Mirta Martin

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center to host “Writing Toward Healing”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host Pam R. Johnson Davis, a writer, historian, singer and educator, for an online presentation titled, “Writing Toward Healing,” taking place on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. 

Fairmont State University Presidential Scholarship Winners Selected

Monday, March 15, 2021

Three West Virginia high school seniors have been selected as winners of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. The recipients -- Joel Phelps of Spring Mills High School, Katarina Curry of Chapmanville Regional High School and Sara Adams of Independence High School -- will join the Falcon Family in the fall of 2021.  

Fairmont State University to Celebrate Spring Commencement April 24 & 25

Friday, March 05, 2021

Fairmont State University will honor graduates during Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University will hold separate in-person ceremonies for each college or school at the Duvall-Rosier Field.

Students Receive Scholarship Funds While Completing Internships

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Fairmont State graduate students pursuing Master of Science in Healthcare Management degrees, Dominique Fusco-Davis and Trevor Harman, are the first to receive financial awards from the Rosita Alvarez Schneider Scholarship. The scholarship fund was established in the fall of 2020 to support graduate student endeavors in the Fairmont State Master of Science in Healthcare Management program.

Fairmont State Students Selected to Present Research at the Capitol

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Fairmont State University students, Peydan McVickers and Kiersten Lowdermilk, have been selected to participate in the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Student participants will virtually present their abstract submissions to members of the West Virginia State Legislature and Executive Branch on Friday, March 5.

Fairmont State to host 29th Annual WV Undergraduate Literary Symposium

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Fairmont State University’s Department of Humanities will host the 29th Annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium on Saturday, February 27. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually via Zoom.   

Fairmont State University Named in 2021 Trade College Search Rankings

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Trade College Search has named Fairmont State University as one of the top schools in the country through its most recent ranking analysis. Although Fairmont State is not a technical or trade school, Trade Colleges recognizes several of the University’s majors as top ranking within the State of West Virginia.

Among the rankings awarded, Fairmont State received the following highest honors:

Annual Soar Awards Event to Provide Financial Assistance to First-Time Freshmen

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

First-time freshmen admitted to Fairmont State University for the 2021-2022 school year are eligible to receive a $500 annually renewable scholarship to help offset their educational costs.  

The financial assistance opportunity is part of the University’s annual SOAR Awards event, which was established in 2018 as an institutional commitment to student achievement and success. 

Fairmont State University Extends Priority Scholarship Deadlines

Monday, February 22, 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fairmont State University has extended several of its scholarship deadlines for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The priority scholarship date for the Opportunity and Metro Scholarships has been moved from February 1 to April 1 to provide incoming students extended periods to receive their acceptance, submit test scores, etc.  

Spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series to Feature Author Matthew Neill Null

Friday, February 19, 2021

The spring 2021 Phyllis W. Moore Online Author Series, presented by the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University, concludes at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 23 with a reading by author Matthew Neill Null.  

“I’m thrilled that we can continue, even during this pandemic, to offer opportunities for our community to engage in literature and the arts,” said Mirta M. Martin, Fairmont State University President. 

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