Academics

Monday, December 19, 2016

All Fairmont State University offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, for winter break.

Faculty return for Professional Development Week on Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 11-13, 2017.

Fairmont State is closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes begin for the spring 2017 semester on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Tuesday, December 13, 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.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Community Health Education students are spending the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

With the nation’s focus on energy independence and sustainability, it’s important to promote the benefits of science and math among high school youth. In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Morgantown and Fairmont State University, RESA 7 will hold its annual Local Science Bowl – a math and science tournament-style competition - at FSU’s Engineering Technology Building on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Fairmont State University Math Department recently hosted a guest speaker, Dr. Patrick Juola, a professor of computer science from Duquesne University, who gave a lecture titled "The History of Secrets: Cryptography and Privacy.”

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will present the fifth annual Fête de Noël holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Colebank Hall.

Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for senior adults and FSU faculty/staff and free for students and children. For tickets or more information, contact the Fairmont State Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Friday, November 04, 2016

Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s fall campus visitation day, on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The new Part-Time Weekend ASN Program option starting in January 2017 at Fairmont State University will allow working adults to become registered nurses while attending classes on the weekends.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed this week as "College Application and Exploration Week" in recognition of the statewide campaign organized by the College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV). Staff from nearly 450 schools will host college-planning activities throughout the week to help students consider their postsecondary education opportunities.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Don’t let the process of completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) scare you. Staff from the Fairmont State University Office of Financial Aid have planned several times this week to meet in person with students and their families on campus.