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Fairmont State Receives Grant Supporting Local Waterway Rehabilitation Project

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Dominion Energy has awarded Fairmont State University a grant of $25,000 for the ongoing restoration and preservation of Hickman Run Stream in Marion County, WV.

Fairmont State University Folklife Center Receives Grant for K-12 Education Initiative Exploring Folklore and Cultural Heritage

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center has received a grant of $7,500 from the Daywood Foundation in support of Ruth Ann Musick’s Trunk of Tales, a Fairmont State University project to promote folklore and West Virginia cultural heritage studies in K-12 public schools in the state.

Retired Educators Establish Planned Gift Further Supporting Scholarship for Education Majors

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

In 2016, a Philippi, WV, native and his wife established an endowed scholarship supporting education majors at Fairmont State University. The couple has recently arranged a planned gift as part of their estate plan and additional cash funds to further support aspiring teachers through the existing Dr. Bob and Susan Hawkins Endowed Scholarship.

Folklife Center presents Diversity in Appalachia Lecture Series

Monday, July 30, 2018

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University has received a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council to support the “Diversity in Appalachia Lecture Series.”  This series of programs features scholars/practitioners who will look beyond the "white, Anglo-Protestant, working-class" culture that is commonly believed to represent all of Appalachia to reveal the diversity that sometimes lies hidden in many communities.

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