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Pulice and Hammett to be Spring Commencement Speakers

Sunday, April 17, 2011

About 400 students will participate in Spring Commencement for Fairmont State University. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.

FSU Board of Governors Names Rose as Interim President; Commission Approves Appointment

Friday, April 15, 2011

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors has named Dr. Maria C. Bennett Rose as Interim President, and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission today approved the appointment.

Three Students Awarded FSU Charles J. McClain Scholarship

Monday, April 11, 2011

Three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Scholarship.

Tara Brooks Named Director of Multicultural Affairs

Monday, April 11, 2011

Fairmont State University named Tara Brooks as Director of Multicultural Affairs on Jan. 3, 2011. She is also serving as an Associate Professor in the FSU School of Education and Health and Human Performance.

Dr. Elizabeth Dooley and Cathy Basagic Honored at Women of Color Luncheon

Monday, April 11, 2011

Two outstanding women were honored during the annual Women of Color Luncheon, a celebration of diversity and achievement, on Wednesday, March 30, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

FSU Community Saddened by Death of Alumna Dr. Naomi Hovatter

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

With the passing of Dr. Naomi “Nicki” Boyers Hovatter, Fairmont State University has lost one of its most outstanding and oldest alumni. Hovatter, who died Friday, March 4, at age 103 was honored by the Fairmont State Alumni Association as Outstanding Alumna in 2008. At the Alumni Awards Luncheon that year, she shared some of her memories with those gathered and stated that she attributed her longevity to not resenting growing old and realizing that many are denied the privilege. 

Meet the Dean – Dr. Richard Harvey

Friday, March 04, 2011

Richard Harvey was named Dean of the School of Business in 2008.  Dean Harvey was initially hired by Fairmont State College in 1986 to start a Small Business Development Center.  He joined the faculty in 1988 and is a Professor of Finance and Business Law.  He holds multiple degrees from West Virginia University including an M.B.A. and a J.D which he completed while teaching.  A member of the West Virginia State Bar Association, Harvey practiced law in the areas of elder law and commercial law.  While a faculty member he regularly provided seminars to business owner/managers on financial management and legal issues including business organization, feasibility studies, capital formation, strategic business planning, intellectual property, and financial proposals.

Campus Bookstore to Host Book Signing on Feb. 24

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Bookstore is hosting a book signing for a new book by an FSU adjunct faculty member. Dr. Dennis D. Wainstock teaches history at the Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg. He will sign copies of his book, “The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki 1945,” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the bookstore located on the second floor of the Falcon Center on the main campus.

Premiere Party Celebrates Launch of New FSU Commercials

Friday, January 21, 2011

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