About 75 Employers to Participate in Feb. 14 Job Fair

Friday, February 10, 2017

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.”

FSU Students Attend Presidential Inauguration

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Social Sciences sponsored a trip for 20 students and two faculty members to attend a week of conferences and the Inauguration of 45th President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.

The students were selected by application early in the fall 2016 semester and were accompanied by Dr. William Harrison, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and John Terpinas, Assistant Professor of National Security & Intelligence and Criminal Justice.

FSU to Present "The Lottery" and "A Rose for Emily"

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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.

Department of Music Adjunct Professor Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Monday, January 30, 2017

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.

Tuesday Talks Series Continues This Spring

Friday, January 27, 2017

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.

FSU Students Named to Fall 2016 Dean's List & President's List

Friday, January 13, 2017

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.                

Report Card: State Colleges Retaining, Graduating More students

Thursday, January 12, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia's state colleges and universities are retaining more students and have generated record numbers of graduates in recent years, thanks to statewide efforts to improve student success. However, continued positive results could be hindered by budget challenges and increased tuition costs, state higher education officials told members of Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability (LOCEA) today.

"Drawing as Muse" Exhibit on Display in Wallman Hall

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo exhibition “Drawing as Muse” by artist Glenn Goldberg will be on display in January and February in Wallman Hall. 

The JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall, is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibition will run from Jan. 17 through Feb. 10, with an opening reception and gallery talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The event and admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.

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