Fairmont State announced on Wednesday, via e-mail and Facebook, a special contest aimed at reaching 4,000 Facebook fans by July 1. Three days later that goal was reached.
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.
Fairmont State's 2010-11 Community Engagement Initiative "Put Your Best Fairmont Forward" was recognized by the NCAA as the "Best In the Nation" at the annual Division II Community Engagement Workshop on Thursday. The concept was planned and organized around Fairmont State's football game against West Liberty that was featured on live national television on CBS College Sports.
A gift from Thrasher Engineering, Inc. to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. will directly impact the educational experience of Fairmont State University students in the Department of Technology.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association will host its third annual “PNC Day at the Park” on Saturday, May 21, as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Detroit Tigers.
Lauren Adams, who graduated Cum Laude from FSU with an interdisciplinary degree in Studio Art and French in 2006, and obtained a B.F.A. in Visual Art from West Virginia University, has remained an active and successful painter ever since.
About 400 students will participate in Spring Commencement for Fairmont State University. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
The Fairmont State University Board of Governors has named Dr. Maria C. Bennett Rose as Interim President, and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission today approved the appointment.