Student Life

FSU Kicks Off Project in Honor of MLK Day of Service

Friday, January 10, 2014

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Fairmont State University is organizing a Box of Sunshine Drive to benefit clients of the Soup Opera in Fairmont.

Welcome Reception for International Students Planned

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Office of International Student Services of Fairmont State University will host a Welcome Reception for International Students on Thursday, Jan 16.

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.

Students Participate in 2013 Appalachian Teaching Project

Thursday, January 09, 2014

A team of Fairmont State University students traveled to Washington, D.C., in December 2013 to present their tourism research as part of the 2013 ARC Appalachian Teaching Project. Their project focused on “Coal and Its Story: Development of a 21st Century Coal Community.”

Ceramic Sculptural Exhibit on Display in Brooks Gallery

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

“Coalesence,” an exhibition of ceramic sculptural forms by Frederick Bartolovic and Michelle Strader, will be on display at Fairmont State University in January and February.

Gift Helps Fund FSU Student Scholarships

Friday, December 20, 2013

A gift from a Fairmont native will provide scholarship funds for Fairmont State University students.

The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. received an IRA distribution of more than $253, 600 from the estate of James E. Walton of Salem, S.C.

WVSO Recognizes FSU Department of Music as SCALE Partner

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

During two recent performances in Morgantown, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra recognized Fairmont State University as a Student-Centered Arts Learning (SCALE) partner.

The Orchestra’s SCALE program links music and other disciplines, such as math, science, writing and art, using the music of the Young People’s Concert as a thematic guide. The program is correlated with West Virginia’s Content Standards and Objectives for elementary classrooms.

Reception to Celebrate Graduating International Students

Friday, December 06, 2013

In collaboration with the International Education Committee, the Office of International Student Services will host a reception on Friday, Dec. 13, for international students graduating from Fairmont State University.

The reception will take place in the Falcon Center third floor Board Room from noon to 1 p.m. Graduating international students from Korea, Nepal and Saudi Arabia will be recognized and celebrated.

FSU Community Chorus to Perform Dec. 8 Concert

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Fairmont State University Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Sam Spears, will perform a Service of Lessons and Carols at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 301 Jackson St., Fairmont. 

Admission is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be collected at the event. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

Holiday Tree Lighting and Concert Set for Dec. 6

Monday, December 02, 2013

Two events on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Friday, Dec. 6, will celebrate the holiday season.

FSU Winter Commencement to Take Place Dec. 14

Monday, December 02, 2013

About 150 students will participate in Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.

To view a live video stream of the Commencement ceremony on Dec. 14, click here.

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