Blue Jean Bash Welcomes New Coaches

The Fairmont State Foundation and Fairmont State Alumni Association hosted more than 80 alumni, fans, and supporters of Fairmont State Basketball on Monday, August 26.  The event was held to welcome new coaches Tim Koenig and Stephanie Anderson.  Everyone had a chance to meet the coaches and hear their plans for the upcoming season.  In addition to the coaches, guests heard remarks from Fairmont State Athletic Director Chad Fowler, Fairmont State Foundation President Julie Cryser and University President Dr. Mirta M. Martin. 

Alumni Directory Project Update

Last July the Fairmont State Alumni Association contracted with Publishing Concepts, Inc.(PCI) to launch a project to update contact information for all alumni and to create a new alumni directory.  We have received notification from PCI that the directories will be shipped at the end of August.  Those that purchased directories should receive them by mid-September.  If you have any questions regarding the status of any orders placed with PCI please contact their customer service desk at 1-800-982-1590 or by email at customerservice@publishingconepts.com. 

Foundation News

Fairmont State Foundation Surpasses Campaign Goal and Welcomes New Board Members

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.  The Fairmont State Foundation serves as the non-profit organization that solicits and administers private donations on behalf of Fairmont State University.

College of Liberal Arts Scholarship & Awards Ceremony

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.  Read more at https://www.fairmontstate.edu/news/fsu-front-page/college-liberal-arts-students-recognized-awards-scholarships

"Scholarships mean everything."

Lake Porter

 

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 Charleston, W.Va., said scholarships give her a sense of relief knowing she is taken care of and can focus on her academics. 

School of Education Health & Human Performance Awards Ceremony

Fairmont State University honored School of Education, Health & Human Performance students for their academic achievement and named scholarship recipients at the Scholarship and Academic Awards banquet on May 1, 2019.  Many of the awards and scholarships presented at the banquet were made possible through gifts to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc.  Read more about the scholarships and awards handed out at https://www.fairmontstate.edu/news/fsu-f