President Dr. Mirta Martin

Mon Health and Fairmont State announce F2M Partnership

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mon Health System and Fairmont State University announced today during a joint press conference the launch of the Mon Health Scholars Program & the F2M Partnership. 

The new partnership between Fairmont State University’s School of Nursing and Mon Health System, Inc. offers traditional ASN and LPN to ASN students a scholarship and the promise of employment with Mon Health System after completing their degree. 

Budd Sapp heads into retirement after over 20 years of service at Fairmont State

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Fairmont State University is announcing the retirement of Budd Sapp, a tenured professor in the School of Education as well as the faculty representative on the Board of Governors. 

A graduate of Fairmont State, Sapp taught and coached 17 years in the Marion County school system before beginning his work at Fairmont State in 1997 as a public school teaching fellow and officially joining the University in 1998. 

Fairmont BOG approves budget with no tuition increase

Thursday, July 09, 2020

In an effort to assist students and families who have been impacted by the current pandemic, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors (BOG) voted to approve the proposed 2020-2021 budget without increasing tuition and fees.  

Fairmont State announces interim provost for 2020-21 academic year

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Fairmont State University has announced that W. Richard Stephens, Jr. has been named the interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs as the University engages in a national search for a permanent replacement. 

Students receive immediate financial assistance through SAFE program

Friday, June 26, 2020

More than 30 Fairmont State students have received just over $4,500 in Falcon Student Academic Financial Emergency (SAFE) assistance since the program’s inception in late April.

Fairmont Board of Governors votes David Goldberg as new chair

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Fairmont State University Board of Governors has voted David Goldberg as the new chairman of the board with his term beginning July 1, 2020. 

Mr. Goldberg was appointed to the Board of Governors by Governor Jim Justice in July of 2019 and will now be serving on the academic affairs and finance committees. 

Fairmont State postpones August commencement ceremony

Monday, June 22, 2020

As Fairmont State University continues to put protocols into place to welcome students back to campus in the fall, the University is saddened to announce the August Commencement Ceremony will be postponed. 

The decision to cancel the tentativly scheduled August ceremony is due to the current COVID-19 restrictions as well as part of the mandate from the state that no more than 100 people can gather in a place.

President Martin calls for solidarity following the death of George Floyd and others

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Like many in the Falcon Family, I am angered and heartbroken by the senseless killing of George Floyd. The outrage over Mr. Floyd’s death and a series of other African Americans' deaths underscores the pain many in our communities feel over the lingering, open sore of racism that still plagues our nation.  

Fairmont State to award scholarships to newly admitted first-time freshmen

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, Fairmont State University has seen an influx of students rethinking their college plans and choosing to attend a regional institution like Fairmont State that is smaller or closer to home.

School of Nursing ranked in top RN to BSN Programs by

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Fairmont State University has been ranked No. 2 for the Best Online RN to BSN Program in West Virginia by works to provide students with information to help make the right choice for them when selecting a nursing program. They build a database of nursing programs for all degree levels and specializations across the country and then filter out programs. 

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