Three High School Students Awarded Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship

Three High School Students Awarded Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship

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...

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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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In this age of information, the reality of current events is distilled through numerous filters – social media, cable news, print and more. Sometimes the twisting of details creates societal paranoia. “Far Away,a poetic play by Caryl Churchill follows the life of Joan, a young woman who witnesses atrocities and is determined to make a difference.  

The Fairmont State University Masquers Town & Gown production runs Thursday through Saturday, April 16, 17, 18, at 7:30 and...

Sponsored by the United Way of Marion County, an event on Sunday, April 19, will support the Sobrania Soup Opera, Mannington Food Pantry and the Salvation Army, providing needed nourishment for county residents. Empty Bowls Marion County also feeds the creative spirit of local potters.

The idea of the Empty Bowls event began in 1991 in Michigan as a way to raise funds to feed the hungry, increase awareness of hunger-related issues and advocate for arts education. There are more than 1...

When Sean Rafferty arrived at Fairmont State University as a freshman in 2011, he knew two things for certain: he was going to major in Political Science and he wanted to join Student Government.

Today the Parkersburg native is a senior double majoring in Political Science and National Security and Intelligence who served as Student Government president in the 2013-2014 academic year and is a member of the Honors Program. After completing the one-week Frasure-Singleton Internship at...