Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of national excellence. For the 13th consecutive year, FSU represented the region at the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. This year, the team placed 12th in the nation overall, tying its previous best ranking, and broke a record in the women’s sprints with a ninth place finish. The team is encroaching on setting the longest overall consecutive national appearance record ever held by a team at the National Concrete Canoe Competition, which is currently set at 15.
A total of 1,129 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the spring 2016 semester.
Dr. Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s List to recognize high-achieving students for their academic distinction. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time students achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average are named to the President’s List.
It’s been a big year for Emily Aman. Not only did the 14-year-old make the transition from middle school to high school, but she also just finished her first semester at Fairmont State University.
The Fairmont State University School of Business honored students for their academic achievement at the Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony and Scholarship and Award Presentations at the end of the spring 2016 semester.
Dr. Richard Harvey is Dean of the School of Business. Dr. Gina Fantasia and Dr. Rebecca Giorcelli are Associate Deans. RJ Gimbl, President of the Fairmont State Foundation, presented remarks during the event. Ashley Tasker was named Adjunct Instructor of the Year and Dr. Joseph Kremer was named Professor of the Year.
The Fairmont State University College of Liberal Arts honored its high achieving students during the sixth annual Academic Awards Ceremony at the end of the spring 2016 semester.
Dr. Deanna Shields, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts; Dr. Maria Rose, FSU President; and RJ Gimbl, President of the Fairmont State Foundation, presented greetings and congratulations to the students for their academic achievements.
Department of Behavioral Sciences—Dr. Clarence Rohrbaugh, Chair
A $25,000 gift from a Fairmont State alumnus will ensure that a graduating senior in Mathematics will receive the James A. LaRue Mathematics Award each year for many years to come in memory of a dedicated professor.
Learning Options, Inc. is partnering with Fairmont State University artists and scientists to offer an innovative three-day workshop that blends art and science disciplines. The unique learning opportunity is supported in part by a STEAM Power WV grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History in partnership with the Benedum Foundation.
Fairmont State University’s Town & Gown Players present “Children of Eden.” From musical theatre greats Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Godspell”) and John Caird comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith.
The new leaders of the Fairmont State University Student Government Association want students to know that they have a voice in campus life and SGA is committed to making that voice heard.
A Fairmont State University staff member recently received the 2016 Outstanding New Advisor Award for the state of West Virginia.
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region III presented the honor to Dedra Cobb of Preston County, an academic advisor for the FSU College of Liberal Arts, at the Mid-South Regional Conference in April in Chattanooga, Tenn.