receives research award
A Montoursville woman was one of three graduate students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania honored for outstanding research.
Ashley Fowler, a student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education master's program, received an Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award at the 18th annual Outstanding Achievement in Sponsored Programs and Excellence in Graduate Student Research awards program.
The daughter of Bruce and Nancy Fowler, she is a 2005 graduate of Montoursville Area High School.
Fowler was recognized for her research project, "The Correlation Between Feminist Identity Development and Psychological Maltreatment in Intimate Relationships Among College Students."
Her adviser is John Mueller, of the student affairs in higher education department. Fowler also was recognized in 2011 with a Most Outstanding Scholar Award.
Recent college graduate: Dr. Cynthia Irwin Joiner
Cynthia Irwin Joiner recently graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a doctorate in philosophy in nursing.
Joiner also holds master's degrees in public health and nursing from UAB. She is employed by the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as director of the gastroentology and hepatology clinical research program.
Joiner is a 1993 graduate of Loyalsock Township High School and a 1997 graduate of West Virginia University.
She is the daughter of Robert and Harriet Irwin of Loyalsock Township.
She resides in Birmingham with her husband, Timothy, and her son, Nathan.
in college art show
Lycoming College will hold its annual senior art show from April 13 to May 6 in the Art Gallery in Snowden Library. The gallery viewing is free and open to the public.
Local students with art on display are Jessica Kissinger of Mifflinburg, Joshua Troxler of Williamsport and Amanda Welty of South Williamsport.
into honor society
Whitney Rae Connolly, of Liberty, was inducted into the Delta Mu Delta Business Administration Honor Society at the annual induction ceremony dinner at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, on March 21.
Connolly is a senior at Wilkes and is pursuing a degree in accounting. She is the daughter of Larry and Barb Connolly.
City man holds editorial
position at Susquehanna
Matthew Derrick, of Williamsport, has been elected to The Crusader student newspaper editorial board at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove.
Derrick will serve as living and arts editor for the fall 2012 semester.
The Crusader staff consists of more than 20 students from a variety of majors. Staff duties include writing and editing articles, taking photographs, assisting with layout and production, updating the online version and seeking advertisers.
The Crusader is a weekly newspaper with distribution each Friday during the academic year. It has won awards from The Society for Collegiate Journalists, including recognition for its front-page layout, sports columns, sports features, feature photography, editorials and online version.
Derrick is a rising junior majoring in communications with an emphasis in journalism.
He is a 2010 graduate of Loyalsock Township High School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Derrick.
The following local students from Lycoming College were recognized as Institute for Management Scholars during Honors Convocation on April 15:
Katie Sweeney, of Wellsboro, a senior business major.
Patrick Welteroth, of Williamsport, a senior accounting and business major.
Students admitted to the Institute for Management Studies Scholar Program must have an overall grade-point average of 3.25 or higher and have declared a major or minor in accounting, business administration or economics. IMS Scholars must attend Management Scholar Seminars for two semesters, as well as successfully complete an appropriate internship, practicum or independent study.