political science

Fairmont State junior becomes American citizen, completes naturalization process

Thursday, December 20, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, the year has a special meaning for one Fairmont State student. Junior Yi Ting Lin, officially become an American citizen this past fall, something she said she’s been looking forward to for several years. 

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she has been in the United States for the majority of her life. Right before she started her college career at Fairmont University, she received her Green Card, which permits lawful permanent residency in the U.S. 

Three Honors Students to Present at Conference in Seattle

Monday, October 10, 2016

Three Honors students have been selected as presenters during the 51st annual conference to be held by the National Collegiate Honors Council in Seattle, Wash., on Oct. 12-16.

The conference highlights student and faculty research presentations from across the nation and provides training and development for honors program administrators. Sherman Alexie, poet, filmmaker and best-selling author, will provide the plenary session on Friday.

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.

Rafferty Selected for Judith A. Herndon Fellowship

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

When Sean Rafferty arrived at Fairmont State University as a freshman in 2011, he knew two things for certain: he was going to major in Political Science and he wanted to join Student Government.

Smith Elected to State Leadership Role

Monday, December 22, 2014

Fairmont State senior, Samuel “Miles” Smith, has been elected Chairman of the State Advisory Council of Students, which operates as an extension of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC). 

 

Internship Offers Chance to Work with Legislature

Monday, April 23, 2012

The Frasure-Singleton student internship is a program that allows selected full-time undergraduate students an opportunity to observe, interact and work in the West Virginia Legislature for one week during the regular legislative session.

Intro to Global Perspectives Students Travel to Canada

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

As part of the Introduction to Global Perspectives course, which offers students a chance to familiarize themselves with cultures and concepts outside their own, 11 students and two instructors from Fairmont State University spent their spring break in Canada. This trip, which offered many students their first international experience, was funded by a grant from the Consortium for Internationalizing Higher Education, part of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

First Disappointment Leads to a New Way to Win

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Disappointment sometimes leads to a new way to win. From age 12 in Lordstown, Ohio, Meagan Gibson knew she wanted to play college volleyball. Practicing, playing and suffering through injuries paid off through a scholarship from Fairmont State University—but it came with a price.

West Virginia Native Lands First New York Job

Chelse Hensley isn’t afraid to go after her dream. Self-confidence and ambition are already paying off for the 20-year-old Political Science major, who had the opportunity to live and work in New York City for the first time in the fall of 2011.

FSU Faculty Member First Runner-Up for 2011 Professor of the Year Award

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia has named Dr. Gregory P. Noone of Fairmont State University as first runner-up for the 2011 Professor of the Year award. Each year the Foundation honors an outstanding faculty member at a West Virginia college or university.

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