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King’s on Square Facility Provides “Perfect” Site for Display of Art Collection Dedicated to Anthracite Coal Miners, According to Donor and Artist

Since 2007, Jim Burke and Sue Hand have searched for the perfect place to display the “Anthracite Miners and Their Hollowed Ground” exhibit.  Both agree that the new King’s on the Square facility in Wilkes-Barre is the ideal venue through which a wider public can be educated through the artistic depictions about the daily life of an anthracite coal miner.

King’s Entire Athletic Training Graduating Class Pass Certification Exam on First Attempt

All 11 members of the Class of 2014 of the King’s College’s Athletic Training Program have passed the national Board of Certification (BOC) certification examination on their first attempt.

King’s College’s Joint Engineering Program with University of Notre Dame Exceeding Expectations of Students and Admissions Officers

Given the overall demand for qualified engineers among leading businesses and the academic reputation of the University of Notre Dame, King’s College officials were confident that the dual degree program in engineering that was announced in 2012 would be a popular option for high school graduates. The high level of popularity it has reached in a very short time frame has exceeded all their expectations.

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.

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.

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.

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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