Open House held for Charles Pointe location

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Fairmont State University hosted an Open House at the Charles Pointe facility in conjunction with the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours to allow the community to see the new space. 

Honor students take annual trip to D.C. to engage in history

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Forty Fairmont State students toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 7.

The visit was part of the annual Honors Field Day in Washington. The Honors students were joined by international and other students. 

Folklife Center to host Square Dance to kick-of 2019 Gala Celebration

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Join the Folklife Center for an old time Square Dance featuring caller Taylor Runner and music by the Kennedy Barn String Band.

On Thursday, September 19th at 7 p.m., the Folklife Center will hold a square dance in the Great Room of Cultures on the second floor of the center. This event is free and open to the public and is a beginner friendly dance, with all ages from kids on up welcome. Everyone is encouraged to join in but may also just watch, listen, and enjoy. 

Inaugural White Coat Ceremony held to honor Nursing students

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Fairmont State University hosted its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for the School of Nursing as a new tradition to symbolize the move into clinical practice and providing compassionate care by nursing students. 

Dr. Laura Clayton, associate dean for the School of Nursing, said the White Coat Ceremony was something she wanted to bring to the University because of the symbolic importance. 

Kestrel Issue 41 to be launched with events celebrating writing

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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 41. 

Six contributors to Kestrel will be on campus to participate in class visits, panel discussions, readings from their own works, and book signings. Visiting poets and writers include Ace Boggess, K. Uwe Dunn, Bob Kunzinger, Devon Miller-Duggan, Jim Ross, and Jane Wells.

Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honorary, inducts four new members

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Four students were inducted into the Omega Delta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honorary on Sunday, September 8th, according the Dr. James Matthews, the faculty advisor to the local chapter. 

The students included Lishea G. Eddy, Bailey D. McInturff, Melissa L. Nichols, and Lily M. Peterson.  All four are seniors majoring in English. McInturff and Peterson are also members of the University’s Honors Program.