Kathleen McDiffitt, a student at Fairmont State University (FSU) in West Virginia, was recently named one of ten 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Fairmont State University will host the 2017 West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on April 1 on its main campus in Fairmont. Entries are being sought from West Virginia students in grades nine through 12. The deadline for submissions is March 16.
The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations. Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter. The fair will be held Feb. 25, 2017, on the Fairmont State University campus, 1201 Locust Ave., Fairmont.
The community is encouraged to support this fair by visiting the projects from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The awards ceremony will follow.
A total of 1,254 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2016 semester.
Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.
Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.
With the nation’s focus on energy independence and sustainability, it’s important to promote the benefits of science and math among high school youth. In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Morgantown and Fairmont State University, RESA 7 will hold its annual Local Science Bowl – a math and science tournament-style competition - at FSU’s Engineering Technology Building on Thursday, Dec. 8. Competition in the double elimination tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m.
The Fairmont State University Math Department recently hosted a guest speaker, Dr. Patrick Juola, a professor of computer science from Duquesne University, who gave a lecture titled "The History of Secrets: Cryptography and Privacy.”
Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s fall campus visitation day, on Saturday, Nov. 12.
The Fairmont State Foundation is hosting a speaker at Fairmont State University on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to share with students about his experiences in business and life. The event is co-sponsored by the FSU School of Business and the FSU College of Science and Technology.
Three Honors students have been selected as presenters during the 51st annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 12-16.
The conference highlights student and faculty research presentations from across the nation and provides training and development for honors program administrators. Sherman Alexie, poet, filmmaker and best-selling author, will provide the plenary session on Friday.