The 2nd annual Blue Jean Ball was held on the Fairmont State campus in Colebank Hall on October 6, 2012. The event was a huge success and fun was had by all who attended.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association celebrated the golden anniversary of the Class of 1962 as part of Homecoming 2012. The event, sponsored by Wesbanco Bank, included many memories and reflections from class members.
To view photos from the class of 1962, click here.
Fairmont State gathered past athletes and friends to celebrate and induct The Class of 2012 into the Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame. Inductees included: Martha Ganoe (volleyball); Kristen Gattuso (women’s basketball); Haywood Highsmith (men’s basketball); George Opron (baseball); John Feronti (swimming); Jarrod Furgason (football); and Bill Stewart (football).
To read more about the Class of 2012, click here.
Fairmont State's Matt Wilmer hauled in a 19-yard touchdown pass from Bobby Vega to lift Fairmont State to a 54-47 win over Seton Hill on Saturday afternoon at Duvall-Rosier Field as Fairmont State celebrated Homecoming. During halftime, Rosemary Grimm and Maxx Myers were crowned King and Queen. Prior to the game, alumni, friends and students tailgated and joined in a variety of festivities.
For game highlights and photos, click here.
During Homecoming 2012, six alumni were awarded Fairmont State Alumni Association’s highest honor—an alumni award. This year’s recipients included: Outstanding Young Alumna—Sergeant Michelle Cross ’00; Outstanding Young Alumnus—Patrick Snively ’99; Outstanding Alumna—Nancy Lewis Farley ’70; Outstanding Alumnus—Kenneth R. Miller ’65; Alumna of Achievement—Jennifer Kurdle ’89; and Alumnus of Achievement—Bruce Martin ’83. To read the full bio of each award winner, click here.
The traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College presented by Student Government scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in downtown Fairmont has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
A Pep Rally for the Fighting Falcons including the Spirit Stick Competition still will be held at 7 p.m. at Falcon Center Gym 1.
The Fairmont State University Fighting Falcons football locker room has received a much-needed facelift, and on Saturday, Oct. 13, the newly renovated Cava Family Football Locker Room was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Made possible by the support of James and Laura Cava and Dan and Machelle Cava, the Cava Family Locker Room has been transformed into a place where all players can comfortably meet and keep their belongings safe.
The Fairmont State University Fighting Falcons football locker room has received a much-needed facelift, and on Saturday, Oct. 13, the newly renovated Cava Family Football Locker Room was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
“Our institution is strengthened by visionary donors, like the Cava family, who generously support our programs and enable a margin of excellence at Fairmont State,” said Dr. Maria Rose, FSU President.
A new elevator on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College has enhanced accessibility to inner campus and to the Ruth Ann Musick Library.
The East Fairmont High School Foundation honored Dr. Maria C. Rose, Fairmont State University President, during the Sept. 7 EFHS football game, which was played at Duvall-Rosier Field at FSU.
On the field, she received a congratulatory certificate on behalf of the Foundation in recognition of her FSU presidency from Foundation President Butch Phillips, pictured here.