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King’s professor Gregory Janik appointed to Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board

Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, has been appointed to the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Advisory Board for the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

The TBI Advisory Board of the Pennsylvania Department of Health was established in August 2001, and includes family members of TBI survivors; individuals living with a TBI; as well as representatives from government and health care institutions and community-based organizations.

Local Citizens Complete English as a Second Language Courses at King’s College

Local citizens were recently awarded certificates upon completion of English as a Second Language courses at Kings College. The classes are part of the Colleges comprehensive McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program, which aims to stress the importance and possibility of a college education to area Hispanic middle school and high school students and offers continuing education opportunities to Hispanic adults.

Fifteen King’s Students Inducted To AACSB Honor Society

Fifteen King’s College students were recently inducted to Beta Gamma Sigma, a 100-year-old honor society which serves business programs that are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an international accrediting agency.

Dallas Resident Named to King’s College President’s Council

Dr. Carol Crawford, professor emeriti of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the King’s College President’s Council.

King’s College faculty members participate in panel discussion at Hospice of Sacred Heart

King’s College Physician Assistant (PA) Studies faculty members Jocelyn Hook, MPAS, PA-C, and Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, recently participated in a panel discussion, titled “Extending the Scope of the Primary Care Physician” at the Hospice of Sacred Heart in Moosic. The panel discussion was part of the Hospice’s monthly Lunch and Learn Series, a free public educational forum.

King’s to Hold Open House for Prospective Students and Family

King’s College will host an on-campus open house for area high school students and their families from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 13.

King’s Seniors Complete Political Science Senior Seminar

Eleven King’s College students completed the Senior Seminar in Political Science by presenting their research to fellow students, King’s faculty, and invited guests shortly before the completion of the spring semester.

The course was the final requirement for political science majors.  The students spent the spring semester researching a topic related to this year’s capstone theme, the Constitution of the United States.

King’s students participating in short-term study abroad experience in Eastern Europe

Eleven King’s College students are currently participating in a faculty-led study abroad experience to Eastern Europe as part of the King’s College Geographies Series. The trip includes excursions to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia.

Student participants are Rosemaureen Bulger, Jamie Costello, Alysha Emelett, Kamila Hacia, John Hudicka, Rachel Jonas, Carisa Panzetta, John Poma, Tiffani Prescott, Lauren Sucheki, and Stephanie Widdoes.

King’s College professors awarded teaching grants

Dr. Daniel Clasby, assistant professor of history, and Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., professor of English, were awarded Innovation in Teaching Grants by The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at King’s College.

Clasby will use the funding to design and building a high-impact teaching-learning website with social media and digital storytelling components for the Spain-Morocco 'Geographies of Europe' short-term study abroad program.

King’s students participating in short-term study abroad experience in Peru

Four King’s College students are currently participating in a three-week study abroad experience to Canto Grande, Peru. The trip includes excursions to Lima, Paracas, and Machu Picchu.

Student participants are Steven Hippeli and Connor Murphy, Mountain Top; Julia Mackinnon, Boston, Mass.; and Bennett Williams, Kingston.

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