Homecoming 2014 Set for October 23-25!

Each day, our Fairmont State alumni, students, faculty and staff make an impact in their community. They work as nurses, police officers, architects, and teachers. They volunteer at food pantries, domestic violence shelters, community development organizations, and children’s clubs. This year’s Homecoming is about celebrating and recognizing those who make a difference without fanfare or expectation of reward. They act because it is important and they recognize the value in impacting their community.

It’s finally here! After a freezing winter and a sweltering summer, fall season is finally upon us. And, as all the football commercials have been letting us know, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right—football season, and all the good Septemberfest and Homecoming festivities it ushers in, is here.

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The first edition of The Mound yearbook was published in 1908 by the senior class of Fairmont State Normal School.

At that time, the school was located on Fairmont Avenue. Student organizations included religious, literary and academic societies. Tuition was free.

Now, you can view copies of The Mound yearbook online.  Find photos and memories of friends or family that have attended Fairmont State.

Contact Info

Emily Swain
Director of Alumni Relations


Erickson Alumni Center
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304.367.4015
Toll Free: 1-866-372-2586
Cell: 304.816.1359
FAX: 304.367.4742
E-Mail:emily.swain@fairmontstate.edu
E-Mail:alumniandfriends@fairmontstate.edu
 

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Let our Fairmont State University alumni be the first to tell you how their experiences changed the direction of their lives.  Let us be the first to tell you how to reconnect with your Falcon family, support the success of future graduates and network with professionals who started their journey here.

Our Office of Alumni Relations staff members:

  • Coordinate Homecoming
  • Plan and implement a variety of alumni events, programs and services
  • Provide support for class and organizational reunions
  • Advocate of the University’s mission, goals and programs
  • Organize fundraising campaigns and encourage giving
  • Offer administrative support for the Fairmont State Alumni Association Board of Directors
Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Fairmont State University community has learned that its legendary football coach, Harold S. “Deacon” Duvall passed away late in the night on Thursday, Oct. 16. Information on arrangements can be found in the Saturday, Oct. 18, edition of The Times West Virginian by clicking here.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

As part of Homecoming 2014 for Fairmont State University, six exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

Sponsored by Thrasher Engineering, the event will be held in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit www.fairmontstate.edu/homecoming to view a complete list of events and additional information.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

The traditional Homecoming Parade for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College presented by the Office of Student Activities will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in downtown Fairmont.

FSU alumni Aaron Hawkins, Class of 1971, and Butch Phillips, Class of 1965, both of Fairmont, have been selected as parade marshals for their leadership in the effort to raise $50,000 to take 100 veterans and 50 guardians to Washington, D.C., as part of an Honor Flight from the North Central West Virginia Airport on May 10, 2014.

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