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“Nature of West Virginia Life:” Presidential Lecture Planned for Oct. 25

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dr. Stephen B. Jones, interim president at Fairmont State University, will present his lecture “Nature of West Virginia Life” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the West Virginia Folklife Center.

 A forester and doctoral level applied ecologist by education, Jones believes that every lesson for living, learning, serving, and leading is either written indelibly in or is powerfully inspired by Nature. He will speak to harnessing the power, passion and wisdom of Nature.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

During an upcoming film screening, it will be OK to throw toast toward the screen. In fact, it’s encouraged.

The Fairmont State University student organization Masquers, will present “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. in Colebank Gym.

Smeltdown II: Fall iron pour features two days of events

Monday, October 02, 2017

Faculty, students, and artists from across the region will convene on Fairmont State University campus to experience “Smeltdown II: the Smelting,” two days of collaborative cast iron art and technology.

Transmedia PreDelay gallery talk and reception set for Thursday

Monday, October 02, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to announce the solo exhibition Transmedia PreDelay by artist Jeffrey Moser.

FSU swimmers work with Corridor Chapter of Autism Society

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

On Sundays during the month of September, members of the Fairmont State University men’s and women’s swim teams have spent some quality time in the pool. But they’re not working on their technique or trying to shed time off their personal best.

They’re working as “buddies” for children involved in Corridor Chapter of the Autism Society of West Virginia, each paired with a participant to offer free swim lessons.

Constitution and civil liberties discussed by FSU panel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

This year the College of Liberal Arts decided to host a panel discussion entitled: “With Liberty and Justice for All?: The Constitution and Civil Liberties.” With the goal of prompting civil discussion across campus, the panelists aimed to shed light on various historical and contemporary issues related how and why the Constitution — and, specifically, amendments to it — has aimed to define and protect the civil liberties of American citizens.

Nine Receive Fairmont State Alumni Awards

Monday, September 25, 2017

As part of Homecoming 2017 for Fairmont State University, nine exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Fairmont Flashback 1967” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Fairmont State’s NAIA National Championship Football team.

Honors Student Studies at The Washington Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fairmont State students spend summer doing all sorts of things from jobs to vacations.  Kira N. Guier, an honors student from Kearneysville, West Virginia, studied this summer at The Washington Center and interned at DC127.

Kira, a junior, is double majoring in criminal justice and history.

Outstanding Faculty Members Honored for Achievement

Friday, May 12, 2017

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 19, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

The event was hosted by the Faculty Development Committee, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Fairmont State Foundation. Funding for the awards and grants is provided by the Office of Academic Affairs and the Fairmont State Foundation.

Endowed Scholarship Created in Honor of President Rose

Friday, May 12, 2017

At the annual end-of-the-year picnic for Fairmont State University faculty and staff, RJ Gimbl, President and CEO of the Fairmont State Foundation, surprised FSU President Maria Rose with a special gift from the FSU community. Gimbl announced the creation of the Maria C. Rose Endowed Scholarship for first generation college students.

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