Fairmont State University Board of Governors Chairwoman Dixie Yann was awarded the Rev. Squires Lifetime Achievement Award at the 66th Annual Marion County Chamber of Commerce Dinner.
This achievement is the highest award the Chamber gives, Chamber President Tina Shaw said. Rev. Squires was the leader in giving back to the community and those presented with this award working to carry on that legacy.
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.
Twin brothers, Isaac and Elijah Lanigan, from Brooke County, West Virginia, came to Fairmont State University to participate in the free Forensic and Analytical Chemistry Technology (FACT) summer camp.
The mother of the sixth graders, Sara Roark was happy to bring them to camp, even though they had to stay in a hotel, since the camp was free and educational.
Fairmont State University finished its fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) in a strong position as the most financially solvent four-year institution in the state. Solvency, is defined by the number of days an institution will remain operational using the amount of cash they have on hand.
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