Alumni Directory Project

Fairmont State University strives to keep our alumni connected to the school and to each other. In order to do this, Fairmont State has authorized Publishing Concepts (PCI) to launch a project to update contact information for all alumni and to create a new alumni directory.

The "American Dream" becomes reality through leadership gift

Born in Havana, Cuba and growing up in Madrid, Spain, Fairmont State University President Dr. Mirta Martin knows firsthand the journey to success. After immigrating to the United States, she completed her undergraduate degrees in political science and psychology from Duke University and earned a master of business administration from the University of Richmond; and a doctorate with an emphasis in strategic management and leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.  

Abelina Suarez Professorship Awarded

A bequest by the estate of Abelina Suarez has been used to establish Fairmont State University’s first named professorship, which will carry her name and that of the discipline of the honoree. This year marks the fourth award of the professorship.  During the Faculty Recognition event on May 2, Dr. Erica Harvey, Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science and Technology, was awarded the 2018 Abelina Suarez Professorship.  As an Abelina Suarez Professor over the next five years, Harvey will convene a creative sustainability council on campus.