Academics

High School Students to Participate in Quiz Bowl

Friday, October 19, 2012

Eight high school teams will compete in a Quiz Bowl hosted by the Education Honors Society, Kappa Delta Pi and the Honors Program at Fairmont State University at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will take place in the third floor conference rooms of the Falcon Center.

"Our Town" on Wallman Stage in November

Friday, October 19, 2012

During November, the Fairmont community will have the opportunity to experience a timeless story with a twist, as the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group present “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder.

Hear "Frankenstein, Frank N. Furter and Friends" on Wallman Stage

Friday, October 19, 2012

The Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and the Fairmont State Chamber Choir will present a concert titled “Frankenstein, Frank N. Furter and Friends” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in the Wallman Hall Theatre.

Directed by Dr. Sam Spears with John Morrison as accompanist, the concert ties into the celebration of Halloween and the 2012-2013 Fairmont State University Common Reader project.

Cava Family Football Locker Room Dedicated with Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, October 18, 2012

The Fairmont State University Fighting Falcons football locker room has received a much-needed facelift, and on Saturday, Oct. 13, the newly renovated Cava Family Football Locker Room was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

“Our institution is strengthened by visionary donors, like the Cava family, who generously support our programs and enable a margin of excellence at Fairmont State,” said Dr. Maria Rose, FSU President.

Exploration Days Offered for Prospective Students and Families

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Office of Admissions & Recruitment invites prospective students and families to explore their options at Fairmont State University. On select days throughout the regular semester, academic-based Exploration Days will be held on the main campus in Fairmont, W.Va.

The following dates are scheduled as Exploration Days: Jan. 24 and 25, Feb. 15 and April 19 in 2013.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening of Library Elevator

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

A new elevator on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College has enhanced accessibility to inner campus and to the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

FSU Named to 2013 Military Friendly Schools® List

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Fairmont State University is among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. Victory Media has named FSU to the 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® list.

FSU Participates in "College Application and Exploration Week"

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed Oct. 1 through 5 as “College Application and Exploration Week” in the Mountain State in an effort to assist more students in preparing for education and training beyond high school.  More than 70 middle and high schools, colleges and universities, and community organizations across the state will host events and activities designed to help students and families in exploring and applying to higher education programs.

Gov. Tomblin Helps Celebrate Opening of New Campus Food Bank

Friday, September 28, 2012

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin helped celebrate the official opening of a new campus food bank to benefit the students of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

Music Students Meet with WVSO Conductor Grant Cooper

Friday, September 21, 2012

Fairmont State University Music majors had a special opportunity to learn firsthand from Grant Cooper, Artistic Director and Conductor of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Cooper met with students during a Music Appreciation class from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, in Wallman Hall Room 236.

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