Caroline (Carrie) Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Communication
New Media Technology
Rhetoric & Composition
As a scholar, Fitzpatrick presents and publishes both nationally and internationally, traveling throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. Currently, she is exploring social entrepreneurship ventures that tap into her values connecting creative expression, community research, and worldwide literacy efforts.
Her teaching and research have been recognized with a number of awards including a Innovation Grant for Curriculum Development (2013), the Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence (2008), Sr. Mary Donatilla Legacy Award for Outstanding Faculty Service (2007), an IUP Doctoral Fellowship for Academic Excellence (2003), an Innovative Teaching Grant for Technology Integration (2001), and the St. Bernardine Award for Excellence in Teaching (2000).
Social Networking & Media Coverage:
Online Profile, LinkedIn for Caroline Fitzpatrick
Personal/Professional Blog, The Tragic Optimist
Berks County Living Magazine
Berks County Living Magazine, August 2013
“Get Inspired Project – Angela Kase,”
“Professors Form Consulting Group,” January 1, 2013
“The Pros and Cons of Social Media,” 09/12/2012
“Alvernia students preserving experiences of nuns,” 11/18/2007
Caroline Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication