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.
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.
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.
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.
A new partnership between paws4people, the Marion County Humane Society, Pruntytown Correctional Center and Fairmont State University will provide training to help shelter dogs become service dogs for those who need them, as well as an opportunity for inmates to give back to the community.
The West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families recently presented Fairmont State University with its Higher Education Partner of the Year Award to honor volunteer service by the FSU School of Business.