Oct. 1, 2016 is a day Kristin Staub will never forget. Fairmont State University continued its winning streak to claim a 48-14 homecoming victory over Urbana University and in an unconventional halftime ceremony, she was named FSU homecoming queen.
Fairmont State University’s Honors Program will host its annual Quiz Bowl at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Eight teams from West Virginia high schools will be competing for first place. The schools participating in this year’s competition are East Fairmont High School, Liberty High School, South Harrison High School, University High School and Woodrow Wilson High School.
The faculty advisors for each school are Miriam Straka (EFHS), Stephen Howard (LHS), David McQuain (UHS), Lisa Stout (SHHS) and Mary Jo Snow (WWHS).
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.
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.
A partnership that includes the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present the third annual Calhoun Stargaze at Calhoun County Park, 380 Park Place, Grantsville, West Virginia. The park boasts one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States. Regardless of season, the Milky Way can easily be followed from one horizon to the next.
More than 40 student leaders and 15 student organizations from Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College participated in FalconLead, a leadership development program organized and facilitated by the Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Association.
As part of Homecoming 2016 for Fairmont State University, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 1. This year’s Homecoming theme is “There’s No Place Like Fairmont.”
With the theme “There’s No Place Like Fairmont,” Fairmont State University will celebrate Homecoming 2016 from Thursday, Sept. 29, through Saturday, Oct. 1. The Fairmont State Alumni Association will welcome back the Class of 1966 for their induction into the Emeritus Club.
The Fairmont State Emeritus Club Luncheon and Induction Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. All members of the Emeritus Club are encouraged to attend to support the new class of inductees.
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.
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.
On Friday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Jaynes Hall 304, Dr. Elizabeth Savage will moderate a panel discussion on the topic, “Accessibility,” featuring visiting writers. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
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.