Animator and cartoonist Gary Leib has been named as the 2011 Artist-in-Residence at Fairmont State University. Leib will present a public lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in Multi-Media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library. An opening reception for the artist’s exhibit in Brooks Gallery of Wallman Hall is planned for 7-9 p.m. that evening, and Leib will also speak about his work at that event.
An exhibit by Fairmont State University Art Department faculty member Jeff Hindal titled “Salad Days Redux” will open in Wallman Hall’s Brooks Gallery on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
The Community Service Learning Office of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College organized a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.
Fairmont State University is closed Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 18, for the spring 2011 semester.
As part of his two-week statewide “Call for Common Sense” tour, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will be the guest of honor today, Jan. 12, at an event called Fairmont Forward: A Celebration of the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center with Senator Joe Manchin.