Campus Police Officers Recognized for Graduating from Academy

Friday, February 27, 2015

Three police officers in the Department of Public Safety, which provides services for Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, graduated from the West Virginia State Police Academy Basic Class in 2014. The new certified officers—C.J. Funk, Jared Martin and John Nigh—were recognized by the FSU Board of Governors for their accomplishment.

C.J. Funk is a Campus Police Officer for the Department of Public Safety.

FSU to Host Job Fair on Feb. 24

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fairmont State University students, alumni and members of the community interested in employment are invited to attend the annual Job Fair hosted by the Career Development Center.

More than 65 companies and agencies are registered to attend the event. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Falcon Center, Gym 1. For those who are not current students, paid parking is available in the parking garage. Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and to be prepared to discuss career opportunities with employers.

FSU Artifacts Sought for Sesquicentennial Exhibit

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial, the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center plans to create an exhibit featuring FSU history and traditions this spring.

“The Folklife Center is proud to celebrate the history, traditions and culture of this great University through a special exhibit. We need assistance from the Falcon family to identify artifacts that would help share the stories and lore of the past 150 years,” said Dr. Judy P. Byers, Executive Director of the Folklife Center.

School of Education Launches Partnership with Webster County High School

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Webster County High School and the Fairmont State University School of Education, Health and Human Performance have launched a groundbreaking partnership to recruit, educate and retain the next generation of classroom professionals. WCHS and FSU signed a partnership agreement to offer dual credit classes, comprehensive professional development and an articulation agreement for students in the Careers in Education program.

Alumni Association Seeks 2015 Alumni Award Nominations

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Each year, the Fairmont State Alumni Association celebrates the achievements of former students and honors them at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch during Homecoming.

Homecoming 2015, planned for Oct. 22 through 24, will include special events to commemorate FSU’s Sesquicentennial.

Fairmont State alumni and the community are invited to submit the name of distinguished alumni in three categories: Alumni of Achievement, Outstanding Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards.

The nomination guidelines are as follows:

Alumni Invited to After Hours Social in Buckhannon

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Fairmont State Alumni Association is partnering with the Upshur County Convention & Visitors Bureau to host an after hours social in Buckhannon on Friday, Feb. 20.

“The Alumni Association looks forward to connecting with Falcons in the Buckhannon area,” said Emily Swain, Director of Alumni Relations. “We would like to thank Laura Meadows, who won our 2013 Outstanding Young Alumna Award, for helping to make this event possible.”

Hawkins Appointed to FSU Board of Governors

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed a new member to the Fairmont State University Board of Governors. Aaron L. Hawkins of Fairmont, a 1971 graduate of Fairmont State, attended his first board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 16.

The FSU Board of Governors determines, controls, supervises and manages the financial, business and education policies and affairs of FSU.

After four years in the U.S. Air Force, Hawkins had a 36-year career in banking, retiring in 2011 from WesBanco Trust and Investment Services as Senior Vice President.

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