In response to student needs and economic changes in West Virginia and the surrounding region, Fairmont State University has taken critical action to address student housing insecurities for its campus community.
Fairmont State has named three West Virginia high school seniors recipients of the University’s premiere academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. Kate Gorrell of Tyler Consolidated High School, Franki Shumate of Mount View High School and Ryan Williams of Winfield High School will join the Falcon Family on campus during the fall 2022 semester.
Gorrell plans to pursue both an undergraduate and graduate degree in architecture at Fairmont State.
On Wednesday, May 18 members of the campus and surrounding communities attended the swearing-in of Fairmont State University Chief of Police and Director of Police Academy, Jeffrey McCormick, with Marion County Circuit Court Judge, the Honorable Patrick Wilson, officiating.
The Fairmont State University Board of Governors met Wednesday afternoon to discuss matters relating to University President Mirta M. Martin’s contract. After exiting executive session, the Board voted to end Martin’s contract effective July 18, 2022. All presidential powers and responsibilities were transferred to current Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Dianna Phillips.
Nearly 1,000 Fairmont State University students have been honored for their academic achievements throughout the spring 2022 semester.
Fairmont State University has released the President’s List and the Dean’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.
On Wednesday, May 11 Fairmont State honored staff during the University's first Staff Award Ceremony since the COVID pandemic. During the ceremony staff were applauded for their dedication to the University, while several received awards and recognition.
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