Fairmont State Nursing Professor awarded Woman of Enduring Spirit

Monday, November 12, 2018

Ellen Condron, Fairmont State University associate professor of nursing, was recently awarded the Woman of Enduring Spirit by the Clarksburg League for Service.

In 2004, the Clarksburg League for Service was looking for a way to celebrate women in the community, and in the league, who not only volunteer but to recognize their efforts to better our community. 

Fairmont State receives grant to provide support to student veterans

Friday, November 09, 2018

Fairmont State University has been awarded $2,478 through the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Diversity for Equity grant program to assist the University’s Veteran Services Office in starting a new engagement activity for students who have served in the military. Fairmont State will use the funds to provide outdoor recreation events for student veterans.

Fairmont State hosted HEPC State Advisory Council of Students

Friday, November 09, 2018

Fairmont State Student Government was proud to host the Higher Education Policy Commission Student Advisory Council meeting on campus Friday.

Marshall, WVU, Mountain West Community College, West Virginia Northern Community College, and West Virginia State all accompanied the Fairmont State representatives for a productive meeting about Higher Education in the state. The universities gave campus updates and discussed successful initiatives that were occurring on their campus. 

Paintings and drawings by Jeremy Long on display in Wallman Hall

Monday, November 05, 2018

The Fairmont State University Department of Art is pleased to present, “Paintings and Drawings” by Jeremy Long in the J.D. Brooks Gallery at Fairmont State University. The show is currently on display from October 22 and will run through December 6 with a closing reception and gallery talk taking place Thursday, December 6 at 3:00p.m. Gallery hours for viewing the collection are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.. The event is free and open to the public.   

Fairmont State University Men's Rugby heading to qualifying round for National Championship

Monday, November 05, 2018

For the first time in several years, Fairmont State University’s Men’s Rugby team has qualified to attend the National Small College Rugby Organization’s (NSCRO) Central Region Championship.

The team will play at Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin Nov. 10 and 11. The winner will qualify for the NSCRO National Championship to be held in April. 

Commemorating The 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

During the month of November, the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folk Life Center will be commemorating the 50thanniversary of the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster. This event had a devastating effect on Marion County and the surrounding area, but it also brought about changes in mine safety.