West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
Five named to WVU Parkersburg's reading honorary.
CONTACT: Martha McGovern, assistant professor of reading, 304-424-8301.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's reading honorary Alpha Chi has initiated five new members.
Initiates to the chapter honorary of Alpha Upsilon Alpha were recognized for their high academic achievement, leadership and effective instruction in the field of literacy.
New initiates are Sasha Banfield, Rebecca Casto, David Cumberledge, Tiffany Hall, and Barbara Harris. Martha McGovern serves as the chapter's faculty adviser.
Alpha Upsilon Alpha is the honor society of the International Reading Association. It was created in 1985 to recognize and encourage scholarship, the development of personal and professional leadership, and service to the field of reading at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Members are acknowledged for having excelled in their chosen field of study, and are recognized as professionals committed to the importance of reading and language arts in education.