The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host Pam R. Johnson Davis, a writer, historian, singer and educator, for an online presentation titled, “Writing Toward Healing,” taking place on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m.
Three West Virginia high school seniors have been selected as winners of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. The recipients -- Joel Phelps of Spring Mills High School, Katarina Curry of Chapmanville Regional High School and Sara Adams of Independence High School -- will join the Falcon Family in the fall of 2021.
Fairmont State University will honor graduates during Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University will hold separate in-person ceremonies for each college or school at the Duvall-Rosier Field.
Fairmont State graduate students pursuing Master of Science in Healthcare Management degrees, Dominique Fusco-Davis and Trevor Harman, are the first to receive financial awards from the Rosita Alvarez Schneider Scholarship. The scholarship fund was established in the fall of 2020 to support graduate student endeavors in the Fairmont State Master of Science in Healthcare Management program.
Fairmont State University students, Peydan McVickers and Kiersten Lowdermilk, have been selected to participate in the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Student participants will virtually present their abstract submissions to members of the West Virginia State Legislature and Executive Branch on Friday, March 5.
Fairmont State University’s Department of Humanities will host the 29th Annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium on Saturday, February 27. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually via Zoom.
Trade College Search has named Fairmont State University as one of the top schools in the country through its most recent ranking analysis. Although Fairmont State is not a technical or trade school, Trade Colleges recognizes several of the University’s majors as top ranking within the State of West Virginia.
Among the rankings awarded, Fairmont State received the following highest honors:
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fairmont State University has extended several of its scholarship deadlines for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The priority scholarship date for the Opportunity and Metro Scholarships has been moved from February 1 to April 1 to provide incoming students extended periods to receive their acceptance, submit test scores, etc.
The spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series, presented by the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University, concludes at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 23 with a reading by author Matthew Neill Null.
“I’m thrilled that we can continue, even during this pandemic, to offer opportunities for our community to engage in literature and the arts,” said Mirta M. Martin, Fairmont State University President.
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