Fairmont State University will host high school students from throughout the state at the inaugural WVSSAC Robotics State Championship on Monday, May 16 in the Feaster Center.
All WVSSAC-affiliated high schools are eligible to compete in the championship. Awards will be presented for winners of the head-to-head tournament and skills challenge. The following judged awards will also be given to participating teams:
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.
Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology has received an almost $25,000 grant from the First2 Network along with an addition $5,000 match from Chemours Washington Works and Fairmont State University.
Fairmont State University has received a grant for $7,461.50 from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s (HEPC) Diversity for Equity grant program to support the development of a new initiative to encourage females to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Thanks to a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, the Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance is partnering with TEKids to launch a new program designed to give West Virginia children 21st century Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills, plus life and career skills.
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