President Dr. Mirta Martin

Fairmont State to award scholarships to newly admitted first-time freshmen

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, Fairmont State University has seen an influx of students rethinking their college plans and choosing to attend a regional institution like Fairmont State that is smaller or closer to home.

School of Nursing ranked in top RN to BSN Programs by RegisteredNursing.org

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Fairmont State University has been ranked No. 2 for the Best Online RN to BSN Program in West Virginia by RegisteredNursing.org. 

RegisteredNursing.org works to provide students with information to help make the right choice for them when selecting a nursing program. They build a database of nursing programs for all degree levels and specializations across the country and then filter out programs. 

Fairmont State advisor selected as Outstanding Advisor by NACADA

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Fairmont State University’s Amie Fazalare, Director of Legacy Engagement/Academic Success Coordinator, was selected as an Outstanding New Advisor Certificate of Merit recipient as part of the 2020 Global Awards Program for Academic Advising from NACADA: The Global Academic Advising. This award is presented to advisors who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students and who have served as a professional advisor for three or fewer years.

Fairmont State releases updated academic calendar—begins classes Aug. 10

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

As West Virginia continues its phased reopening and the COVID-19 new positive test numbers for Marion County continues to be zero, Fairmont State University has re-envisioned their academic calendar to keep students safe while still attending face-to-face classes on the campus that they love.

Fairmont State alumni provide support for football student-athletes

Monday, May 11, 2020

Two Fairmont State alumni will continue to support a scholarship for football players over the next five years. 

Fairmont State to honor graduates with virtual commencement

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Fairmont State University has announced it will hold a virtual commencement on Saturday, May 9 to celebrate graduating students. In-person ceremonies have tentatively been rescheduled for August 8. 

Fairmont State releases plan to return to campus for fall semester

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Since the imminent arrival of COVID-19 to the Mountain State, Fairmont State University has continued to work with the Marion County Health Department and state health officials, in addition to monitoring CDC guidelines in order to make decisions that will keep the Falcon Family safe. 

Monday, the Governor’s Stay at Home order expired and a new Safer at Home Order began. With this, it is now time to look to the future and begin planning to bring our Falcon Family home.

Fairmont State issues refunds for Spring 2020 Room and Board

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Fairmont State University announced to impacted students on Monday, that those students who have an on-campus lease or meal plan for the Spring 2020 semester will be receiving approximately 40% in refunds. 

University raises funds for SAFE Program—provides immediate financial assistance

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic will be the defining event of our lifetime.  It has affected students around the nation, and at Fairmont State University.  While students are drawn to Fairmont State for its affordable tuition and distinctive academic programs, choosing to pursue a college degree is still a significant investment for West Virginia families.  

Three incoming freshmen awarded Presidential Scholarships

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Continuing the tradition, 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 2020 scholarship winners:

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