As spring semester classes ended and students cleared out dorm rooms, faculty and staff located in the Turley Center had cleaning out to do of their own. Beginning this summer the Turley Center will undergo substantial renovation in order to create the Student Access and Success Center, which, when completed, will be the only center of its kind in the area.
Some days, it is green and pink; other days, it is red and black. Some nights, it is purple and white; yet by dawn, it is gold and green – or maroon and white. Today we remember the Victory Bell by its coat of paint, but did you know its ring used to be a sound of triumph?
Through a donation by a couple with many ties to Fairmont State University, future scholars and students of West Virginia and Appalachian literature and history will have a new tool to aid their research.
Fairmont State University is closed today, July 2, in observance of the special day declared by Gov. Joe Manchin to honor the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
From Fairmont State University President Tom Krepel: