May 22, 2018 - Father Thomas O’Hara, C.S.C., former president of King’s College and outgoing Provincial Superior of the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross, provided the address at King’s 69th Annual Commencement exercises held Sunday, May 20, at Mohegan Sun Arena.
May 22, 2018 – King’s College Athletic Training (AT) students Rachael DeTore and Connor Logoyda have been named recipients of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) student scholarships. They will accept their scholarship awards at the PATS Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium to be held in June.
May 22, 2018 – Twenty-five King's College tutors recently received certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Since 1989, over 1000 college tutorial programs have received certification through the CRLA. The King's College Tutorial Program is certified at 2 Levels: Regular/Level 1 and Advanced/Level 2. For Level 1 certification, tutors are required to complete 10 hours of training and 25 hours of tutoring. Level 2 requires an additional 10 hours of training and 50 hours of tutoring experience. This training enhances and develops their peer-tutoring abilities, and provides a means for practical application of theses skills.
May 22, 2018 – King’s College will host its second annual Aspiring Writers Camp for high school students from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27, on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. Sponsored by the College’s English Department, the camp will feature classes on poetry, science fiction, Shakespeare, and fiction.
May 21, 2018 – King’s College honored four of its alumni with annual awards at a ceremony held during Commencement Weekend. Honorees were Cassandra Coleman, The Leo Award; Bill Eydler, Outstanding Service to Alma Mater; Dr. Michael F. Intrieri, Outstanding Professional Achievement; and Rev. John W. Swope, S.J., Service to Society.
May 16, 2018 – Seven King’s College students will assist with medical care and public health initiatives during a two-week faculty-led study abroad experience in Ecuador in June. The students will also experience the culture of Ecuador by participating in various excursions, including to the Isla de la Plata where they will study marine and other wildlife.
May 15, 2018 – Twenty-five King’s College seniors were recently inducted into the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) honor society.
May 14, 2018 – King’s College Athletic Training (AT) Department physician Dr. William P.H. Charlton and faculty member Gregory Janik have been named recipients of prestigious awards by The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS), which will be presented at the PATS Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium held in June in Grantville.
May 9, 2018 – King’s College senior Ali Brady and junior Kathleen McIntosh were recently inducted into Epsilon Chi Omicron, the international honor society for international business.
May 9, 2018 – Thirteen King’s College seniors and juniors were recently inducted into Mu Kappa Tau, the national honor society in marketing.