Fairmont State Foundation

Kerry Marbury to be honored through Saban-supported foundation gift

Monday, September 23, 2019

The foundation established by University of Alabama head coach and Monongah native Nick Saban and his wife, Terry, has funded a scholarship to honor Kerry Marbury, a long-time family friend who died in June.

Fairmont State Foundation honors donors with inaugural dinner

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Fairmont State Foundation held its inaugural Scholarship & Stewardship Banquet Friday night, celebrating a successful scholarship campaign and honoring more than a dozen donors by introducing them to students and faculty affected by their gifts.

Fairmont State Math professor gives lectures abroad

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Fairmont State University's Dr. Tom Cuchta, assistant professor of mathematics, was invited to two international conferences this summer and gave four lectures. 

Fairmont State seniors to benefit from Diversified Gas & Oil Co. scholarships

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Diversified Gas & Oil Co., the Birmingham, AL, company whose chief executive officer and co-founder is Fairmont State University graduate Rusty Hutson Jr., has committed $30,000 in scholarships over the next three years to Fairmont State students.

Two lifetime Fairmont residents honored by providing scholarships to local students

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A new scholarship honoring the memory of lifetime Fairmont residents James V. and Ruth D. Pallotta will be available for Marion, Monongalia or Preston County students attending Fairmont State University.

Fairmont State Foundation surpasses campaign goal and welcomes new board members

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Five new board members will take their seats on the Fairmont State Foundation Board of Directors, capping a milestone year that included finishing more than $700,000 over goal in The Every Gift Matters – Scholarship Campaign.

Braxton county native inspires local students through endowed scholarship

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Carson Drake wants students at Fairmont State University to know that they can make a difference in the world—socially, technically and spiritually. 

Scholarships allow student-athlete Lake Porter to continue in excellence

Monday, May 13, 2019

The “Every Gift Matters—the Scholarship Campaign” helps students to continue their education both in and out of the classroom while also being able to gain experiences they wouldn’t otherwise have had.  Student-athlete Lake Porter of Charlston, W.Va., said scholarships give her a sense of relief knowing she is taken care of and can focus on her academics. 

Fairmont State Foundation welcomes new president

Monday, April 22, 2019

Fairmont State Foundation has named long-time development professional Julie R. Cryser as the CEO and president of the foundation effective April 22.

Jed and Vicki Smith make historical gift to support Fairmont State University students

Friday, April 12, 2019

On Friday, April 12, Fairmont State history was made when Jed and Vicki Smith donated $1M to the Fairmont State Foundation. This historic gift will create the Jed and Vicki Smith Scholars endowment which will award scholarships to full-time students. This is the largest gift received from a living alumnus in university history.

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