scholarships

Board of Governors member and Fairmont State alumnus, Rusty Hutson, Jr., finalist in EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 Southeast Awards Program

Monday, September 14, 2020

Fairmont State alumnus and Board of Governors member, Rusty Hutson, Jr., has been named as a finalist in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Southeast Awards Program. Entrepreneur of The Year is a distinguished competitive business award for leaders of high-growth companies and visionary entrepreneurs who deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity that transform the world.

Students awarded scholarships by Contractors Association of WV

Monday, June 29, 2020

The Contractors Association of West Virginia Scholarship Foundation has awarded scholarships to four Fairmont State University students pursing an education and career in construction or engineering. Recipients were selected based on their academic performance, extracurricular activities, work experience, financial need and an interest in a construction industry career.

Fairmont State alumni provide support for football student-athletes

Monday, May 11, 2020

Two Fairmont State alumni will continue to support a scholarship for football players over the next five years. 

Fairmont State University sees largest donation for one day during Day of Giving

Thursday, November 14, 2019

During the inaugural Fairmont State University Day of Giving more than 370 donors helped to raise nearly $200,000 setting a record for the most gifts the University has ever received in one day. 

“We’re so proud of the Fairmont State University community of alumni and friends who came together to show the power of philanthropy,” Julie R. Cryser, president of the Fairmont State Foundation, said. The Foundation raises money on Fairmont State University’s behalf.

Inaugural Day of Giving to be held Nov. 7

Monday, October 28, 2019

Fairmont State University and the Fairmont State Foundation have teamed up for the inaugural Falcon Day of Giving November 7 – one day to raise $250,000 to support scholarships, academic units, and athletics.

Donors from throughout the region have provided more than $100,000 in matches and challenges to encourage people to give online or through the lunch-time drive-through at the Fairmont State Foundation.

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.

Two lifetime Fairmont residents honored by providing scholarships to local students

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A new scholarship honoring the memory of lifetime Fairmont residents James V. and Ruth D. Pallotta will be available for Marion, Monongalia or Preston County students attending Fairmont State University.

College of Liberal Arts students recognized with awards, scholarships

Monday, May 20, 2019

Fairmont State University honored College of Liberal Arts students for their academic achievement and named scholarship recipients at the 9th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony on May 3.

Many of the awards and scholarships presented at the banquet were made possible through gifts to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc.

Scholarships allow student-athlete Lake Porter to continue in excellence

Monday, May 13, 2019

The “Every Gift Matters—the Scholarship Campaign” helps students to continue their education both in and out of the classroom while also being able to gain experiences they wouldn’t otherwise have had.  Student-athlete Lake Porter of Charlston, W.Va., said scholarships give her a sense of relief knowing she is taken care of and can focus on her academics. 

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