Fairmont State University will honor graduates during the University’s 153rd Commencement to take place Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1 in the Feaster Center. The University will welcome Fairmont State Foundation President, Gary K. Bennett, West Virginia Governor, Jim Justice, Assistant Adjutant General and Special Assistant to the Director of the Air National Guard for Diversity and Inclusion, Brigadier General Christopher S.
The Fairmont State Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the organization’s 2021 philanthropy awards. Awardees will be celebrated during the Fairmont State Foundation Scholarship and Stewardship Banquet planned to take place this fall.
Fairmont State University’s Third Annual Falcon Day of Giving will take place on Thursday, October 28, with the Fairmont State Foundation aiming to raise $325,000 during the 24-hour campaign. Falcon Day of Giving encourages alumni and friends of Fairmont State to donate to the areas that matter most to them.
A Fairmont family has pledged $25,000 for the creation of a new scholarship at Fairmont State University in memory of Stephen Guentert, a Fairmont State alumnus who passed away in February of 2021. The Stephen L. Guentert Memorial Endowed Scholarship will provide financial support for computer science and cybersecurity students in the College of Science and Technology.
Fairmont, West Virginia’s A3L Federal Works, LLC has committed $25,500 to the Fairmont State Foundation to establish a scholarship honoring the father of President and CEO, Roya Maher.
The Mr. Karim Maher Memorial Scholarship will offer four annual awards of $1,250 to Fairmont State University students, with preference given to minorities and women majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related fields.
The Fairmont State University campus community gathered on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to dedicate a garden space in honor of a retired employee who spent decades serving students and has endowed a scholarship to create a lasting legacy.
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