King’s College Holds Second Annual Impact Forum

King’s College Holds Second Annual Impact Forum

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

April 3, 2012 - Nine King’s College students and eight mentors recently participated in the second annual “Impact” Forum, an outreach program designed to enrich the lives of the College’s male minority students. The event was held at the Westmoreland Club.

The forum was the culmination of a semester of skill-building workshops for the participating students.  The program was made possible by a grant from the McGowan Small Family Fund.

The Forum included opportunities for students to both be mentored and network and a dinner featuring an address by Roger Jackson, chief executive officer and president of R. Jackson & Associates Educational Consulting.

Participants in the Impact Forum included, front row, from left, Father John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president; student participants James Tribie, Tyler Tynes, Adam McGahee II, Henry Penafiel, and Charles McIntosh; Roger Jackson, mentor and keynote speaker; and Nathan Ward, director of King’s Office of College Diversity.

Pictured in second row, from left, is Robert McGonigle, associate vice president for student affairs; and student participants Jorge Brito, Antoine Basquiat, Exaud Hugho, and Wilton Curiel; and Bret Stemrich, mentor.

Pictured in third row, from left, are mentors Harold Etheart, Greg Johnson, Georgetta Kerny, Karlynn Kerney, William Kerney, and Adam McGahee, Sr.

Pictured in top row, from left, is Brother George Schmitz, C.S.C., director of community outreach at King’s; Freddie Pettit, vice president for institutional advancement at King’s; and Janet Mercincavage, vice president for student affairs at King’s.

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