William Armistead

Gift Supports West Virginia FIRST LEGO League

Thursday, January 09, 2014

A donor has made a $10,000 contribution through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. in support of the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics tournament for 2014-2015. The NASA IV & V Educator Resource Center coordinates the statewide tournament that has been hosted in Fairmont by Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology.

Gift Helps Fund FSU Student Scholarships

Friday, December 20, 2013

A gift from a Fairmont native will provide scholarship funds for Fairmont State University students.

The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. received an IRA distribution of more than $253, 600 from the estate of James E. Walton of Salem, S.C.

Fairmont State Foundation Donors Can Receive State Tax Credits

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. has received state tax credits through the West Virginia Development Office’s Neighborhood Investment Program to offer special giving incentives to help raise money for student scholarships. 

Funds Being Raised to Support One-Room Schoolhouse Museum

Thursday, December 12, 2013

With roots reaching back to the creation of the first private normal school in West Virginia in 1865, Fairmont State University has a long history of providing high quality training for the state’s educators. The One-Room Schoolhouse Museum, a campus landmark, remains a visible symbol of the University’s continued focus on teaching and learning. Efforts are under way to preserve the building for future generations.