Sullivan
Dr. Donna Long Elaine Watson
Jo Ann Lough Meredith Sue Willis
Gayle Manchin Dr. Jack Wills
Susan Maslowski  


Contact Info

The Frank and Jane Gabor
West Virginia Folklife Center

on the campus of Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-4403

Pat Musick
Pat Musick
, Interim Director
Frank & Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center
(304) 367-3606


FSUNow Stories

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Students from Fairmont State University’s “The Art of Storytelling” course have the opportunity to present storytelling programming for the community.

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a special event on Friday, Nov. 6, saluting traditional country and bluegrass music and a renowned scholar.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015

The One-Room Schoolhouse, a Fairmont State University campus landmark, remains a visible symbol of the University’s continued focus on teaching and learning. Located near the Bryant Street Entrance to main campus, the museum is a significant artifact of regional and educational history.

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