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.
The Fairmont State University Counts program is planning for its spring 2016 session to be held on the main campus in Fairmont. The free math tutoring program is offered to fourth- through eighth-graders 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 Mondays at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. or Wednesdays at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. The program starts the week of Feb. 29 and runs through the week of April 25.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18, Fairmont State University students assisted with a School Supplies Giveaway at Morningstar Baptist Church in Fairmont.
FSU involvement was coordinated by the Career Development Center. Many of the FSU student volunteers were from Student Government.
The Regional Healthcare Foundation, formerly the Fairmont General Hospital Foundation, presented a $20,000 donation to the FSU Falcon Center Summer Day Camp on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.
At the Annual Board Meeting, members of The Regional Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors presented the donation to FSU President Dr. Maria Rose, Falcon Center Director Robin Yeager and Falcon Center Assistant Director Kevin Philyaw, who guides the operation of the camp.
The Leave Your Mark Mural Contest, sponsored by the Student Government Association, allows students to contribute to the artistic landscape of the Fairmont State University main campus.
The contest was launched in the spring 2015 semester by Rachel Ball, the former secretary for the Student Government Association. Ball is participating in a study abroad opportunity in the Netherlands during the spring 2016 semester.
Love Your Melon is an organization on campus that is an apparel brand nationwide on a mission to give every child battling cancer a hat. This organization has been on campus for about a semester and is seeking more crew members and volunteers to join this cause.
An informational meeting on campus is planned for 6 p.m. Jan. 25, 2016, in front of the Nickel on the second floor of the Falcon Center. Pizza will be offered, and there will be a short presentation.
Thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women, gifts will help brighten the spirits of the women at HOPE, Inc., a Fairmont shelter for the victims of domestic violence and a United Way of Marion County agency.
In Calhoun County, you don’t need special equipment to see billions of stars—just gaze up at the night sky. The West Virginia county is closer to maximizing a vital asset – darkness – through a partnership between Fairmont State University and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with support from the Appalachian Regional Commission.
A $1 million gift from BrickStreet Foundation to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., will create a new scholarship fund for Fairmont State University students.
Greg Burton, Chief Executive Officer of BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company, presented the gift to FSU President Maria Rose and Fairmont State Foundation President RJ Gimbl during a recognition reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Falcon Center. Representatives from BrickStreet and the Fairmont State Foundation, FSU deans and vice presidents were invited to attend the special event.
The Fairmont State University Reads program is preparing for the fall reading enrichment program for elementary school students in kindergarten through fourth grade.