The City of Fairmont, the Urban Renewal Authority, Marion County and Fairmont State University are collaborating on student competition that will yield design ideas for the redevelopment of the block around the Masonic Temple building in historic downtown Fairmont.
The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8.
An international robotics program in partnership with LEGO®, the FLL is part of the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) organization, an international nonprofit agency with the mission of inspiring the future workforce to appreciate the excitement and personal rewards of a career in science and technology.
An ongoing collaboration between Fairmont State University and the City of Fairmont to improve Fifth Street Park next will revitalize the park’s basketball courts.
The Ruth Ann Musick Library will host two events this week for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, faculty and staff
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, members of the campus community are invited to explore eReaders and tablets in a relaxed setting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hupp Skylab on the Library’s top floor.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will present four end-of-the-year concerts to showcase student talent.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will present a Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Colebank Hall Gym. A dessert reception will begin at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
The Fairmont State-Pierpont Foundation, Inc. has received $77,880 in state tax credits through the West Virginia Development Office’s Neighborhood Investment Program to offer special giving incentives to help raise money for student scholarships.
Donors to the Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) Scholarship fund are eligible to receive a West Virginia state tax credit in the amount of 50 percent of their contribution, in addition to the federal tax deduction as part of itemized deductions for charitable gifts.
On Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the 2012 Student Career Conference to teach students how to “Break Into Today’s Job Market.” Sponsored by the Office of Career Services, the conference is designed for current college students to explore topics surrounding job searching.
Registration is free and available online by clicking here. Students should register by Friday, Nov. 16.
Fairmont State University officials honored BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company for a gift that made possible the purchase of the new high technology scoreboard at Duvall-Rosier Field.
During half-time of the Fighting Falcons football game on Nov. 3, FSU officials recognized BrickStreet President and CEO Greg Burton and his wife Kim and BrickStreet Special Projects Consultant Skip Tarasuk with crystal awards and FSU logo jackets to officially dedicate the new scoreboard and to commemorate BrickStreet’s support of FSU Athletics.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will observe Veterans Day 2012 with three events sponsored by Student Government and the Student Veterans Organization.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, a Veterans Resource Fair will take place in the Main Street area, located on the second floor of the Falcon Center. Organizations that provide services to veterans will be on hand to provide information to FSU and Pierpont students.