For students of all ages deciding where to continue their education, Saturday, Oct. 29, offers an exciting opportunity to experience campus life at Fairmont State University.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association will celebrate the golden anniversary of the Class of 1961 as part of events planned for Homecoming 2011, “Let Your Dreams Become Your Reality,” on Oct 24-29.
As part of Homecoming 2011 “Let Your Dreams Become Your Reality” for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.
As part of the Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series and as part of Homecoming 2011 at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, Morris Morrison will speak on campus on Thursday, Oct. 20.
A Grand Opening Celebration is planned for the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. As part of a week of events planned for Homecoming 2011, the Grand Opening Celebration will take place at 3 p.m. at the Folklife Center, which is located near the Squibb Wilson Boulevard entrance to the main campus.
Author and former Fairmont State University adjunct faculty member, Valerie Nieman, will be on campus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, reading from her new book "Blood Clay."
The Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature will host the third annual World Language Immersion Day for area high school and junior high students on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Students coming to campus will participate in activities designed to use language skills actively and promote understanding of international culture.
The Instructor Exchange Program at Fairmont State University will present a panel discussion regarding the African American Family at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students will observe Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Sexuality Awareness Week with a combination of events surrounding the theme, "Oksoberfest."
Fairmont State University is hosting another round of its 2011 Community Engagement Initiative on Thursday, Oct. 6, as the Falcon football team plays host to Bowie State at 7 p.m. at Duvall-Rosier Field. Gates open at 6 p.m.