Fairmont State has honored several members of the University's class of 2022 with Outstanding Senior Awards. The University celebrated its newest alumni at spring Commencement ceremonies, while each College honored senior award recipients at separate events as the spring semester came to a close.
Outstanding senior awards for the College of Business & Aviation, College of Nursing and College of Science & Techology include:
Fairmont State University honored students in the College of Nursing during its traditional White Coat Ceremony on Monday, March 28.
The white coat marks a student’s transition from pre-nursing to entrance into clinical nursing practice, or for RNs who are continuing their education. During the ceremony, the white coat is placed on each student’s shoulders by nursing faculty and concludes with the recitation of the Nurses Pledge.
Fairmont State University has been awarded $1 million through West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s Nursing Workforce Expansion Program, which is designed to address the state’s nursing shortage through a multifaceted approach to attract, train, and retain nurses in the Mountain State.
Fairmont Medical Center, a campus of WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, delivered a donation of used medical equipment to the Fairmont State University College of Nursing to support the expansion of the Fairmont State Nursing Simulation Laboratory.
For pediatric patients, a trip to the emergency room can be a frightening experience; not only are they dealing with illness or injury, but they may also be battling nerves and uncertainty while they wait for hospital personnel to assess their needs.
Fairmont State University continued its White Coat Ceremony tradition on Friday, August 27 to honor students in the College of Nursing, symbolizing the transition into clinical practice and providing compassionate care.
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