All Press Releases for April 02, 2018

Alice Moerk, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Moerk has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry

With nearly 60 years of experience, Dr. Moerk is currently a freelance writer, and she has been recognized as a professor emeritus of Fairmont State University since 2000.

    ANNA MARIA, FL, April 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Alice Moerk, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Moerk celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 60 years of experience, Dr. Moerk is currently a freelance writer, and she has been recognized as a professor emeritus of Fairmont State University since 2000, having been a professor of music since 1967. Earlier in her career, she was chair of the music department at Lees College from 1965 to 1967, a music professor with Vardell Hall from 1964 to 1965, and chair of the music department with Marion College from 1959 to 1963.

Dr. Moerk was inspired to go into teaching thanks to the influence of her own teachers, one in particular who sparked her interest in the Middle Ages. She began her career as a student at Carthage College where she obtained a Bachelor of Music in 1957. She continued her studies at Ohio University, completing a Master of Fine Arts in 1959. She later joined West Virginia University, where she earned a Doctor of Philosophy in 1969.

In addition to her career in academia, Dr. Moerk has written multiple creative works, including several books on music, historical novels, and an opera entitled "Alianor." Her music compositions have been performed throughout the U.S. and in Europe. She particularly enjoys helping other people gain an interest in history; particularly, the medieval period. She has received honors and awards for her achievements throughout her career, including a Eudora Welty Award.

Additionally, the National League of American Pen Women has recognized her for her fiction and music 11 times, and Fairmont State College recognized her seven times. She is a grantee of the West Virginia Folklife Center and of the Humanities Foundation of West Virginia Humanities Council. Looking toward the future, Dr. Moerk is planning to visit Germany to research her next book, which is focused on the arts in Germany.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Alice Moerk, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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