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Tina Arendash named college counselor at King’s

Tina Arendash of McAdoo joined King’s College as a college counselor in the Counseling Center. She will provide individual and group counseling of students, consult with faculty and staff on student-related issues, provide on-call services and crisis intervention for students, and assist in the development of Counseling Center outreach programs in specialized areas.

King’s hosts Women’s Studies Conference; Bucknell professor to deliver keynote address

Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown, associate professor of political science at Bucknell University, will present a lecture entitled “The Difference Women Candidates Make in Women's Political Participation” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 25, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College.

King’s College Named to President’s Public Service Honor Roll

The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the seventh consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2011-12 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch.

During the 2011-2012 academic year, King’s students combined for more than 180,000 service hours.

King’s Campion Society to host writing workshop, open reading

The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers: a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and an open reading to share original work with the King’s community and public.

Ethics scholar Dr. Richard Miller to address U.S.-China power conflict during lecture at King’s

March 4, 2013 – Ethics scholar Dr. Richard Miller will discuss “After the American Century: The Moral Challenge of China’s Rise,” at 7 p.m., Monday, March 18, at King’s College in the Walsh Room, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.

King’s Radio Station and Staff Members Nominated for National Awards

WRKC 88.5 FM, the King’s College radio station, is a finalist for 11 awards from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), including Best College/University Station of enrollment under 10,000 students. The awards will be handed out at the 73rd annual IBS Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City in March.

King’s College to Offer PDE Endorsed Program in Autism as Part of Graduate Programs in Education

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.

King’s Physician Assistant Studies Program Host Interprofessional Education Day for Sophomore Students

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.

Kingston Resident Receives National Award from Holy Cross Congregation

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.

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