Folklife Center Hosts Exhibit Featuring FSU Sesquicentennial

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial, the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center has created an exhibit titled “On a Hill by a Dream,” which features FSU history, traditions and lore.

The title for the exhibition was taken from a poem by Louise McNeill, West Virginia’s former Poet Laureate who taught history at Fairmont State. The following quote is from her “Chestnut Orchard” (“Paradox Hill: From Appalachia to Lunar Shore”):

“Back through the years beyond time and space,
On a hill—by a dream—we will find that place.”

Fairmont State Alumni Association to Host Tailgate at Shepherd

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Fairmont State Alumni Association is hosting a Game Day Tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 13, for Fighting Falcon fans attending the football game at Shepherd University.

The event begins at 10:30 a.m. in Lot B at Shepherd University. Admission is $10 per person and includes a picnic lunch. Limited reserved parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Game tickets are available at the gate. Kickoff is at noon.

Statue Unveiling on Sept. 4 to Celebrate Coach Duvall

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Fairmont State University and the Department of Athletics will honor legendary coach Harold “Deacon” Duvall on Thursday, Sept. 4, prior to the season opener against Notre Dame College.

Fans attending the game are advised to arrive a few minutes early to witness the unveiling of the Deacon Duvall statue that will be permanently displayed at Duvall-Rosier Field. The unveiling is planned for 6:50 p.m., and kickoff is at 7 p.m.

2014 Football Season Ticket Packages Now Available

Monday, July 21, 2014

Season ticket packages and VIP parking for the 2014 Fairmont State University football season are now available for purchase.

Several options are available, including the opportunity to purchase a piece of Fairmont State history.

The “Buy a Piece of History” option includes two reserved season tickets, a maroon lot parking pass and a piece of the Joe Retton Arena court and a piece of Joe Retton Arena bleacher for $450.

FSU Participates in Jayenne Elementary Dr. Seuss Day

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Faculty members from Fairmont State University’s School of Education, Health and Human Performance and the Department of Athletics joined Jayenne Elementary School for its celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 6. The visitors read a Dr. Seuss book to a class at the school. Jayenne Elementary School is a member of the FSU Professional Development Schools Partnership. Standing from left to right are Andy Neptune, Gary Price, Diane Burnside, Barbara Owens, Dr.

FSU Athletics Will Host "Pack the Stands and Fill the Nest"

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Fairmont State athletic department will be offering a $1 general admission ticket to any fan that donates a non-perishable food or personal care item at Saturday’s basketball doubleheader against Shepherd.
 
The doubleheader will begin at 2 p.m. with the women’s game and will be followed by the men’s contest at approximately 4 p.m. Stations will be set up at both gates on Saturday to collect items as fans enter the arena.
 

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