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Homecoming Impact


A Rich Heritage... A Promising Future

Fairmont State Homecoming 2023 was a wonderful weekend celebrating alumni as we reconnected, reminisced, and created new memories. Thanks for being with us and we hope to see you next year! Please enjoy photo highlights from the weekend:

Homecoming 2023Hall of Fame Banquet 

Schedule of Events

(Check back frequently for updated event details and registration information)

Thursday, September 28

Homecoming Parade

Sponsored by Detailing World
6 p.m.
Downtown Fairmont
Register For Parade


7:30 p.m.
Tennis Court Parking Lot

Friday, September 29

Alumni & Emeritus Luncheon

Sponsored by Rogers Electrical
12 – 2 p.m. 
Falcon Center, Gym 1
Purchase Luncheon Tickets

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

5 p.m. Social Hour
6 p.m. Dinner & Ceremony
Falcon Center, Gym 1
Purchase Dinner Tickets

Saturday, September 30

Alumni Swim Meet

10 a.m.
Feaster Center Pool

Alumni Tailgate

Sponsored by
Marion County Chamber of Commerce
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
White Lot

College of Business and Aviation Tailgate

11:00 a.m.
White Lot

1988 Football Team Tailgate

11 a.m.
Pavilion by Concession Stand
RSVP for the Tailgate

Football Game

2 p.m.
Duvall-Rosier Field
Purchase Football Game Tickets

Student Homecoming Dance

7 p.m.
Colebank Gym

Sunday, October 1

Soccer Match
Fairmont State v. West Virginia State

1 p.m. 
Duvall-Rosier Field


Rogers Electric


Detailing World








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2023 Fairmont State Alumni Award Winners   

Outstanding Alumnus

Outstanding Alumna

Outstanding Young Alumni

Alumnus of Achievement

Alumna of Achievement


Lifetime Achievement Award


Celebrating the Fairmont State Emeritus Class of 1973 in 2023

Take a glimpse into the different experiences, yet collective spirit of the Class of 1973.

The Mound, Volume 63, 1973

2023 Fairmont State Athletics Hall of Fame Class

1988 Fairmont State Football WVIAC Champions

1988 Fairmont State Football WVIAC Champions

The Fairmont State Athletics Department will be celebrating the 1988 Fairmont State Football WVIAC Championship team at the 2023 homecoming football game on Saturday, September 30th. The team captured the 1988 conference title 35 years ago.

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Freddie the Falcon leading cheerleaders and the football team onto the field
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The Fighting Falcons are geared up and ready for Homecoming!

Students, faculty, alumni and friends will come together for four days of celebrations during Homecoming Weekend, beginning Thursday, Sept. 28. The Fighting Falcons will host the Post University Eagles at 2 p.m., Sat., Sept. 30, 2023, at Duvall-Rosier Field. This year, fans will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1988 football team’s extraordinary season and championship title of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Players will be on hand and will be recognized during halftime.


Local Lodging

Holiday Inn Express

2256 Landing Lane
Pleasant Valley, WV

Fairfield Inn

27 Southland Drive
Fairmont, WV

Days Inn

166 Middletown Rd.
White Hall, WV

Quality Inn

1185 Airport Road
Pleasant Valley, WV


20 Southland Drive
Fairmont, WV

Hampton Inn

2121 Pleasant Valley Rd
Pleasant Valley, WV

Super 8

2208 Pleasant Valley Rd
Pleasant Valley, WV


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