Kestrel Celebration of Issue 36 to Feature Visiting Writers

Friday, March 24, 2017

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 36 featuring nine Kestrel writers on March 31 and April 1.

Events will be located in Jaynes Hall and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the FSU campus and at the community coffeehouse, Joe ‘n Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

On Friday, March 31, three day-time events are free and open to the public:

FSU Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Fairmont State University students participated in the 14th annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Charleston on Feb. 24. The event’s purpose is to familiarize state legislators with research activities involving undergraduate students on campuses across the state and the educational impact of those activities.

FSU students invited to present were Benjamin Daily, James Jesmer, Brian Miller and Benjamin Wilfong.

FSU Students Attend Presidential Inauguration

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Social Sciences sponsored a trip for 20 students and two faculty members to attend a week of conferences and the Inauguration of 45th President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.

The students were selected by application early in the fall 2016 semester and were accompanied by Dr. William Harrison, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and John Terpinas, Assistant Professor of National Security & Intelligence and Criminal Justice.

FSU Students Named to Fall 2016 Dean's List & President's List

Friday, January 13, 2017

A total of 1,254 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2016 semester.

Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.                

Learn About Program Options at Graduate Studies Fair on Feb. 8

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

Kestrel Editors to Read from Their Own Work on Dec. 17

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Two Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature faculty members will read from their work from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Joe N’ Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

Donna J. Long and Elizabeth Savage both serve as editors of FSU’s Kestrel literary journal.

Long’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in The Fourth River, Clockhouse, Southern Review, Appalachian Heritage and many other journals. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of Kestrel since 2008.

Three Honors Students to Present at Conference in Seattle

Monday, October 10, 2016

Three Honors students have been selected as presenters during the 51st annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 12-16.

The conference highlights student and faculty research presentations from across the nation and provides training and development for honors program administrators. Sherman Alexie, poet, filmmaker and best-selling author, will provide the plenary session on Friday.

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