Campus Lights Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Campus Lights Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

During the month of April, the lights on the main campus Fairmont State University turn blue as part of the national Light It Up Blue world autism awareness campaign sponsored by...

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International Festival 2014 Kicks Off on April 15

International Festival 2014 Kicks Off on April 15

As part of International Festival 2014, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will celebrate global culture on campus. Planned for Tuesday,...

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ASCE Student Chapter Wins 11th Regional Concrete Canoe Title

ASCE Student Chapter Wins 11th Regional Concrete Canoe Title

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and for the 11th consecutive year will represent the region...

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2014 McClain Presidential Scholarship Winners Announced

2014 McClain Presidential Scholarship Winners Announced

For the sixth 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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A Fairmont State University School of Business faculty member has been named the recipient for the Region 2 2014 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes individuals annually from each of its 10 regions who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.

Dr. C. Frank Lee, Associate Professor of Information Systems Management, will be honored, along with other regional recipients, at the 2014 ACBSP Annual Conference...

When poets and writers gather for a weekend of readings and fellowship, the mutual appreciation and inspiration are almost visible floating in the air. On April 11 and 12, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature hosted such a group in celebration of Issue 31 of Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art.

“Kestrel 31 explores the complex nature of memory, its pains, pleasures and dangers,” said Dr. Suzanne Heagy, Associate Professor of English and one of the...

Now that warmer weather has arrived, a presentation at Fairmont State University will offer tips on how to “Handle the Heat and Take Care of Your Feet.”

Dr. Jessica Brown, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, and Jan Kiger, a new faculty member in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance and Program Director of the Outdoor Recreation Leadership minor, will share their knowledge from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Room 320 of the Education Building. Admission is...

Fairmont State University will host a presentation on “Cyber Security and the Aftermath of the Snowden Leaks” on Monday, April 21.

Sponsored by the National Security and Intelligence Program and the Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX) at Fairmont State, the presenter will be Fred Fleitz, Senior Fellow, Center for Security Policy. The presentation will take place at 1 p.m. April 21 in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms and will be followed by a reception. Admission is...

A Fairmont State University student was among three Civil Engineering students awarded scholarships by the North Central West Virginia Section of The American Society of Highway Engineers.

At its annual Commissioners Banquet held on April 2 at the Bridgeport Conference Center, WVDOT Secretary/Commissioner of Transportation Paul Mattox presented $1,500 scholarships to George Lynch of Fairmont State and to Brandon LeRoy and Guadalupe Leon, both of West Virginia University.

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A Fairmont State University’s graduate student has earned the honor of presenting a research project of her creation at the national level.

Shinnston native Virginia Delawder plans to graduate in May with a Master of Education degree with a concentration in Exercise Science, Fitness and Wellness. She will present her project at the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Annual Meeting alongside projects from across the United States and other countries on May 27-31 in Orlando,...