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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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...

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...

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will kick off its year-long Fairmont State Sesquicentennial Celebration at its Spring Gala at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Colebank Hall.  

Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for seniors (ages 65 and older) or faculty and staff; and free for all students. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FSU Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or at the door the night of the performance. A public reception precedes the concert at 7 p.m. in...

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...

For the seventh consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

The following students have been selected as 2015 scholarship winners:

  • Kelsy Eaton of Vienna, the daughter of Richard and Julie Eaton, is a student at Parkersburg High School in Wood County. She plans to major in Psychology at FSU.
  • Kristen Hill of...

Elizabeth A. Savage is a professor of English at Fairmont State University, where she also serves as poetry editor for Kestrel: A Journal of Literature & Art. The journal was founded in 1993 and has earned an excellent international reputation as a competitive and skillfully designed literary magazine. Three Cities will feature more about the journal in a future issue.

Her newest book, “Idylliad,” published in March 2015 by Furniture Press Books, a small press in Baltimore, is a...