Septemberfest Connects Community, Fun and Fashion

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Connecting students, Fairmont State University alumni and the community, Septemberfest will offer vendors, music, family activities, a high-end fashion runway show and more in downtown Fairmont on Saturday, Sept. 20. Septemberfest is part of Family Weekend, planned for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19 to 21. (For more information about Family Weekend, visit http://www.fairmontstate.edu/studentservices/family-weekend.)

Alumni Association to Host Picnic at the Park

Friday, August 01, 2014

Fairmont State University alumni and friends, as well as their families, are invited to attend the third annual Picnic at the Park on Sunday, Aug. 24, in Harrison County.

The Fairmont State Alumni Association will host the event from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Overlook Shelter at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Clarksburg. Jaws BBQ will provide lunch, and activities for kids are planned.

Alumni Association Seeking Alumni Award Nominations

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Each year, the Fairmont State Alumni Association celebrates the achievements of former students and honors them at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch during Homecoming.

Fairmont State alumni and the community are invited to submit the name of outstanding alumni in three categories: Outstanding Alumni, Alumni of Achievement and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards. Awards are presented to one alumna and one alumnus in each category.

The nomination guidelines are as follows:

Six Alumni to Be Honored as Part of Homecoming 2013

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

As part of Homecoming 2013 for Fairmont State University, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Sponsored by Thrasher Engineering, the event will be held in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit www.fairmontstate.edu/homecoming to view a complete list of events and additional information.

Welcome Reception Planned for Coach Jason Woodman

Friday, August 09, 2013

The Fairmont State Alumni Association is hosting welcome reception for Head Coach Jason Woodman as the Fighting Falcons prepare to kick off the 2013 football season.

Woodman and his staff will be available to meet and greet Falcon Fans during the event scheduled for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Erickson Alumni Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be available.

Updated Alumni Information Needed for Directory Project

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Fairmont State Alumni Association is partnering with Harris Connect to update alumni information and produce a new alumni directory.

“The directory project is critical to the Alumni Association as we want to be able to stay connected to all of our alumni and offer opportunities to stay engaged with Fairmont State University,” said Emily Swain, Director of Alumni Relations. “In addition to our social media outlets and other outreach, this directory will provide a useful tool for building connections.”

Gift from Alumnus Supports Student Scholarships

Friday, July 19, 2013

Fairmont State University students will benefit from the gift of an alumnus who believed education was a way to create opportunity.

William Claude “Bill” Waters, who spent his career dedicated to education, passed away in July 2012 at age 93. Through a bequest from his estate, Waters has provided a $730,000 gift to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., that will be used for FSU student scholarships. Waters previously made more than $63,000 in gifts to the University.

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