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Three King’s College Physician Assistant Studies Majors Receive Scholarships from The Peyton Walker Foundation

January 23, 2015 - Three junior physician assistant studies majors from King’s College have received $2,500 scholarships from The Peyton Walker Foundation. The foundation was established to honor Peyton Walker, a King’s physician assistant studies major and a classmate of the three scholarship recipients. Walker died unexpectedly in November 2013 from sudden cardiac arrest.

Video of King’s Conference Address by Notre Dame President Now Available Online

The conference "The Idea of a Catholic College: Charism, Curricula, and Community" took place in September on the King's College campus. Reverend John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, provided the keynote address at the conference. Ten other invited speakers participated in three panel discussions, and the program included as thirty-plus presentations by forty-some faculty and administrators from institutions across the country.

Photos Depicting Selma and the Civil Rights Movement on display in Widmann Gallery at King’s

January 7, 2015 – Photographer Jim Gavenus will showcase a variety of photos documenting the people in the front lines of the Civil Rights movement during a free public exhibition, titled “Marchers of the Movement,” from Jan. 12-Feb. 26 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

For Seventh Consecutive Year, King’s College Placed on “Forbes” List for Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

King’s College has been again been placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.

King’s College Named to Latest Annual President’s Public Service Honor Roll

December 15, 2014 - The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2012-13 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch.

King’s Students Begin Student Teaching in Area Schools

Seventeen King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior high, and high schools.  Supervised teaching student teaching is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

King’s expands Professional Development and Graduate Program Offerings

Teachers needing to complete Act 48 requirements for professional development will find expanded courses at King’s College in early 2015.

King’s Students in STEM Fields Eligible for Enrollment in University of Notre Dame Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship

King’s College graduates from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields (STEM) will have an opportunity to participate in a unique 11-month master’s program in entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame.  King’s is the first college or university in the country to reach such an agreement with its fellow Holy Cross Congregation-led university.

Local Native and Member of King’s First Graduating Class Donates Miners Memorial; A Lasting Reminder of the Sacrifices of Coal Miners

November 11, 2014 - It seems appropriate that King’s College would be the site of a memorial to those who immigrated to the United States and worked long and hard to better the lives of their families and make Northeastern Pennsylvania a major commercial market.  King’s was founded in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross following a request from Bishop William J. Hafey of the Diocese of Scranton to establish a college to educate the sons of coal miners.        

ACE Insurance Group Donates EITC Proceeds to King’s Early Childhood Learning Center

December 17, 2014 - Harold Roberts, left, senior vice president of commercial agribusiness underwriting for ACE Insurance Group (formerly Penn Millers), presents a check for $7,000 to Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., president of King’s College. 

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