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Jeff Selingo, Author of “College (Un)Bound,” To Discuss Book at King’s May 30

Jeff Selingo, editor-at-large for “The Chronicle of Higher Education” and local native, will discuss his new book, “College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means for Students” at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in the Burke Auditorium of the McGowan School of Business at King’s College.  A signing will follow the discussion.

Commencement Address

NBC News Veteran Provides Inspiring Address at 64th Commencement Exercises

Anne Thompson, a 16-year veteran of NBC News, delivered the address to nearly 500 graduates at the 64th annual Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 19, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Click the link below to listen to her inspiring message to our graduates. 

In addition to addressing the graduates, Thompson will receive an honorary doctor of humanities degree from King’s.

Local national and chapter French contest winners honored at King’s College

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 45 chapter and 30 national winners from a pool of 448 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

5 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 45 chapter and 30 national winners from a pool of 448 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

3 Crestwood 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 45 chapter and 30 national winners from a pool of 448 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

King’s Annual Fund Campaign Completed; Results Announced

May 9, 2013 - The 2012-13 King’s College Annual Fund campaign recently culminated with an on-campus victory luncheon and volunteer recognition event.  Contributions and pledges to the Annual Fund totaled more than $1.31 million. Funds raised during the campaign will help King’s College students with scholarship support, provide funds for faculty development, and enhance campus improvements.

 

King’s Seeking Elementary School Students for Reading Level Study

King’s College is offering an opportunity for struggling elementary school learners to interact in small group and one-on-one literacy interventions on June 24-27 during a Reading Specialist graduate class.

Twenty four students who are entering second through fourth grade in the fall will be accepted for the study on a first-come, first serve basis.  Students for the study should have been diagnosed as reading at least two grade levels below the class they are entering.

King’s Board Approves Balanced Budget, Strategic Plan at May Meeting

The King’s College Board of Directors approved a balanced budget and a strategic plan for the next five years at their May 3-4 meeting, which culminated with the annual President’s Dinner.

The Board approved a balanced $55 million budget for fiscal year 2014, which will begin July 1.

Local photographer hosts first solo gallery showing in King’s Widmann Gallery

Photographer Michelle Leonard of Pikes Creek will transition from the Widmann Gallery art curator to featured artist during the final art exhibition of the academic year at King’s College. Leonard will display a collection of photographs in an exhibition titled, “A Few of My Favorite Things,” in the Widmann Gallery from Monday, May 20, through Friday, Aug. 2.

King’s College Students Participate in Third Annual Impact Forum

Eleven King’s College students and five mentors recently participated in the third annual “Impact” Forum, an outreach program designed to enrich the lives of the College’s male minority students. The event was held at the Westmoreland Club.

The forum was the culmination of a semester of skill-building workshops for the participating students.  The program was made possible by a grant from the McGowan Small Family Fund.

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