Exhibit by Courtney Kessel on Display in Wallman Hall

Exhibit by Courtney Kessel on Display in Wallman Hall

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts presents the work of Courtney Kessel in her solo exhibition “mother lode” on display in the J.D. Brooks Memorial Gallery in...

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Statue of Legendary Coach Duvall Dedicated

Statue of Legendary Coach Duvall Dedicated

Fighting Falcon fans in attendance for the 2014 Fairmont State football season opener against Notre Dame College on Thursday, Sept. 4, witnessed the dedication of the Harold S...

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Music on the Hill Guest Artist Series Begins Sept. 19

Music on the Hill Guest Artist Series Begins Sept. 19

The Fairmont State University Department of Music kicks off its new Music on the Hill Guest Artist Series with a performance this week. Dr. Janice Haworth will present the first...

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Through a partnership with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Architecture students at Fairmont State University have the opportunity to help Calhoun County maximize a vital asset – darkness.

As part of an economic development research project for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) conducted a case study of 10 counties in the Eastern United States. Among those was Calhoun County, W.Va. For the past two years, a team from UT has...

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host folk music events on Thursday evenings this fall.

As part of the Introduction to Folk Music class taught by Lynette Swiger, a folk music concert featuring Elmer Rich and Mark Crabtree is planned for 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in The Great Room of Cultures at the Folklife Center. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.

Swiger was mentored by Patty Looman, the...

A new fashion brand with Marion County roots provides high-end, handmade, art-inspired products. Showcased as part of Septemberfest, Beth Keener LLC is a partnership company owned and operated by Farmont State University alumnae Beth Keener and Melissa Craig.

Septemberfest is an all-day festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Fairmont...

Family Weekend offers Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students and their families an opportunity to spend quality time together and share the college experience.

Sponsored by the Office of Retention, the event on Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19 to 21, includes activities and meals, as well as Septemberfest in downtown Fairmont. Family Weekend is free for those who register, and some meals are included. (Families will be on their own for dinner...

Connecting students, Fairmont State University alumni and the community, Septemberfest will offer vendors, music, family activities, a high-end fashion runway show and more in downtown Fairmont on Saturday, Sept. 20. Septemberfest is part of Family Weekend, planned for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19 to 21. (For more information about Family Weekend, visit http://www.fairmontstate.edu/studentservices/family-weekend.)...