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.

King’s College Physician Assistant Program Hosts Annual Care Summit

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.

King’s hosts events to celebrate Earth Week

King’s College will host a series of public events to promote and discuss issues of environmentalism, green initiatives and conservation as part of a national Earth Week celebration from April 22-26.

King’s College to host free reading by Pushcart Award-winning poet

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.

King’s College To Hold Inaugural GIS Discovery Day April 25

The Computer & Information Systems department of King’s College is sponsoring its first “Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Discovery Day” at a free event on Thursday, April 25.

All events will be held on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Student Center located between N. Franklin and N. Main streets between Union and Jackson streets.

King’s choir to perform free spring concert

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.

Three WRKC Student Staff Members Earn National IBS Awards

Three student staff members of WRKC 88.5 FM, the King’s College radio station, won four first place awards in a national college radio station competition conducted the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS).

Pictured from left, are first place award winners Janelle Marshallick, Ashlee Jacobs, and Sarah Scinto.  Shown at right is Sue Henry, WRKC general manager.


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