On Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m., choirs from Fairmont State University and Greenbrier East High School will present a choral concert at the First Presbyterian Church, Jackson St., Fairmont. The program, titled “Healing Through Harmony,” is a benefit to raise money for victims of the flooding that struck West Virginia in June 2016. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be taken.
The Fairmont State University Office of Student Activities and Greek Life, in partnership with Fairmont Regional Medical Center, sponsored a philanthropy event supporting the American Cancer Society on Tuesday, March 21.
The event, Snugs for Hugs, gave participants the opportunity to make blankets for cancer patients. For every blanket made, $10 was donated to the American Cancer Society. At the end of the night, 62 blankets were made and $620 was raised.
Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s spring campus visitation day, on Saturday, March 25.
Kathleen McDiffitt, a student at Fairmont State University (FSU) in West Virginia, was recently named one of ten 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the BrickStreet Career Development Center.
“The Job Fair draws a large crowd and is a great way to connect with potential new hires,” said Amy Drvar, Director of the BrickStreet Career Development Center. “Fairmont State prides itself on providing its students and graduates with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.”
The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host on campus a free performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble, presented by the U.S. Navy, on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Colebank Hall on the FSU main campus. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State University Department of Social Sciences sponsored a trip for 20 students and two faculty members to attend a week of conferences and the Inauguration of 45th President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.
The students were selected by application early in the fall 2016 semester and were accompanied by Dr. William Harrison, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and John Terpinas, Assistant Professor of National Security & Intelligence and Criminal Justice.
The Fairmont State University Department of Art will host the solo multimedia exhibition “Usering” by artist Jason Robinson in February and March.
The JD Brooks Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the exhibition will run from Monday, Feb. 13, through Friday, March 10. There will be a reception and remote digital gallery talk and question and answer session in Wallman Hall Room 411 at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. Admission to the exhibit and to the gallery talk is free and open to the public.
The stories of two small towns that harbor dark secrets come to life as the Fairmont State University Theatre Program presents two popular one-act plays, “The Lottery,” based on the short story by Shirley Jackson, and “A Rose for Emily,” based on the short story by William Faulkner.
The performance dates are Thursday through Saturday, February 23, 24 and 25, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the campus of Fairmont State University. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.
A $2.55 million gift, the largest in Fairmont State University history, will support scholarships for FSU students through the Elva V. Schoolnic Trust, according to Gary K. Bennett, Trustee.