FSU President Maria Rose to Retire in June 2017

FSU President Maria Rose to Retire in June 2017

Dr. Maria C. Rose, President of Fairmont State University, has notified the Fairmont State University Board of Governors that she plans to retire when her contract ends on June 30...

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New Part-Time Weekend ASN Program Starts in January

New Part-Time Weekend ASN Program Starts in January

The new Part-Time Weekend ASN Program option starting in January 2017 at Fairmont State University will allow working adults to become registered nurses while attending classes on...

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Women of FSU & Pierpont Support HOPE at Holiday Tea

Women of FSU & Pierpont Support HOPE at Holiday Tea

Thanks to the generosity of a network of women helping women, gifts will help brighten the spirits of the women at HOPE, Inc., a shelter for the victims of domestic violence and a...

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Two Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature faculty members will read from their work from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Joe N’ Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

Donna J. Long and Elizabeth Savage both serve as editors of FSU’s Kestrel literary journal.

Long’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in The Fourth River, Clockhouse, Southern Review, Appalachian Heritage and many other journals. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of Kestrel...

Community Health Education students are spending the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

In October, Dr. Amy Sidwell, Assistant Professor of Health Education and Physical Education in the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, and Dr. Janie Leary, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, took a team of students to Richwood to interview residents...

The holiday season at FSU includes several events at the Shaw House, the president’s home on the main campus. To make sure the house is ready to welcome guests with festive trimmings and a beautiful tree decorated with maroon ornaments, a group of community members have volunteered to decorate every year. Decorating is their way of supporting FSU President Maria Rose for all she does for the community throughout the year.

A native of Fairmont and a graduate of East Fairmont High...

A series of events will honor Fairmont native and “Forgotten Hero” James Show Maddox.

“This is a really inspirational story of leadership and survival and is an account of a World War II incident involving a young U.S. Navy ensign who grew up on Pittsburgh Avenue in Fairmont,” said local historian M. Raymond Alvarez, who became fascinated by Maddox’s story and has written a 50-page local history publication titled “Forgotten Hero.”

Alvarez first heard about Maddox from Pamela...