Dr. Mirta M. Martin named next president Fairmont State University

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors announces Dr. Mirta M. Martin as president-elect of the university, pending approval from the Higher Education Policy Commission.

Dr. Martin, who was present for the meeting, is scheduled to officially begin her presidency on Jan. 1, 2018, taking over duties from interim President Stephen B. Jones.

WVSO Announces Oct. 23 Baroque Concert at Fairmont State

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra (WVSO) will present a special Baroque concert at Fairmont State University’s Colebank Hall on Monday, Oct. 23.

Inspiring Leadership Workshops set for Tuesday, Oct. 24

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Joe Battista, the former ice hockey coach and sports executive, will host three leadership workshops at Fairmont State University on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

During an upcoming film screening, it will be OK to throw toast toward the screen. In fact, it’s encouraged.

The Fairmont State University student organization Masquers, will present “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. in Colebank Gym.

“Nature of West Virginia Life:” Presidential Lecture Planned for Oct. 25

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dr. Stephen B. Jones, interim president at Fairmont State University, will present his lecture “Nature of West Virginia Life” at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the West Virginia Folklife Center.

 A forester and doctoral level applied ecologist by education, Jones believes that every lesson for living, learning, serving, and leading is either written indelibly in or is powerfully inspired by Nature. He will speak to harnessing the power, passion and wisdom of Nature.

Nine Receive Fairmont State Alumni Awards

Monday, September 25, 2017

As part of Homecoming 2017 for Fairmont State University, nine exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Fairmont Flashback 1967” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Fairmont State’s NAIA National Championship Football team.