Fairmont State Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) – Fairmont State University’s homecoming is two months away, but preparations are well underway for the celebration.

Homecoming, scheduled for September 22-24, will feature a variety of activities that will be enjoyed by students, alumni and the surrounding community.

“We are thrilled to resume our homecoming festivities this year,” said Katie Byers, director of alumni relations at Fairmont State University. “We look forward to bringing back some of our traditional back-to-basics events and welcoming alumni from near and far to our cozy hilltop campus. We also encourage our friends from the surrounding communities to join in the celebrations.

Traditional Homecoming events will include the Homecoming Parade, Campus Bonfire Alumni Tailgate and the Fighting Falcons football game on Saturday, September 24 at 2 p.m. against UNC Pembroke.

Other Homecoming weekend highlights, such as the Alumni and Emeritus Luncheon and Hall of Fame recognitions, are also scheduled to take place.

“I’m so excited with the plans for this year’s Homecoming events,” said Fairmont State Alumni Association President Mary Jo Thomas. “The 2022 celebrations promise to be our best yet, with the help of our Falcon family. We look forward to seeing our alumni again soon and wish you safe travels on your trip back to Fairmont State.

A full schedule for the 2022 Fairmont State University reunion will be announced as details are finalized, along with Alumni Award winners and Hall of Fame inductees.

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