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Four seniors inducted international English honorary

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Four seniors were inducted into the Beta Omega Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary, on August 27, according to Dr. James Matthews, the faculty sponsor for the chapter at Fairmont State.

Chelsi L. Latocha, Alyssa N. Lloyd-Hanisch, V. Grace Rine, and Thomas White received the distinction at the Folklife Center before family and faculty.  Matthews told the assembly, “These students are our success stories.”

Three Students to Present at Midwest Modern Language Association

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Three Fairmont State students will attend the Midwest Modern Language Association’s annual meeting Nov. 9-12, 2017, according to Dr. Elizabeth Savage, professor of English. 

Chelsie Latocha, Tina Nichols, and V. Grace Rine will present their research as part of the Midwest Modern Language Association’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

English Honor Society Welcomes Nine New Students

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Nine Fairmont State University students were inducted into the Beta Omega chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honor Society. The ceremony took place on Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.

The following students were inducted: Christopher A. Dowell, Vicki R. Elam, Bethany P. Gorman, Ruth A. Lamp, Elizabeth W. Parker. Daniel J. Reitz, Brittany C. Rimmer, Angela R. Spatafore and Christopher J. Vance.

FSU to Host 2015 West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium

Monday, March 30, 2015

Fairmont State University is hosting West Virginia’s annual Undergraduate Literary Symposium, which is a celebration of scholarship by English majors.

The event, coordinated by English professor Dr. Angela Schwer, will feature 25 papers presented by students from seven different institutions.

Gathering of Writers Celebrates Kestrel 31

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

When poets and writers gather for a weekend of readings and fellowship, the mutual appreciation and inspiration are almost visible floating in the air. On April 11 and 12, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature hosted such a group in celebration of Issue 31 of Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art.

Senior English Education Major Wins National Poetry Competition

Friday, March 28, 2014

A Fairmont State University senior English Education major has been selected as one of two winners of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) College/University Level Poetry Competition.

Kestrel Journal Celebration Planned for April 11-12

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Department of Language and Literature of Fairmont State University and Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 31 in April.

Three West Virginia Writers to Present Reading

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Three West Virginia writers will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the Fairmont State University main campus. The writers include Michael W. Cox, Jessie Van Eerden and John Van Kirk.

English Majors to Present at National Conference

Friday, January 17, 2014

Two English majors will represent Fairmont State University at the annual meeting of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary society. The convention will be held Feb. 26 through March 1 in Savannah, Ga.

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