ASCE Student Chapter Wins 12th Regional Concrete Canoe Competition

ASCE Student Chapter Wins 12th Regional Concrete Canoe Competition

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence and for the 12th consecutive year will represent the region...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Start of Construction for University Terrace

Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates Start of Construction for University Terrace

A groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, April 16, celebrated the start of construction for Fairmont State University’s new housing project, University Terrace. The ceremony took...

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Gift Supports West Virginia FIRST LEGO League

Gift Supports West Virginia FIRST LEGO League

STEM Enterprise has made a $10,000 contribution through the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. in support of the West Virginia FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) robotics program for the 2015...

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Student Volunteers Participate in Make Marion County Shine

Student Volunteers Participate in Make Marion County Shine

More than 20 students and community volunteers participated in the Make Marion County Shine and state DEP cleanup on the Fairmont State University campus in Fairmont on Saturday,...

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Founded in 1865 as the state’s first private normal school in West Virginia, Fairmont State University celebrates its Sesquicentennial in 2015. Commemorative events throughout the year are planned, culminating in the dedication of a Sesquicentennial Time Capsule.

The Time Capsule will be a metal cylinder that is 30 inches tall and 18 inches in diameter. Jeremy Entwistle, Coordinator of the Sculpture and Foundry Department of the School of Fine Arts, has designed and created an iron...

Fairmont State University students in the College of Science and Technology presented their research during the 90th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science was held at West Liberty University on April 11.

The following faculty mentors worked with students on research projects: Mark Flood, Donald Trisel, Steven Roof, Erica Harvey, Matthew Scanlon, Andreas Baur, Albert Magro, Phillip Yeager, Tony Morris and James Weekley.

Biology majors Devin Heitz, Kara...

Fairmont State University’s College of Science and Technology hosted the Dominion West Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair on March 28. Sixty-five high school students from 19 schools in West Virginia participated in the day focused on celebrating student research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Support for the day came in numerous forms: judges representing both Fairmont State and West Virginia University faculty and Dominion; engaging activity...