Student Life

Model UN Team Places Second in National Competition

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Fairmont State University’s Model United Nations team recently placed second as a Distinguished Delegation at the National Model United Nations Conference.

The Model UN team was first established on campus three years ago with the help of current advisor Dr. William Harrison, Assistant Professor of Political Science. This was the third year the team attended the national conference in New York City. Last year, the team placed third as an Honorable Mention Delegation.

FSU Students to Participate in Stream Cleanup Day

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The City of Fairmont Utilities Stormwater Program will hold its sixth annual Stream Cleanup Day on Wednesday, April 12, in conjunction with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s 2017 Make It Shine program. Fairmont State University Construction Manager Stephanie Slaubaugh and about 15 FSU students plan to participate.

West Virginia Dance Company to Perform at FSU

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Fairmont State University announces the upcoming performance of the West Virginia Dance Company (WVDC) at Wallman Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6. The performance is free and open to the public.

Since 1977, the WVDC has toured throughout West Virginia, as well as 14 other states, with professional arts-based learning programs. Performing for tens of thousands annually, the WVDC performs a thorough blend of entertaining and thought-provoking modern works.

Architecture Students Travel to England Over Spring Break

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Over Spring Break, March 13-17, Fairmont State University Architecture students traveled to England as a part of the Architecture Study + Travel course, which provided students the opportunity to explore one of the world’s great architectural cities, London, and explore one of the world’s oldest historic sites, Stonehenge.

FSU Choirs to Perform Concerts with Greenbrier East High School Choir

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m., choirs from Fairmont State University and Greenbrier East High School will present a choral concert at the First Presbyterian Church, Jackson St., Fairmont. The program, titled “Healing Through Harmony,” is a benefit to raise money for victims of the flooding that struck West Virginia in June 2016. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be taken.

Greek Life Participates in Snugs for Hugs Event

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Fairmont State University Office of Student Activities and Greek Life, in partnership with Fairmont Regional Medical Center, sponsored a philanthropy event supporting the American Cancer Society on Tuesday, March 21.

The event, Snugs for Hugs, gave participants the opportunity to make blankets for cancer patients. For every blanket made, $10 was donated to the American Cancer Society. At the end of the night, 62 blankets were made and $620 was raised.

FSU Hosts Maroon & White Day Campus Visitation on March 25

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s spring campus visitation day, on Saturday, March 25.

FSU Student Named New Face of Civil Engineering

Friday, February 10, 2017

Kathleen McDiffitt, a student at Fairmont State University (FSU) in West Virginia, was recently named one of ten 2017 New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

About 75 Employers to Participate in Feb. 14 Job Fair

Friday, February 10, 2017

Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the BrickStreet Career Development Center.

“The Job Fair draws a large crowd and is a great way to connect with potential new hires,” said Amy Drvar, Director of the BrickStreet Career Development Center. “Fairmont State prides itself on providing its students and graduates with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.”

U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble to Perform on Campus

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will host on campus a free performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble, presented by the U.S. Navy, on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Colebank Hall on the FSU main campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

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