In January of this year Fairmont State University embarked on a logo and branding research and revision project. In May three new logo variations were voted on by various segments of the Falcon community. Today, Fairmont State University is excited to release the new look of the Fairmont State University Falcons.
Fairmont State University Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Patrick Snively recently earned a Level 5 certification from the American Swimming Coaches Association of America (ASCA), the highest level achievable.
Do your children like to act out stories? Do they sit around the table and swap tall-tales? If so, sign them up for camp. The Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center is partnering with the Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts for Putting It Together: Building a Show from Local Stories and Lore. This week-long creative day-camp for children in grades 3 to 8 runs June 18 – 22. It features instruction in acting, storytelling, folklore, music, writing, and local history.
There are many well-known acting dynasties: The Barrymores; The Carradines; The Fondas. Did you know that Fairmont has its very own theatrical family? Fairmont natives Shannon and Chris Yost have been appearing together onstage with The Fairmont State University Masquers Town and Gown Summer Theatre since 2006, when they both played orphans in a production of Oliver. Now, 12 years later, they can be seen together again in this summer's presentation, The 1940s Radio Hour.
Have you always wanted to try weaving? The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is proud to partner with Tamarack Artist and Fairmont State alumna D. Jane Gilchrest to present “Mug Ruggin It”, a weaving workshop in the style of traditional Appalachian rag rugs. Join us on Wednesday, June 27 at the Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University for a two-hour introductory class.