Academics

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.

Friday, April 08, 2016

The end of the academic year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and faculty of Fairmont State University.

The six academic colleges and schools of the University are planning awards ceremonies to honor students. Following are the dates, times and locations for these events:

Friday, April 08, 2016

The Fairmont State University Town & Gown Players are hosting auditions for the show “Children of Eden,” which will be performed in June at Wallman Hall.

The directors, Troy Snyder and RJ Nestor, are seeking to fill 20 to 25 roles for adults (ages 16 and older) and eight to 10 roles for youth (ages 10 to 15). The choreographer is Susan Cato-Chapman. Performances will be June 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24 and 25 at Wallman Hall.

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence with its 13th consecutive regional concrete canoe win. The team will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition for the 13th year in a row, also a current national record for most consecutive national appearances.

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Denver. In fact, they consistently perform so well in the national crime scene competition that there is a “Fairmont rule.”

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The Theatre Program at Fairmont State University is proud to announce the cast of the final production of the academic season, “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” written by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Kestrel, the literature and art journal of Fairmont State University, will host its inaugural fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

On Thursday, April 7, the United States Attorney’s Office will join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a dynamic community forum designed to highlight a unique, realistic perspective on the impact of prescription drug and opioid abuse.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host a lecture titled “Absolutely no climbing on the art” by Adam Reed Rozan on Thursday, April 7.

Rozan will be a guest of the Gallery Management class for a lecture and discussion at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Wallman Hall Room 412.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Fairmont State University Department of Music is proud to present the string duo Bridging the Gap and pianist Gerald Lee in their upcoming Music on the Hill concert series performances.