Julie Cryser

1981 Fairmont State alumnus to honor son with endowed scholarship

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Barry Baisden, 1981 Fairmont State University graduate with a degree in Occupational Safety, recently funded the Sam Baisden Scholarship in Occupational Safety to honor his son, who died in a tragic accident in 2018. 

Baisden went on to a successful career with ExxonMobil, retiring in 2017 as the refining safety, security, health and environment manager.

Architecture and engineering support from The Thrasher Group

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Bridgeport-based consulting firm The Thrasher Group has contributed $50,000 to Fairmont State University to support the architecture and civil engineering technology departments.

Fairmont State Foundation honors donors with inaugural dinner

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Fairmont State Foundation held its inaugural Scholarship & Stewardship Banquet Friday night, celebrating a successful scholarship campaign and honoring more than a dozen donors by introducing them to students and faculty affected by their gifts.

Fairmont State seniors to benefit from Diversified Gas & Oil Co. scholarships

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Diversified Gas & Oil Co., the Birmingham, AL, company whose chief executive officer and co-founder is Fairmont State University graduate Rusty Hutson Jr., has committed $30,000 in scholarships over the next three years to Fairmont State students.

Fairmont State Foundation surpasses campaign goal and welcomes new board members

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Five new board members will take their seats on the Fairmont State Foundation Board of Directors, capping a milestone year that included finishing more than $700,000 over goal in The Every Gift Matters – Scholarship Campaign.

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