Sprout Grant Funds EnergyMakers Middle School Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A group of students in Morgantown will be the first to benefit from an EnergyMakers Middle School Program funded by a $15,000 Remake Learning grant from The Sprout Fund.

Made possible through the leading support of the Grable Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the grant from Sprout was awarded to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. on behalf of the project partners--the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, the FSU Professional Development Schools Partnership and TEKids.

North Central WV Science & Engineering Fair Accepting Registrations

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations.

Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter.  The fair will be held Feb. 27, 2016, on the Fairmont State University main campus in Fairmont. 

The community in encouraged to support this fair by visiting the projects from 11until 11:30 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow.

FSU Welcomes Visiting Chinese Scholar

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Fairmont State University community and the Department of Language and Literature welcome to campus a visiting scholar from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications whose year-long residency will begin Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Han Xiaohau, a professor of English, will teach a class on Chinese culture at FSU and, with the guidance of Dr. J. Robert Baker, will conduct research on teaching methodology and the study of American literature.

History Majors Present Papers at National Conference

Friday, February 12, 2016

Three Fairmont State University senior History majors attended the national Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference in Orlando on Jan. 6-10 and presented academic papers.

“We’ve had students present at some of the smaller regional conferences in the past, but this was the first time we’ve had students present at the national conference,” said Dr. Robin Payne, Assistant Professor of History and faculty advisor for the FSU Phi Alpha Theta chapter.

"Importance of Being Earnest" on Stage in February

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s most popular play, in February in Wallman Hall.

First performed in 1895, the farcical comedy is also a satire on Victorian customs and behaviors. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19; Saturday, Feb. 20; Thursday, Feb. 25; Friday, Feb. 26; and Saturday, Feb. 27. The matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.

Graduate Studies Fair Showcases Program Options

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

FSU Students Named to Fall 2015 Dean's List & President's List

Friday, January 15, 2016

A total of 1,208 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2015 semester.

Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.

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