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Math department participates in state conference

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Three Fairmont State University math department faculty members, along with seven Fairmont State pre-service mathematics teachers, attended the 2018 West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference March 16-17 at the Stonewall Jackson Resort during spring break. 

Students travel to Athens for spring break

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Twelve Honors students and English majors spent spring break in Athens as part of a study tour, according to Dr. Matthew Hokom, who led the trip.

The students spent the first eight weeks of the term, learning about the rich history and cultural importance of Athens in a course taught by Dr. Hokom.  They investigated the achievements of classical Greece, as well as modern authors, contemporary politics, and Greek cuisine.

West Virginia Dance Company Visits Campus

Monday, April 02, 2018

Fairmont State University is excited to announce the upcoming performance of the West Virginia Dance Company (WVDC) at Wallman Hall Theatre on April 5th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free of charge and the public is welcome to attend.

Difference Maker: Senior Leader Cook Excelling for Falcons

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Written by Duane Cochran

Falcon royalty prepares to crown her successor

Thursday, March 29, 2018

It’s not every day royalty can be found on the campus of Fairmont State University. But since the fall semester began, Fairmont State has been home to its very own queen, Miss West Virginia United States, Katelyn Hollar.

Two spring commencement ceremonies to be held May 12

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

With shrinking budgets in mind, many institutions have been cutting back on commencement ceremonies and forcing students to choose just a few people to experience their special day. Fairmont State University is looking to change that trend. On Saturday, May 12 two commencement ceremonies will be held in order to better serve graduating students.

Three Earn Don Hansen All-America Honors

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

A trio of Fairmont State defensive standouts were named to the 2017 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team.

Freeman scholar to study in Japan

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Vanessa Hilton has been awarded a $7,000 Freeman Asia Scholarship to study at Akita International University in Akita, Japan, during spring and fall 2018 semesters.  The sophomore English major is minoring in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). She plans a career in teaching English abroad.

Jenny Wilson Trio comes to Fairmont State University

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Fairmont State University department of music is excited to welcome the Jenny Wilson Trio to the campus of Fairmont State. They will be presenting a free concert of jazz music at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Outdoor recreation students donate more than $1,000 in volunteer work

Friday, March 16, 2018

It’s been said that a rising tide lifts all boats. For Fairmont State University’s Outdoor Recreation program, they know that they succeed by giving back and making a difference. Throughout the month of February, these students made an economic impact of more than $1,000 for work done at Coopers Rock State Forest and the Fairmont Soup Opera. 

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