Folklife Center to honor native West Virginian Dave Bing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is hosting a three-day gala celebration to honor traditional music performer and teacher Dave Bing. A native West Virginian, Bing is the recipient of the 2019 Traditions Salute Award given by the Folklife Center to a person who has demonstrated a passion and commitment toward the advancement of West Virginia folk culture through education and public resources. 

Fairmont State Math professor gives lectures abroad

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Fairmont State University's Dr. Tom Cuchta, assistant professor of mathematics, was invited to two international conferences this summer and gave four lectures. 

Folklife Center to host memorial storytelling in honor of D. Jane Gilchrist

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The West Virginia Storytelling Guild and the Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife will honor the life of D. Jane Gilchrist with a memorial storytelling concert featuring tellers from the West Virginia Storytelling Guild on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. at the Folklife Center.

Fairmont State welcomes new and returning students with move-in, Welcome Weekend

Monday, August 19, 2019

Last week hundreds of Fairmont State University Falcon students moved into their new homes for the next several months with the help of faculty, staff, and students. 

President Dr. Mirta Martin was out working alongside them as they all meet the newest cast of Falcons with big smiles, Welcome Home tents, and a lot of help. Students, faculty, and staff worked diligently to unload cars and transport supplies to students’ rooms.