Three Honors history students presented their original research at the regional Phi Alpha Theta conference, according to Dr. Robin K. Payne, Assistant Professor of History.
Garrett C. McCurdy, a senior from Marlinton, WV, read his paper, "Evaluating the Benefits of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the National and Social Landscape of the 1930s." A Social Studies Education major, McCurdy is student teaching this spring at Bridgeport High School.
With several local universities to choose from, Starbucks is heading to Fairmont State next week to hold a management recruitment fair. Fairmont State students are more than a number and Starbuck’s staff are more than employees, they are Partners.
Good thing because three years ago when he took over as head coach of Fairmont State University's tennis team he was tasked with a major one – reviving a program which had struggled to say the least in recent years.
Fairmont State's Sydney Brill has been named Co-Mountain East Conference Freshman of the Year for her efforts as a true-freshman for Falcons during the 2017-18 season. Brill was also named a first team All-MEC selection after averaging a score of 82.83 in six rounds at MEC sponsored golf events this season.
More than a hundred members of the Fairmont State University campus community attended the swearing-in and promotion of four campus police officers.
Marion County Deputy County Clerk Tom Antulov officiated the swearing-in of Fairmont State’s new Chief of Police Matt Swain. In addition to Swain, John Nigh was promoted to Lieutenant, C.J. Funk to Lead Officer and Makenzie White was sworn in as a Patrolman.
NACADA, the global community for academic advising, announced yesterday that Pamela Stephens is one of only ten internationally who has been selected to serve as a mentor for the 2018-2020 class of emerging leaders. Stephens serves Fairmont State University as the director of the center for educational support programs and the coordinator for the RBA degree program.
Today, Congressman David McKinley joined Fairmont State University President Mirta Martin, Board of Governors Chairwoman Dixie Yann, and Director of Veteran Services Sandra Corwin, in dedicating the Major George P. Davis III Student Veterans Lounge. Major Davis and his family were also in attendance.
The Fairmont State University department of music will present a concert performance of Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aenea”. Former West Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor, Grant Cooper will lead an ensemble of professional soloists, Baroque instrumentalists, and the Fairmont State Collegiate Singers and Community Chorus. There will be two performances: Friday, April 27, 7:30p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont, and Saturday, April 28, 7:30p.m.
This week, nearly 200 future Fairmont State students were welcomed into the Falcon family during the inaugural Soar Awards. As they shook the hand of President Mirta Martin and were cheered on by their family and friends, students were presented with an opportunity scholarship, valued at $500.