Fairmont State University was proud to participate in the Make Marion County Shine initiative and partner with Main Street Fairmont with a clean-up of Locust Avenue on Saturday, April 6. The team of 18 students, faculty, staff and community members picked up 48 bags of trash in four hours. Participating students represented the Occupational Safety program, Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society), S.T.A.N.D., Tau Kappa Epsilon and Student Government. The Office of Institutional Advancement and Physical Plant also supported the initiative.
PROMISE Scholar Freshmen are invited to meet with their PROMISE Academic and Financial Aid Advisors, as well as the Director of Community Service Learning at one of two meetings scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:30p.m. in Hardway Hall (Rm) 219 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 3:00p.m. in Library MMB. The meetings should last approximately 45 minutes. Pizza will be served.
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.
The Community Service Learning Office of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College organized a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.
During two events this fall, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Government members collected hundreds of pounds of donated goods to benefit local non-profit agencies.
Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Government is sponsoring a Free Family Movie Night and Food Drive on Friday, Nov 5.
The Disney Pixar movie "Toy Story 3" will be shown at 6 p.m. in Colebank Hall gym. Admission is free and open to the public. Families are welcome. Parking will be available on the top level of the parking garage.
Those who attend are asked to bring one canned food item to donate to local food pantries.
The Community Service Learning Office is organizing student volunteers to help Marion County United Way agencies Friday, September 24, through Tuesday, September 28, for shifts of two and a half hours.
About 30 resident assistants (RAs) and staff from the Office of Residence Life of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College spent a sweaty Saturday morning cleaning up Locust Avenue.
Fairmont State's community engagement initiative, "Getting to Know You," has been named best in the WVIAC by the NCAA for the 2009-10 school year.