Suzanne Heagy

Folklife Center to Host Book Signing on Feb. 13

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a reading and book signing by Dr. Suzanne Heagy at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.

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.

New Issue of Kestrel Journal to Be Celebrated in April

Monday, April 01, 2013

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 29.

Ten contributors to the new Kestrel issue will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion and offer individual consultations for writers, as well as give readings from their own work.

International Education Week Kicks Off Nov. 12

Monday, November 05, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will participate in the nationally recognized International Education Week with events intended to celebrate diversity and internationalization.

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.

Kestrel Celebration Welcomes Writers and Poets

Monday, March 26, 2012

Kestrel, Fairmont State University’s professional journal of literature and art, invites everyone to take part in the Kestrel Celebration Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, to celebrate the release of their newest issue, Kestrel 27.  From a Poetry Making workshop on Friday to readings on Friday and Saturday, Kestrel Celebration offers the perfect event for you.

Fourth Annual Haiku Death Match

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The fourth annual Haiku Death Match will be held on Friday, September 23. The event will be located in MMA at the Ruth Ann Musick library and begin at 4 p.m.

The yearly contest pits faculty members against one another in an effort to write the best haiku based on topics suggested by the audience.  Contestants have ninety seconds to write each haiku. This marks the fourth year of the event, organized by Dr. Elizabeth Savage and sponsored by the Department of Language and Literature.

Faculty Recognition Event on April 29 to Honor 12

Friday, April 23, 2010

Each spring presents an opportunity to recognize Fairmont State University's outstanding faculty for their efforts throughout the academic year.

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