Physical Plant

Student Volunteers Participate in Make Marion County Shine

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More than 20 students and community volunteers participated in the Make Marion County Shine and state DEP cleanup on the Fairmont State University campus in Fairmont on Saturday, April 18.  The week also was National Volunteer Week. Organized by Stephanie Slaubaugh of the Physical Plant and Amy Drvar of the Office of Civic Engagement, the volunteers picked up 12 trash bags of litter in about two hours.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening of Library Elevator

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

A new elevator on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College has enhanced accessibility to inner campus and to the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

Donation from Novelis Inc. to Aid Campus Recycling Efforts

Friday, May 11, 2012

A $10,000 donation from Novelis Inc. will aid recycling efforts on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

The donation was made by the Novelis Fairmont plant as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program known as Novelis Neighbor.

Campus Lights Turn Blue for Autism Awareness

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

During the month of April, Fairmont State University is maroon and white – and blue – because of one family’s effort to raise awareness about autism. Corey Cleavenger, a sophomore at FSU majoring in Biology/Chemistry, had a bright idea and approached the Physical Plant that maintains the shared main campus of FSU and Pierpont Community & Technical College.

First Impressions Matter For Campus Grounds Crew

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A professor walks by a bench on the main Fairmont State University campus where Jamie Colanero is taking a rare time-out. She says, “This place looks like an estate!” Colanero says that compliments like that keep him and his crew in the Physical Plant and Road and Grounds Department motivated. “We want our visitors’ first impression to be ‘Wow, this is nice,’ ” he says. 

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