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Fairmont State University GeoSavvy Guide: Past Events

Past Events

Thank you everyone for making our events a success! 

Happy Geography Awareness Week, Earthlings! 🙂

To celebrate, join me tonight for a talk on the Earth's GPS Constellation 

GPS and the Space Segment - Josh Revels from NASA IV&V Education Center


November 15th

GIS in the Movies - Gene Del Greco, from West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals (WVAGP)

GIS Day! Nov 15, 2022 06:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada), Virtual Zoom will be posted day of event. 


Virtual GeoBee with Prof. MacLennan TBA 


Geography2050:The Future of Food, Lightning Talks

November 17 & 18 Including a lightening talk by Dr. MacLennan and Dr. Harrison, Fairmont State University 


A World of Possibilities: Career Services & Civic Engagement Hiration Workshop

October 11, 2022,  4:30 - 5:30pm, Hybrid Session, 114Hardway Hall or Zoom TB


GIS Geospatial Lab Open House 

October 13, 2022  11:30 - 2:00 pm, Rm 308, Hardway Hall


International Flag Raising Ceremony 

October 24, 2022 12:30 PM at Bryant Street Entrance

Join the Fairmont State University EPICS office in celebrating United Nations Day on campus or play our virtual flag matching quiz in Maps and Quizzes. 


Taste of Fairmont State (Food Geography for Campus) 

November 2, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Main Street Falcon Center

Join the Fairmont State University EPICS office and student organizations in celebrating a Taste of Fairmont, or check out food around the world on our Tell Your Story page. Want to bring a dish, contact the Office of International Services.


Meeples and Mayhem Board Game Night at the Fairmont State University Ruth Ann Musick Library

October 26, 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm Try out the new Geography and Geospatial games among many others. 

Can't make it to the library? Try out our student-curated Games and Quizzes online 


West Virginia Association of Geospatial Professionals 2022 Fall Meeting 

November 2, 2022  Join the WVAGP, Fairmont State University, and a span of geospatial organizations virtually and at The Event Center at Brushy Fork, 929 Brushy Fork Rd, Buckhannon, WV 26201


Geography Awareness Week 2022

GIS In the Movies Virtual Showing April 14th, 2022 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. 

Check out our Movie Night for more information about this fun event 

WV K-12 Earth Day Geography Bee TBA 

Geography Bee Kahoot! Quiz created by Fairmont State University Students 

The link lets assign the quiz


Geography Awareness Week 2021

National Geographic Geography Awareness Week Events

Geographer Joseph Kerski, Our Earth Live Webcast for GIS Day 2021

GeoTech Center, National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence GIS Day 

U.S. Library of Congress GIS Day Celebration 

Public Health Maps GIS Day 

WV Events 

WV Department of Education invites you to celebrate with the WV Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day StoryMap (Erika Klose,  WVDE STEM, GIS and Computer Science Coordinator)