NCWV Regional Math, Science, Energy and Engineering Fair Postponed Until March 7

Friday, February 20, 2015

The North Central West Virginia Regional Math, Science, Energy and Engineering Fair to be hosted on the Fairmont State University campus in Fairmont on Saturday, Feb. 21, has been postponed to Saturday, March 7, due to expected inclement weather

Middle and high school students who have registered to participate should contact their science teacher for more information. No additional project registrations will be accepted past the original deadline.

Entries Sought for 2015 WV State Science and Engineering Fair

Friday, February 13, 2015

Fairmont State University will host the 2015 Dominion West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on March 27 and 28 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. Early bird registration is available through Feb. 23. To allow the Scientific Review Committee to thoroughly review all projects prior to the WVSSEF, no late registrations will be accepted.

Students Named to Fall 2014 Dean's List and President's List

Friday, January 09, 2015

A total of 1,130 students have been named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2014 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 for the fall 2014 semester 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.

RESA 7 Science Bowl Dec. 11 at Fairmont State

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The 2014 RESA 7 Science Bowl will take place on Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Engineering Technology Building on the main Fairmont State University campus. The competition is hosted and sponsored in collaboration with RESA 7; Fairmont State University; and the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Competition begins at 9 a.m. with the final round to determine the winner starting at 2:30 p.m. in Room 303 of the Engineering Technology Building.

FSU to Host 2014 FIRST LEGO League State Championship Robotics Tournament

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) State Championship robotics tournament on Saturday, Dec. 6.

The event will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. More than 1,000 people from across the state, including 46 student teams, are expected to attend.

Mills Group Awards Scholarships to Two Architecture Students

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Two Fairmont State University Architecture students have been awarded scholarships created by a local architect.

The Mills Group, an architecture firm based in Morgantown, developed two scholarship opportunities for aspiring architects by providing memberships to the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) program. The national organization is dedicated to inspiring, educating and providing networking opportunities for students interested in the building design profession.

Faculty Panel to Discuss "Role of Humanities in Contemporary Education"

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee of the Fairmont State University Faculty Senate will host a Panel Discussion on the “Role of Humanities in Contemporary Education” from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

Moderated by Dr. Tad Kato, Chair of the Instructor Exchange Ad-Hoc Committee, the Panel Discussion is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Liberal Arts. The panelists will discuss positive roles of humanities and their interaction with science, based on the perspectives in each discipline. 

Forensic Science Team Finishes Second in Regional Quiz Bowl

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A team of  Fairmont State University students finished in second place in the Forensic Science Quiz Bowl competition at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists meeting in Hershey, Pa.

Forensic Science majors Megan Collins of Mount Clare, Jackie Turner of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Jenn Clymer of Holicong, Pa., and Marley Snider of Paden City competed as part of the FSU team on Thursday, Nov. 6.

FSU Wins Ford C3 Grant for Sustainable Nutrition Project

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thanks to collaboration by Fairmont State University, the City of Fairmont and community volunteers, the Fairmont Community Garden fuels neighborhood revitalization, hands-on learning for students, healthy nutrition and the campus student food bank. For these efforts in promoting a sustainable community, the project has been named as a national winner in the Ford College Community Challenge, the only winner in West Virginia.

FSU Partners with UT for Dark Skies Park in Calhoun County

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Through a partnership with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Architecture students at Fairmont State University have the opportunity to help Calhoun County maximize a vital asset – darkness.

As part of an economic development research project for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) conducted a case study of 10 counties in the Eastern United States. Among those was Calhoun County, W.Va. For the past two years, a team from UT has been meeting with stakeholders including the Calhoun County Commission and Town of Grantsville.

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