Mirta Martin

Diversified Gas & Oil Commits Additional Scholarship Funding to Fairmont State

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Diversified Gas & Oil Co., the Birmingham, AL, company whose chief executive officer and co-founder is Fairmont State University graduate and Board of Governors member Rusty Hutson Jr., has committed an additional $50,000 in scholarships over five years to Fairmont State students.

Fairmont State University Expands Educational Leadership Program Offerings

Monday, February 15, 2021

The Fairmont State University School of Education, Health & Human Performance has expanded its Educational Leadership program to offer students four pathways including a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Educational Leadership Certificate, Principal Certificate and Superintendent Certificate.  

Spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series to Feature Author Donna Meredith

Thursday, February 11, 2021

The spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series, presented by the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University, continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 16 with a reading by author Donna Meredith.  

“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. 

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 Prepares to Distribute Federal Emergency Funding to Eligible Students

Monday, February 08, 2021

Fairmont State University has received additional funding under the Federal CARES Act to provide emergency relief to students facing financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Based on criteria provided by the Department of Education, there are several factors that will determine student eligibility. Students must be Title IV eligible and considered among the greatest of need based on financial standing to receive a CARES Act Grant.  

Poet Diane Gilliam Kicks Off Spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series

Thursday, February 04, 2021

The spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series, presented by the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University, kicks off at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 9 with a reading by poet Diane Gilliam.  

“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. 

Flying Solo: Fairmont State’s Professional Flight Program Prepares Aspiring Aviators

Monday, February 01, 2021

Scrawled in permanent marker on a scrap of a t-shirt is the scene of the runway at the North Central West Virginia Airport in Clarksburg as Kevin Webb remembers it on August 15, 2018: the day he successfully flew an airplane by himself and literally propelled his career as a student in Fairmont State University’s Aviation Professional Flight program to new heights.  

Folklife Center Continues Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University is pleased to continue the Phyllis Wilson Moore Online Author Series in 2021. This semester the online series will explore the theme of labor and the struggles of West Virginia’s working folk. Each event in the series is free and available to the public through WebEx.  

Fairmont State Receives Grant Supporting Local Waterway Rehabilitation Project

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Dominion Energy has awarded Fairmont State University a grant of $25,000 for the ongoing restoration and preservation of Hickman Run Stream in Marion County, WV.

Bill & Mala Harker Endowed Scholarship Established at Fairmont State University

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Clarksburg native and president and co-founder of a private investment firm and his wife, an attorney, have developed a scholarship to support students from Harrison and Marion counties.

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