On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host a drive to register bone marrow donors. Sponsored by the Rugby Team, the drive will urge students, faculty and staff to “give a spit about cancer” by signing up for the Be the Match Foundation bone marrow registry via a simple cheek swab.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Colebank Hall Gym. A dessert reception will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
On Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the 2012 Student Career Conference to teach students how to “Break Into Today’s Job Market.” Sponsored by the Office of Career Services, the conference is designed for current college students to explore topics surrounding job searching.
A presentation and discussion titled “From Belfast Northern Ireland to North Central West Virginia” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
The Office of Student Activities of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host First Nation’s Intertribal Singers and Dancers featuring Moontee Sinquah for a free public performance at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Colebank Hall Gym
The Sinquah family will perform traditional Hopi songs and hoop dances. Moontee Sinquah is the patriarch of the family and will be joined by his sons Scott and Sampson and younger cousin Zachary Smith.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will observe Veterans Day 2012 with three events sponsored by Student Government and the Student Veterans Organization.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, a Veterans Resource Fair will take place in the Main Street area, located on the second floor of the Falcon Center. Organizations that provide services to veterans will be on hand to provide information to FSU and Pierpont students.