King’s College student Jaclyn Victor of Nanticoke was awarded a James A. Finnegan Foundation Fellowship at an awards luncheon held recently at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence. As a Finnegan Fellow, Victor will receive a paid 10-week summer internship at the Department of State, Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation at the State Capitol in Harrisburg and a $1,000 stipend.
King’s College will host an Aspiring Writers Camp for high school students from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. June 21-23 on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. Sponsored by the English Department, the camp will feature classes on video game storytelling, science fiction, creative non-fiction, and fiction.
Glenn Tyranski, a dedicated alumnus, mentor, and board member, has been selected as the fourth recipient of the Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 19, at the New York Athletic Club.
The King’s College Physician Assistant program coordinated the college’s participation in the recent eighth annual Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA IPEC) Collaborative Care Summit.
Dr. Jayne Klenner, associate professor of computer & information systems at King’s College, facilitated interactive workshops for parents and caregivers on children’s cyber safety as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Titled “Tips and Tricks for Keeping Kids Safe Online,” the workshops were sponsored by the Safe Environment Advisory Committee of the Diocese of Scranton and were held at King’s College and the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Scranton.
The trustees of the George I. Alden Trust recently presented a check to King’s College officials to represent the group’s latest donation to the College. The $100,000 donation will be used to purchase equipment to be used as part of the College’s new major degree programs in mechanical and civil engineering.
David Marchetti, associate clinical professor in sports medicine and athletic trainer at King’s College, was awarded the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers (PATS) Service Award. He will receive his award at the PATS Annual Symposium Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet held in June in Erie, Pa.
The artistic vision and talents of mass communications students will be on display in the annual King's College Mass Communications Student Exhibit from Monday, May 8, through Friday, May 26, in the Widmann Gallery.
Sixteen students from King's College participated in the recent National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. As part of the educational experience, 14 students represented Bulgaria and received a briefing from the Bulgarian Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Two students represented Senegal in a Security Council simulation.
King’s College graduate students and local residents recently participated in the Education Department’s Master’s Symposium. Graduate students presented abstracts that were a culmination of research projects on a variety of topics to fulfill requirements in the College’s Master of Education programs.