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.
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.
Fairmont State's 2010-11 women's basketball media guide was recognized as fourth-best in the country, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced in May.
The Fairmont State University Dance Team attended its first competition on April 2 in Charleston, WV. The team members who performed were Kristin Phillips, Emma Van Scoy, Stephanie Yost, Shannon Bechman, Meghan Evick, Ashley Dillion, Lauralea Griffith, and Leanne Ansar.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has honored Fairmont State University as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
FSU was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.