Mission: The mission of the Fairmont State Outdoor Recreation Leadership Minor is to prepare reflective and responsive facilitator/educator's who possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to help all participants learn and develop. Our program strives to provide quality learning, facilitation, and teaching opportunities through classroom, outdoor and experiential settings and activities. Our programs allow students to develop leadership skills, strong interpersonal connections, an adventurous spirit, and a sense of place within Fairmont State University and the state of West Virginia. Intrinsic to this, we support the mission of Fairmont State University and the department of Health and Human Performance through our commitment to health and wellness, personal growth, social responsibility, active citizenship, and lifelong learning.

Overview: Thank you for your interest in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance. We offer a broad range of programs in multiple professional fields and are engaged with our campus, school partners and communities in exciting and enriching ways. I hope you will review our website to see the excellent work that our students, staff, faculty and partners do. 

Whether you are a high school student considering Fairmont State and one of our outstanding programs, someone who already has a bachelors degree and is looking at our graduate programs as a way to change or enhance your career path, a current student, one of our partners, or a proud alumnus, we are glad to have you as part of our community.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A total of 1,186 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the spring 2017 semester.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 19, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

The event was hosted by the Faculty Development Committee, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Fairmont State Foundation. Funding for the awards and grants is provided by the Office of Academic Affairs and the Fairmont State Foundation.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

The Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance honored students at the Academic Awards Ceremony at the end of the spring 2017 semester.

FSU Provost Dr. Christina Lavorata; Dr. Carolyn Crislip-Tacy, Dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Performance; and RJ Gimbl, Director of the Fairmont State Foundation, greeted students. Awards were presented by Dean Crislip-Tacy and Dr. Paul Reneau, Associate Dean.

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