The 42nd Annual West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day will be held Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at Fairmont State University in Fairmont. Operated and organized by the West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day Organization, the event is sponsored in part by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Reasoning Mind.
The end of the academic year is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the students and faculty of Fairmont State University.
The six academic colleges and schools of the University are planning awards ceremonies to honor students. Following are the dates, times and locations for these events:
Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence with its 13th consecutive regional concrete canoe win. The team will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition for the 13th year in a row, also a current national record for most consecutive national appearances. The team is encroaching on setting the longest overall consecutive national appearance record ever held by a team at the National Concrete Canoe Competition, which is currently set at 15.
The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology would like to welcome members of the community to join in a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) on Saturday, April 2, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Fairmont State University Math Department faculty members, along with four FSU pre-service mathematics teachers, attended the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference on March 11-12 at Stonewall Jackson Resort. The two-day conference focuses on learning from other mathematics teachers in West Virginia about ways to improve mathematics instruction.
The four pre-service mathematics teachers in attendance were Trevor Fancher, Kaleb Leatherman, Hannah Ludwick and Jamie Knight.
Two Fairmont State University students and a faculty member presented a poster at the Center for Chemical Innovation Solar Fuels Annual Meeting in Newport Beach, Calif., on Feb. 5 through 7.
The Fairmont State University College of Science and Technology will host the West Virginia VEX Robotics Competition State Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Forty-eight middle and high school teams from across the state are expected to attend the event, which will take place at the Falcon Center and will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.
The 2016 Pratt & Whitney Engine Services West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations. All West Virginia students in grades nine through 12 are encouraged to enter.
The fair will be held April 1 and 2, 2016, on the Fairmont State University main campus in Fairmont. Two projects will be selected to advance to the 2016 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz. Cash awards will also be provided for Best of Fair projects.
The North Central West Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair is now accepting registrations.
Students in grades six through 12 from Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur counties are encouraged to enter. The fair will be held Feb. 27, 2016, on the Fairmont State University main campus in Fairmont.
The community in encouraged to support this fair by visiting the projects from 11until 11:30 a.m. An awards ceremony will follow.
Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.