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Serving Students First

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

As you crest the top step in the Falcon Center and look into the third floor Dining Hall, the first person you are likely to see is 24-year Dining Services veteran Carolyn Straight. With her blond hair and bright smile, she serves students during breakfast, lunch, and dinner and knows most everyone by name.

Help Celebrate the Birthday of Francis H. Pierpont

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host a birthday celebration in honor of Francis H. Pierpont, “The Father of West Virginia.” Students, faculty and staff are invited to the Folklife Center for birthday cake and coffee from 9:30-10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Student's Artwork Featured on President's Holiday Card

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

This fall, Fairmont State University students had an opportunity to be the first student in recent history to have their artwork featured on the University president’s holiday card. Students were asked to submit a drawing, photograph or digital image that they created to appear on the card. 

FSU Working with Marion County Schools to Create New PROMISE Beyond Scholarship

Friday, December 09, 2011

In partnership with pilot schools in Marion County, Fairmont State University is developing an exciting new scholarship program for PROMISE Scholars in Marion County to be called PROMISE Beyond.

Compete for FSU’s Top Academic Scholarship

Friday, December 09, 2011

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.

Value of an FSU Education Includes High Quality Academics and Much More

Friday, December 09, 2011

While a college education is undeniably a valuable investment, paying for college can be challenging for most families. Fairmont State University, which delivers high quality academic programs at an affordable cost, continues to meet students' needs for financial aid and to provide a unique learning environment close to home in North Central West Virginia.

First Experience Leads to Right Fit

Friday, December 09, 2011

Scott Ullom says it was the “be First” attitude that attracted him to Fairmont State University.

The first time Ullom visited Fairmont State’s campus he was attending a workshop as a student representative for another college. As a deaf student, he immediately found the FSU community welcoming and supportive.

Parkersburg High School Takes Home Engineering and Science Trophy

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Parkersburg High School earned bragging rights as the overall champions at the Fourth Annual Engineering and Science Challenge on Friday, Sept. 23. As the school with the most first place finishes, Parkersburg took home the travelling trophy and bragging rights for the year. About 350 area high school students from 12 high schools attended and the event was hosted by Fairmont State University's College of Science & Technology.

Two Free, Live Music Events Scheduled on Campus

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mark your calendars for some musical inspiration and entertainment on the Fairmont State University Campus. Activities are sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and are free to attend.

Live at Lunch, featuring FSU Student Chris Hansen, will be held on Tuesday, September 27 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm on Main Street in the Falcon Center.

Turley Center Renovations Focus on Student Success

Monday, August 01, 2011

As spring semester classes ended and students cleared out dorm rooms, faculty and staff located in the Turley Center had cleaning out to do of their own. Beginning this summer the Turley Center will undergo substantial renovation in order to create the Student Access and Success Center, which, when completed, will be the only center of its kind in the area.

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