Fairmont State Alumni Award Nominations

Do you know a Fairmont State University graduate who deserves recognition? Each year, the Fairmont State Alumni Association celebrates the achievements of former students, a tradition since 1977, and honors them at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch during Homecoming.

Nomination Guidelines

You are invited to submit the name of outstanding alumni in three categories: Outstanding Alumni, Alumni of Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards.

  • Outstanding Alumni – Graduate of Fairmont State prior to 1991 who displays loyalty to Fairmont State, is successful in chosen career, serves community and exhibits ethical behavior and exemplary character.
  • Alumni of Achievement – Graduate of Fairmont State who has achieved a high level of success in chosen profession and is recognized for professional accomplishments, service to the community, ethical behavior and exemplary character.
  • Outstanding Young Alumni – Graduate of Fairmont State under the age of 40 during the year of nomination, who is successful in chosen career, displays service to the community, is recognized for professional accomplishments, maintains communication with Fairmont State and exhibits ethical behavior and exemplary character.

Nominations should be submitted in the form of a letter of recommendation outlining the reasons for which your candidate meets and exceeds the criteria in his or her category. Send nominations to Amie Fazalare, Interim Director of Alumni Relations, by April 10, 2017, at afazalare@fairmontstate.edu. Please remember to include your name and contact information along with your letter of recommendation.

Nomination forms for candidates not chosen will remain actively eligible for three years. Those candidates not selected within a three year period will need to be removed from the nomination slate for one year and then will be eligible to be re-nominated the following year.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Meghan B. Phillips, Class of 2006, supervised a union election in Fairmont on Wednesday, August 9.

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Friday, August 04, 2017

On July 22, more than 100 former Falcons attended the 2017 Freshman Counselor Reunion that took place on the main campus in the Falcon Center.  Many of the graduates had not been back to campus since they graduated and enjoyed seeing all of the changes to campus.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

At the annual end-of-the-year picnic for Fairmont State University faculty and staff, RJ Gimbl, President and CEO of the Fairmont State Foundation, surprised FSU President Maria Rose with a special gift from the FSU community. Gimbl announced the creation of the Maria C. Rose Endowed Scholarship for first generation college students.

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