A key tenet of Fairmont State University’s mission is a commitment to transformational impact; not only is that commitment put into practice daily by members of the Falcon Family within lecture halls, labs and virtual classrooms, but it is also evident through their meaningful contributions to the greater community and beyond.
In order to provide the most meaningful experience for graduates and ensure successful Commencement events, each of the Fairmont State University Spring Commencement Ceremonies will take place indoors at the Feaster Center on campus. The University’s plans for the ceremonies have been approved in consultation with the Marion County Health Department to assure safe environments for all graduates, faculty, staff and university guests.
As a high school senior at North Marion High School in Farmington, West Virginia, Hannah Haller was ready to receive her diploma, turn her graduation cap’s tassel to the left and begin making the short commute to Fairmont State University, her hometown institution, where she planned to become a biology student with the ultimate goal of pursuing dentistry – a career choice she viewed as both logical and financially sound.
After engaging in a national search in seeking a Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, Fairmont State University is proud to welcome West Virginia native, Dr. Dianna Phillips to the Falcon Family. Phillips will begin her tenure at Fairmont State on Monday, April 26.
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.
The Fairmont State University Aviation Center of Excellence is preparing to welcome its inaugural class of cadets to the summer 2021 U.S. Air Force Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps Flight Academy, comprised of incoming high school seniors from across the nation. The selection process for the AFJROTC Summer Flight Academy is highly competitive, with all cadets meeting the components required of U.S. Air Force Academy candidates.
Fairmont State University is proud to announce Kenneth Fettig has been selected for the Vice President of Student Success and Affairs position. Fettig will begin his tenure as the Chief Enrollment Management and Student Services Officer for the University on April 24.
Fairmont State RN-BSN student Katie Marcum comes from a long line of nurses; her grandmother, mother, aunts and sister all found their callings within the profession.
“I watched in awe of my family of strong, successful women relive their adventures working as nurses,” Marcum said. “Every family dinner was always colorful and fun as the nurses would relive their war stories, and I knew I wanted to be able to tell my own story one day.”
Fairmont State University and the Fairmont State Foundation honored emeritus faculty member and advocate for international students, Dr. Tulasi Joshi and his wife Marilyn, at a press conference on Monday.
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