As part of the Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series and as the culmination of the Common Reading Project for 2010-2011, author Rebecca Skloot will speak on campus about her book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Skloot will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2, in Colebank Hall. This lecture was originally scheduled for April 18, but was rescheduled by the author. Admission is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the second annual statewide conference for Campus Compact on Wednesday, April 20. The conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Falcon Center.
The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate is hosting a panel discussion on the topic “Environmental Awareness” on Tuesday, April 19, as an Earth Day Week Event. The forum is sponsored by Dr. Maria Rose.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association will host its third annual “PNC Day at the Park” on Saturday, May 21, as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Detroit Tigers.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group will present Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” on the Wallman Hall stage.
About 400 students will participate in Spring Commencement for Fairmont State University. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
Do you have a band? Does your band consist of performers or singers that perform with instruments? If so, Student Government invites you to participate in a "Battle of the Bands."
The Fairmont State University Board of Governors has named Dr. Maria C. Bennett Rose as Interim President, and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission today approved the appointment.
On Valentine’s Day 1998, Eve Ensler, the author of “The Vagina Monologues” got together with a few of her friends and did a benefit performance of the show for local charities in New York City. After the benefit’s outrageous success, Ensler decided to create V-Day.