Graduate Students Help Ritchie County Get Active

Monday, September 30, 2013

Fairmont State University graduate students are conducting a research study about exercise called “Get Active Ritchie County.”  Working with Ritchie County residents ages 50 to 69, the program focuses on the benefits of exercising at home and is free for participants.

“Get Active Ritchie County” was developed through a partnership between the Ritchie County Family Resource Network (FRN) and Fairmont State University. The University received a grant through West Virginia Campus Compact. Over the past year, the FRN and FSU conducted a community health survey in the county. 

Donate Items to "Fill the Nest" Campaign This Week

Monday, September 23, 2013

Fairmont State University will recognize West Virginia Day to Serve through Saturday, Sept. 28, by asking faculty, staff and the greater community to “Fill the Nest!”

The Nest is the official food bank to benefit students of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Check out this link for information on items needed: http://library.fairmontstate.edu/about/nest-campus-food-bank

There are two donation drop-off points planned:

Sept. 17 Event to Commemorate U.S. Constitution Day

Monday, September 16, 2013

Fairmont State University will celebrate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with activities on Tuesday, Sept. 17, hosted by the FSU College of Liberal Arts.

Sponsored by Alpha Phi Sigma as part of the Constitution Day Celebration, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to sign a copy of the Constitution between 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the second floor Main Street area of the Falcon Center. Free patriotic lanyards and pocket copies of the Constitution will be given away.

FSU Counts Program Offers Free Math Tutoring

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

The Fairmont State University Counts program is planning for its fall session to be held at Fairmont State. The free math tutoring program is offered to fourth- through eighth-grade students who are experiencing math difficulties.

The program is supervised by Pam Kabulski and coordinated by Amy Drvar. The one hour/once a week sessions, which run for eight weeks, are offered Wednesdays or Thursdays at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. The program starts Sept. 25/26 and runs through Nov. 13/14.

FSU Reads Program Begins Oct. 7

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

The Fairmont State University Reads enrichment program is accepting students for fall 2013.

The free program available to county students in kindergarten through fourth grade will begin the week of Oct. 7.  The afterschool program will be held on Mondays at Monongah Elementary and on Tuesdays in Room 215 of the Turley Student Services Center on FSU’s main campus from 4 to 5 p.m. The sessions will continue each week through Nov. 11.

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