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Dr. Mirta M. Martin named next president Fairmont State University

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors announces Dr. Mirta M. Martin as president-elect of the university, pending approval from the Higher Education Policy Commission.

Dr. Martin, who was present for the meeting, is scheduled to officially begin her presidency on Jan. 1, 2018, taking over duties from interim President Stephen B. Jones.

WVSO Announces Oct. 23 Baroque Concert at Fairmont State

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) will present a special Baroque concert at Fairmont State University’s Colebank Hall on Monday, Oct. 23.

Inspiring Leadership Workshops set for Tuesday, Oct. 24

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Joe Battista, the former ice hockey coach and sports executive, will host three leadership workshops at Fairmont State University on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

“Nature of West Virginia Life:” Presidential Lecture Planned for Oct. 25

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dr. Stephen B. Jones, interim president at Fairmont State University, will present his lecture “Nature of West Virginia Life” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the West Virginia Folklife Center.

 A forester and doctoral level applied ecologist by education, Jones believes that every lesson for living, learning, serving, and leading is either written indelibly in or is powerfully inspired by Nature. He will speak to harnessing the power, passion and wisdom of Nature.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

During an upcoming film screening, it will be OK to throw toast toward the screen. In fact, it’s encouraged.

The Fairmont State University student organization Masquers, will present “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. in Colebank Gym.

Smeltdown II: Fall iron pour features two days of events

Monday, October 02, 2017

Faculty, students, and artists from across the region will convene on Fairmont State University campus to experience “Smeltdown II: the Smelting,” two days of collaborative cast iron art and technology.

Transmedia PreDelay gallery talk and reception set for Thursday

Monday, October 02, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is excited to announce the solo exhibition Transmedia PreDelay by artist Jeffrey Moser.

FSU swimmers work with Corridor Chapter of Autism Society

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

On Sundays during the month of September, members of the Fairmont State University men’s and women’s swim teams have spent some quality time in the pool. But they’re not working on their technique or trying to shed time off their personal best.

They’re working as “buddies” for children involved in Corridor Chapter of the Autism Society of West Virginia, each paired with a participant to offer free swim lessons.

Constitution and civil liberties discussed by FSU panel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

This year the College of Liberal Arts decided to host a panel discussion entitled: “With Liberty and Justice for All?: The Constitution and Civil Liberties.” With the goal of prompting civil discussion across campus, the panelists aimed to shed light on various historical and contemporary issues related how and why the Constitution — and, specifically, amendments to it — has aimed to define and protect the civil liberties of American citizens.

Nine Receive Fairmont State Alumni Awards

Monday, September 25, 2017

As part of Homecoming 2017 for Fairmont State University, nine exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Fairmont Flashback 1967” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Fairmont State’s NAIA National Championship Football team.

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