Falcons Give Back

Food for Fines through finals week

Monday, December 04, 2017

The Department of Public Safety/Campus Police is accepting food donations in exchange for parking tickets. 

Five cans of food or nonperishable items equals forgiveness for one parking ticket. This is only applicable for $10 fines.  Handicapped fines are not included.

Donations can be brought to the Department of Public Safety on the third floor of the Falcon Center anytime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. during finals week, Dec. 4-8.

FSU swimmers work with Corridor Chapter of Autism Society

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

On Sundays during the month of September, members of the Fairmont State University men’s and women’s swim teams have spent some quality time in the pool. But they’re not working on their technique or trying to shed time off their personal best.

They’re working as “buddies” for children involved in Corridor Chapter of the Autism Society of West Virginia, each paired with a participant to offer free swim lessons.

Peace Corps Volunteer to Discuss Service to Rwanda

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Recent Fairmont State University graduate, Kurtis Dennison, will be leading a session on his experience with the Peace Corps at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in Multimedia A in the Ruth Ann Musick Library.

After graduating in 2014 with a degree in theatre arts, Dennison served with AmeriCorps Energy Express and AmeriCorps VISTA to develop community theater activities in Grafton, West Virginia. He went on to volunteer with the Peace Corps, serving in Rwanda from 2015 through 2017.

Fairmont State Students Lend Hand for Flood Recovery

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Within hours of the weekend flooding that left much of Mannington under water, Fairmont State University's Student Government Association organized a campus drop-off location for cleaning supplies. Several carloads were taken to a clearing house, combined with other donations from across the region to help those impacted by the worst flooding in Marion County since the 1980s.

Endowed Scholarship Created in Honor of President Rose

Friday, May 12, 2017

At the annual end-of-the-year picnic for Fairmont State University faculty and staff, RJ Gimbl, President and CEO of the Fairmont State Foundation, surprised FSU President Maria Rose with a special gift from the FSU community. Gimbl announced the creation of the Maria C. Rose Endowed Scholarship for first generation college students.

Falcon Commons Dedication Ceremony Planned for May 11

Monday, May 08, 2017

Fairmont State University students, faculty, staff, alumni the community are invited to the dedication ceremony for the new Falcon Commons, a brick pathway on the main campus selected as the Senior Campaign by the Class of 2017.

Civil Engineering Technology Students Study U.S. Route 250 Issues

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Along with industry partners in education, Civil Engineering Technology seniors at Fairmont State University are studying a real-life engineering issue--the earth movement along U.S. Route 250 between Mary Lou Retton Drive and Holbert Road in Fairmont.

Guitars for Vets Benefit Concert Set for May 13

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will host a concert to benefit the Clarksburg Chapter of Guitars for Vets on Saturday, May 13, in the Wallman Hall Auditorium.

Community Health Students Implement Projects in Richwood

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Students from Fairmont State University’s Community Health Education Program will travel to Richwood, W.Va., to continue their work helping residents who were affected by the June 2016 flood. Students previously visited Richwood in October and December 2016 and identified health and safety needs of Richwood residents.

FSU Students to Participate in Stream Cleanup Day

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The City of Fairmont Utilities Stormwater Program will hold its sixth annual Stream Cleanup Day on Wednesday, April 12, in conjunction with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s 2017 Make It Shine program. Fairmont State University Construction Manager Stephanie Slaubaugh and about 15 FSU students plan to participate.

Subscribe to RSS - Falcons Give Back