Academics

Information Systems Management to host Mylan speaker

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Every month the Information Systems Management (ISM) Program, within the School of Business, conducts a knowledge sharing seminar centered around technology and the businesses it enables. The series is called "Technology @ Lunch." The purpose is to increase awareness, provoke critical thinking, and enhance our understanding of the latest trends in technology. 

An Introduction to NASA IV&V and ITC/JSTAR

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The Fairmont State University School of Science and Technology is hosting a general lecture next week featuring Mark Suder, a system engineer from the NASA IV&V Facility in Fairmont.

The lecture will take place on Nov. 14 at 12:30 p.m. in Engineering Technology Building room 305. The event is free and open to the public.

FSU School of Business to establish student investment fund

Monday, November 06, 2017

The Fairmont State Foundation board recently approved a $100,000 gift from the estate of Wendell Hardway to establish a student investment fund that will give students in the School of Business marketable skills they could use long after graduation.

And the gift is one that the school hopes will continue to give year after year.

FSU Honors Program Hosts Quiz Bowl

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Fairmont State University’s Honors Program hosted its annual Quiz Bowl at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct.21 with Parkersburg High School’s team placing first among the eight schools competing.  Members of that team, coached by Linda Hindman, included Andrew Gnegy, Aaren Hardy, Chase Mayo, and Bairan Sundaram.

Mayfield Lecture features West Virginia native Erin Carraher

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Fairmont State University architecture program will present the Mayfield Lecture 2017, featuring Erin Carraher, on Monday, Oct. 30.

Falcon Spotlight: Chemistry

Friday, October 27, 2017

As part of National Chemistry Week 2017, we talked with three Chemistry majors to learn about their FSU experience. Check out what they would tell a first year Chemistry major, how they're taking advantage of research opportunities and what they love about Fairmont State.  

Learn more about the Chemistry Program and the College of Science and Technology here bit.ly/FSUChem.


 

'Dear Mrs Griggs': The Precursor to Dear Abby

Monday, October 09, 2017
 
For 51 years, Ione Quinby Griggs answered readers’ personal questions in her column in the Milwaukee Journal’s popular "Green Sheet." Readers sought her advice on everything from love and marriage to religion and youthful rebellion, enabling her to produce six columns a week until she was more than 90 years old.

Smeltdown II: Fall iron pour features two days of events

Monday, October 02, 2017

Faculty, students, and artists from across the region will convene on Fairmont State University campus to experience “Smeltdown II: the Smelting,” two days of collaborative cast iron art and technology.

Constitution and civil liberties discussed by FSU panel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

This year the College of Liberal Arts decided to host a panel discussion entitled: “With Liberty and Justice for All?: The Constitution and Civil Liberties.” With the goal of prompting civil discussion across campus, the panelists aimed to shed light on various historical and contemporary issues related how and why the Constitution — and, specifically, amendments to it — has aimed to define and protect the civil liberties of American citizens.

Four seniors inducted international English honorary

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Four seniors were inducted into the Beta Omega Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honorary, on August 27, according to Dr. James Matthews, the faculty sponsor for the chapter at Fairmont State.

Chelsi L. Latocha, Alyssa N. Lloyd-Hanisch, V. Grace Rine, and Thomas White received the distinction at the Folklife Center before family and faculty.  Matthews told the assembly, “These students are our success stories.”

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