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Pitt-Johnstown President Receives Distinctive Award from South Asian Literary Association

Pitt-Johnstown President Receives Distinctive Award from South Asian Literary Association

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Dr. Albert L. Etheridge, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown president,  has been awarded  a Certificate of Meritorious Service and Life Membership from the South Asian Literary Association, an allied organization of the Modern Language Association of America.

The award recognizes Dr. Etheridge for his pluralistic view of American education and culture and ongoing contribution to:
· the encouragement of multicultural literature;
· a home at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for the South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, and a representative international scholarly forum for the examination of South Asian Languages and Literature in a broad cultural context, and
· generous support to the journal and its editor, Kamal D. Verma, UPJ professor of English.

Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3,200.  The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, humanities, natural and social sciences degree programs.  UPJ has been ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.
Posted by Sernell, Jeff on 1/23/2007 5:00:00 AM