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King’s Choir to Perform Free Christmas Concert

November 19, 2014 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.

King’s College Community Raises Funds for St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen Through Coins for A Cause Program

November 20, 2014 -Members of the King’s College community raised $2,800 for the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre through the third annual Coins for a Cause campus campaign.

King’s College Hosts PICPA Conference; More Than 320 Local High School Students Attend

November 12, 2014 - For the fourth consecutive year, King's hosted the annual educational conference of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) which attracted more than 320students from 13 area high schools.  

King’s Students Attend Annual McGowan Business Forum; Group Participates in Awarding of First Lackenmier Award for Leadership and Leadership

October 22, 2014 -Eighty nine King’s College students were selected to attend the 10th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in New York City.

This year’s Forum provided the students mentoring and networking opportunities with 38 King’s alumni and other professionals, followed by a dinner and the presentation of the inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.

King’s College Establishes Education Graduate Programs in Special Education and Instructional Coaching

King’s College will begin offering classes this fall in two new graduate education programs, a master’s of education degree in special education and an endorsement program in Instructional Coaching.

The master’s degree program in Special Education will require 10 three-credit courses for completion and is designed to compliment a Pennsylvania Department of Education approved Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Program which began two years ago.

King’s College Sports Medicine Society Conduct Trick or Canning Food Drive

November 5, 2014 - Student members of the King's College Sports Medicine Society, along with members of the department's faculty, recently took part in the 13th annual “Trick-or-Canning” food drive.

Approximately 30 members of the group collected non-perishable food items from neighborhoods in Kingston and Mountain Top.  The group collected more than 1,200 items that will be donated to the St. Vincent DePaul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre.

King’s Students Attend PA Women’s Conference; Meet Academy Award Winning Actress Diane Keaton

October 28, 2014 - Eight young women from King’s College attended the 11th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia.  The event is the largest women’s conference in the state.

Award Established in Honor of Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., President Emeritus of King's College, Tim Morris ’64 Chosen as First Recipient

King’s College has established an annual award for achievement and leadership in the name of Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., seventh president of the College.

The Reverend James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership will be presented yearly in conjunction with the McGowan School of Business Forum.  A highlight of Father Lackenmier’s 18-year presidency (1981-1999) was the establishment of the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s in 1992.

Eric Grego named admission counselor at King’s

January 27, 2014 – Eric Grego has been appointed an admission counselor at King’s College. He will be responsible for the recruitment of prospective students in specific geographic territories and work with high school students and their families throughout the entire admission and enrollment process. 

King’s students will study abroad during the upcoming spring semester

January 5, 2015– Eight King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester. 

John Conway and Victoria Solomon will study at The University of Manchester in England. Conway is a junior majoring in general science. Solomon is a sophomore majoring in physical assistant studies. 

Rachel Jonas, a junior majoring in history, will study through Academic Programs International at the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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