Four Honors students attended the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Atlanta. Amber L. Basnett, Carl J. Wahler, Kelsy A. Eaton, and Tyler Keller attended student presentations and networked with other Honors students from around the United States last November.
Fairmont State University’s Honors Program hosted its annual Quiz Bowl at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct.21 with Parkersburg High School’s team placing first among the eight schools competing. Members of that team, coached by Linda Hindman, included Andrew Gnegy, Aaren Hardy, Chase Mayo, and Bairan Sundaram.
Fairmont State University’s Honors Program will host its annual Quiz Bowl at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Eight teams from West Virginia high schools will be competing for first place. The schools participating in this year’s competition are East Fairmont High School, Liberty High School, South Harrison High School, University High School and Woodrow Wilson High School.
The Department of Language and Literature and the Honors Program are co-sponsoring a showing of the film Timbuktu on Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 PM in Library MMA.
This Abderrahmane Sissako film was a 2015 Cannes Film Festival official selection and a nominee for the best foreign-language Oscar. It depicts the takeover of a peaceful rural village by a gang of radical jihadis and the tragedy that ensues.