For pediatric patients, a trip to the emergency room can be a frightening experience; not only are they dealing with illness or injury, but they may also be battling nerves and uncertainty while they wait for hospital personnel to assess their needs.
Fairmont State University will honor graduates during Fall Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, November 20, with West Virginia Auditor, John B. “JB” McCuskey, joining the University’s platform party to provide the keynote address. The University will hold two separate ceremonies in the Feaster Center on campus.
The Fall Commencement Ceremonies will take place as follows:
Dr. Nancy Caronia, a Pushcart Prize nominated author, scholar and educator, will discuss her experiences as an Italian American woman writer in Appalachia during her presentation at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on Monday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Doddridge County natives and Fairmont State alumni, Dwight and Tina Moore, have donated $26,000 for the establishment of a new scholarship at Fairmont State University.
“It is through the generosity of the Moore family that future students will be able to attend Fairmont State. They truly understand the importance of education in becoming productive citizens,” said Fairmont State Foundation President, Gary K. Bennett.
Ginny Hawker will demonstrate and discuss traditional ballad singing at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University on Sunday, October 17 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the West Virginia Humanities through a CARES Act grant.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host a virtual event with Joe Valencic where he will discuss collecting family history on Monday, October 18 at 7 p.m. Throughout the program, Valencic will cover topics including how to interview family members, what questions to ask and how to make the most of online resources.
A pair of local students were voted Homecoming royalty by their fellow classmates at Fairmont State University’s 2021 Homecoming celebration over the weekend.
Seniors Grant Elliott and Katlyn Cunningham, both North Marion High School graduates, were crowned Homecoming King and Queen by reigning royalty, Ja’Lon Staples and Trang Ta, at Saturday’s football game against Alderson Broaddus University during halftime.
Fairmont State University welcomes Katie Byers as she begins her tenure as Director of Alumni Relations during the University’s Homecoming. As she continues in this role, Byers will work to grow and engage the Fairmont State alumni network.
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