The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to present the popular violin-bass duo, "Bridging the Gap", in concert Friday, March 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in the Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University. “Bridging the Gap” performed in the Folklife Center two years ago, and the concert was such a success that we are bringing them back to perform for our Music on the Hill Guest Artists Series. Admission for the concert is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University and the Department of Athletics will be holding a press conference on Thursday afternoon at 12 p.m. to celebrate the women’s swim team’s 2018 Mountain East Conference swimming championship, the first conference championship in program history.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center’s new exhibition, “Always Here: Native Americans in West Virginia,” opens Thursday, February 22, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University. At 5 p.m., after a brief welcome from exhibition curator and the center’s interim director, Pat Musick, Lakota elder Bob Pirner will give a traditional invocation.
The initial spring semester theatre offering by the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers is Lucy Prebble's compelling dark comedy, "The Effect". The production will run February 28 through March 4 in the Wallman Hall Studio Theatre (Room 314) on the Fairmont State campus.
The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations. Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter. The fair will be held Feb. 24, 2018, on the Fairmont State University campus, 1201 Locust Ave., Fairmont.
The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to announce the solo exhibition “This System is Working” by Christian Benefiel in the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show opens to the public on February 15th and will stay on display until March 8th.
Professor Miles Leeson of the University of Chichester, UK will present a lecture, “Flesh/Flash: Novels, Navels, and Encoding Friendship” on Tuesday, February 20 at 4:00 p.m. in the Folklife Center, according to Dr. Angela Schwer, Chair of the Department of Language and Literature.
Fairmont State University will host its 2018 Career Fair on Tuesday, February 13th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Falcon Center on the Fairmont campus. The career fair is free to attend and open to students, alumni, and the greater Fairmont community.
Dr. Mirta Martin, Fairmont State’s 15th president, is excited to promote local employment to Fairmont State students, alumni and the community.
A four-member team of faculty from Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology have been awarded a $20,000 grant from West Virginia Science & Research, a division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Team members include Dr. Mark Flood, Dr. Erica Harvey, Dr. Matt Scanlon and Dr. Andreas Baur. The grant will be used to acquire an atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer.