Falcons Give Back

Accounting Students Provide Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Monday, February 20, 2017

Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in four counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.

Schoolnic Gift Creates $2.55 Million Additional Scholarship Funds for FSU Students

Monday, January 30, 2017

A $2.55 million gift, the largest in Fairmont State University history, will support scholarships for FSU students through the Elva V. Schoolnic Trust, according to Gary K. Bennett, Trustee. 

Make an Imprint on Campus through the 2017 Senior Campaign

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Want to honor the Fairmont State University Class of 2017, a current student, a graduate, retiree or colleague? Buy a personalized brick that will be placed in the new Falcon Commons area.

The Class of 2017 and the Fairmont State Foundation are working together to continue the Senior Class Gift tradition encouraging seniors to leave a lasting mark on the campus that they love.

Women of FSU & Pierpont Support HOPE at Holiday Tea

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women, gifts will help brighten the spirits of the women at HOPE, Inc., a shelter for the victims of domestic violence and a United Way of Marion County agency.

On Nov. 29, the women of FSU and Pierpont (female faculty, staff members, alumnae, retirees, board members and their spouses or partners) gathered at the Shaw House (President’s House) for A Holiday Tea and brought gifts for women at HOPE, Inc.

Community Volunteers Decorate Campus Shaw House

Monday, December 05, 2016

The holiday season at FSU includes several events at the Shaw House, the president’s home on the main campus. To make sure the house is ready to welcome guests with festive trimmings and a beautiful tree decorated with maroon ornaments, a group of community members have volunteered to decorate every year. Decorating is their way of supporting FSU President Maria Rose for all she does for the community throughout the year.

Students Present Health Needs Assessment Findings in Richwood

Monday, December 05, 2016

Community Health Education students are spending the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

Student Wins Chance to #ParkLikethePresident for United Way

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Each year Fairmont State University supports the United Way of Marion County annual campaign. Many faculty and staff contribute each year to help meet the campaign goal, which is set at $440,000 for this year. Students joined the campaign this fall by participating in a raffle for a prime parking spot – the president’s.

FSU Students Implement Needs Assessment Project in Richwood

Monday, October 10, 2016

Community Health Education students at Fairmont State University will spend the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

FSU Graduate Hopes to Leave Her Mark in Cancer Research

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Fairmont State University alumna Rebecca Goydel hopes to leave her mark in cancer research by continuing her education at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida.

Her vision for her future started while attending Wheeling Park High School. She wanted a degree in chemistry but also wanted to teach.

Solar Panel Array Brings Alternative Energy to Campus

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Alternative energy made an appearance at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Friday.

Asolar panel array was installed next to the library on the shared campus.