A total of 1,062 students were named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the spring 2011 semester. These students are being recognized for academic distinction by earning a 3.4 or better grade point average. Students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average also have been named to the President’s List.
Through a donation by a couple with many ties to Fairmont State University, future scholars and students of West Virginia and Appalachian literature and history will have a new tool to aid their research.
A new web site will make it faster and easier for students, faculty and staff to find the online information they use the most every day. The Office of Information Technology has partnered with Campus EAI to create an intranet portal for Fairmont State University.
A Fairmont State University staff member has been elected to a national leadership position for the Mid-South Region 3 of the National Academic Advising Association.
The operation of the bookstore on the main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will be transitioning over the next two weeks from the management of Barnes & Noble to Follett Higher Education Group.
The Fairmont State University/PDS Partnership was represented at the 12th annual National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) Conference in New Orleans in March 2011. The conference featured educators from across the P-20 educational continuum in all 50 states. Presenters shared the strategies they have designed and implemented and offered practical, site-based suggestions to attendees.
Fairmont State University criminal justice students took second place in a national competition, and an FSU student successfully competed for a national office during a March 2011 conference in Toronto.
The Art Department of the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts held the opening reception for its annual Juried Student Exhibition on Tuesday, April 12. The juror, from Honeyoi, N.Y., was artist James Johnson.
The Community Music Program of Fairmont State University will offer three music camps for children this summer, as well as summer registration for private music lessons.
Auditions are planned for the Fairmont State University Town & Gown Summer Theatre production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” which will be presented in July at Prickett’s Fort State Park.