FSU Partners with UT for Dark Skies Park in Calhoun County

FSU Partners with UT for Dark Skies Park in Calhoun County

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...

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"Sleepy Hollow" Opens on Halloween in Wallman Hall

"Sleepy Hollow" Opens on Halloween in Wallman Hall

The name “Sleepy Hollow” conjures images of the awkward school teacher, Ichabod Crane, on his bedraggled horse being chased through the dark woods by the Headless Horseman. It is...

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Week of Events Planned in Celebration of Homecoming 2014

Week of Events Planned in Celebration of Homecoming 2014

With the theme “Falcon Impact,” Homecoming 2014 for Fairmont State University on Monday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 25, is a week packed with alumni, athletics, student and...

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The Office of Residence Life and the Office of Student Activities are sponsoring a family friendly Scare Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Fairmont State University.

Admission is one non-perishable food item per person; items will be donated to The Nest Student Food Bank housed on campus.

Trick or Treating and a photo booth will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. in Bryant Place and Prichard Hall. The Falcon Center will host a Carnevil with games, prizes and crafts from 7 to 10 p.m. in...

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 32.

Seven contributors to Kestrel, including six whose work appears in Issue 32, will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion, as well as give readings from their own work.

On Friday, Oct. 24, from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Jaynes Hall 307, Dr. Donna Long will moderate...

As part of Homecoming 2014 for Fairmont State University, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

Sponsored by Thrasher Engineering, the event will be held in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit www.fairmontstate.edu/homecoming to view a complete list of events and additional information.

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Thanks to collaboration by Fairmont State University, the City of Fairmont and community volunteers, the Fairmont Community Garden fuels neighborhood revitalization, hands-on learning for students, healthy nutrition and the campus student food bank. For these efforts in promoting a sustainable community, the project has been named as a national winner in the Ford College Community Challenge, the only winner in West Virginia.

“Bridging the Gap: Sustainable Nutrition through Community...

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host the fall 2014 West Virginia Art Educators Association members art exhibition in the Brooks Memorial Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall in October.

Art educators from across the state will display drawings, paintings, sculpture, fiber arts and more from Oct. 7 through Nov. 14. The opening exhibition will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Admission is free and open to the public.

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A local family has donated a first edition set of Civil War history books to Fairmont State University and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center in honor of Norman L. Kronjaeger.

Through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., Laura Kronjaeger Baker of Fairmont and Sherry Kronjaeger Hickman of Cornelius, N.C., presented “The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes” to Dr. Judy P. Byers, Executive Director of the Folklife Center, and Tammy Whitacre, Director...