Events

Concert Presented in Coordination with Common Reader Project

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A concert by the Collegiate Singers and Chamber Choir will explore music historically and thematically related to the book selected for Fairmont State University’s 2011-2012 Common Reader project, “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks.  

"Hush: An Interview with America" on Stage in March

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group present “Hush: An Interview with America,” a humorous and heartfelt play for young audiences. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 4, in Wallman Hall Theatre on the main Fairmont campus. For tickets or additional information, contact the box office at (304) 367-4240 or visit www.fairmontstate.edu/tickets.

"Punching Cattle on a Jackrabbit" Exhibit on Display in March

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A new exhibit on display throughout March at Fairmont State University’s Brooks Gallery in Wallman Hall explores a local artist's perception of the peculiarities of American culture.

Empty Bowls Project Helps Fight Hunger

Sunday, February 19, 2012

For the fifth consecutive year, the Fairmont State University pottery studio through the School of Fine Arts has hosted students, faculty, staff and alumni to participate in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.

Student Affairs Hall of Fame to Honor Three

Friday, February 17, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will honor 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 event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Colebank Hall.

West Virginia Symphony Orchesta to Perform on Campus March 1

Friday, February 17, 2012

Conducted by Grant Cooper, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert of music by Anton Bruckner and Antonín Dvořák, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Colebank Hall Gym on the Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College main campus.

Panel to Discuss Environmental Awareness

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate will host a panel discussion on Environmental Awareness at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Multi-Media Room A in the Ruth Ann Musick Library. The event will be moderated by Dr. Tad Kato, Chair of the Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee. 

Register Now for the 20th Annual Student Leadership Conference

Friday, January 27, 2012

On Feb. 17 and 18, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the 20th Annual Student Leadership Conference with the theme “Where Will You Be Tomorrow?” Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of Residence Life and Student Government, the conference is designed for high school and college students, student organization and club leaders, Greek life officers and members, Student Government members, Freshman Counselors, residence hall advisers and prospective leaders.

Fight Heart Disease and Go Red for Women

Friday, January 27, 2012

A week of events at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will help raise awareness about heart disease by supporting the Go Red For Women campaign. Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of women.

Caperton Center to Host College Goal Sunday on Feb. 12

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of 19 locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 12, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Students and parents can receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the free workshops.

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