Francene Kirk

Fairmont State University Students to Participate in Appalachian Teaching Project

Monday, September 20, 2021

Fairmont State University has been selected to participate in the Appalachian Teaching Project sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Through the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, Fairmont State University students will partner with the Board of Trustees of the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont and the Marion County Convention and Visitor Bureau to create communication resources for the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.

Fairmont State University Folklife Center to Introduce Trunk of Traditional Tunes

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will begin work on an online curriculum and resource project, The Trunk of Traditional Tunes, funded by the West Virginia Humanities Council through a CARES Act Emergency Relief Grant. 

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center to host “Writing Toward Healing”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host Pam R. Johnson Davis, a writer, historian, singer and educator, for an online presentation titled, “Writing Toward Healing,” taking place on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. 

Storyteller to Perform Two Programs to Celebrate Women's History

Friday, March 18, 2016

Storyteller and spoken word artist, Ellouise Schoettler will perform two programs in April as part of a Celebration of Women’s History at Fairmont State University.

Students Share "The Art of Storytelling"

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Students from Fairmont State University’s “The Art of Storytelling” course have the opportunity to present storytelling programming for the community.

Documentary "Miss Representation" to Screen on Campus Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the documentary “Miss Representation” addresses how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

Theatre Students Travel to See "The Diary of Anne Frank"

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Students from the Fairmont State University Theatre Program saw the Pittsburgh Public Theatre’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” adapted by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett on Sunday, Sept. 27. 

Students Travel to the National Storytelling Festival

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Twelve students from Fairmont State University traveled to Jonesborough, Tenn., for the National Storytelling Festival the first weekend of October. These students are enrolled in “The Art of Storytelling,” a class that is cross-listed as a course in theatre, communication and folklore. 

School of Fine Arts and FSU Youth Acting Company Present "Big and Little Tales"

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and The FSU Academy for the Arts present “Big and Little Tales: An Evening of Story and Theatre,” featuring West Virginia storyteller Adam Booth followed by the FSU Youth Acting Company’s adaptions of Bil Lepp’s story, “The King of Little Things.” 

Reader's Theatre Performance to Focus on Monongah Mine Disaster

Monday, April 20, 2015

Immigrant heritage and coal mining history are points of pride in many Marion County families; however, one cannot talk about Marion County history without mentioning the darker side of immigration and coal.

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