A dedication ceremony celebrating the completion of the 2019 Senior Campaign will kick off Fairmont State University’s 2021 Homecoming festivities at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 7 on the Education Quad.
Fairmont State University will honor the 2020 – 2021 Alumni Award Winners during the Fairmont State Alumni Celebration to take place during Homecoming. The celebration will be held on Friday, October 8 in Falcon Center Gym 1, with the doors opening at 3:30 p.m. and the program slated to begin at 4 p.m.
Fairmont State University is looking forward to hosting its 2021 Homecoming celebration October 7 - 9. Activities are scheduled throughout the weekend to be enjoyed by campus and surrounding communities, along with the University’s alumni.
Students interested in attending Fairmont State University between now and the fall 2022 term are eligible to apply for admission without submitting an ACT or SAT score. Fairmont State announced the testing requirement waiver last fall due to situations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University will continue to honor this admissions policy through the next enrollment cycle.
Fairmont State University will host future Falcons during the on-campus Maroon & White Day on Saturday, October 16. Maroon & White Day provides the opportunity for both traditional and non-traditional prospective students and their families to explore Fairmont State’s offerings, including more than 80 programs of study.
Fairmont State University has been selected to participate in the Appalachian Teaching Project sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Through the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, Fairmont State University students will partner with the Board of Trustees of the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont and the Marion County Convention and Visitor Bureau to create communication resources for the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.
Fairmont State University has been recognized by the U.S. News & World Report for the second consecutive year, earning placements including a Top 50 Public School and a Top 100 Best Regional University in the Regional Universities South category. In addition, Fairmont State’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was ranked among the Best Undergraduate Nursing category.
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