Folklife Center Hosts Exhibit Featuring FSU Sesquicentennial

Folklife Center Hosts Exhibit Featuring FSU Sesquicentennial

In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial, the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center has created an exhibit titled “On a Hill by a Dream,” which...

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School of Business ACBSP Accreditation Reaffirmed

School of Business ACBSP Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners (ACBSP) has reaffirmed accreditation of the undergraduate and...

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Campus Garden Dedicated in Honor of Retired Employee

Campus Garden Dedicated in Honor of Retired Employee

The Fairmont State University campus community gathered on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to dedicate a garden space in honor of a retired employee who spent decades serving students and has...

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PDS Partnership Honors Two Marion County Teachers

PDS Partnership Honors Two Marion County Teachers

The Fairmont State University Professional Development School Partnership has presented two Marion County public school teachers with Excellence in Teaching Awards. “This award is...

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The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is proud to host the second annual West Fork New Music Festival on the University campus on Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26.  Guest composers and performers from West Virginia, Ohio and Virginia will be in attendance.

Featured musicians at the festival are saxophonist Michael Ibrahim from West Virginia University and composer and tubist Tony Zilincik from Capital University. Zilincik will impress with music for tuba Friday...

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts presents the work of artist Michael Loop in his solo exhibition, “Chopped, Dropped and Rolled Back” in the J.D. Brooks Gallery on the fourth floor of  Wallman Hall and the outdoor Sculpture Park on campus.

“Chopped, Dropped and Rolled Back” is on display from Aug. 17 through Sept. 18. An exhibition opening and artist lecture is planned for noon Thursday, Sept. 17, in the J.D. Brooks Gallery. 

Loop lives and works in Morgantown...

Founded in 1865 as the state’s first private normal school in West Virginia, Fairmont State University celebrates its Sesquicentennial in 2015. Commemorative events throughout the year are planned, culminating in the dedication of a Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.

The Time Capsule will be a metal cylinder that is 30 inches tall and 18 inches in diameter. Jeremy Entwistle, Coordinator of the Sculpture and Foundry Department of the School of Fine Arts, has designed and created an iron...