Academics

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.

Grant from Lockheed Martin Supports OSIX Program

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A grant from Lockheed Martin Corporation, IS&GS National will support Fairmont State University’s Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX), which is the laboratory and applied research component of the National Security and Intelligence (NSI) program.

Accounting Students Provide Free Income Tax Assistance

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in three counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.

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.

Graduate Students Promote Healthy Community Activities in Ritchie Co.

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.

Learn to Ski or Snowboard through Class at Wisp Resort

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.

Caperton Center to Participate in College Goal Sunday

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.

FSU Students Named to Fall 2012 Dean's List

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.

Welcome Reception for International Students Planned

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.

19 Students to Attend U.S. Presidential Inauguration

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.