Academics

Caperton Center to Host Author's Lecture on Malcolm X

Thursday, February 18, 2010

In celebration of Black History Month, the Fairmont State University Gaston Caperton Center will host a lecture by Dr. Dennis Wainstock on his latest book, "Malcolm X, African American Revolutionary."

College Goal Sunday Offers Help with Federal Financial Aid Form

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

A special event planned for Sunday, Feb. 21, will give students and parents the opportunity to obtain free, expert help in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

"Anton in Show Business" on Stage Through March 6

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Fairmont State University Masquers theatre group opens the spring 2010 semester with the production of an award-winning contemporary play. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, Jane Martin's "Anton in Show Business," winner of the 2001 American Theatre Critics Steinberg New Play Award, conveys the joys, pains and absurdities of "putting on a play" at the turn of the century.

Leadership Conference Focuses on "Green and Healthy on the Hill"

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are hosting a Student Leadership Conference with the theme "Green and Healthy on the Hill."

"Works by Tracy Stuckey" on Display During February

Monday, February 01, 2010

An exhibit of paintings called, "Works by Tracy Stuckey," will be on display in February at Fairmont State University.

North Central WV Science Fair to Take Place March 12-13

Thursday, February 18, 2010

To allow students more time to work on their projects, the North Central West Virginia Science, Energy and Engineering Fair originally planned for Feb. 19 and 20 at Fairmont State University has been postponed until March 12 and 13.

"Remembering #9" on Stage for Arts Day at Legislature

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Coal dust runs through the veins of the people of North Central West Virginia. Unfortunately, the history of the coal industry also includes tragedy -- Monongah in 1907, Farmington in 1968, Sago in 2006. These dark days are woven into the collective memories of a region.

Grant Funds Events in March with Focus on Social Justice

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

A lecture and workshop series at Fairmont State University this spring will promote discussion about the social justice issues of civil liberties and universal human rights for prisoners during times of war. The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has awarded FSU a $5,700 grant to help fund the events, which are planned for March 2010.

"Traditions" Journal Volume 11 Released

Saturday, January 16, 2010

The new edition of "Traditions: A Journal of West Virginia Folk Culture and Educational Awareness" focuses on the "Roads to Appalachia" Study and Travel Abroad Program.

Paintings by Melissa May on Exhibit in January

Friday, January 15, 2010

New paintings by Melissa May will be shown at the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University's Wallman Hall from Jan. 21 to 29.

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