Fairmont State Foundation

Fairmont State Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Friday, July 23, 2021

The Fairmont State Foundation serves as the non-profit organization that solicits and administers private donations on behalf of Fairmont State University, and recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors. New Board of Directors members include Kathy Martin, K. Alex Miller, II, Chad Riley, John Wilson and Dixie Yann.

Bennett Returns as Fairmont State Foundation President

Monday, May 17, 2021

The Fairmont State Foundation is honored to welcome Gary K. Bennett’s return as president of the Fairmont State Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising arm of Fairmont State University. He brings with him decades of experience as a CPA and an outstanding educator, along with a passion for the Foundation’s mission to serve the University and the greater Fairmont community.

Tori Harper Joins the Fairmont State Foundation as the New Development Officer

Monday, March 29, 2021

Tori Harper, a proud Fairmont State University alumnus who holds a bachelor’s in business administration with an emphasis in marketing, has joined the Fairmont State Foundation staff as a development officer.

Harper will be a front-line major gift fund raiser who cultivates and builds lasting relationships with donors and identifies funding opportunities that fit donor interests and desires.

Fairmont State University School of Nursing Receives Funding from Milan Puskar Foundation to Provide Care to Local Homeless Population

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The Fairmont State University School of Nursing received a $40,000 grant from the Milan Puskar Foundation to support nursing students who will provide clinics and COVID-19 health and safety kits for the homeless population in Marion and Harrison Counties.

Fairmont State University exceeds fundraising goal on Day of Giving

Monday, November 02, 2020

Fairmont State University alumni and friends contributed more than $300,000 in a 24-hour period on the second Falcon Day of Giving on Thursday, October 29, exceeding the fundraising goal by more than $50,000. 

One Day, One Goal, One Falcon Family

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

With a goal of raising $250,000 in one day, alumni and friends will once again have the chance to double their contribution to Fairmont State University on the second Falcon Day of Giving on Thursday, October 29. 

Fairmont State honors Hutson family contributions to School of Nursing

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Fairmont State philanthropists, alumni and Harrison County natives, Rusty and Kimberly Hutson were honored during a press conference on Tuesday for a series of gifts totaling $500,000 to benefit the School of Nursing. The celebration included the unveiling of the newly named Rusty & Kimberly Hutson Family Nursing Simulation Laboratory. 

Fairmont Native Honored with Scholarship for Students Pursuing a Graduate Degree in Healthcare Management

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The daughter of a Fairmont native has established a scholarship in her mother’s name to benefit students pursuing a master’s degree in health care management.

Fairmont State Foundation celebrates donors and scholarship recipients during virtual Scholarship & Stewardship Banquet

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The Fairmont State Foundation celebrated its donors and volunteers on Sept. 18 with a virtual Scholarship & Stewardship Banquet.

Mon Health Foundation Invests Nearly $1 Million in Fairmont State University Nursing Program

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The Mon Health Foundation has provided an unprecedented $400,000 investment to the Fairmont State University Nursing Program to be utilized to increase hiring capacity for faculty and adjunct staff with real-world experience.

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