The Office of International Student Services of Fairmont State University hosted a Welcome Reception for International Students on Thursday, Aug. 22.
Funded by a grant from the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources Division of Tobacco Prevention, the group Tobacco Free Falcons has planned a variety of campus events to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco usage.
The Division of Tobacco Prevention began its Against Tobacco College Initiative in 2005 as way to reach 18 to 24 year olds regarding the dangers of tobacco use and the benefits of stopping tobacco use. College campuses from around the state were invited to participate.
The Office of International Student Services of Fairmont State University will host a Welcome Reception for International Students on Thursday, Aug. 22.
The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
The Fairmont State Foundation has announced that a donation from the Sgt. Todd May Memorial Fund Committee has provided the final funds needed for Fairmont State University’s matching grant from the West Virginia Research Trust Fund as part of the “Bucks for Brains” program.
A dedication ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 1, will celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Fairmont State University Turley Student Services Center on the main campus.
The Fairmont State University School of Nursing and Allied Health Administration honored its Class of 2013 nursing graduates with a Pinning and Awards Ceremony at the Feaster Center on May 9.
The Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance held its annual Awards Ceremony to honor students for their academic accomplishments on Thursday, May 9.
Attending the event were students, their families, alumni, representatives of the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., staff members from the Office of Institutional Advancement, scholarship donors and faculty and staff of the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.
Fairmont State University has selected five student research projects for funding under the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.
Sara Davis, Jennifer Goggins, Courtney Swiger and Ian Williams have been named to hold the University’s prestigious SURE fellowships. They each will receive a stipend of $2,400 to conduct their projects between May 13 and June 30, 2013. Completed projects will be presented at the Celebration of Student Scholarship in April 2014.
FCX Systems in Morgantown has taken on Charlie Drazba, Malissa Lake and Chas McFarland as summer student interns. The interns will be working in departments such as research and development, engineering and on the production floor.
“Interns bring a sense of excitement which is contagious to the whole group, said Allen Wright, Senior Vice President of R&D and Engineering. “Along with fresh views and opinions, there is always the benefit of discovering an overlooked solution while explaining a problem.”
This fall, new Fairmont State University students and those returning to campus will be able to find many of the support services they need to succeed in one convenient place – the Turley Student Services Center.