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Jun 13, 2024

The Sound of Music coming to Wallman Hall Theater

The hills are alive at Fairmont State University! Tickets are on sale now for the Fairmont State University Town and Gown Players production of The Sound of Music (June 14-16 & 19-23) at the Wallman Hall Theater on the Fairmont State University campus.

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Jun 13, 2024

Fairmont State’s Falcon Park becomes certified wildlife habitat

The National Wildlife Federation recently certified the Falcon Park on Fairmont State’s campus as a Certified Wildlife Habitat. The certification is based on providing habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife that includes food sources, water, cover, resources to raise their young, and sustainable practices.

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Jun 12, 2024

Fairmont State students win big at Alpha Phi Sigma conference

Fairmont State University’s chapter of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society returned from the annual Alpha Phi Sigma conference with 11 wins, including a first place win in the crime scene competition. Chapter president Carissa Russell led her team to a victory in what many consider the conference’s most challenging competition.

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Jun 10, 2024

Fairmont State’s Community Health Promotion Program enters into Articulation Agreement with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College’s Criminal Justice Program

Fairmont State University’s Community Health Promotion program has entered into an articulation agreement with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College’s (BRCTC) Criminal Justice program.This agreement will help BRCTC criminal justice graduates expand their education through a simplified transfer process and allow them to better their careers and communities.

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Jun 7, 2024

Fairmont State extends scholarship deadline and offers additional financial aid opportunities for new incoming students

With the recent FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) delays across the United States, Fairmont State University has identified a need to adjust the deadline for institutional scholarship applications and offer additional financial aid to new incoming students. The original scholarship application deadline of April 1 has been extended to August 1, 2024. This will allow those experiencing FAFSA delays more time to apply for the many scholarship opportunities offered at Fairmont State.

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Jun 4, 2024

Fairmont State University Announces Datha and Gene Smith Fellows

Twenty students from West Virginia high schools have been selected to participate in this year’s Datha and Gene Smith Fellowship program. The exclusive fellowship program was developed to assist first-generation college students with their transition from high school to college. Unlike scholarships, fellowships provide long-term support, rather than one-time financial disbursement.

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May 29, 2024

Free summer recreation for teens at Fairmont State’s Falcon Center

Fairmont State has initiated a summer recreation program for teens, which will be available starting May 13 until August 17. The program allows teens access to Campus Recreation areas in the Falcon Center including the fitness center, weight room, studio fitness rooms, indoor track, basketball courts, pool, spa and sauna, and access to any planned programs.

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May 16, 2024

STEM Day Camp for grades 7 and 8 available at Fairmont State this summer

Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology has organized a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Day Camp for students entering the 7th or 8th grade, set to take place on Tuesday, June 18. The camp begins at 9 a.m. in the Engineering Technology Building’s third-floor lobby and will conclude at 4 p.m. The cost for a student to attend is $25 and includes lunch and a free T-shirt.

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May 9, 2024

Fairmont State prepares for 155th Spring Commencement

Fairmont State University will host its 155th Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 11. There will be three separate ceremonies taking place throughout the day. The first will be at 10 a.m. for the College of Business & Aviation and the College of Education, Health & Human Performance. The second will be at 1 p.m. for the College of Liberal Arts and Regents Bachelor of Arts Program. The third and final ceremony will be at 4 p.m. for the College of Nursing and the College of Science & Technology.

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