The Fairmont State University Board of Governor’s met on Thursday, September 15, approving the slate of members presented to serve on the University’s Presidential Search Committee.
The Presidential Search Committee will be chaired by board members Jennifer Kinty and Kevin Rogers. Fairmont State University Faculty Senate President, Charles Shields, will also tri-chair the committee.
West Virginia native, John Amos, has known his calling from a young age: healthcare. Many children aspire to become physicians or nurses in hopes of saving lives. However, Amos explained he is rather drawn to the behind-the-scenes roles in healthcare settings.
“I’ve always been fascinated by the healthcare field, but I knew I didn’t want to provide hands-on care in a clinical position,” Amos said.
Inside Dr. Raymond Alvarez’s healthcare management classroom in Jaynes Hall, the walls are decorated with storyboards showcasing photos and written articles that depict the history of healthcare and education in the local community.
On Sunday, April 18, a piece of history missing for more than 100 years was welcomed back home to Fairmont State University, the original portrait of first female normal school principal in the country, Ms. Elizabeth Dickey Fleming.
Fairmont State graduate students pursuing Master of Science in Healthcare Management degrees, Dominique Fusco-Davis and Trevor Harman, are the first to receive financial awards from the Rosita Alvarez Schneider Scholarship. The scholarship fund was established in the fall of 2020 to support graduate student endeavors in the Fairmont State Master of Science in Healthcare Management program.
Justin Kemp, a student in the Fairmont State University School of Business & Aviation's Healthcare Management Program, has accepted an offer to join West Virginia University Medicine's Summer 2021 Information Technology Internship class.
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