Folklife Center

Moore West Virginia Literary Collection Donated to Fairmont State University

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Through a donation by a couple with many ties to Fairmont State University, future scholars and students of West Virginia and Appalachian literature and history will have a new tool to aid their research.

FSU Faculty Members Named Appalachian Teaching Fellows

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) designated Dr. Judy P. Byers and Noel W. Tenney as ARC Appalachian Teaching Fellows for the 2010-2011 academic year.  These two individuals are jointly responsible for administering the Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) on the campus of Fairmont State University.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to be Honored for Support of Folklife Center

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

 As part of his two-week statewide “Call for Common Sense” tour, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will be the guest of honor today, Jan. 12, at an event called Fairmont Forward: A Celebration of the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center with Senator Joe Manchin. 

Students Present Research in D.C. as Part of ARC Teaching Project

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

In December 2010 in Washington, D.C, Fairmont State University students presented their research on the coal history of the town of Monongah and a proposed coal interpretive center that will explore the historical and ethnic culture and community.

Roads to Appalachia Trip to Belgium, Germany and Switzerland Planned for Summer 2011

Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is sponsoring a study and travel abroad program in the summer of 2011 called Roads to Appalachia through Belgium and the Germanic Roots of Western Germany and Northern Switzerland. The trip will explore our region’s connections to these root areas.

Award Winners to Be Honored at Folklife Center Ribbon Cutting Gala

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Fairmont Forward: A Ribbon Cutting Gala will celebrate the completion of the first floor of the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. As part of the celebration, the B.B. Maurer Folklife Scholar Award and the Traditions Salute Award will be presented.

Ribbon Cutting Gala Celebrates Gabor W.Va. Folklife Center

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Fairmont Forward: A Ribbon Cutting Gala will celebrate the completion of the first floor of the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

"Traditions" Journal Volume 11 Released

Saturday, January 16, 2010

The new edition of "Traditions: A Journal of West Virginia Folk Culture and Educational Awareness" focuses on the "Roads to Appalachia" Study and Travel Abroad Program.

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