Academics

Career Development Center Named in Honor of BrickStreet

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Fairmont State University Career Development Center officially will be named the BrickStreet Career Development Center during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 29, to honor the BrickStreet Foundation for its commitment to funding scholarships for FSU students.

FSU and UT Co-Host Stargazing Party in Calhoun County

Monday, September 26, 2016

Amateur and professional stargazers alike are invited to watch the nighttime sky during an event in Calhoun County, W.Va., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.

Film Timbuktu to be Shown--Depicts the Politics of Radicalization

Monday, September 19, 2016

The Department of Language and Literature and the Honors Program are co-sponsoring a showing of the film Timbuktu on Tuesday, September  20 at 7:00 PM in Library MMA.

This Abderrahmane Sissako film was a 2015 Cannes Film Festival official selection and a nominee for the best foreign-language Oscar.  It depicts the takeover of a peaceful rural village by a gang of radical jihadis and the tragedy that ensues.

Staged Play Reading Planned for National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Office of Counseling & Disability Services are coming together to sponsor a program observing National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

FSU Graduate Hopes to Leave Her Mark in Cancer Research

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Fairmont State University alumna Rebecca Goydel hopes to leave her mark in cancer research by continuing her education at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida.

Her vision for her future started while attending Wheeling Park High School. She wanted a degree in chemistry but also wanted to teach.

Kestrel Issue 35 Celebration Set for Sept. 23-24

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 35.

Ten Kestrel contributors will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion, as well as give readings from their own work.

Panel to Discuss Guns on College Campuses

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts and the Faculty Welfare Committee are hosting a community panel to discuss the issue of individuals possessing and concealing firearms on college campuses on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Public Comment Sought About Fairmont State University

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Fairmont State University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit October 10-11, 2016 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission.  Fairmont State has been accredited by HLC since 1928. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

"Women's Voices: Memory in Motion" Explores Life Before Title IX

Friday, September 02, 2016

“Women’s Voices: Memory in Motion,” an evening of stories about love, injustice, tenacity and survival, opens in September at Fairmont State University. Created by students working under the direction of Dr. Francene Kirk, the original theatre piece is based on interviews with women who are age 55 and older.

FSU Science Education Programs Receive National Accreditation

Friday, August 26, 2016

Fairmont State University’s Science Education programs received recent recognition from two national organizations giving the programs continuing accreditation.

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