Grant Helps School of Fine Arts Fund New Kilns for Ceramics Program

Friday, August 12, 2011

A grant from the George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust will allow the Fairmont State University Department of Art to purchase modern and energy-efficient kilns for its growing Ceramics program.

The $16,000 grant, received by the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. on behalf of the FSU School of Fine Arts, will assist with the replacement of the two primary kilns in the Department of Art’s popular Ceramics program. The grant was submitted by Peter Lach, Dean of the School of Fine Arts, and Jeff Greenham, Assistant Professor of Art.

Women's Swimming Team Earns Academic Award

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

 Fairmont State's women's swimming team has been named a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

To qualify as a CSCAA Scholar All-America squad, teams must post a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the previous semester. Fairmont State had a team grade-point average of 3.12. The Falcons were one of 34 teams in NCAA Division II to qualify for the recognition.

Two FSU Students Attend Academic Seminar

Monday, July 18, 2011

Two Fairmont State University students attended an academic seminar hosted by The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars in Washington, D.C.  Logan Thorne, a political science major, and Nicole Allison, majoring in criminal justice, attended the “Top Secret: Challenges to National Security in a Global Society” seminar held May 15-21. The seminar is meant to provide students a guided experience of the national security landscape. Both students are members of the Honors Program.

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