Fairmont State University named Tara Brooks as Director of Multicultural Affairs on Jan. 3, 2011. She is also serving as an Associate Professor in the FSU School of Education and Health and Human Performance.
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.
The Office of Student Affairs has been notified that, due to illness, author Rebecca Skloot will not be able to speak on campus as scheduled on Monday, April 18. If it is possible to reschedule for another date before the end of the semester, the Office of Student Affairs will pursue that opportunity.
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and will again represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition.
To celebrate the completion of the 2010-2011 academic year, Fairmont State University will be honoring scholarship recipients and outstanding students during a variety of academic awards celebrations.
The Department of Music of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a concert of guitar music by Stephen Aron at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall. Aron will be performing a number of his own compositions, as well as works by Chopin and Mendelssohn. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment in the field of education are invited to meet with representatives at the annual Education Networking Event. Those who graduated in December 2010 or plan to graduate in May 2011 with Education or Early Childhood degrees are especially encouraged to attend.
The Fairmont State University Saxophone Quartet was accepted to perform four selections on Friday, March 25, at the state West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Association Honors Recital during the WVMEA Conference at Marshall University in Huntington.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Department of Language and Literature present the American Shakespeare Center’s “Restless Ecstasy Tour” for a week of Elizabethan lyricism, love and oh-so-bitter woe.
The Celebration of Ideas Lecture Series at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College continues Saturday, April 2, with the performance of the play “Bus Stop.”
In this warm and affecting hit comedy, William Inge examines some of the many faces of love. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs, the performance will take place at 8 p.m. April 2 in Wallman Hall Theatre on the main campus in Fairmont. For tickets, call (304) 367-4240. Tickets are $10 for the general public and FSU and Pierpont faculty and staff and free for FSU and Pierpont students.