Criminal Justice

Fairmont State feels like home to freshman Stephanie Viekman

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

For Stephanie Viekman, a nontraditional freshman, she knew Fairmont State University was the perfect fit for her. After attending orientation, it felt like home. 

“I’d been around and I really liked the campus. After orientation, I just knew it was the right place,” she said. “We got to hear the president speak and every single professor I met just wanted to help me, they told me they wanted to get me where I needed to be.” 

Honors Student Studies at The Washington Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fairmont State students spend summer doing all sorts of things from jobs to vacations.  Kira N. Guier, an honors student from Kearneysville, West Virginia, studied this summer at The Washington Center and interned at DC127.

Kira, a junior, is double majoring in criminal justice and history.

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Kansas City, Mo. In fact, Fairmont State will be known as the Alpha Phi Sigma National Office for the next two years because three FSU students won the national election for the presidential slate of the organization and will serve a two-year term as its national officers.

Learn About Program Options at Graduate Studies Fair on Feb. 8

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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.

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Friday, April 08, 2016

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, they consistently perform so well in the national crime scene competition that there is a “Fairmont rule.”

Public Invited to Movie Screening Educating on Drug Abuse

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

On Thursday, April 7, the United States Attorney’s Office will join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a dynamic community forum designed to highlight a unique, realistic perspective on the impact of prescription drug and opioid abuse.

Graduate Studies Fair Showcases Program Options

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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.

Students Participate in Model Arab League Competition

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Fairmont State University students excelled at the recent Appalachian Regional Model Arab League (ARMAL) competition at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va.

Fraternal Order of Police Donates Camera to FSU Crime Scene Investigation Team

Friday, March 13, 2015

For three years, the criminal justice students at Fairmont State University have won the crime scene competition at the national conference.

What makes this feat even more impressive is that they were doing it with less-than-stellar equipment.

“We were using the $30 point-and-shoot,” Marshal Sherry, a second-year graduate student in criminal justice, said. “It was just the bare minimum.”

Criminal Justice Students Win Eight Awards in National Competition

Friday, March 13, 2015

Fairmont State may be a relatively small school on a national scale, but one program at the institution has proven that it can compete at the absolute highest level.

This year, the criminal justice program from FSU went to Florida to compete in various competition and came home with eight awards.

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