King’s College has introduced a four-course program in Autism Spectrum Disorder that has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). The courses will be offered in an accelerated weekend format and the cost per credit will be discounted through the King’s Scholarship Incentive Program.
The King’s College Physician Assistant Studies department recently hosted an Interprofessional Education Day for sophomore students enrolled in a new course that will result in summer internships for the students with Geisinger Health System.
Elaine Zavada, a Kingston resident who retired from King’s College in June after 55 years of service to King’s College. was among nine people selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.
Lawrence Lang of Shickshinny will display a variety of landscape and macro photographs in an exhibition titled, “A Closer Look,” in King’s College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, April 5.
The King’s exhibit will be Lang’s first solo gallery showing. A Northwest Area High School graduate, Lang earned an associate’s degree in broadcast communications and is currently completing the photography certificate program at Luzerne County Community College.
The King’s College Theatre Department will host the regional premiere of Patrick Barlow’s comedy “The 39 Steps” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14-16, 21-23 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the George P. Maffei II Theater.
King’s College sophomore Wilton “Diego” Curiel of Wilkes-Barre recently received a 2012 Monsignor McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to students committed to serving the local community and who demonstrate strong academic ability, leadership experience, and high ethical character.
Three members of the King’s College Athletic Training Education Program Department will host and present the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Approved Spring Regional Concussion Course from 2 -4 p.m. Sunday, February, 17, in the Burke Auditorium of the William McGowan School of Business, N. River and West Union streets, Wilkes-Barre.
Eight King’s College students, under the direction of history department faculty members Daniel Clasby and Thomas Mackaman, have conducted extensive research on the 1919 Baltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster in Wilkes-Barre.
The research effort was undertaken in response to a request to King’s from the Wilkes-Barre Mayor’s office for assistance. The Mayor’s office was contacted by Katie Laverly, a local resident whose two uncles were among the 92 miners killed in the incident.