Thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women, gifts will help brighten the spirits of the women at HOPE, Inc., a Fairmont shelter for the victims of domestic violence and a United Way of Marion County agency.
A $1 million gift from BrickStreet Foundation to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., will create a new scholarship fund for Fairmont State University students.
Greg Burton, Chief Executive Officer of BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company, presented the gift to FSU President Maria Rose and Fairmont State Foundation President RJ Gimbl during a recognition reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Falcon Center. Representatives from BrickStreet and the Fairmont State Foundation, FSU deans and vice presidents were invited to attend the special event.
A $10,000 grant from Dominion Foundation will help Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology launch a solar energy program that has on-campus and community outreach components.
West Virginia’s public colleges and universities are pledging increased support for student veterans during events to be held next week through the state’s “5 Star Challenge” initiative, which launched earlier this fall. The Challenge, which calls on institutions to adopt a set of exemplary standards for supporting student veterans, is a tribute to the military tradition of issuing “challenge coins” to service members who embody the values and standards of their military units.
As part of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, the campus and Fairmont community are invited to help commemorate an historic day for the oldest building on the main campus, Hardway Hall, originally known as the Administration Building.
The Fairmont State University campus community gathered on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to dedicate a garden space in honor of a retired employee who spent decades serving students and has endowed a scholarship to create a lasting legacy.
As required by state statute, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors conducted the annual performance evaluation for the FSU President during its meeting on Friday, June 26.
The Board was unanimous in its praise and appreciation for the work over the past year of Dr. Maria Rose, FSU President, who has served in that position since May 3, 2012.
“The Fairmont State University Board of Governors appreciates what Dr. Maria Rose has accomplished over the past year, as well as her positive and proven leadership,” said Ron Tucker, Chairman of the Board of Governors.
STEM Enterprise has made a $10,000 contribution through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. in support of the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics program for the 2015-2016 season. The NASA IV&V Educator Resource Center coordinates the statewide tournament that has is hosted in Fairmont by Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology each year.
A groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 16, celebrated the start of construction for Fairmont State University’s new housing project, University Terrace.
The ceremony took place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 16, in the parking lot below the Practice Field on the Squibb Wilson Boulevard side of FSU’s main campus. Students, faculty, staff and the community were invited to attend.
For the seventh consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.
The following students have been selected as 2015 scholarship winners: