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Kick-off event for Fighting Falcon Geotrail drew people of all ages out

Saturday, July 21, 2018

On Saturday the kick-off event for the Fighting Falcon Geotrail was a great headway into the weekend with about 80 people who attended to learn more about geocaching as well as experience the new trail laid out by Fairmont resident Mark Webb.

Webb, an East Fairmont High School junior, described geocaching as a 21st century high tech treasure hunt that uses GPS location to find hidden objects in the real world. 

University ranked No. 2 in West Virginia

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Fairmont State University has been ranked No. 2 in West Virginia by OnlineColleges.com. The rankings are based on a variety of factors including affordability, student services and availability of online programs, the most recent government data was used to evaluate colleges and universities across the nation.

Harrison Nominated For NCAA Woman of the Year Award

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Fairmont State senior volleyball standout Mackenzie Harrison has been nominated for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Second annual Youth Soccer Camp just around the bend

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The 2018 Fairmont State University Youth Soccer Camp is right around the corner for students to gain some new skills and sharpen those they already have. 

First Energy provides funding for electrical lab upgrades

Thursday, July 12, 2018

First Energy, a longtime partner of Fairmont State University, presented a $16,500 check and donated equipment to the College of Science of Technology’s Engineering Technology program on Thursday. 

DHHR grant to create Collegiate Recovery Program

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Fairmont State University has been awarded $20,000 from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ Office of Drug Control Policy to help provide recovery resources for adults in educational environments through Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs). 

Fairmont State and WVU Tech partner to benefit aviation students

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fairmont State University and West Virginia University Institute of Technology have come together to reach new heights as they signed a consortial educational agreement that benefits aviation students at both institutions. 

The agreement allows students the ability to take classes from either program in order to complete their degree. 

Fairmont State welcomes Frostburg State to the MEC

Friday, July 06, 2018

On Thursday, Frostburg State University joined the Mountain East Conference following a unanimous vote of approval by the MEC Board of Directors. If accepted into the NCAA Division II process, Frostburg State would be slated to begin competition in the MEC beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. Full membership in the MEC will ultimately be contingent upon Frostburg State achieving active membership status in NCAA Division II.

Fairmont State Geotrail and GeoCaching workshop announced

Friday, July 06, 2018

On Saturday, July 21, expert geocachers and those new to the sport will come together on the campus of Fairmont State University for the area’s first geocaching workshop and the long-awaited release of the Fairmont State University Geotrail. The trail will include 15 caches hidden around campus and will includes many different varieties at varying difficulties. 

Harrison named MEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Mackenzie Harrison, a volleyball standout for Fairmont State, has been named as the 2017-18 Mountain East Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Harrison was selected among the 12 finalists for the award.

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