Veterans Services

Fairmont State welcomes emotional support dog for Veterans

Friday, October 05, 2018

Fairmont State University’s Veteran Services has received the first ever college placement of a dog from Dogs2DogTags, a nonprofit, that works to place dogs with veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. 

Military Appreciation Day Thursday

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Fairmont State University and the Department of Athletics will be honoring veterans and active military personnel on Thursday evening during Fairmont State's football showdown with nationally ranked Notre Dame College.

As a part of 'Military Appreciation Night,' all active military personnel, veterans and their families will receive free admission to the game.

New lounge offers student veterans place of support

Monday, November 06, 2017

Student veterans at Fairmont State University now have access to a larger, fully furnished lounge thanks to an anonymous $1,000 donation and the efforts made by Sandra Corwin.

Corwin is the veterans certifying official and financial aid counselor at Fairmont State University. In her role as advocate for veteran students, she saw the need to create more space for a lounge.

SBA Hosts Free Training for Veterans at FSU

Monday, September 28, 2015

Each year more than 250,000 service members transition out of the Armed Forces. Statistics show that veterans are 45 percent more likely to be their own boss than their non-veteran counterparts. That is why the U.S. Small Business Administration is dedicated to ensuring veterans have the knowledge and capital they need to become entrepreneurs.

FSU Named to 2014 Military Friendly Schools® List

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Fairmont State University is among the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. Victory Media has named FSU to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list.

Expert on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to Visit Fairmont

Friday, March 09, 2012

To aid the community in better understanding and caring for veterans, Fairmont State University, Pierpont Community & Technical College and Fairmont General Hospital will host the visit of an internationally recognized educator, author and expert on veterans and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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