Academics

FSU Winter Commencement to Take Place Dec. 15

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

About 250 students will participate in Winter Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Feaster Center. A reception in the Falcon Center will immediately follow the ceremony.

Architecture Students Compete with Design Plans for Downtown Fairmont

Friday, November 30, 2012

The City of Fairmont, the Urban Renewal Authority, Marion County and Fairmont State University are collaborating on student competition that will yield design ideas for the redevelopment of the block around the Masonic Temple building in historic downtown Fairmont.

FSU to Host FIRST LEGO League Robotic Tournament

Friday, November 30, 2012

The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8.

City of Fairmont and FSU Collaborate to Improve 5th Street Park

Thursday, November 29, 2012

An ongoing collaboration between Fairmont State University and the City of Fairmont to improve Fifth Street Park next will revitalize the park’s basketball courts.

Top High School Seniors to Compete for Presidential Scholarship

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Top high school seniors in North Central West Virginia and around the state have the opportunity to compete for Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Dr. Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship.

PROMISE Beyond Offers New Opportunities for PROMISE Scholars

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

West Virginia students who qualify as PROMISE Scholars can take advantage of a new scholarship program called PROMISE Beyond that aims to cover the full cost of tuition at Fairmont State University.

The scholarships awarded through this program would be a four-year commitment by the University, and students receiving these scholarships would be required to maintain a minimum GPA once enrolled at FSU.

Higher Education Has the Power to Change Lives

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

When Morris Morrison finished his high school education, all he wanted was a chance to be successful in life, and he knew that he would need a college education to make that a reality.

Without the help of parents in his life to support him financially, Morrison was faced with the task of paying for college on his own.

Graduate Programs Educate Professionals in a Variety of Fields

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at Fairmont State University represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

As the demand for highly trained professionals in every field increases, more and more students are choosing to pursue a master’s level degree. The degree, once considered primarily a stepping stone toward a doctorate, is becoming, for many, a terminal degree.

Library Hosts Events This Week and Extends Hours

Monday, November 26, 2012

The Ruth Ann Musick Library will host two events this week for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, faculty and staff

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, members of the campus community are invited to explore eReaders and tablets in a relaxed setting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hupp Skylab on the Library’s top floor.

Department of Music to Present Four Concerts

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Music will present four end-of-the-year concerts to showcase student talent.

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