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King’s College Honors Employees for Service

The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held in conjunction with the Feast of Christ the King.

King’s Mass Comm professors publish academic article

King’s College faculty members Dr. Michelle Schmude, chair of the Mass Communications Department, and Dr. Scott Weiland, assistant professor of mass communications, co-wrote the academic article, titled "Non-Profits VS For-Profits in the Game of Social Media: Critical Observations and Reflections,” which was recently published in the “Journal of Mass Communications and Journalism.”

King’s College Education Programs Reaccredited for Maximum Term

The Education Department at King’s College was recently reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  This accreditation covers the department’s initial teacher preparation programs and its post bachelor’s degree teacher preparation programs.

King’s hosts free cultural performances of African Music and Dancing

From salsa dancing lessons to Garba performances celebrating the Navatri Festival, the Office of Diversity at King’s College has brought a variety of cultural experiences to campus to enrich the lives of students, faculty, and staff, and the local community.

King’s adjunct professor awarded Fulbright Fellowship for research project in England

Robert P. Wolensky, adjunct professor of history and sociology at King's College, was recently awarded a Fulbright fellowship for a research project based at the University of Exeter in England. The study involves a comparison of the anthracite coal industry of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the British coal mining industry, specifically on the topic of labor relations and mineral rights access.

King’s Announces Bachelor’s Degree Program in Exercise Science

For the second consecutive academic year, King’s College has developed a new bachelor’s degree academic program that builds on existing College strengths and responds to an expanding need and job market.

King's names De Martin Director of International Student Recruitment

De Martin has joined King's College as director of international student recruitment. She will develop and manage strategic and business plans for international student enrollment and retention, and will be  responsible for promotion, branding, and advertising King's in key international target markets.

King’s Choir to Perform Free Christmas Concert

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. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.

King’s Annual McGowan Business Forum Involves Record Number of Students

Seventy-eight students from the King’s College’s William G. McGowan School of Business participated in the Ninth annual McGowan School of Business Forum held recently at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre.

King’s philosophy professor Dr. William Irwin publishes articles in academic journals

Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, has recently published the paper, titled “Death by Inauthenticity: Heidegger’s Debt to Ivan Ilyich’s Fall,” in “Tolstoy Studies Journal.”

He also published “Control Your Thoughts and Emotions,” in the “Journal of Modern Wisdom,” as well as “A Reality Check to Form Your Philosophy” in the academic journal, “Think.”

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