Fairmont State University announced today that all summer courses will be provided online or through digital modalities as opposed to on-campus classroom instruction.
The summer term will begin on May 18 and run through August 6 with some courses being available for a six-week portion of the term. Students enrolling in Fairmont State’s summer term will also be able to take advantage of one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
Several members of Fairmont State’s professional advisors have had proposals accepted to present at the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA): The Global Community for Academic Advising Region 3 Conference in Lexington, KY in April. Region 3 encompasses Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
Fairmont State University hosted an Open House at the Charles Pointe facility in conjunction with the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours to allow the community to see the new space.
During today’s bi-monthly meeting, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors approved a proposed academic restructure that will reorganize the current two college and four school model to a two college model. The proposal now goes before the West Virginia HEPC and then on to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Dr. Erica Harvey, a professor of chemistry at Fairmont State University, has been named one of five finalists for the Faculty Merit Foundation’s annual Professor of the Year award. Harvey was nominated by Academic Affairs for her work in and outside of the classroom.
In recognition of Fairmont State University’s dedication to educating students that will help the aviation industry continue to soar, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Services created a model plane and presented it to the University.
The model is a Q400 turboprop plane, according to John Moon, program manager for Bombardier. He explained that it’s a leading aircraft in the industry and built for comfort.
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