Global Connections

Panel Discussion to Focus on "Surviving the Innovation"

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate will host a Panel Discussion on “Surviving the Innovation.”

Panelists will discuss both positive and negative impacts of technology development in contemporary civilization and further address the needs for wise survival as people face various forms of global crises. 

Roads to Appalachia through the Mezzogiorno Trip Planned

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2013 called Roads to Appalachia through the Mezzogiorno, the land of “the midday sun” between the Tyrrhenian and Ionian seas.

Reception to Welcome International Students on Aug. 22

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Office of International Student Services of Fairmont State University will host a Welcome Reception for International Students on Thursday, Aug. 22.

The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Reception Planned for May 2013 Graduating International Students

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Office of International Student Services, in collaboration with the International Education Committee, will host a reception for international students who are graduating from Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Room 303 of the Education Building. The reception is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

International Festival 2013 Kicks Off on April 15

Monday, April 08, 2013

As part of International Festival 2013, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will celebrate global culture on campus.

Manchin to Be Inducted into Order of La Sila

Monday, April 08, 2013

Fairmont State University will host the second annual Order of La Sila scholarship dinner on Sunday, April 28. At this year’s event, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III will be the second person inducted as a “Tall Pine” into the Order of La Sila.

Northern Ireland Week to Be Proclaimed in Fairmont

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

To be proclaimed as Northern Ireland Week by the City of Fairmont, the week of April 1 through 5 will feature the visit of a distinguished delegation of visitors from Northern Ireland. A series of speaking events and presentations, several of which will be open to the public, has been planned.

Student Talent Show Planned for Feb. 26

Friday, February 15, 2013

The International Student Organization invites all interested (and talented) Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students to participate in a Talent Show Competition. The event will take place from 12:30-1:30 Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Main Street area on the second floor of the Falcon Center on the shared main campus.

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