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 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.
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.
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.
The King’s College Physician Assistant Studies program coordinated the college’s participation in the recent fourth annual Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA IPEC) Collaborative Care Summit.
DeSales University professor and poet Steve Myers, Ph.D., will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Gold Room, located on the sixth floor of the Administration Building at King’s College. Myers is the 2013 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English department.
Cantores Christi Regis, the choral group of King’s College, will perform a program of classical, contemporary, sacred and secular choral music during their annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at Franklin and Jackson streets.