Chris Sharps

Fairmont State to Host Week-Long Virtual Open House Event

Thursday, April 08, 2021

For first-generation college student Cam’Ron Allen, finding an institution that understood his needs while lending an open ear and a helping hand was imperative to selecting the school where he would call home for the next four years.  

Annual Soar Awards Event to Provide Financial Assistance to First-Time Freshmen

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

First-time freshmen admitted to Fairmont State University for the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to receive a $500 annually renewable scholarship to help offset their educational costs.  

The financial assistance opportunity is part of the University’s annual SOAR Awards event, which was established in 2018 as an institutional commitment to student achievement and success. 

Fairmont State to Host Virtual Open House for Prospective Students

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Fairmont State University invites future Falcons to attend Maroon and White Week, an open house event for prospective students and their families, from April 11-17. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the week’s programming will be held virtually.   

Fairmont State transitions Maroon & White Week to a series of virtual programming events

Monday, October 19, 2020

Fairmont State University will host future Falcons and their families during the virtual Maroon and White Week November 8 – 14. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fairmont State has transitioned the annual fall visitation day to a week of online programming. 

Maroon and White week provides the opportunity for both traditional and non-traditional students and their families to explore Fairmont State’s offerings, including more than 80 programs of study. 

Fairmont State University financially responsible despite current pandemic

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Fairmont State University is the only public institution in the state of West Virginia to show no indicators of financial stress according to a recent article in The Hechinger Report. Fairmont State continues to position itself as financially responsible amidst the current pandemic. 

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.

Fairmont State transitions open house event to week of campus information sessions

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Fairmont State University will host future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Week, the University’s spring virtual open house, May 11-15.

The event is traditionally held on campus in the fall and the spring, but with the pandemic and resulting campus closure, the event is moving online.

Deadline approaching for premier competitive scholarship

Friday, January 17, 2020

Now is the time of the year for the top high school seniors across the state to have the opportunity to compete for Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Dr. Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. 

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