Angela Schwer

Language and Literature Announces Summer Research Fellows

Friday, June 23, 2017

Six students majoring in English and English Education have won departmental research fellowships this summer, according to Dr. M. Angela Schwer, chair of the Department of Language and Literature.  The six are Chelsi L. Latocha, Laura E. Morris, Lily M. Peterson, Joyanna N. Poe, Veronica Grace Ryan, and Thomas J. White.

Two Events Planned Related to Common Read for 2013-2014

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The members of the Fairmont State University Common Book Committee are happy to announce the Common Book title for the 2013-2014 academic year. With the help of many wonderful recommendations from faculty and staff George Prochnik’s “In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise” has been selected.

Three Students to Present Papers at Literary Symposium

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Three Fairmont State University students have been selected for the 2013 Undergraduate Literary Symposium, which is to be held at Marshall University in Huntington on Saturday, March 2.

"Frankenstein" Selected as Common Reader for 2012-2013

Monday, September 10, 2012

Although Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” was first published in 1818 when she was 21, the novel’s content remains relevant to audiences today. For that reason, “Frankenstein” has been chosen as the Common Reader for the 2012-2013 academic year at Fairmont State University. The project will be complemented by a Frankenstein Film Festival and other events throughout the year.

Celebration of Student Scholarship Planned for April 18

Monday, April 16, 2012

The annual Celebration of Student Scholarship will be held on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

FSU to Host 2012 West Virginia Literary Symposium

Monday, February 27, 2012

On Saturday, March 3, Fairmont State University will host students from around the state in the annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium.

PROMISE Recipients Learn How to Renew Their Scholarship

Monday, October 17, 2011

PROMISE Scholar Freshmen are invited to meet with their PROMISE Academic and Financial Aid Advisors, as well as the Director of Community Service Learning at one of two meetings scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:30p.m. in Hardway Hall (Rm) 219 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011  at 3:00p.m. in Library MMB.  The meetings should last approximately 45 minutes.  Pizza will be served.