The Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance held its annual Awards Ceremony to honor students for their academic accomplishments on Thursday, May 9.
Attending the event were students, their families, alumni, representatives of the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., staff members from the Office of Institutional Advancement, scholarship donors and faculty and staff of the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.
As part of Fairmont’s celebration of West Virginia’s 150th birthday on June 20, Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts Music Preparatory Department students sang “The West Virginia Hills” and provided solo entertainment at Veterans Square.
The work of a Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts faculty member is highlighted at the Huntington Museum of Art as part of the exhibit, “Macy’s Presents: A Sense of Place: The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational,” which celebrates West Virginia’s sesquicentennial.
Directed by Dr. Francene Kirk, “Little Women” is based upon Louisa May Alcott's 19th century novel. The musical brings to life the March family of Concord, Mass. In a time of war and sacrifice, Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth, guided by their mother Marmee, grow from girls into women, through romance and courtship, illness and loss loving and letting go.
The upcoming 150th anniversaries of West Virginia’s statehood and the Civil War were two reasons “Little Women” was selected as the next production of Fairmont State University’s Town & Gown Summer Theatre.