Global Connections

Roads to Appalachia Trip to Belgium, Germany and Switzerland Planned for Summer 2011

Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2011 called Roads to Appalachia through Belgium and the Germanic Roots of Western Germany and Northern Switzerland. The trip will explore our region’s connections to these root areas.

Events Celebrate International Education Week

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are observing International Education Week with three events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.

High School Students Participating in Language Immersion

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Fairmont State University is hosting high school students from five area high schools today, Oct. 21, for its second annual language Immersion Day.

International Welcome Reception Today at 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The community is invited to attend an International Welcome Reception from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

Italian to American Cultural Camp Continues This Week

Monday, June 14, 2010


Twenty-two Italian high school students will participate in "Mountains to Mountains from La Sila to Appalachia" Italian to American Cultural Camp this summer on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

FSU Signs Agreement with University of Babylon

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Officials from Fairmont State University and the University of Babylon in Iraq on Monday, April 19, signed an agreement to formalize a relationship between the two universities.

International Connections Continue to Grow at FSU

Friday, April 16, 2010

 With growth in international student enrollment, the building of partnerships with colleges and universities in other nations and increased travel abroad opportunities for students, the Fairmont State University community has more global connections than ever before.

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