Hundreds to visit Fairmont State for Maroon & White Campus Visitation Day

Fairmont State University will host hundreds of future Falcons and their families for Maroon and White Day, the University’s spring campus visitation day, on Saturday, April 6.

Held in the fall and the spring for students of all ages who are deciding where to continue their education and their families, Maroon and White Day is an opportunity for prospective students to check out Fairmont State and its more than 80 fields of study. To register for the event, visit www.fairmontstate.edu/mwday. For those who can’t attend the April 6 event, other visitation options are available at www.fairmontstate.edu/visit.

“We can’t wait to host students and families on our campus for Maroon & White Day,” said Brittany Stout, Director of Recruitment. “This is not only a great opportunity for students and their families to speak directly with faculty from our wide selection of academic programs, but also for students see what life is like on our campus, and what the residence halls and dining options are like. Students and their families can also meet with our financial aid staff to learn more about how affordable it can be to attend Fairmont State. If families haven’t done so yet, I encourage them to reserve their spot on our website today; it isn’t too late!”

The event begins with check-in at the first floor lobby of the Falcon Center as well as a Student Organization Fair in Gym 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Fairmont State President Mirta Martin and Brittany Stout will welcome students and their guests from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

From 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., visitors can explore majors at the Academic Fair, choose from informational interactive sessions, and take tours of campus and the residence halls. Sessions will provide information about admissions, financial aid, veterans affairs, and housing. Special sessions will also be offered on topics such as student life and the Honors program. Prospective students who want to participate in Admissions on the Spot will have their application fee waived. FAFSA completion assistance also will be available at the event. Those who attend will have the opportunity to meet faculty members and learn about academic programs at the Academic Fair from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A complimentary lunch will be offered by Dining Services in the Falcon Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Fairmont State is truly a place where personal attention and friendly support go hand in hand with opportunity,” President Mirta M. Martin said. “We transform students’ passion and hard work into excellence in a vibrant, close-knit campus community. We make this promise to students: If they bring a willingness and a determination to pursue their dreams, we will provide them with everything they need to achieve them.”

Fairmont State University’s cozy, tree-filled hilltop campus is located in Fairmont, along the state’s growing high technology corridor. Fairmont State is a comprehensive, student-centered, state-supported institution offering 40+ degree programs and over 140 programs of study in the arts and sciences, engineering and technology, teacher education, nursing, and business administration. The institution is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Featured

SHOPS & SERVICES

Buckhannon man arrested for alleged strangulation after reportedly looking through girlfriend’s phone

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested for allegedly attempting to strangle one person and then punching another. Brock A. Hyre, 32, of Buckhannon, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 30, for strangulation, a felony, and battery, a misdemeanor. According to […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Commission, Upshur Schools to consider partnership to resurface tennis courts at county Recreational Park

BUCKHANNON – Members of the Upshur County Board of Education did not appear to find any ‘fault’ with a proposal to resurface the tennis courts located near Buckhannon-Upshur High School. In fact, the group spoke favorably about the plan served […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Fish Hawk Acres invites the community to events in December

BUCKHANNON – Mark your calendar: Fish Hawk Acres will offer several exciting events this month. Experience the fun and fine dining of Fish Hawk Acres through their Wine Clubs, Market Dinners and other special events.

SHOPS & SERVICES

Lady ‘Cats tumble to West Liberty, 88-47

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – The West Virginia Wesleyan (0-3, 0-3) women’s basketball team dropped a road game to West Liberty (4-2, 3-0) on Wednesday (Nov. 30) night in West Liberty, W.Va. WVWC LeadersCourtney Wilfong had

Three Lady Bucs earn Big 10 All-Conference postseason volleyball honors

TENNERTON – Three Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs were honored on the recently announced Big 10 All-Conference Volleyball team. Senior Kendal Currence earned First Team honors while sophomore Alyssa Abel and senior Tori Perkins were named to the Second Team. The Lady […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

City to close part of Madison Street on Thursday and Friday

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Water Department has announced that Madison Street will be closed, from Florida Street to Spring Street, all day Thursday, December 1, 2022, and Friday, December 2, 2022, as crews work on

Cori Coffman named Assistant Dean of Students at D&E

Cori Coffman has returned to her alma mater Davis & Elkins College following an appointment to the position of assistant dean of students. The 2020 D&E graduate and Buckhannon native began her duties in late