Student Life

African American History Bowl Team Trivia Game Show Feb. 21

Friday, February 15, 2013

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students have a chance to compete for a cash prize as part of The African American History Bowl Team Trivia Game Show presented by BRAIN STORM! Team Trivia Challenge.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Student Activities, the event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center on the shared main campus.

Whetstone Literary Journal Wins Awards

Friday, February 15, 2013

Issue 31 of Whetstone, Fairmont State University’s undergraduate arts and literary journal, recently won First Place with Special Honors in the 2012 Scholastic Magazine Awards competition hosted by the American Scholastic Press Association. The journal also won an award for Outstanding Use of Color. 

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.

Students to Travel to Paris for Study Over Spring Break

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Over spring break in March 2013, 28 Fairmont State University students from the Honors, French, Business and Architecture programs will travel to Paris.

"The Vagina Monologues" Performances on Campus in February

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” performances at Fairmont State University. Sponsored by the new student organization V-Day Warriors, this year’s show will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 14, 15 and 16 in Colebank Gym. Admission is a suggested $5 donation. All proceeds will go to benefit HOPE, Inc. and the Marion County YWCA.

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Campus Feb. 28

Monday, February 11, 2013

Under the direction of Grant Cooper, Artistic Director and Conductor, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform at Fairmont State University on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Containing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Anton Bruckner, the program will feature pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine. The program will include Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467” and Bruckner’s “Symphony No. 8 in C minor.”

Acrobatics & Tumbling Team Competes at Home on Feb. 10

Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Fairmont State University Acrobatics and Tumbling team is ready to hit the mat for its third season competing in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA). The NCATA is comprised of Azusa Pacific University, Baylor University, Fairmont State, Quinnipiac University and the University of Oregon. 

Accounting Students Provide Free Income Tax Assistance

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in three counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.

Student Organizations Fair Jan. 22 in Falcon Center

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students have the opportunity to attend the Student Organizations Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Gym 1 of the Falcon Center.

Graduate Students Promote Healthy Community Activities in Ritchie Co.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Eleven Fairmont State University graduate students aided residents of Ritchie County in developing sustainable, healthy community activities, through a project funded by West Virginia Campus Compact. Now that project has the attention of the National Institutes of Health.

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