For the fourth year in a row, Fairmont State University students and faculty participated in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.
Resident Assistant staff members in the Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Office of Residence Life participated in a work day for Marion County Habitat for Humanity on January 13, 2011, as part of their training and team building.
Our Accounting students, under the supervision of Dr. T. Jean Engebretson, are once again offering the popular IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) tax preparation services in Fairmont, Clarksburg, Parsons, Mannington, and other areas. The mission of the VITA Program is to provide free basic tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. VITA provides students with hands-on learning of income tax preparation and it provides real life interaction with tax clients.
The annual School of Business Academic Awards and Scholarship Reception will be held on April 29, 2011 in the Falcon Center Conference Rooms. Each year the School of Business awards over a dozen student scholarships worth over $30,000 during this event. When possible, the donor is invited to attend the event to meet their scholarship recipient. This year the Information Systems Student Organization (ISSO) scholarship will be awarded for the first time.
On March 1, the School of Business hosted the annual Business Etiquette Dinner and Reception at Muriale’s Italian Restaurant in Fairmont. In today’s highly competitive business world, business isn’t just conducted within the confines of an office. Proper etiquette skills are extremely important for our students who must know how to conduct themselves and represent their company at the dining table and in other social settings, whether entertaining or being entertained.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job & Career Fair hosted by the Office of Career Services.
Two Fairmont State University students hope to encourage campus discourse on national and international affairs through their undergraduate research project.
West Virginia’s top high school seniors have the opportunity to compete for Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Dr. Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.
A total of 1,128 students were named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2010 semester. These students are being recognized for academic distinction by earning a 3.4 or better grade point average. Students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average also have been named to the President’s List.
On Feb. 18 and 19, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host a Student Leadership Conference with the theme “Succeeding Against All Odds.”