Dr. Sunny Weiland, assistant professor of education at King’s College, was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2013 “Outstanding Young Educator Award” by the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD).
Each year, the PASCD presents the award to an educator who demonstrates “exemplary commitment and exceptional contribution to the profession.”
Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 27, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 17th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
Following a national search, Corry Unis has been appointed vice president for enrollment management at King’s College, according to an announcement from College president Father John Ryan, C.S.C.
Formerly director of admissions at Alfred University, Unis has joined the King’s College Senior Staff and is responsible for leading the College’s admissions and financial aid functions of the College.
King’s College has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program to fund a four-week group trip to Uganda next summer to study the East African’s nation’s models of education.
Award-winning novelist Amy Bloom will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Bloom is the 2013 Visiting Writer, a program co-sponsored by the College’s English Department and “Experiencing the Arts” Program. Bloom will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
Dr. Robin Field, associate professor of English and director of Women’s Studies Department at King’s College, recently published the article “‘You No Real Man’: Constructing Gender, Sexuality, and the Asian American Subject in Jana Monji’s ‘Kim’” in the journal “Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies.” She was also recently appointed associate editor of the journal “South Asian Review.”
A research paper on undergraduate business ethics instruction co-written by the president, a faculty member, and a graduate of King’s College was chosen for presentation and recognized for distinction at the Academy of Management (AOM) conference held recently in Orlando.
Five King’s students have been selected to receive educational assistance grants made possible by a five-year federal grant awarded to the College in 2010. Funds from the grant are allowing King’s to expand its physician assistant studies program by up to five students per year through 2015 to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.