Academics

Students Implement Community Health Needs Assessment Projects

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Thanks to collaboration by Fairmont State University and the City of Fairmont, students enrolled in Community Health Education at the University have had the opportunity to identify health and safety needs in Fairmont and are implementing projects to address those needs.

Three High School Seniors Awarded 2016 McClain Presidential Scholarship

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

The following students have been selected as 2016 scholarship winners:

Spring Music Gala Features Guest Composer and Student Talent

Friday, April 15, 2016

The Fairmont State University Department of Music presents its fourth annual Spring Gala on Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Colebank Hall. The concert includes a variety of music, from spirituals and folksongs to jazz and video game music.

3 FSU Artists Honored by City Arts and Humanities Commission

Monday, April 11, 2016

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.

Academic Award Celebration Schedule Announced

Friday, April 08, 2016

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:

"Children of Eden" Auditions Planned

Friday, April 08, 2016

The Fairmont State University Town & Gown Players are hosting auditions for the show “Children of Eden,” which will be performed in June at Wallman Hall.

The directors, Troy Snyder and RJ Nestor, are seeking to fill 20 to 25 roles for adults (ages 16 and older) and eight to 10 roles for youth (ages 10 to 15). The choreographer is Susan Cato-Chapman. Performances will be June 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24 and 25 at Wallman Hall.

FSU Wins 13th Consecutive Regional Concrete Canoe Title

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence with its 13th consecutive regional concrete canoe win. The team will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition for the 13th year in a row, also a current national record for most consecutive national appearances.

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Friday, April 08, 2016

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.”

"The Madwoman of Chaillot" on Wallman Hall Stage in April

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The Theatre Program at Fairmont State University is proud to announce the cast of the final production of the academic season, “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” written by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux.

Kestrel Journal to Host Inaugural Fundraiser on April 15

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Kestrel, the literature and art journal of Fairmont State University, will host its inaugural fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 15, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.