This look at the 1986 Challenger disaster places the teacher who died with six others as they hurtled into space at the center of an exploration of our need to reach beyond ourselves and dare the universe.
The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia has named Dr. Gregory P. Noone of Fairmont State University as one of five finalists for the 2012 Professor of the Year award. Each year the Foundation honors an outstanding faculty member at a West Virginia college or university.
Fairmont State University has named Kaye Caplinger Widney as Vice President for Student Services, the chief enrollment management and student services officer for the University.
With almost 40 years of experience in higher education, Widney is an experienced supervisor and budget manager, having served as Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships at West Virginia University and before that as Director of Financial Aid at Fairmont State.
In October, Fairmont State students called over 6,000 alumni and friends in an effort to reconnect them with FSU and raise support for the Fairmont Fund, which helps fund immediate needs of the university.