Rafferty Selected for Judith A. Herndon Fellowship

Rafferty Selected for Judith A. Herndon Fellowship

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...

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FSU to Host Spring Campus Visitation Day on March 28

FSU to Host Spring Campus Visitation Day on March 28

Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Spring Campus Visitation Day on Saturday, March 28. Held in the fall and the spring for...

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Criminal Justice Students Win Eight Awards in National Competition

Criminal Justice Students Win Eight Awards in National Competition

Fairmont State may be a relatively small school on a national scale, but one program at the institution has proven that it can compete at the absolute highest level. This year,...

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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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The Fairmont State University Department of Music will present a benefit dinner recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Noteworthy Sweets.

“Attendees will dine on a sumptuous feast while being entertained by Fairmont State’s top musicians. This elegant benefit will help support an elaborate production of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ this December, part of the Sesquicentennial celebration of Fairmont State University,” said Dr. Sam Spears, Fairmont State Director of Choirs.

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The 2015 Dominion West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair (WVSSEF) will be held on Saturday, March 28, at Fairmont State University.

Students in grades nine through 12 are eligible to enter. More than 50 projects are registered for the event, representing 17 schools from throughout the state. There are 16 categories for the entries. Projects must be in one of the following areas: Animal Sciences,
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular...

Fairmont State University’s Town and Gown Players are scheduling auditions for a summer production of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” to take place at Prickett’s Fort State Park.

Acting and singing auditions will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 1 and 2, in Room 229 of Wallman Hall on the Fairmont State campus. Directed by Troy Snyder and Sam Spears, performances will take place on June 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20. (A rain-out performance is scheduled for...

Two Fairmont State University students recently attended the annual convention for the International English honorary society, Sigma Tau Delta. As it celebrates students who excel at writing, language and literature in English, the society has the ultimate goal to nurture literacy and mastery in English.

The students, Grace Templeman and Kaylee Kirkpatrick, are both seniors majoring in English Education. At the convention in Albuquerque from March 18 to 21, they attended presentations...

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host a presentation by multimedia artist Dr. Brigid Burke at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Wallman Hall auditorium.

The program for the concert will include new multimedia works and compositions realized by Marshall University faculty members Steven Hall and Mark Zanter with choreography/dance by Jessica Lynn Fox. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.

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For three years, the criminal justice students at Fairmont State University have won the crime scene competition at the national conference.

What makes this feat even more impressive is that they were doing it with less-than-stellar equipment.

“We were using the $30 point-and-shoot,” Marshal Sherry, a second-year graduate student in criminal justice, said. “It was just the bare minimum.”

The criminal justice program at FSU got a surprise Thursday when the Fraternal Order...