Academics

'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.”

Honors Student Studies at The Washington Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fairmont State students spend summer doing all sorts of things from jobs to vacations.  Kira N. Guier, an honors student from Kearneysville, West Virginia, studied this summer at The Washington Center and interned at DC127.

Kira, a junior, is double majoring in criminal justice and history.

Three Students to Present at Midwest Modern Language Association

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Three Fairmont State students will attend the Midwest Modern Language Association’s annual meeting Nov. 9-12, 2017, according to Dr. Elizabeth Savage, professor of English. 

Chelsie Latocha, Tina Nichols, and V. Grace Rine will present their research as part of the Midwest Modern Language Association’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.

FSU Mathematics Education Programs Receive National Accreditation

Monday, August 21, 2017
Fairmont State University’s Mathematics Education programs recently received recognition from two national organizations, giving the programs continued accreditation.

FSU Alumna Supervises Union Election

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Meghan B. Phillips, Class of 2006, supervised a union election in Fairmont on Wednesday, August 9.

FSU FACT Center funded through grant

Friday, August 04, 2017

The George W. Bowers Family Charitable Trust provided a $15,000 grant toward the Forensic and Analytical Chemistry Technology (FACT) Center at Fairmont State University. The grant funding will go toward the purchase of two key pieces of instrumentation as well as establishing a summer camp for children ages 9-18.

Harvey named Director of Harrison County Operations

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Fairmont State University announces Dr. Richard Harvey will serve as Director, Harrison County Operations, to oversee the expansion of facilities and programs in that region.

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