Folklife Center Hosts Tales of Two Liars

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Two of West Virginia’s Biggest Liars join forces for a night of larger than life tales at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University. Jacob Hall of Ripley (Biggest Liar 2016) and James Froemel of Morgantown (Biggest Liar 2015) will take the floor at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, to share stories of renegade possums, disastrous bowling trips and more. The program is family friendly and admission is $5.

Froemel is the winner of the 2015 West Virginia “Biggest Liar” contest and 2015 Ripley WV “Fibbin’ on the 4th” competition.

Perry Baker the Right Person to Represent Community

Friday, July 29, 2016

FAIRMONT — In all of the excitement at Fairmont State University concerning Perry Baker’s run to the Olympics, two messages rang true in the thoughts of those wishing him luck in Rio.

First, the community is proud that it has an athlete headed to Rio to compete at the highest level.

Second, the community couldn’t be happier that it’s Perry Baker representing them.

Ryan Dumont was offensive coordinator when Perry Baker was a member of the Fighting Falcons football team.

Fairmont Wishes Good Luck to Olympian Perry Baker

Friday, July 29, 2016

FAIRMONT — Members of the Fairmont community gathered Thursday at the Falcon Center on the Fairmont State University campus to wish one of their own the best of luck as he makes his way to the Rio Olympics.

Perry Baker, a Daytona Beach, Florida, native who graduated from Fairmont State in 2013, will represent FSU and the United States as a member of the USA men’s Rugby sevens team in this year’s Olympics.

Governor's Honors Academy at FSU through July 16

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Fairmont State University will host the 2016 Governor’s Honors Academy on its main campus in Fairmont through July 16.

About 200 high school juniors will participate in the three-week residential program administered by the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, which also assists with in-kind support. Dr. J. Robert Baker, Director of the Honors Program at FSU, will serve as dean. The theme of the 2016 GHA is “Our Life in Common.”

School of Business Recognizes Students for Academic Achievement

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Business honored students for their academic achievement at the Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony and Scholarship and Award Presentations at the end of the spring 2016 semester.

Dr. Richard Harvey is Dean of the School of Business. Dr. Gina Fantasia and Dr. Rebecca Giorcelli are Associate Deans. RJ Gimbl, President of the Fairmont State Foundation, presented remarks during the event. Ashley Tasker was named Adjunct Instructor of the Year and Dr. Joseph Kremer was named Professor of the Year.

WV State Mathematics Field Day Winners Announced

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

The 42nd Annual West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day was held April 29 and 30, 2016, at Fairmont State University in Fairmont. Operated and organized by the West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day Organization, the event was sponsored in part by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Reasoning Mind. 

Falcon Center Summer Day Camp Accepting Registrations

Monday, May 09, 2016

The Falcon Center Summer Day Camp for children ages 6 through 12 provides games, sports, water activities and educational activities in one-week sessions from June 6 to July 29. Parents or guardians can register children for just one week or can pick and choose as many weeks as they want.

The camp runs Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $150 per camper per week and includes daily snacks, lunch provided by Dining Services and a T-shirt. Children must be registered by May 20 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

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