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A total of 1,254 students have been honored for their academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the fall 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...

Registrations are being accepted now for employers to participate in Fairmont State University’s 2017 Career Fair.

By visiting the FSU BrickStreet Foundation Career Development Center’s web-based management system, FalconLink, employers are encouraged to register for the event to be held Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Gym 1 of the Falcon Center on FSU’s main campus.

More than 80 employers registered for last year’s job fair, and more than 350 candidates took...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia's state colleges and universities are retaining more students and have generated record numbers of graduates in recent years, thanks to statewide efforts to improve student success. However, continued positive results could be hindered by budget challenges and increased tuition costs, state higher education officials told members of Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability (LOCEA) today.

During the meeting, representatives from the...

The Fairmont State University Department of Art announces the solo exhibition “Drawing as Muse” by artist Glenn Goldberg will be on display in January and February in Wallman Hall. 

The JD Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall, is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibition will run from Jan. 17 through Feb. 10, with an opening reception and gallery talk at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The event and admission to the gallery is free and...

Continuing its season of renowned Music on the Hill concert performances, the Fairmont State University Department of Music announces guest music artists the PEN Trio performing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.

The PEN Trio are Nora Lewis, oboe; Philip Paglialonga, clarinet; and Eric Van der Veer Varner, bassoon. The PEN Trio bridges performance and scholarship to explore and expand the repertoire for the traditional trio d’anches...

Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

Alumni, current FSU students and the public...