The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia has named Dr. Gregory P. Noone of Fairmont State University as first runner-up for the 2011 Professor of the Year award. Each year the Foundation honors an outstanding faculty member at a West Virginia college or university.
About 250 students will participate in Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.
Dr. Maria Rose, Fairmont State University Interim President, will host a reading by faculty authors at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Shaw House on the shared main campus of FSU and Pierpont Community & Technical College. Dr. Elizabeth Savage, Professor English at FSU, and Debbie Benedetti, Associate Professor of English and Academic Studies at Pierpont, will read from their new works.
Fairmont State University formalized its relationship with Woosong University in Daejeon, South Korea, today, Dec. 2, through the signing of a memorandum of understanding.
A car loaded with presents arrived at HOPE, Inc. today, Dec. 2, thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women. On Dec. 1 at the Shaw House on the main campus shared by Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, FSU Interim President Maria Rose and Pierpont President Doreen Larson hosted a group of about 100 women for a Holiday Tea.
Dr. Maria Rose, Fairmont State University Interim President, and Dr. Barbara Owens, Director of the Professional Development School (PDS) Partnership, hosted a congratulatory reception to honor Gary Price, newly appointed superintendent of Marion County Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Shaw House on the main FSU campus.
Fairmont State University has named Dr. Fred Fidura as Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement. He began his duties this week and will serve until a permanent appointment to the position is made.
On Thursday, Oct. 20, Tom Cusimano, President of Aladdin Food Management Services, LLC, visited campus to make a special presentation to Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.
For students of all ages deciding where to continue their education, Saturday, Oct. 29, offers an exciting opportunity to experience campus life at Fairmont State University.
Fairmont State’s Interim President Maria C. Bennett Rose always knew she would be a teacher, but she never dreamed of becoming the president of a university, let alone her alma mater.
"Growing up I always wanted to be a teacher. I was one of those kids who played school," Dr. Rose shared. "Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would someday be sitting here."