Global Connections

Fundraiser to Support Students' Study in Italy

Friday, September 02, 2011

 The Calabria-West Virginia Italian Heritage Association will sponsor a fundraiser this weekend to support students wishing to study at the University of Calabria in Italy. 

The event, which will be held in conjunction with the annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, will recognize the contribution to life in the state and beyond by a successful Italian-American, and encourage further exchange of students between Calabria and Fairmont.

Welcome Reception for International Students Set for Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Office of International Student Services will host a Welcome Reception for International Students at the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

Changing the World -- Non-Traditionally

Monday, August 01, 2011

On a warm day in early June, Fairmont State senior, Alicia Nieman and I meet at a local lunch spot. To most people we may look like colleagues or friends who are taking some time to reconnect. In actuality I am stealing a few moments of her time to witness her crossroad moment and to share it with you.

 

Our Brains for Your Bucks

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Fairmont State was one of only two schools in the state to receive funding in 2010 from the West Virginia Research Trust Fund’s STEM Grant Program for State Colleges and Universities, also known as "Bucks for Brains".

Saving Lives One Mouse Click at a Time

Thursday, September 01, 2011

IDENTITY THEFT, MUSLIM RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION, and ONLINE CHILD EXPLOITATION RING UNCOVERED were a few of the headlines on today’s morning news show. Anyone with a television knows that the world we live in seems to be growing more restless and volatile by the day. The bad guys of today are a new breed – they no longer have to be in close proximity to blow up a building.

Two FSU Students Attend Academic Seminar

Monday, July 18, 2011

Two Fairmont State University students attended an academic seminar hosted by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars in Washington, D.C.  Logan Thorne, a political science major, and Nicole Allison, majoring in criminal justice, attended the “Top Secret: Challenges to National Security in a Global Society” seminar held May 15-21. The seminar is meant to provide students a guided experience of the national security landscape. Both students are members of the Honors Program.

Camp Focuses on Cultural Exchange

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

 A new camp sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, which serves Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, is promoting “Learning Without Borders.”

FSU Formalizes Partnership with Namseoul University of South Korea

Friday, June 24, 2011

The formalization of a relationship between Fairmont State University and Namseoul University will result in increased academic and cultural exchange opportunities for students in the U.S. and South Korea.

FSU Receives Grant for New Course to Focus on Global Perspectives

Thursday, April 28, 2011

 Fairmont State University is one of three West Virginia four-year public universities awarded a grant focusing on international education by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

International Festival 2011 Kicks Off on April 12

Friday, April 08, 2011

As part of International Festival 2011, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will celebrate global culture on campus.

Planned for Tuesday, April 12, through Friday, April 15, the weeklong festival is co-sponsored by the International Education Committee, International Student Organization, International Advising Office, International Friends Program and Student Government.

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