Welcome to the homepage of International Student Organization. We are under the umbrella of the Student Government of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College and also recognized as a tax-exempt organization under the category of 501©7 status.

Mission Statement

International Student Organization is a Social Club that has the following major objectives.

  1. To share the international cultures through various cultural activities and to help promote the global awareness of our campus community. 
  1. To prepare the supportive environment for newly coming international students and to provide the peer support for our international friends. These peer support system includes, but are not limited to: a) social activities, such as, evening social, language exchange, or one-day outing, b) academic support, such as the self-guided TOEFL study group, and c) various joint activities with other student clubs (e.g., dance exchange with Ballroom Dance Club, etc.).

Current Officers

President – Rachel Bugaj

Vice President - Jordyn Bowers

Secretary - Trang Ta

Treasurer - Marc Atayi

Faculty Advisor – Ingrid M Bircann-Barkey


Contact Information

Ingrid M Bircann-Barkey

Advisor, International Student Organization


319 Jaynes Hall
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554

Phone: 304-333-3607


319 Jaynes Hall
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554


Contact Information

Ms. Geneva Hines
Director of International Student Services
Turley Student Services Center 
Room 223
Phone: (304) 367-4490