In 1881, the first member of the Moore family, Ira Corwin Moore, enrolled in Fairmont State Normal School. More than 135 years later, the family continues to be closely connected to Fairmont State University and the culture and heritage of Appalachia.
For many of us, getting into an airplane to travel around the country and even the world is becoming more common but pilots to fly those planes are becoming harder to find. Fairmont State University is working to fill that need by training students on their brand new 2017 Cessna 172 Skyhawk.
For many in Marion County, standing in line for a bowl of soup and a slice of bread is a common way to meet an all-too-common need—hunger. On Sunday, March 11, from 11a.m. to 3p.m., at the Knights of Columbus in Fairmont, many residents will stand in a similar line in order to raise awareness and support through an Empty Bowls event.
The Fairmont State University Choirs will present a concert entitled “Voyages” at the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont on Friday, March 23, 7:30p.m. The concert will feature the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir, and Community Chorus. The concert is free and open to the public.
In honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, career services and the office of disability services is hosting an event on Main Street, second floor of the Falcon Center, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Student organizations, local leaders, government agencies, and business professionals plan to set up tables to display their company information and speak about their experiences and accomplishments.
Fairmont State's Sierra Kotchman and Kelli Jo Harrison were each named to the Mountain East Conference All-Tournament Team on Sunday afternoon following the conclusion of the women's championship game at the Charleston Civic Center.
Kerri M. Childs, a graduate student pursuing a master of arts in teaching, presented at the University of Louisville’s Conference on Literature and Culture Since1900, according to Dr. Angela Schwer, chair of the Department of Language and Literature.
Fairmont State senior Marlena Dudekhas qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division II Women's Swimming Championships, as announced by the association on Thursday afternoon. The 2018 swimming championships are slated for March 14-17 in Greensboro, N.C.