As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2014-’15 school year, the King's College Education Department will host a "Best Practices" Conference from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 14th. The presenters will be a combination of King's Education Department faculty and educators from local schools districts and intermediate units.
Dr. David Kyle Johnson, associate professor of philosophy at King’s College, has developed a course, titled “Exploring Metaphysics,” for The Teaching Company’s “The Great Courses” series, the nation’s leading educational media for lifelong learning and personal enrichment.
Twenty King’s College student tutors met requirements to be certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). The students were recognized recently at an on-campus ceremony. All student tutors were presented with CRLA certificates and pins, distinguishing their level of certification.
Shantal Pelaez and Dhalia Espinoza have been selected as the 2014 McGowan Hispanic Scholarship recipients. The scholarship was initiated in 2008 with generous support from the McGowan Charitable Fund. The recipients will receive full tuition and room and board expenses for their four years at King’s College. McGowan Hispanic Scholarship recipients are expected to maintain a 3.2 grade point average and to contribute five hours of community service each week.
Dr. Fevzi Akinci, associate dean of the William G. McGowan School of Business and director of the Graduate Health Care Administration (HCA) Program at King’s College, recently participated in a panel presentation, titled “Internationalization of Universities,” at the 2014 Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Conference held at the University of Maryland, College Park.