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.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will participate in the nationally recognized International Education Week with events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.
“Paradise Lost," an epic poem written by John Milton will be read at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Milton Marathon event located in the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the third floor outside of the Skylab.
“It is one of the most beautiful works in English Literature and one that grapples with questions of free will and religious faith,” said Donna J. Long, Professor of English.