Alumni Pride

Night at the Races Benefits the Fairmont Fund

Monday, March 12, 2012

A night of fun, food and friends is planned for Saturday, April 14, at the Night at the Races derby-style party. Hosted by the Office of Institutional Advancement, the event begins at 4 p.m. with a heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktail reception, silent auction, hat contest and entertainment by the FSU Jazz Band at the Falcon Center on the FSU main campus.

Student Affairs Hall of Fame Honors Four

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College recently honored the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet.

Governor Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Law Enforcement Officer

Thursday, February 23, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin issued a proclamation on Thursday, Feb. 23, ordering all U.S. and state flags displayed at all state facilities be displayed at half-staff from dawn until dusk on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, the day of services for law enforcement officer, Sergeant Michael Todd May, who died in the line of duty on Feb. 18, 2012.

Attend the Job Fair on Feb. 28

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the Office of Career Services. More than 70 companies and agencies are registered to attend the event. The fair will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Falcon Center, Gym 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Empty Bowls Project Helps Fight Hunger

Sunday, February 19, 2012

For the fifth consecutive year, the Fairmont State University pottery studio through the School of Fine Arts has hosted students, faculty, staff and alumni to participate in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.

Student Affairs Hall of Fame to Honor Three

Friday, February 17, 2012

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will honor the dedication of former employees and the impact of community members on the lives of students during this year’s Student Affairs Hall of Fame Awards Banquet. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Colebank Hall.

Submit a Nomination Today for the 2012 Alumni Awards

Friday, February 17, 2012

Do you know a Fairmont State University graduate who deserves recognition? Fairmont State will celebrate the achievements of former students, a tradition since 1977. You are invited to submit the name of outstanding alumni in three categories:  2012 Outstanding Alumni, Alumni of Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards.

Two New Members Join FSU Board of Governors

Friday, February 17, 2012

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed two new members to the Fairmont State University Board of Governors. John D. Myers of Cheat Lake and Dixie L. Yann of Fairmont joined the Board of Governors for its Feb. 16 meeting.

Exhibition Focuses on Possible Effects of Marcellus Shale Industry

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A new exhibit by an alumnus of Fairmont State University’s Studio Art program will focus on the possible effects of Marcellus Shale gas drilling. The first exhibition of 2012 will be the exhibition titled “A Penny for a Dime” by Miles Holbert. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the James D. Brooks Memorial Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall on the FSU main campus.

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