Academics

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.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Eleven Fairmont State University graduate students aided residents of Ritchie County in developing sustainable, healthy community activities, through a project funded by West Virginia Campus Compact. Now that project has the attention of the National Institutes of Health.

Monday, January 14, 2013

The Outdoor Recreation Leadership program, Outdoor Adventure Club and Wisp Resort are collaborating to provide students at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College an opportunity to learn how to downhill ski or snowboard.

Friday, January 11, 2013

The Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg will be one of 23 locations throughout the state to host the annual College Goal SundaySM event on Sunday, Feb. 10, presented by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Students and parents can receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the free workshops.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A total of 1,060 students were named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2012 semester.

Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List.

These full-time students are being recognized for academic distinction by earning a 3.4 or better grade point average for the fall 2012 semester. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average have been named to the President’s List.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The Office of International Student Services will host a Welcome Reception for International Students attending Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Thursday, Jan. 17.

The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Nineteen Fairmont State University students will witness an important moment in American history by participating in a 10-day academic seminar in Washington, D.C., focusing on the U.S. Presidential Inauguration.