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.
The Fairmont State University Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Valarie Huffman will present a concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Guitar Department will present an ensemble concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
Auditions are planned for the Fairmont State University Town & Gown production of “A Grand Night for Singing.” Auditions will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. May 2 and 3 in Room 314 of Wallman Hall with the possibility of a call-back on May 4.
Two outstanding women were honored during the annual Women of Color Luncheon, a celebration of diversity and achievement, on Wednesday, March 30, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.
As part of International Festival 2011, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will celebrate global culture on campus.
Planned for Tuesday, April 12, through Friday, April 15, the weeklong festival is co-sponsored by the International Education Committee, International Student Organization, International Advising Office, International Friends Program and Student Government.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College honored the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.
The Office of Student Affairs has been notified that, due to illness, author Rebecca Skloot will not be able to speak on campus as scheduled on Monday, April 18. If it is possible to reschedule for another date before the end of the semester, the Office of Student Affairs will pursue that opportunity.
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and will again represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition.
To celebrate the completion of the 2010-2011 academic year, Fairmont State University will be honoring scholarship recipients and outstanding students during a variety of academic awards celebrations.