The Fairmont State University Reads enrichment program is accepting students for fall 2013.
The free program available to county students in kindergarten through fourth grade will begin the week of Oct. 7. The afterschool program will be held on Mondays at Monongah Elementary and on Tuesdays in Room 215 of the Turley Student Services Center on FSU’s main campus from 4 to 5 p.m. The sessions will continue each week through Nov. 11.
A new partnership between paws4people, the Marion County Humane Society, Pruntytown Correctional Center and Fairmont State University will provide training to help shelter dogs become service dogs for those who need them, as well as an opportunity for inmates to give back to the community.
The West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families recently presented Fairmont State University with its Higher Education Partner of the Year Award to honor volunteer service by the FSU School of Business.
The Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC) at Fairmont State University recently presented the City of Philippi with a design concept for a “Gateway to the Historic City.” The Architecture student presentation was the culmination of work from the spring 2013 semester.
Frank Pulice, Jr. was presented with the first Fairmont State Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, May 11. The award was created to show appreciation for alumni who have dedicated years of service to the association and to the institution.
West Virginia Campus Compact, a coalition of 28 college and universities that encourages and supports community engagement in higher education, honored Fairmont State University with multiple awards at its annual statewide conference.
Fairmont State University was proud to participate in the Make Marion County Shine initiative and partner with Main Street Fairmont with a clean-up of Locust Avenue on Saturday, April 6.
Volunteers helping clean up the county represented the Occupational Safety program, Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society), S.T.A.N.D., Tau Kappa Epsilon and Student Government. The Office of Institutional Advancement and Physical Plant also supported the initiative.