Notre Dame, Ind. – Rev. Thomas J. O’Hara, C.S.C., was elected as the new Provincial Superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers by the Provincial Chapter in Portland, Ore., on Friday, June 15 (Feast Day of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus).
July 26, 2012 – Seven King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors.
Promoted to associate professor were Dr. Bridget Costello, sociology; Dr. Robin Field, English; Dr. David Kyle Johnson, philosophy; Dr. Anna Minore, theology; Dr. Jeramia Ory, biology; Dr. Cristofer Scarboro, history; and Dr. Weiwei Zhang, mathematics.
June 19, 2012 - Fourteen King’s students and five members of the faculty or administration were recently inducted to the College’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, the national honor society of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition.
June 13, 2012 – Eleven King’s College students recently returned from participating in a two-week study abroad experience in France. The program included components in Paris, Versailles, Marseille, and Nantes.
Student participants were Brittny Baynes, Amanda Lescowitch, Jessica Marroquin, Julie Musto, Michael Parshall, John Poma, Kaitlyn Romiski, Shannon Rowan, Teri Lynn Scatena, Alexandra Shinert, and Kevin Tomaszewski.
June 6, 2012 – Seven 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.
Students will travel to the Peyton Center, a facility operated by the Congregation of the Holy Cross, located near Lima, Peru. Student participants are Kylanne Berry, Christina Davis, AlexisHargrave, Jaclyn Hynes, Carlee Komoroski, Carissa Sarlo and Nicholas Vera.
June 6, 2012 - The education department at King’s College is scheduled for an accreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in February 2013. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team.
Notre Dame, Ind. – Rev. David T. Tyson, C.S.C., will complete his service as Provincial Superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers, at the end of the Provincial Chapter on June 22.
Fr. Tyson has been Provincial Superior since 2003, serving the maximum nine-year term limit.
May 30, 2012 – More than 1,200 regional students recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The contest concluded with 47 chapter winners, ranging from elementary to high school students from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.
May 24, 2012 – The National French Contest, sponsored by the NortheasternPennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French, concluded with 50 chapter and 29 national winners from a pool of 465 elementary to high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.