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Local Grade School Students and Master’s Degree Candidates Participate in King’s College Reading Clinic

Thirteen local grade school students and 12 candidates for a Master’s degree in reading from King’s College recently completed the College’s second annual Reading Clinic.

The goal of the week-long event is to pair students looking for assistance in improving their reading comprehension level with people in the master’s of reading degree program at King’s.  Many of the master’s degree students are full-time grade school teachers.

King’s students participate in short-term study abroad experience to Spain and Morocco

Nineteen King’s College students recently completed a three week faculty-led study abroad program to Spain and Morocco.

The program, titled “Geographies of Europe - Spain and Morocco: Interfaith Communities and the Boundaries of Mediterranean Identity,” included visits to museums, landmarks, churches, mosques and synagogues, and excursions to Madrid, Salamanca, Cordoba, Granada and Rabat, Morocco. 

King’s College Physician Assistant Students Begin Clinical Rotations

The 47 students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners.  A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2015.

King’s Student To Present Paper on Forgiveness at International Conference at Oxford University

Debbie Gross, a junior King’s College student and West Pittston resident, has had a paper accepted for presentation at an international conference to be held at Oxford University in England this summer.

King’s student Vittoria DeGiosio awarded Emerging Voices scholarship

Vittoria DeGiosio was recently awarded a $2,500 “Emerging Voices” scholarship presented by the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) and Ford Motor Company Fund. She is a senior majoring in mass communications and political science at King’s College.

King’s Faculty Members Earn Teaching Awards

Three members of the King’s College faculty were presented teaching awards during the College’s recent 65th annual Commencement exercises.

Sharon Fredericks, adjunct faculty member in the chemistry department, second from left, was presented the Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.

Kids at King's features more than 40 classes

The 13th Annual Kids at King’s Program will offer more than 40 different classes this summer for students entering kindergarten through eighth grade.  The program, in which classes meet for Monday through Friday sessions for two-and-a-half hours a day, is administered through Hildebrandt Learning Centers, operator of the King’s College Early Learning Center.

King’s Student Awarded Scholarship from Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Jessica Wong, a student at King’s College, is one of only two students in the state to be awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

Wong, who just completed her sophomore year of study, can renew the scholarship for both her junior and senior years by maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average. Wong is an accounting major and is pursuing a minor in mathematics at King’s.

9 Wallenpaupack Area High School students receive National French Contest awards

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

3 Scranton-area high school students named national French contest winners

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

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