Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of national excellence. For the 13th consecutive year, FSU represented the region at the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. This year, the team placed 12th in the nation overall, tying its previous best ranking, and broke a record in the women’s sprints with a ninth place finish.
The 42nd Annual West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day was held April 29 and 30, 2016, at Fairmont State University in Fairmont. Operated and organized by the West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day Organization, the event was sponsored in part by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Reasoning Mind.
A $25,000 gift from a Fairmont State alumnus will ensure that a graduating senior in Mathematics will receive the James A. LaRue Mathematics Award each year for many years to come in memory of a dedicated professor.
Learning Options, Inc. is partnering with Fairmont State University artists and scientists to offer an innovative three-day workshop that blends art and science disciplines. The unique learning opportunity is supported in part by a STEAM Power WV grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History in partnership with the Benedum Foundation.
The West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the annual student scholarship competition at the Design Awards Gala held at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston on April 23. Fairmont State University Architecture students were awarded $14,000 in scholarships.
Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology hosted the Bombardier and Pratt and Whitney Engine Services West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on April 2. Forty-eight high school students from 15 schools in West Virginia participated in the day focused on celebrating student research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 27, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.