The new leaders of the Fairmont State University Student Government Association want students to know that they have a voice in campus life and SGA is committed to making that voice heard.
A Fairmont State University staff member recently received the 2016 Outstanding New Advisor Award for the state of West Virginia.
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region III presented the honor to Dedra Cobb of Preston County, an academic advisor for the FSU College of Liberal Arts, at the Mid-South Regional Conference in April in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The Falcon Center Summer Day Camp for children ages 6 through 12 provides games, sports, water activities and educational activities in one-week sessions from June 6 to July 29. Parents or guardians can register children for just one week or can pick and choose as many weeks as they want.
The camp runs Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $150 per camper per week and includes daily snacks, lunch provided by Dining Services and a T-shirt. Children must be registered by May 20 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.
Fairmont State University is partnering with University of Pittsburgh and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC on a college health center alcohol and sexual violence intervention study.
The Fairmont State Alumni Association is hosting the annual PNC Day in the Park in June. This year, 16 registrants will be selected to participate in Pirates batting practice.
To enter to win the batting practice, register for the event online here or call (304) 367-4015. Batting practice participants will be selected on June 3 and winners will be notified via telephone.
The Fairmont State University American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter has been named as a finalist for a prestigious international student chapter award.
As the Region 4 Distinguished Chapter, FSU’s ASCE Student Chapter is one of five finalists for the international Robert Ridgway Award. Region 4 includes West Virginia, Virginia, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas and Kentucky.
Rehearsals are under way for Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts Youth Company spring productions. This semester the Academy will be offering two shows for one evening of family fun. Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh Kids,” performed by local kindergarten through fifth graders, and “James and the Giant Peach,” performed by area sixth through 12th graders, take the stage on Wallman Hall from May 19 through May 22.
The West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the annual student scholarship competition at the Design Awards Gala held at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston on April 23. Fairmont State University Architecture students were awarded $14,000 in scholarships.
About 350 students will participate in the 147th Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Feaster Center.
Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 27, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.