Dr. Erica Harvey named finalist for WV Professor of the Year

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dr. Erica Harvey, a professor of chemistry at Fairmont State University, has been named one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation’s annual Professor of the Year award. Harvey was nominated by Academic Affairs for her work in and outside of the classroom. 

Kirk to perform at SETC Fringe Festival

Monday, February 18, 2019

Fairmont State University theatre professor Dr. Francene Kirk will perform her original “informance”9 Before IX for the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in Knoxville, TN. The SETC Fringe Festival is a performance festival that takes place each year during the annual SETC Convention. This year’s Fringe Festival, now in its 16th year, will feature five original works. Performances will be held on Friday, March 1, and are open to all convention attendees. 

SGA to Stay Scholarship encourages students to continue college education

Friday, February 15, 2019

Fairmont State University’s Student Government Association has announced the creation of the SGA to Stay Scholarship, a one-year scholarship available to two students starting the fall 2019 semester. 

Folk Life Center to host presentation by Author Jerald Pope Feb. 20

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host four authors this semester – Jerald Pope, Natalie Sypolt, Nancy Abrams, and Amy Williams Wilson.  These presentations are free and open to the public. First in the series is Jerald Pope, known for his children’s picture books, Fetch and The Owl Girl. Pope will engage listeners in a discussion of his work on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Folklife Center. 

Sell, Spitzer Join Athletic Staff at Fairmont State University

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Fairmont State University Director of Athletics Chad Fowler has announced two additions to his athletic administration that recently served in different roles on the Fairmont State campus.

Assistant Professor of Art, Kylie Ford receives Honorable Mention award in national juried exhibition

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Fairmont State University Assistant Professor of Art, Kylie Ford’s work “Bisection” was recently included in Marshall University's 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition at the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery. Ford's work was selected by juror Steven Matijcio, Curator of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.