Welcome to the Fairmont State University School of Business. The School of Business aspires to be the preeminent regional business school in West Virginia and the surrounding area, recognized for academic excellence and for contributing to the overall development of our region and broader environment. We are committed to delivering a quality business education through effective teaching in a caring learning environment that is responsive to the shared needs of students, employers, and the community.
We are investing over $1,000,000 in the School of Business to improve student success. The million dollar investment was used to develop a Peer Mentoring program, re-design courses to utilize more active, experiential, and collaborative learning, and renovate classrooms to create technology-rich learning environments.
As you begin your search for the right concentration or program of study, join us on a quick tour, not of literal buildings, brick and mortar, but of the many possibilities awaiting you. This tour is about options. It is about you and your preparation for a rewarding career. In your career you will experience accelerating change, increasing international interdependence, and greater reliance on both technology and human skill to solve world problems. Are you ready?
When Tafara Ushendibaba made the decision to attend Fairmont State to pursue a business degree in information systems management, he did so sight unseen. Thousands of miles across ocean waters separated the University’s campus from Ushendibaba’s home in Zimbabwe, but his older brother Tatenda and older sister Tendai, who had made their ways to Fairmont years earlier for their own educational pursuits, vouched for the school on the hilltop.
Nearly 400 students will participate in the six ceremonies taking place throughout the weekend during Fairmont State University’s 152nd Commencement in the Feaster Center. The University will honor graduates at a special student athlete Commencement on Friday, April 23, while each of the University’s schools and colleges will celebrate separately at ceremonies taking place Saturday, April 24 – Sunday, April 25. U.S.