Math professors Dr. Brian Blackwood, Dr. Tom Cuchta, and Dr. Robert Niichel received a one-year grant from TMC Technologies, a subcontractor of NASA IV&V, to train students in advanced statistics and Python programming.
Fairmont State University will host its 2018 Career Fair on Tuesday, February 13th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Falcon Center on the Fairmont campus. The career fair is free to attend and open to students, alumni, and the greater Fairmont community.
Dr. Mirta Martin, Fairmont State’s 15th president, is excited to promote local employment to Fairmont State students, alumni and the community.
A four-member team of faculty from Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology have been awarded a $20,000 grant from West Virginia Science & Research, a division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Team members include Dr. Mark Flood, Dr. Erica Harvey, Dr. Matt Scanlon and Dr. Andreas Baur. The grant will be used to acquire an atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer.
Fairmont State University has been selected as one of seven productions to be showcased at the Region Two Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. They will present Urinetown for 1,000 students and faculty from colleges and universities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
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.
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.
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.