FAIRMONT, W.Va. Thursday, June 30 – Fairmont State University’s Academy for the Arts has received a $10,000 grant from the Truist West Virginia Foundation to provide need-based scholarships to be applied to student tuition for camps, classes and private lessons throughout the summer and 2022 – 23 academic year.
Local high school students interested in pursuing careers as professional nurses were exposed to opportunities made available through healthcare professions at the West Virginia Nursing Academy hosted by the Fairmont State University College of Nursing.
Students completing the academy which took place Monday, June 27 – Wednesday, June 29 were honored at a closing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon where each student was presented with a completion certificate.
Falcons with Pride is a student-led organization that focuses on creating a safe and inclusive space for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Students are encouraged to keep an open mind and explore their identity without fear or judgment. The Falcons with Pride organization allows students to connect with their peers and find a sense of community that they can turn to for comfort.
On Saturday, June 25, Fairmont State University will welcome 85 top achieving rising high school seniors from across the State of West Virginia to campus for the 2022 Governor’s Honors Academy. GHA students will reside on the University’s campus for three weeks for the Academy, which aims to provide active learning, energetic classes, exciting, invigorating and intellectually compelling activities to prepare students to become forces in their communities.
The remaining “Matilda The Musical” performances by the Fairmont State University Town & Gown Players scheduled to take place Thursday, June 23 – Sunday, June 26 have been indefinitely cancelled in observance of the University’s COVID-19 protocols.
Fairmont State University’s Learning Enrichment and Academic Development Center, better known as the LEAD Center on campus, offers a variety of resources to students, including peer and professional tutoring, workshops, peer mentoring and more. The LEAD Center continues to serve its mission to connect Fairmont State University students with trained tutors and resources to enrich their education and become independent, confident learners.
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