The Fairmont State University Department of Athletics and the Fairmont State Athletic Association are pleased to welcome six new members to the Fairmont State Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, October 19, as a part of Homecoming Weekend.
The Class of 2018 includes: Dewey McDonald (football), Robert Moore (men's basketball), Gary Moyer (football/wrestling), Kathryn Saurborn (women's swimming), Kaitlin Snyder (women's basketball), and Matej Tomas (men's swimming).
Open auditions will be held for the Fairmont State University Town and Gown production of “The Addams Family”, a musical comedy based on the cartoons of Charles Addams. The audition for “The Addams Family” will be held on Saturday, August 25. The singing audition will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dance auditions will follow at 3:30 p.m.
In recognition of students craving new dining opportunities at Fairmont State University, Chilaca, an authentic Mexican dining concept, opened its doors today.
“We are excited to partner with Aladdin in providing our students with this great restaurant. Chilaca’s fresh ingredients and authentic cuisine are already being enjoyed by our students,” said President Mirta Martin.
Thursday hundreds of Falcon students moved into their “nests” for the next several months with the help of faculty, staff, and students at Fairmont State University.
President Mirta Martin worked alongside the campus team as they met the newest cast of Falcons with smiles, cold water, and large Welcome Home tents. The biggest brigade consisted of students who worked to unload cars and carry supplies to student’s rooms.
As Fairmont State University prepares to begin their fall semester, President Mirta Martin announced notable institutional achievements: enrollment growth in first time students; finishing the last fiscal year $650,000 ahead of last year’s budget numbers; and residence hall occupancy at 102 percent.