CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A professor of political science and law from Fairmont State University has won the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia's Professor of the Year award.
Gregory Noone received the honor and a $10,000 cash prize Tuesday night at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston.
Noone has been the director of the National Security and Intelligence Program at the school since 2007. He was the foundation's runner-up for the same award last year.
Noone earned his doctorate in political science and international relations from West Virginia University, a law degree from Suffolk University, and a master's in defense studies from the Royal Military College of Canada. He also received a master's in international affairs from the Catholic University of America and a bachelor's degree in political science from Villanova University.