Academics

Town & Gown Summer Theatre Presents "Little Women" and "Farmers Market the Musical"

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Fairmont State University’s Town & Gown Summer Theatre continues its longstanding tradition of musical productions when it presents “Little Women” and the world premiere of “Farmers Market the Musical” this summer.

Two Events Planned Related to Common Read for 2013-2014

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The members of the Fairmont State University Common Book Committee are happy to announce the Common Book title for the 2013-2014 academic year. With the help of many wonderful recommendations from faculty and staff George Prochnik’s “In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise” has been selected.

FSU Senior to Attend The Washington Center's Summer Program

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Imagine waking up every morning in the heart of Washington, D.C., and learning from professionals in your academic field at The Washington Center. Imagine being in a group of equally driven individuals who are just as eager to learn and attend activities such as Public Policy Dialogues on Capitol Hill, the Roundtable on Philanthropy and Social Responsibility and small group discussions. Fairmont State senior Leighla R.

WYK Associates Presents Architecture Awards to FSU

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

WYK Associates, Inc. of Clarksburg was honored with three Merit Design Awards at the 35th Annual American Institute of Architects-West Virginia Gala in Charleston on April 13. Their work on the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on campus received two Merit Design Awards for Achievement in Architecture: one for overall design and one for interior design.

Nursing and Fine Arts Students Collaborate on Learning Experience

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Students and faculty from the School of Nursing and Allied Health Administration and the School of Fine Arts are collaborating on class activity that gives acting students and nursing students hands-on learning experience.

Reception Planned for May 2013 Graduating International Students

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Office of International Student Services, in collaboration with the International Education Committee, will host a reception for international students who are graduating from Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Room 303 of the Education Building. The reception is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

Music Department to Present Three Spring Concerts

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will offer three concerts at the end of the spring 2013 semester.

On April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Wallman Hall Room 229, the FSU New Music Students Ensemble, as well as guest performers, directed by Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum, will perform original works composed during the spring semester. The concert will conclude with a new work written on newly designed instruments from the course.

Dr. Francene Kirk Awarded Abelina Suarez Professorship

Thursday, April 25, 2013

During the Faculty Recognition event on April 24, Dr. Francene Kirk, Associate Professor of Communication and Fine Arts in the School of Fine Arts, was awarded the 2013 Abelina Suarez Professorship.

Five other Fairmont State University faculty members were nominated for the high honor:

School of Fine Arts and Masquers Present "The Grouch"

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Fairmont State University Masquers theatre group and the School of Fine Arts will present the play “The Grouch” by Menander on the Wallman Hall stage.

Spring Music Gala Highlights Students and West Virginia Folklore

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music celebrates the spirit of musical connection with its Spring Music Gala at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, in Colebank Hall.

Admission is free to the performance with a donation to The Soup Opera. Representatives will be at the concert to collect canned goods and other donations. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.