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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.

King’s professor Dr. Bernard Healey presents academic work at conference

December 19, 2014 – Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, recently presented the academic paper, titled “The Value of Graduate Education to Promote Sustainability in Healthcare Organizations,” at the Allied Academies International Conference in Las Vegas. The paper was co-written with Dr. Marc Marchese, professor of human resources management at King’s.

King’s College Tops List of Northeastern PA Colleges in Latest “Washington Monthly” Ranking

“Washington Monthly” magazine again has named Wilkes-Barre’s King’s College as one of the nation’s best master’s degree-granting institutions. King’s was the only college or university in northeastern Pennsylvania to rank among the top 200 in the survey and placed fifth among all Pennsylvania colleges and universities.

Panzitta, Song appointed to President’s Council at King’s

December 9, 2014 – Two local business leaders have been appointed to the King's College President's Council at the council's fall meeting in October. Appointed to three-year terms were John Panzitta, president of Panzitta Enterprises, Inc. in Wilkes-Barre, and Eileen Song, financial advisor at Edward Jones in Wilkes-Barre. 

King’s College Honors Long-Time Employees at Patron’s Day Celebration

December 2, 2014 – The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service to the College during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held on the Feast of Christ the King, the College’s patron.

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