UPDATE (10/29/2012): Fairmont State University Athletic Department: We are canceling the celebration for Larry Hill for tonight, and tentatively will reschedule for next Monday, November 5 – same time, same place. The game is also cancelled. The game will now be held next Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Joe Retton Arena.
Fairmont Rugby players have been invited to participate in the Three Rivers Rugby Conference All-Star Match at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
The Fairmont Rugby team is recognized as part of the Club Sports Program through the Office of Student Affairs, which serves Fairmont State and Pierpont Community & Technical College. The Club Sports program complements the Intramural Sports Program and the Varsity Athletic Program.
A Choral Concert featuring choral groups from the community and schools of Marion County will benefit the United Way of Marion County.
The event will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in Colebank Hall Gym on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Doors open at 1 p.m. Admission is by donation, and all proceeds will benefit the United Way.
The West Virginia Art Education Association (WVAEA) will hold its annual conference at Fairmont State University on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27. The conference will be hosted by FSU’s School of Fine Arts.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association celebrated the golden anniversary of the Class of 1962 as part of Homecoming 2012. The event, sponsored by Wesbanco Bank, included many memories and reflections from class members.
To view photos from the class of 1962, click here.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will launch the new “Appalachian Italian Folk Cultural Series” with a special event on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Every Homecoming, the Fairmont State Alumni Association and Muriale’s Restaurant celebrate FSU’s athletic tradition with Falcon Fest. Each team and their coaches, along with intramural squads, are invited to come out and celebrate the week with their peers. It has become a tradition for the teams and something they look forward to every year.
The Fairmont State men's and women's basketball teams held its first-ever "Fan Fest" during Homecoming. Students and fans took their first look at the 2012-13 squads including previews from Coach Steve McDonald and Coach Jerrod Calhoun.
The night included a dunk contest, three-point shootout, mini-scrimmages, autograph sessions with players and coaches and a student/fan zombie contest.
Fairmont State gathered past athletes and friends to celebrate and induct The Class of 2012 into the Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame. Inductees included: Martha Ganoe (volleyball); Kristen Gattuso (women’s basketball); Haywood Highsmith (men’s basketball); George Opron (baseball); John Feronti (swimming); Jarrod Furgason (football); and Bill Stewart (football).