The William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s Collegehas maintained its business accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
Dr. Jennifer McClinton-Temple, professor of English at King’s College, published the article, titled “Expressing ‘Irishness’ in Three Irish American Autobiographies,” in “New Hibernia Review/Iris Eireannach Nua.”
She also recently presented the paper, titled “Negotiating Irishness Down Under in Peter Carey’s ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’,” at the American Conference on Irish Studies at the Community College of Rhode Island.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.