The Fairmont State Foundation has announced that a donation from the Sgt. Todd May Memorial Fund Committee has provided the final funds needed for Fairmont State University’s matching grant from the West Virginia Research Trust Fund as part of the “Bucks for Brains” program.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association is partnering with Harris Connect to update alumni information and produce a new alumni directory.
“The directory project is critical to the Alumni Association as we want to be able to stay connected to all of our alumni and offer opportunities to stay engaged with Fairmont State University,” said Emily Swain, Director of Alumni Relations. “In addition to our social media outlets and other outreach, this directory will provide a useful tool for building connections.”
Two Marion County public school teachers recently were honored as part of the annual Awards Ceremony for the Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance.
Over 100 FSU alumni and friends headed to Pittsburgh on June 15th to see the Pirates take on the Dodgers as part of the Fairmont State Alumni Association's 2013 PNC Day in the Park. The sold-out event included a pre-game tailgate, the Pirates game and a post-game Fan Jam concert featuring Blues Traveler.
Photos by Mariah Roth '11
Frank Pulice, Jr. was presented with the first Fairmont State Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, May 11. The award was created to show appreciation for alumni who have dedicated years of service to the association and to the institution.
“Frank Pulice, Jr. has achieved great personal and professional success. As a philanthropist and community volunteer, he truly has made a difference. Mr. Pulice’s life exemplifies the type of achievement, leadership and service we wish for all Fairmont State alumni,” said FSU President Maria Rose.
Alumni and friends of FSU football gathered on April 25th to catch the annual maroon & white game. There was a great crowd! On Friday, April 26th fans showed their support by participating in the Friends of Football Golf Tournament at Green Hills. There were over 120 golfers and all proceeds benefited FSU football.
Photos by Mariah Roth 11' and Emily Swain.
Comedy Uncorked was held Friday, April 19th at Heston Farm Winery in Fairmont. A sold-out crowd enjoyed Seven Stories Theatre Company, with special guests Fearless Fools and Vintage Theatre Improv, for a hilarious night of improvised comedy in the tradition on shows like “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Audience members helped the fun unfold by offering suggestions on characters, styles, and comedic problems for the talented troupe to play. All proceeds from the event benefited the Fairmont Fund.
Photos by Mariah Roth '11.
About 375 students will participate in Spring Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in the Feaster Center. Video from the ceremony will be streamed live at www.fairmontstate.edu/live.
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and for the 10th consecutive year will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition.
FSU’s ASCE Student Chapter won first place in the Concrete Canoe Competition over the weekend at the 2013 Virginias Conference, hosted by Howard University in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.