April 1, 2015 - King’s College recently received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to offer an Endorsement Program in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).  The four course graduate level program is designed to provide training to area educators regarding the development and enhancement of STEM programs and practices in elementary and secondary schools.

Millersville University is the only other educational institution listed to date earning approval since PDE introduced the endorsement last fall. 

March 30, 2015 - Five King’s students have been selected to receive educational assistance grants made possible by a five-year federal grant awarded to the College in 2010.  Funds from the grant are allowing King’s to expand its physician assistant studies program by up to five students per year to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.

The students, who can receive the assistance funds for up to two years are Jaclyn Beck, Jacqueline Czwojdak, Sara Lynn, Jenna Gleason, and Victoria Nytch.

March 30, 2015 - Twelve King’s College students were recently inducted to Psi Chi, an international honor society for students in psychology.  The organization was founded more than 80 years ago for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship in, and advancing the science of psychology. 

The King’s Chapter was founded in 1972.  Students accepted for admission must be juniors or seniors, be in the top one-third of their class, have a minimum grade-point-average of 3.4 (4.0 scale) and have high standards of personal behavior.

March 30, 2015 – Andreas Widmer, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Catholic University of America’s School of Business & Economics, will deliver a free public lecture titled “Investing for the Poor vs. Investing in the Poor: A Heart or Mind for the Poor” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

March 27, 2015 – Dr. Shelley Burtt, Executive Director of the Camphill Foundation, is the keynote speaker of the 2015 King’s/Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. She will discuss “The Politics of Caregiving in America: The Challenge of Camphill’s Model of Inclusive Care,” at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

The lecture is part of a series on medical care and care of the vulnerable among us sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.

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