Folklife Center to honor native West Virginian Dave Bing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is hosting a three-day gala celebration to honor traditional music performer and teacher Dave Bing. A native West Virginian, Bing is the recipient of the 2019 Traditions Salute Award given by the Folklife Center to a person who has demonstrated a passion and commitment toward the advancement of West Virginia folk culture through education and public resources. 

Fairmont State Math professor gives lectures abroad

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Fairmont State University's Dr. Tom Cuchta, assistant professor of mathematics, was invited to two international conferences this summer and gave four lectures. 

Folklife Center to host memorial storytelling in honor of D. Jane Gilchrist

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The West Virginia Storytelling Guild and the Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife will honor the life of D. Jane Gilchrist with a memorial storytelling concert featuring tellers from the West Virginia Storytelling Guild on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. at the Folklife Center.

Fairmont State welcomes new and returning students with move-in, Welcome Weekend

Monday, August 19, 2019

Last week hundreds of Fairmont State University Falcon students moved into their new homes for the next several months with the help of faculty, staff, and students. 

President Dr. Mirta Martin was out working alongside them as they all meet the newest cast of Falcons with big smiles, Welcome Home tents, and a lot of help. Students, faculty, and staff worked diligently to unload cars and transport supplies to students’ rooms. 

Board of Governors Chairwoman honored by Marion County Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Fairmont State University Board of Governors Chairwoman Dixie Yann was awarded the Rev. Squires Lifetime Achievement Award at the 66th Annual Marion County Chamber of Commerce Dinner. 

This achievement is the highest award the Chamber gives, Chamber President Tina Shaw said. Rev. Squires was the leader in giving back to the community and those presented with this award working to carry on that legacy. 

Fairmont State ends fiscal year financially strong—looks forward to FY20

Monday, July 22, 2019

Fairmont State University finished its fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) in a strong position as the most financially solvent four-year institution in the state. Solvency, is defined by the number of days an institution will remain operational using the amount of cash they have on hand.