Value of an FSU Education Includes High Quality Academics and Much More

Friday, December 09, 2011

While a college education is undeniably a valuable investment, paying for college can be challenging for most families. Fairmont State University, which delivers high quality academic programs at an affordable cost, continues to meet students' needs for financial aid and to provide a unique learning environment close to home in North Central West Virginia.

FSU Graduate Finds First Job in Familiar Setting

Friday, December 09, 2011

Tucked away in Colebank Hall, a Fairmont State employee writes programs and maintains applications critical to the operation of the University. The position in the Information Technology Department is the first full-time professional experience for Clarence B. Pearson, III.  And, the 2010 FSU graduate is determined to contribute and succeed from his small corner office.   

Student Athlete Strives to Be First On and Off the Field

Thursday, September 08, 2011

In his first night on the field as a starter for the Fighting Falcons, during the first game of the season on September 1st, 2011, Daniel Monroe III had 161 yards on 18 carries and scored two touchdowns. He was named MVP by his coaches, player of the game by a local business and WVIAC Offensive Player of the Week. Those were his first athletic accomplishments on campus.  

Gift in Honor of Dustin Burdoff to Fund Upgrades for the Falcon Center

Friday, September 02, 2011

Martin A. “Monty” Burdoff met with officials from Fairmont State University and the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. for the official signing of a donor agreement that will provide funding for renovations and upgrades to the Falcon Center in memory of his son, Dustin Burdoff. 

Dustin Burdoff, a Fairmont State University student who enjoyed spending time in the Falcon Center and had many friends in the campus community, passed away Sept. 4, 2010, and was posthumously awarded degree from the Fairmont State University School of Business during the May 2011 Spring Commencement.

FSU Joins IBM Academic Initiative

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Fairmont State University students and faculty will benefit from a new partnership with Mobile Collaborative Education Consulting and the IBM Academic Initiative.

“As a result of this partnership, Fairmont State faculty will gain access to innovative technology, and our students will receive first-class learning opportunities to prepare them for today’s competitive marketplace,” said Dr. Maria Rose, FSU Interim President.

Rose and John Thompson, president/owner of Mobile Collaborative Education Consulting (MCEC), signed a partnership agreement on Aug. 11.

Meet the Dean – Dr. Richard Harvey

Friday, March 04, 2011

Richard Harvey was named Dean of the School of Business in 2008.  Dean Harvey was initially hired by Fairmont State College in 1986 to start a Small Business Development Center.  He joined the faculty in 1988 and is a Professor of Finance and Business Law.  He holds multiple degrees from West Virginia University including an M.B.A. and a J.D which he completed while teaching.  A member of the West Virginia State Bar Association, Harvey practiced law in the areas of elder law and commercial law.  While a faculty member he regularly provided seminars to business owner/managers on financial management and legal issues including business organization, feasibility studies, capital formation, strategic business planning, intellectual property, and financial proposals.

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