For the fourth year in a row, Fairmont State University students and faculty participated in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.
Resident Assistant staff members in the Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Office of Residence Life participated in a work day for Marion County Habitat for Humanity on January 13, 2011, as part of their training and team building.
The Fairmont State GEAR UP Partnership will host its annual High School Quiz Bowl Competitionon Saturday, March 5, in the Falcon Center Conference Rooms on the main campus. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and will conclude with an afternoon award ceremony. High schools participating this year include: Clay Battelle, Liberty, Lincoln, Webster Springs and University.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest Banquet on Tuesday, Jan. 18, recognized area high school students who participated in the contest that honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Community Service Learning Office of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College organized a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.
Designed to foster collaboration between Fairmont State University and the local high technology industry, FSU is hosting an event on Tuesday, Jan. 11, called the Collaborative Solutions Showcase: Developing Partnerships with Fairmont State University.
A new, secure way to dispose of paper materials on campus will save employees time and contribute to recycling efforts. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Physical Plant will replace the blue recycling bins on campus with 26 secured, locked containers from Cintas Document Management.
During two events this fall, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Government members collected hundreds of pounds of donated goods to benefit local non-profit agencies.
Kappa Delta Pi, an Education Honorary at Fairmont State University, recently partnered with the Marion County Reading Council to sponsor a teaching materials yard sale.