Frank Pulice, Jr. was presented with the first Fairmont State Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, May 11. The award was created to show appreciation for alumni who have dedicated years of service to the association and to the institution.
“Frank Pulice, Jr. has achieved great personal and professional success. As a philanthropist and community volunteer, he truly has made a difference. Mr. Pulice’s life exemplifies the type of achievement, leadership and service we wish for all Fairmont State alumni,” said FSU President Maria Rose.
As the semester winds down, the 2013-2014 Student Government is just getting started. The executive officers will be busy this summer preparing for a new year of Firsts.
The annual Women of Color Luncheon, a celebration of diversity and achievement, took place Tuesday, April 9.
Lockheed Martin was on campus April 3-4, 2013, to host a workshop offering practical advice and strategies for career development.
Fairmont State University was proud to participate in the Make Marion County Shine initiative and partner with Main Street Fairmont with a clean-up of Locust Avenue on Saturday, April 6.
Volunteers helping clean up the county represented the Occupational Safety program, Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society), S.T.A.N.D., Tau Kappa Epsilon and Student Government. The Office of Institutional Advancement and Physical Plant also supported the initiative.
Michael Bonadio was the featured artist for “Smeltdown,” a week of collaborative metal casting between the sculpture programs at Fairmont State University and West Virginia University.
On Friday, April 5, 2013, Bonadio assisted in an iron pour at the Fairmont State University foundry, beginning at 12 pm.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, Joe Geiger, Director of the Archives and History Section of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, presented “The 35th Star: West Virginia Statehood,” a program of the Sesquicentennial Speakers Bureau of the West Virginia Humanities Council. Read more on the event.
The School of Business co-sponsored a Business Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday, March 6, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in the I-79 Technology Park in Fairmont. Other sponsors were the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation and the Bridgeport Conference Center. Read more about the event online.