College of Liberal Arts

French Immersion Day Held on April 28

Friday, May 04, 2012

Every spring, French-speaking educators and community members from around the state gather for a day of language immersion. This year Fairmont State University and Dr. Erin Hippolyte, Assistant Professor of French, hosted the French Immersion Day event for the first time.

Whetstone Evening Celebration Set for May 6

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The annual Whetstone Evening celebration will be from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the second floor student lounge in the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the main campus.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided. Contributors are encouraged to come and read their work, which will be done on a sign-up basis at the event.

Outstanding Faculty Members Honored

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were honored during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement ceremony for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2011-2012 academic year.

“Fairmont State truly is set apart by this tremendous faculty. While we can tout an excellent faculty-to-student ratio, as compared to larger institutions, that statistic only becomes meaningful when we consider the quality of our faculty,” said FSU President Maria Rose.

Spanish Service-Learning Trip Planned in May

Monday, April 23, 2012

Update 6/8/2012:  Students Travel to the Bronx for Spanish Language Immersion Trip

Update 6/8/2012: Photo Gallery of May 2012 trip.

Nine students from Fairmont State University will travel to New York from May 13-19, 2012, with Dr. Julie Sellers for the very first immersion-style experience within the borders of the United States that the university has offered.

Internship Offers Chance to Work with Legislature

Monday, April 23, 2012

The Frasure-Singleton student internship is a program that allows selected full-time undergraduate students an opportunity to observe, interact and work in the West Virginia Legislature for one week during the regular legislative session.

NSI Program and OSIX to Host Speaker on Counterterrorism

Monday, April 23, 2012

The National Security and Intelligence Program and the Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX) at Fairmont State University will host a special speaker at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Conference Room 3 on the third floor of the Falcon Center. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

Kestrel Sponsors Poetry Reading on April 20

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

On Friday, April 20, Kestrel will be sponsoring a reception and reading from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, featuring poets Gerry LaFemina and Christophe Casamassima. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Alpha Phi Sigma to Host Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Fairmont State University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice honor society, will host two events on Thursday, April 19, as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Congressman McKinley Visits NSI Program

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

U.S. Rep. David McKinley visited Fairmont State University on Thursday, April 5, to speak to students in one of Dr. Greg Noone’s National Security and Intelligence classes and to tour the Open Source Intelligence Exchange lab, directed by David Abruzzino. OSIX is the laboratory and applied research component of the University’s National Security and Intelligence program. FSU is the first University in the state to offer a program of this kind.

English Professor Publishes Poetry Collection

Monday, April 09, 2012

Dr. Elizabeth Savage’s first full-length collection of poems, now available from Furniture Press Books, might be called "Grammar" and be inspired in large part by a 1946 grammar textbook, but don’t expect any lengthy lectures or tedious sentence diagramming here. Savage, a professor of English at Fairmont State University, is known for her sparse and tight poetry and this 50-poem collection is no exception.

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