The Department of Language and Literature is pleased to announce a competition for excellence in student writing. Eligible work will have been written during the spring 2011/fall 2011 semesters.
The Office of International Student Services will host a guest lecture by Imam Sohail from the Islamic Center of Morgantown on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
The Fairmont State University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host a Make-A-Wish reception and talk on Nov. 29 between the women’s and men’s basketball contests against West Liberty. The reception will involve a presentation from the North Central West Virginia chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation featuring Hannah Underwood, a recent recipient of a “Wish.”
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts offers four upcoming concerts for music lovers in November and December.
Jim Keresztury, LCSW, ACSW, MBA, will give a presentation on strategies for coping with the holiday season for those dealing with loss and grief.
The event will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Conference Room 1 on the third floor of the Falcon Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will participate in the nationally recognized International Education Week with events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.
Planned for the week of Nov. 14, International Education Week is organized by the Office of International Student Services and is co-sponsored by the International Education Committee, Office of Residence Life and International Student Organization.
As part of the Grand Opening Year events at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, a book signing is offered on Sunday, Nov. 13.
Authors Victor A. Basile and Dr. Judy Prozzillo Byers will discuss and sign copies of their new book “Italians in West Virginia” from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Folklife Center. The reception is sponsored by Rocco Muriale of Muriale’s Restaurant. To RSVP for the event, call (304) 367-4403 or (304) 367-4286 by Friday, Nov. 11.
Students have the opportunity to enter a contest to help name the bookstore on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. The contest is sponsored by the Bookstore Advisory Board, Student Government and the Campus Bookstore.
Name Your Bookstore Contest Official Rules
The Student Veterans Organization and Student Government of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are hosting Veterans Day events on Friday, Nov. 11.
At 11:45 a.m. on the lawn in front of the Falcon Center on main campus, the Harrison County Junior ROTC will offer a color guard performance.
Kestrel, Fairmont State University’s literature and art journal, and the Department of Language and Literature will be hosting a celebration of the release of Kestrel's newest issue on Friday, Nov. 11. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.
Readers will include Ryder Collins (from her new novel, “Homegirl”), Garry Craig Powell, Devon Miller-Duggan, C.J. Farnsworth, Ellen McGrath Smith and Mark DeFoe. Light fare and beverages will be served. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.