Academics

Higher Education Has the Power to Change Lives

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

When Morris Morrison finished his high school education, all he wanted was a chance to be successful in life, and he knew that he would need a college education to make that a reality.

Without the help of parents in his life to support him financially, Morrison was faced with the task of paying for college on his own.

Graduate Programs Educate Professionals in a Variety of Fields

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at Fairmont State University represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

As the demand for highly trained professionals in every field increases, more and more students are choosing to pursue a master’s level degree. The degree, once considered primarily a stepping stone toward a doctorate, is becoming, for many, a terminal degree.

Library Hosts Events This Week and Extends Hours

Monday, November 26, 2012

The Ruth Ann Musick Library will host two events this week for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, faculty and staff

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, members of the campus community are invited to explore eReaders and tablets in a relaxed setting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hupp Skylab on the Library’s top floor.

Department of Music to Present Four Concerts

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will present four end-of-the-year concerts to showcase student talent.

Holiday Concert Offered on Dec. 4 Features Music and Dessert

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Colebank Hall Gym. A dessert reception will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

Presentation to Focus on Northern Ireland and West Virginia

Friday, November 09, 2012

A presentation and discussion titled “From Belfast Northern Ireland to North Central West Virginia” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

International Education Week Kicks Off Nov. 12

Monday, November 05, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will participate in the nationally recognized International Education Week with events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.

Read "Paradise Lost" During the Milton Marathon

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

“Paradise Lost," an epic poem written by John Milton will be read at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Milton Marathon event located in the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the third floor outside of the Skylab.

“It is one of the most beautiful works in English Literature and one that grapples with questions of free will and religious faith,” said Donna J. Long, Professor of English.

Blacksmith Creates Decorative Iron Grill for Folklife Center Entrance

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Those driving by or visiting the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College may have noticed a new addition to the entrance of the building.

Folklife Center Launches Italian Folk Cultural Series

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will launch the new “Appalachian Italian Folk Cultural Series” with a special event on Sunday, Nov. 11.

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