Three High School Seniors Awarded 2016 McClain Presidential Scholarship

Three High School Seniors Awarded 2016 McClain Presidential Scholarship

For the eighth 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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Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology hosted the Bombardier and Pratt and Whitney Engine Services West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on April 2. Forty-eight high school students from 15 schools in West Virginia participated in the day focused on celebrating student research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Support for the day came in numerous forms: judges from Dominion, Fairmont State University, the U.S. Department of Energy...

About 350 students will participate in the 147th Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Feaster Center.

Fairmont State alumnus H. Skip Tarasuk, Jr. will be the Commencement speaker. R. Mitch Moore of Hundred will be the student speaker representing the Class of 2016. Also during the ceremony, Bruce Stanley will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters. Stanley has brought a number of jury cases to verdict in both state and federal...

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 27, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.

“The quality of our faculty and the quality of our academic programs set Fairmont State University apart from all other institutions in the state. I know that to you, our students come first,” FSU President Maria Rose told those gathered for the event. “This year’s...

The City of Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission presented its 31st annual “Arts in the City” ceremony Sunday.

Held at Central United Methodist Church, the 2016 ceremony rewarded nine artists and humanitarians for their work.

“Obviously our point is to bring recognition to artists and scholars in the local area,” Jack Hussey, commission member, said.

Clifton “Kip” Price was the humanities award recipient for his work in educating the public on the untold story of the...

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Denver. In fact, they consistently perform so well in the national crime scene competition that there is a “Fairmont rule.”

“I’m pleased to report that our Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society chapter did exceptionally well at the annual conference in Denver last week. There were 30 Alpha Phi Sigma chapters, most from...

The end of the academic year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and faculty of Fairmont State University.

The six academic colleges and schools of the University are planning awards ceremonies to honor students. Following are the dates, times and locations for these events:

  • Recognition of Faculty, noon to 2 p.m. April 27, Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.
  • School of Business, 6 p.m. April 29, Falcon Center third floor...