Jamie Colanero

Director of Road and Grounds receives award from Arts and Humanities Commission

Monday, August 03, 2020

Fairmont State University’s Jamie Colanero, Director of Road and Grounds, was recognized by the Fairmont Arts and Humanities Commission with an award for landscape design. 

Colanero said getting the award isn’t just about him but it’s about his team. While he has been at the University for more than 15 years, he said the work they do wouldn’t be accomplished without the effort they put in together. His team includes Evan Gaines, Mike Marcavage, Brian Novak and Kenny Whetsell. 

First Impressions Matter For Campus Grounds Crew

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A professor walks by a bench on the main Fairmont State University campus where Jamie Colanero is taking a rare time-out. She says, “This place looks like an estate!” Colanero says that compliments like that keep him and his crew in the Physical Plant and Road and Grounds Department motivated. “We want our visitors’ first impression to be ‘Wow, this is nice,’ ” he says. 

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