The new face of Fairmont State University

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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. 

Snively Earns Highest ASCA Certification

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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.

Spring 2018 president’s and dean’s list announced

Monday, June 11, 2018

A total of 1,117 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the spring 2018 semester.

Camp highlights tall-tales and how to act them out

Monday, June 11, 2018

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.

Family ties on and off stage

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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.

‘Mug Ruggin It’ weaver workshop at Folklife Center

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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.