Fairmont State students awarded West Virginia American Institute of Architects scholarships

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Fairmont State University students Chloe Wean and Preston Frost were awarded scholarships from the West Virginia American Institute of Architects (AIA) for their outstanding work on semester projects. Every year AIA provides a scholarship to senior and junior architecture students who present notable projects. Wean and Frost presented their projects to AIA in December and were selected amongst three other students as scholarship winners.

Fairmont State University faculty preparing for respective sabbatical leaves

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Two Fairmont State University faculty members were recognized at the annual Faculty Award Ceremony earlier this year as sabbatical award recipients, which provides the opportunity to engage in research, writing, study or any other activity to improve instruction.

Fairmont State provides graduate skills to lead in the architectural field

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Most students aim to graduate and make a difference in the world, but for some, staying in their state to help local communities is a top priority. For Fairmont State graduate and Shinnston native, Shae Strait, serving West Virginia remains his primary goal. 

Fairmont State hosted interactive Art, Architecture, and Design Exploration Day

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Over 250 high school students from across the state attended the Fairmont State University Art, Architecture, and Design Exploration Day held on campus on Tuesday. 

Joel Dugan, Chair of the School of Art, Architecture, and Design, said this year they wanted to make the event more interactive and immerse the students into the culture of Fairmont State. Undergraduate students welcomed the high schoolers and guided them around while they were on campus. 

Mayfield Lecture to feature Anne Marie Duvall Decker

Monday, October 07, 2019

The Fairmont State University Architecture program will present the Mayfield Lecture 2019 featuring Anne Marie Duvall Decker at 7 p.m. on October 22. 

Architecture and engineering support from The Thrasher Group

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Bridgeport-based consulting firm The Thrasher Group has contributed $50,000 to Fairmont State University to support the architecture and civil engineering technology departments.

Master of Architecture degree granted Initial Candidacy by NAAB

Friday, August 31, 2018

Fairmont State University’s Master of Architecture program has been granted initial candidacy from the National Architectural Accrediting Board. This is a huge step for the program toward becoming the first accredited professional architecture degree offered in the state. 

Mayfield Lecture features West Virginia native Erin Carraher

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Fairmont State University architecture program will present the Mayfield Lecture 2017, featuring Erin Carraher, on Monday, Oct. 30.

Architecture Students Travel to England Over Spring Break

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Over Spring Break, March 13-17, Fairmont State University Architecture students traveled to England as a part of the Architecture Study + Travel course, which provided students the opportunity to explore one of the world’s great architectural cities, London, and explore one of the world’s oldest historic sites, Stonehenge.

FSU Students Participate in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Fairmont State University students participated in the 14th annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Charleston on Feb. 24. The event’s purpose is to familiarize state legislators with research activities involving undergraduate students on campuses across the state and the educational impact of those activities.

FSU students invited to present were Benjamin Daily, James Jesmer, Brian Miller and Benjamin Wilfong.

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