Inaugural Day of Giving to be held Nov. 7

Monday, October 28, 2019

Fairmont State University and the Fairmont State Foundation have teamed up for the inaugural Falcon Day of Giving November 7 – one day to raise $250,000 to support scholarships, academic units, and athletics.

Donors from throughout the region have provided more than $100,000 in matches and challenges to encourage people to give online or through the lunch-time drive-through at the Fairmont State Foundation.

Sell, Spitzer Join Athletic Staff at Fairmont State University

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Fairmont State University Director of Athletics Chad Fowler has announced two additions to his athletic administration that recently served in different roles on the Fairmont State campus.

Remembering A Legend: Falcon coaches reflect on the life of Joe Retton

Friday, October 12, 2018
By Duane Cochran, Fairmont State Athletics
For 87 years Marion County, West Virginia was blessed by his presence.
Wednesday morning, however, legendary athlete and coach Joe Retton, who led Fairmont State University's basketball teams to national prominence in the 1960s and '70s, passed away.


Mourning the loss of Joe Retton

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fairmont State University joins the state of West Virginia in mourning the loss of a Falcon legend, men’s basketball coach Joe Retton. As the namesake for the Fairmont State basketball arena and a beloved member of the Falcon community, news of his passing on Wednesday morning brought a deep sense of loss to the entire campus. 

FSU Names McNeely Interim VP of Student Affairs and Operations

Friday, December 08, 2017

Dr. Stephen B. Jones, Interim President of Fairmont State University and Dr. Mirta M. Martin, President-Select, have named Tim McNeely to the position of Interim Vice President of Student Affairs and Operations. McNeely currently serves as Director of Athletics and will begin his new duties immediately.

2012 Hall of Fame Inductees

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Fairmont State Athletic Association has announced this year’s Hall of Fame inductees. The Class of 2012 includes Martha Ganoe (volleyball) Kristen Gattuso (women’s basketball), Haywood Highsmith (men’s basketball), George Opron (baseball), John Feronti (swimming), Jarrod Furgason (football) and Bill Stewart (football).

CONSOL Energy to Sponsor FSAA Spring Scholarship Banquet

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Fairmont State University and CONSOL Energy have announced an agreement that will make CONSOL the official sponsor of the 2010 Fairmont State Athletic Association (FSAA) Spring Scholarship Banquet. The $10,000 sponsorship agreement is the largest in the 48-year history of the event.

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