Kestrel Issue 40 celebration set for April 12-13

Tuesday, March 26, 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 launch Issue 40 with a two-day celebration. 

On Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m., visiting writers will participate in a panel discussion in Jaynes Hall 310. A reception and readings will take place at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center from 5:30-8 p.m.

Fairmont State senior receives teaching grant

Friday, March 22, 2019

Fairmont State University senior Jamie Knight has been announced as the winner of the Walter Regula Mathematics Teacher-in-Training Grant by the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 

Knight, a Fairmont native and graduate of North Marion High School, will graduate in May with degrees in Mathematics and Secondary Mathematics Education. 

Pottery exhibit to open March 28 with artist presentation

Friday, March 22, 2019

The museum studies students enrolled in Exhibition and Design are preparing for Dr. Carolyn Crislip-Tacy’s pottery exhibition in the Ruth Ann Musick Folk Gallery at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. The grand opening of the exhibit is Thursday, March 28, and will begin with an artist presentation at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Fairmont State University Adds Wrestling As 17th Sport

Thursday, March 21, 2019

For the first time in more than 30 years, Fairmont State University will offer wrestling as part of its intercollegiate athletics program beginning in the fall of 2019.

Faculty, students attend annual mathematics conference

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Three Fairmont State Math Department faculty members, along with eight pre-service mathematics teachers, attended the 2019 West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference March 15-16 at the Stonewall Jackson Resort.

Fairmont State professor to portray historic WV suffragist, educator at Folklife Center

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Fairmont State University adjunct professor, Ilene Evans will portray educator and suffragist, Coralie Franklin Cook, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. This event is free and open to the public.