About 250 students will graduate during Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2011 called Roads to Appalachia through Belgium and the Germanic Roots of Western Germany and Northern Switzerland. The trip will explore our region’s connections to these root areas.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is presenting a variety of upcoming musical events, which are free and open to the public.
The Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College brings nationally prominent speakers of diverse viewpoints to campus each fall and spring.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are observing International Education Week with three events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission on Nov. 17 released fall 2010 enrollment data for the state higher education system, which revealed that a record 95,118 students are enrolled, marking a 2 percent increase over fall 2009 - when enrollment surpassed 90,000 for the first time in state history - and a 10.5 percent increase over fall 2006.
Fairmont State University GEAR UP and West Virginia GEAR UP, the state's two GEAR UP programs, are joining forces to encourage students to apply early to colleges and universities through College Application Week on Nov. 14-20.
Kappa Delta Pi, an Education Honorary at Fairmont State University, recently partnered with the Marion County Reading Council to sponsor a teaching materials yard sale.
The Fairmont State University Department of Language & Literature will host its Bi-Annual Milton Marathon on Monday, Nov. 15, in the second floor student lounge of the Ruth Ann Musick Library.
The Fairmont State University Town & Gown Youth Company is planning two dates for auditions for its upcoming production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown."