Trisels Named State Beekeepers of the Year

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

What began as a hobby for Don Trisel, a professor of biology at Fairmont State University, and his wife Kim has become much more over the years.

About 10 years ago, the Trisels purchased a piece of land behind their home in Farmington.

“It was all forest,” Trisel said. “We had some beekeeper friends at church, and I suggested that they come out and put some hives on our property and take advantage of that resource.”

Instead, the Trisels’ friends made another suggestion.
 

Public School Math Tutoring Program Begins Feb. 19

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Fairmont State Counts, a free math tutoring program offered by Fairmont State University is planning for its spring session to be held on the Fairmont campus. The tutoring program is offered to students in fourth through eighth grades who are experiencing math difficulties.

The one hour/once a week sessions, which run for eight weeks, are offered Tuesdays or Thursdays. The program starts Feb. 19. Cathy Woodson is coordinating the sessions.

The program is structured to emphasize math homework difficulties or specific math difficulties.

Dr. Greg Noone Named as Finalist for Professor of the Year

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Faculty Merit Foun­dation of West Virginia has named Dr. Gregory P. Noone of Fairmont State University as one of five finalists for the 2012 Profes­sor of the Year award. Each year the Foundation honors an outstanding faculty member at a West Virginia college or university.

“Fairmont State University is incredibly proud that Greg­ory Noone has been selected as one of the five finalists for West Virginia’s Professor of the Year for the second year in a row,” said FSU President Maria Rose.

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