Reception to Celebrate Graduating International Students

Friday, December 06, 2013

In collaboration with the International Education Committee, the Office of International Student Services will host a reception on Friday, Dec. 13, for international students graduating from Fairmont State University.

The reception will take place in the Falcon Center third floor Board Room from noon to 1 p.m. Graduating international students from Korea, Nepal and Saudi Arabia will be recognized and celebrated.

FSU to Host 2013 FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The event will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. More than 1,000 people, including 60 teams of students, are expected to attend.

Sponsors of this year’s challenge are NASA IV&V, Fairmont State University, WV Space Grant Consortium, Par Mar Stores, Thrasher Engineering and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Woodwind Quintet Recital Set for Nov. 23

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Fairmont State University Woodwind Quintet, “Cinq Nuances de Violette,” coached by Dr. Constance Edwards, will perform a recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Wallman Hall Room 229.  

The ensemble features Nicolle Davis on flute and piccolo, Candace Walker on oboe, Kayla Keefover on clarinet, Rayme Pullen on horn and Heidi Newcome on bassoon. Works include a Hungarian March by Franz Schubert, a set of Russian Folksongs by Anatoly Liadov, solo works by each performer and a set of dances by Denes Agay.  

FSU Marching Band Stadium Review Concert Nov. 14

Monday, November 11, 2013

Named by NBCs ProFootball Talk as “the best small collegiate band in the United States,” the Fairmont State University Marching Band will present its annual Stadium Review Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Colebank Hall.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219. At the concert, there will be a raffle for a quilt made from the old band uniform and a throw made just for the evening’s performance. Tickets for the raffle will be sold at the door. 

IBM Academic Initiative Provides Real-World Experience

Monday, November 11, 2013

Fairmont State University produces well-trained, well-seasoned interns who are ready to tackle the business world.

FSU senior and Moorefield native Lucas Myers recently completed an internship with for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, area. The internship was awarded through the IBM Academic Initiative.

As an Information Systems Management major, Myers, 23, learned computer programming and database management in his FSU classes.

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