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.
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.
On Wednesday, Pierpont Community & Technical College and Fairmont State University signed an articulation agreement between Pierpont’s healthcare-related associate degree programs and Fairmont State’s Healthcare Management bachelor’s degree program.
The 2022 Falcon Day of Giving is scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 27. This 24-hour campaign encourages alumni and friends of Fairmont State University to donate to the areas that matter most to them. For this fourth-annual event, the Fairmont State Foundation has set a goal of $350,000.
A Marion County family has provided a gift of $26,000 to Fairmont State University to create a new scholarship for future teachers. The donation will establish the Roman and Amelia Prezioso Endowed Scholarship benefitting students in the Teacher Education program in the College of Education, Health & Human Performance.
Fairmont State University and the Fairmont State Foundation are scheduled to hold a dedication ceremony in honor of the Datha and Gene Smith family and Datha Gene Foundation. The dedication of the Datha & Gene Smith Center will take place on Friday, September 23 at 10 a.m.
Members of the Fairmont State University Board of Governors and Executive Leadership team convened in the Falcon Center for a full Board meeting on Thursday, August 18.
During the meeting, Vice President for Student Success, Ken Fettig, shared preliminary enrollment data for the fall semester. Fettig reported the University has experienced significant growth in first-time freshmen, crediting the work of the Admissions team throughout the 2022 enrollment cycle.
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