Parents and family members of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students are invited to participate in Family Weekend 2011, with the theme “Join in the Game.”
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and Masquers theatre group will present Bernard Pomerance’s "The Elephant Man," directed by Jeffrey Ingman, on two consecutive weekends: Sept. 23, 24 and 25 and Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. in Wallman Hall Theatre with the exception of Sunday, Sept 25, which is a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.
In remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, Student Government is sponsoring an essay contest. All Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students are eligible to enter.
In his first night on the field as a starter for the Fighting Falcons, during the first game of the season on September 1st, 2011, Daniel Monroe III had 161 yards on 18 carries and scored two touchdowns. He was named MVP by his coaches, player of the game by a local business and WVIAC Offensive Player of the Week. Those were his first athletic accomplishments on campus.
Student Government would like to remind all Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical Students that the final day for nominations for open positions for the next election is Thursday, Sept. 8. All students interested in joining Student Government should attend the meeting at 12:30 p.m. in Room 128 Hardway Hall.
The Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Offices of Student Affairs and Office of Residence Life will host a “Sexpectations” sexual assault awareness event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.
A few years ago, Anup Poudel could not have imagined his higher education journey from Nepal to the United States. Born in Kathmandu, a city of nearly a million people, his familiar surroundings included structures obstructing the views and streets filled with cars. The rolling hills and winding roads of West Virginia were very unfamiliar on his drive from a local airport to his future home, the Fairmont State University campus.
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.