A Marion County family has created The Midge Teahan Travel Scholarship for Fairmont State University students who wish study abroad. The $25,000 endowed scholarship honors the life Margaret Murphy “Midge” Teahan and her love of world travel.
Midge, the wife of Fairmont State University English professor John Michael Teahan, loved being involved in the academic community, which furthered her goal of becoming a continuous learner of other cultures and experiences.
Fairmont State University awarded master’s degrees in Healthcare Management (MHCM) to ten area women during Saturday’s Commencement exercises. In a career field dominated by men, the women represent the largest class of graduates from the program to date.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its Academic Success Rate (ASR) report for Division II Schools on Tuesday (Nov. 15). Several Fairmont State Athletics teams turned in high academic marks from the NCAA's report.
Fairmont State University will honor graduates during the University’s 153rd Fall Commencement this Saturday, November 19 in the Feaster Center. The 10 a.m. ceremony will recognize the College of Business & Aviation and the College of Liberal Arts. At 2 p.m. graduates from the Colleges of Education, Health & Human Performance, Nursing, and Science and Technology will have their degrees conferred, in addition to Regents Bachelor of Arts graduates.
For the fourth year in a row, Fairmont State University embarked on its annual Falcon Day of Giving on Thursday, October 27. During this 24-hour fundraising marathon, 891 alumni and friends joined together to raise more than $375,000 supporting 44 colleges and programs throughout campus. During this year’s Day of Giving, donors provided nearly $109,000 for scholarships, and $174,000 for athletic programs.
Fairmont State University is proud to announce Jeffrey McCormick will join the College of Liberal Arts as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. This will be in addition to his previous role as Director of the Police Academy.
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