A college diploma can open up new career opportunities for working adults. Economic projections indicate that by 2018 more than 49 percent of jobs in the state will require education or training beyond high school, but only 26 percent of West Virginians have completed an associate or bachelor’s degree.
Fairmont State University is hosting an Open House for Adult Students on Aug. 1 for those considering finishing a degree started earlier in life or beginning a new degree.
When thousands of Boy Scouts of America attend the 2013 National Scout Jamboree for the first time at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in the New River Gorge area on July 15-24, they will have the opportunity to learn about science and technology from Fairmont State University.
The Fairmont State University School of Business honored students for their academic achievement during the 2013 Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony and Scholarship & Award Presentations at the end of the spring 2013 semester.
The Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance held its annual Awards Ceremony to honor students for their academic accomplishments on Thursday, May 9.
Attending the event were students, their families, alumni, representatives of the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc., staff members from the Office of Institutional Advancement, scholarship donors and faculty and staff of the School of Education, Health and Human Performance.
As part of Fairmont’s celebration of West Virginia’s 150th birthday on June 20, Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts Music Preparatory Department students sang “The West Virginia Hills” and provided solo entertainment at Veterans Square.
The work of a Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts faculty member is highlighted at the Huntington Museum of Art as part of the exhibit, “Macy’s Presents: A Sense of Place: The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational,” which celebrates West Virginia’s sesquicentennial.