Fairmont State welcomes home Fairmont native to Board of Governors

Friday, August 14, 2020

Governor Jim Justice has announced the appointment of Jason Pizatella to the Fairmont State University Board of Governors. In a related announcement, Gov. Justice reappointed Deborah Prezioso and Wendy Adkins.  

Mon Health and Fairmont State announce F2M Partnership

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mon Health System and Fairmont State University announced today during a joint press conference the launch of the Mon Health Scholars Program & the F2M Partnership. 

The new partnership between Fairmont State University’s School of Nursing and Mon Health System, Inc. offers traditional ASN and LPN to ASN students a scholarship and the promise of employment with Mon Health System after completing their degree. 

Budd Sapp heads into retirement after over 20 years of service at Fairmont State

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Fairmont State University is announcing the retirement of Budd Sapp, a tenured professor in the School of Education as well as the faculty representative on the Board of Governors. 

A graduate of Fairmont State, Sapp taught and coached 17 years in the Marion County school system before beginning his work at Fairmont State in 1997 as a public school teaching fellow and officially joining the University in 1998. 

Fairmont State welcomes Fairmont Soldier home

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Fairmont State University is excited to welcome Private First Class Kenneth Stahl to the Falcon Family after being deployed with the United States Army National Guard for 11 months.  

After attending boot camp, Kenneth was told he was being deployed. He arrived in Kuwait for two days, moving to Iraq for about 6 months, then to Syria, and finally Kuwait for about four months.  

Director of Road and Grounds receives award from Arts and Humanities Commission

Monday, August 03, 2020

Fairmont State University’s Jamie Colanero, Director of Road and Grounds, was recognized by the Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission with an award for landscape design. 

Colanero said getting the award isn’t just about him but it’s about his team. While he has been at the University for more than 15 years, he said the work they do wouldn’t be accomplished without the effort they put in together. His team includes Evan Gaines, Mike Marcavage, Brian Novak and Kenny Whetsell. 

Fairmont State professor, students create mural in Palatine Park

Monday, August 03, 2020

Even with changes due to COVID-19, Fairmont State University’s Joel Dugan, chair of the Department of Architecture, Art, and Design, and a group of students were able to complete their public mural project in Palatine Park in just 10 days.