Fairmont State University Accounting students are providing free income tax preparation assistance in four counties and receiving real-life experience to benefit them in their future careers.
A total of 1,125 students have been named to the Dean’s List at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 2013 semester.
Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average for the fall 2013 semester are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.
A Fairmont State University School of Business faculty member was a finalist in a national challenge.
Dr. Frank Lee, Associate Professor of Information Systems Management, attended the IBM Information On Demand conference in November in Las Vegas. According to IBM’s web site, the conference brought together experts and peers to explore how big data and analytics are changing the way organizations do business. During the show, IBM unveiled new products and services while highlighting new client success stories.
A Fairmont State University School of Business student has been named one of the top three accounting students in the state by The West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Fairmont State University produces well-trained, well-seasoned interns who are ready to tackle the business world.
FSU senior and Moorefield native Lucas Myers recently completed an internship with for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, area. The internship was awarded through the IBM Academic Initiative.
As an Information Systems Management major, Myers, 23, learned computer programming and database management in his FSU classes.
Among the many new advancements funded by Fairmont State’s Title III grant, lecture capture is a new instructional technology tool that will be available to faculty in the College of Science & Technology and School of Business.
The Title III grant is helping Fairmont State University transform outdated classrooms into active learning spaces for the 21st Century. One exciting change is the creation of a LearnLab in 104 Jaynes Hall.
The West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families recently presented Fairmont State University with its Higher Education Partner of the Year Award to honor volunteer service by the FSU School of Business.
The Fairmont State University School of Business honored students for their academic achievement during the 2013 Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony and Scholarship & Award Presentations at the end of the spring 2013 semester.
Fairmont State University has selected five student research projects for funding under the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.
Sara Davis, Jennifer Goggins, Courtney Swiger and Ian Williams have been named to hold the University’s prestigious SURE fellowships. They each will receive a stipend of $2,400 to conduct their projects between May 13 and June 30, 2013. Completed projects will be presented at the Celebration of Student Scholarship in April 2014.