King’s College students will have an opportunity to participate in two master’s degree programs with the University of Notre Dame’s prestigious Mendoza College of Business beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. King’s is the only college in the country with this unique arrangement with the University of Notre Dame.
Michelle Giovagnoli has been named director of institutional and academic grants at King’s College. She will be responsible for identifying, obtaining, and managing grants from public and private sources, and working with faculty to help educate and assist with grant-related opportunities.
Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was presented the 2014 Jeffrey Stone Service Award from the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The award is provided to an EATA member for their unselfish and dedicated efforts to serve and advance the EATA student program.
Forty-three King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience 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.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
Students from King’s College recently swept all three prizes in an annual stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from King’s, Wilkes, and Misericordia.
Gianna Cordasco, first row center, won first place and was awarded a $1,500 prize. Robert Moulton, first row far left, won third place and was awarded $250. Matt Elliot, first row far right, won second place and was awarded $500.
Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., professor of English at King’s College, recently presented a paper entitled, “Luther’s Theology of the Cross: Redemptive Suffering and Vivian Bearing’s Death in Margaret Edson’s Play, ‘Wit,’” at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature, held at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
Robert McGonigle, associate vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at King's College, successfully completed the 2013 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Student Affairs Law and Policy Certificate Program, covering legal research, federal and state courts and statues, FERPA, Title IX, discrimination, employment issues, and academic fraud.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, professor of philosophy at King’s College, recently published an essay titled “Virtue-Centered Approaches to Education: Prospects and Pitfalls” in Michael W. Austin, ed., “Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics.”