Skip To Top Navigation Skip To Content Skip To Footer

Fairmont State News

Jun 18, 2024

Fairmont State University robotics club receives grant funding

Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology has been awarded $2,000 in grant funding from the NASA WV Space Grant Consortium (WVSG): Support for Student Organizations and Higher Education Student Projects in STEM. The funding will support the Falcotronix Robotics Club, a STEM-focused student organization that aims to help Fairmont State students learn about STEM principles through practical engagement with robotics.

Full Article

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.

Full Article

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.

Full Article

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.

Full Article

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.

Full Article

Apr 15, 2024

West Virginia high schoolers selected as Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholars

Three West Virginia high school seniors have been selected as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship. Grace Wells (Fairmont, W.VA), Lauren Bailey (Ripley, W.VA) and Madison Lagasse (Salem, W.VA) will have the entirety of their tuition and more paid for by the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. In addition to tuition, the McClain scholarship covers room and board and provides scholarship awardees with a $500 per semester allowance to purchase textbooks from the Fairmont State Bound for Success bookstore.

Full Article

Apr 10, 2024

Companion events at Fairmont State champion mental health

For the third year, Fairmont State University will host the annual Kickin’ It for Katy 5k run/walkand its companion event, Stomp Out the Stigma. The events will take place on April 27 with the goal of spreading awareness and support for suicide prevention and mental health care.

Full Article

If you have written a news release and would like to have it posted on the news site or sent to media outlets, please send the release to 7-10 days in advance of your targeted release date. Please include a photo when possible.