Social media sites are growing faster than ever and Fairmont State University is on board.

Social media sites use two-way communication to create networks among users. Whether they enable discussion, the posting and sharing of photos and videos, or creating or promoting events, the opportunities are limitless.

Fairmont State uses social media to connect with students, faculty, staff and the community. We use it to reach local, national and international audiences.

Fairmont State is active on, among other sites:

If you are a Fairmont State faculty or staff member who wishes to set up an official social media site for your department or faculty, please inquire by email

 

IT Blog

Blackboard "Crocodoc" Tool Outage

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:06pm -- by Harmony Garletts

Blackboard has reported a widespread issue with the Crocodoc tool.  This is the tool that runs the inline grading, so the issue can cause problems in the submission and grading of assignments, blogs and journals.  We have a ticket open with Blackboard and will update you when the issue is resolved.

Recent Blackboard Outages

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:14am -- by Harmony Garletts

In order to keep the campus community up-to-date on outages and other issues, we will post an update when we experience Blackboard outages.

Please find below the dates and times of recent outages:

  • February 9, 2014, we experienced an outage from approximately 7:30 - 8:15pm.
  • February 21-25, 2014, we experienced intermittent outages from approximately 1pm on the 21st to 9:30am on the 25th.

Contact Info

Web & Media Systems
Room 124 Colebank Hall
Phone:  (304) 363-4075
Email:  Shane.Jordan@fairmontstate.edu