Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Denver. In fact,...

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Campus Lights Blue for World Autism Awareness

Campus Lights Blue for World Autism Awareness

During the month of April, the lights on the main campus Fairmont State University turn blue as part of the national Light It Up Blue world autism awareness campaign...

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Three High School Seniors Awarded 2016 McClain Presidential Scholarship

Three High School Seniors Awarded 2016 McClain Presidential Scholarship

For the eighth consecutive year, three West Virginia high school seniors have been named as recipients of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J....

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A partnership at Fairmont State University that began a decade ago will host a “Showcase of Best Practices” event Thursday, April 28, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Conference Center.

The Professional Development Schools (PDS) Partnership includes 36 schools in Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston and Taylor counties. The intent of this event is to showcase the work of winning schools involved in the Partnership, which have been awarded competitive grant funding. These...

Fairmont State University will host the Women of Color Luncheon: A Celebration of Diversity and Achievement on Thursday, April 28. Honorees at the event will be Tiffany Walker Samuels and Priscilla Steed.

Organized by the Women of Color Committee and the Office of Student Services, the event will take place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms. Lunch is $10 per plate. To RSVP, contact Trish Price at...

Thanks to collaboration by Fairmont State University and the City of Fairmont, students enrolled in Community Health Education at the University have had the opportunity to identify health and safety needs in Fairmont and are implementing projects to address those needs.

The “City of Fairmont Needs Assessment” and “Fairmont State University Needs Assessment” were research-based projects initiated by students over the past year. Students collected data from a number of sources. They...

The West Virginia Storytelling Guild, in conjunction with the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, is presenting the concert, “What Tales to Tell!” with national storyteller Lynette Ford at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University.

Lynette (Lyn) Ford is a nationally recognized, fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller; a teaching artist for the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education and the Kennedy Center’s Ohio State-...

The Fairmont State University Department of Music presents its fourth annual Spring Gala on Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Colebank Hall. The concert includes a variety of music, from spirituals and folksongs to jazz and video game music.

Featured performers include the Collegiate Singers, Community Chorus, African Drum and Dance Ensemble and Jazz Band. In addition, outstanding student soloists from the FSU music program will perform. A public reception for all attendees precedes...

Fairmont State University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter continues its tradition of excellence with its 13th consecutive regional concrete canoe win. The team will represent the region at the National Concrete Canoe Competition for the 13th year in a row, also a current national record for most consecutive national appearances. The team is encroaching on setting the longest overall consecutive national appearance record ever held by a team at the National...