The West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the annual student scholarship competition at the Design Awards Gala held at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston on April 23. Fairmont State University Architecture students were awarded $14,000 in scholarships.
About 350 students will participate in the 147th Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Feaster Center.
Fairmont State University’s outstanding faculty members were recognized on Wednesday, April 27, during the Recognition of Faculty Achievement luncheon for their exemplary efforts throughout the 2015-2016 academic year.
The 42nd Annual West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day will be held Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at Fairmont State University in Fairmont. Operated and organized by the West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day Organization, the event is sponsored in part by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Reasoning Mind.
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.
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama has declared Tuesday, April 26, to be “National College Signing Day.”
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.
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. McClain Presidential Scholarship.
The following students have been selected as 2016 scholarship winners:
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 the concert at 7 p.m.
The City of Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission presented its 31st annual “Arts in the City” ceremony Sunday.
Held at Central United Methodist Church, the 2016 ceremony rewarded nine artists and humanitarians for their work.
“Obviously our point is to bring recognition to artists and scholars in the local area,” Jack Hussey, commission member, said.
Clifton “Kip” Price was the humanities award recipient for his work in educating the public on the untold story of the “Wereth 11” soldiers’ sacrifice in the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.