FSU Community Saddened by Death of Alumna Dr. Naomi Hovatter

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

With the passing of Dr. Naomi “Nicki” Boyers Hovatter, Fairmont State University has lost one of its most outstanding and oldest alumni. Hovatter, who died Friday, March 4, at age 103 was honored by the Fairmont State Alumni Association as Outstanding Alumna in 2008. At the Alumni Awards Luncheon that year, she shared some of her memories with those gathered and stated that she attributed her longevity to not resenting growing old and realizing that many are denied the privilege. 

VITA Tax Preparation Program

Friday, March 04, 2011

Our Accounting students, under the supervision of Dr. T. Jean Engebretson, are once again offering the popular IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) tax preparation services in Fairmont, Clarksburg, Parsons, Mannington, and other areas.  The mission of the VITA Program is to provide free basic tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers.  VITA provides students with hands-on learning of income tax preparation and it provides real life interaction with tax clients.

School of Business Academic Awards and Scholarship Reception Set for April 29

Friday, March 04, 2011

The annual School of Business Academic Awards and Scholarship Reception will be held on April 29, 2011 in the Falcon Center Conference Rooms.  Each year the School of Business awards over a dozen student scholarships worth over $30,000 during this event.  When possible, the donor is invited to attend the event to meet their scholarship recipient.  This year the Information Systems Student Organization (ISSO) scholarship will be awarded for the first time.  

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