FSU Reads Program Offers Reading Enrichment

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Fairmont State University Reads program is preparing for its spring 2014 reading enrichment program.

The free program available to Marion County students in kindergarten through fourth grade will begin the week of March 3. The after-school program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 215 of the Turley Student Services Center on FSU’s main campus. The sessions will continue each week through April 7.

FSU to Host 2013 FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The event will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. More than 1,000 people, including 60 teams of students, are expected to attend.

Sponsors of this year’s challenge are NASA IV&V, Fairmont State University, WV Space Grant Consortium, Par Mar Stores, Thrasher Engineering and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

College of Science & Technology Assists Operation Welcome Home

Friday, October 18, 2013

The Fairmont State University College of Science & Technology used its high technology equipment in support of Operation Welcome Home’s Golf Scramble on Friday, Oct. 18, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown.

Dr. Anthony Gilberti, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, and Dennis Mitchell, Academic Lab Manager, designed and created 3D composite and wood plaque combinations and donated them to Operation Welcome Home to be used as first, second and third place awards for the winners in each golf tournament category.

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. 


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