ASCE Student Chapter Wins 12th Regional Concrete Canoe Competition

ASCE Student Chapter Wins 12th Regional Concrete Canoe Competition

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and for the 12th consecutive year will represent the region...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Start of Construction for University Terrace

Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Start of Construction for University Terrace

A groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 16, celebrated the start of construction for Fairmont State University’s new housing project, University Terrace. The ceremony took...

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Gift Supports West Virginia FIRST LEGO League

Gift Supports West Virginia FIRST LEGO League

STEM Enterprise has made a $10,000 contribution through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. in support of the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics program for the 2015...

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Student Volunteers Participate in Make Marion County Shine

Student Volunteers Participate in Make Marion County Shine

More than 20 students and community volunteers participated in the Make Marion County Shine and state DEP cleanup on the Fairmont State University campus in Fairmont on Saturday,...

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The Epsilon Iota Chapter of Delta Zeta sorority at Fairmont State University is organizing the 11th annual Turtle Trot 5K on campus on Saturday, April 25.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 25, in the lawn in front of the Education Building on the main campus. The race begins at 9:30 a.m. The entry fee is $10 per runner and includes a T-shirt, prizes, refreshments and parking in the Parking Garage off Bryant Street.

Proceeds will benefit Alex Lapana and his...

Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology hosted the Dominion West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on March 28. Sixty-five high school students from 19 schools in West Virginia participated in the day focused on celebrating student research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Support for the day came in numerous forms: judges representing both Fairmont State and West Virginia University faculty and Dominion; engaging activity...

Immigrant heritage and coal mining history are points of pride in many Marion County families; however, one cannot talk about Marion County history without mentioning the darker side of immigration and coal. In cooperation with the Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, the Fairmont State University Department of Communication and Theatre Arts and Town and Gown Theatre presents a reader’s theatre performance of “A Prayer for America,” a...

The West Virginia Storytelling Guild will present a free concert, “Stories A-Bloom!,” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University.

Six storytellers from the West Virginia Storytelling Guild will entertain with a variety of stories from their repertoires. There also will be books and CDs from various tellers available for purchase.

The six tellers slated to perform are Karen Vuranch of...

The International Student Organization at Fairmont State University will host the annual Tastes of the World event from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center.

Students from Togo, Japan, Nepal, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and other countries will prepare signature dishes in a buffet feast for the campus community to sample. All students, faculty and staff are invited to participate. The food is free, but donations will be welcome....

The Office of Residence Life of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College is hosting a Glitter Run 5K on the main campus in Fairmont on Saturday, May 2, to benefit the United Way of Marion County.

The race will start at the Practice Field parking lot at 9 a.m. Early signup is available at the College Park Apartments office, the Bryant Place office and the Office of Residence Life in the Turley Student Services Center on campus. Race day signup will be...