Forty-three King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the congregation of Holy Cross.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
Students from King’s College recently swept all three prizes in an annual stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from King’s, Wilkes, and Misericordia.
Gianna Cordasco, first row center, won first place and was awarded a $1,500 prize. Robert Moulton, first row far left, won third place and was awarded $250. Matt Elliot, first row far right, won second place and was awarded $500.
Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., professor of English at King’s College, recently presented a paper entitled, “Luther’s Theology of the Cross: Redemptive Suffering and Vivian Bearing’s Death in Margaret Edson’s Play, ‘Wit,’” at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature, held at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
Robert McGonigle, associate vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at King's College, successfully completed the 2013 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Student Affairs Law and Policy Certificate Program, covering legal research, federal and state courts and statues, FERPA, Title IX, discrimination, employment issues, and academic fraud.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, professor of philosophy at King’s College, recently published an essay titled “Virtue-Centered Approaches to Education: Prospects and Pitfalls” in Michael W. Austin, ed., “Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics.”
Local artist Michael Hiscox of Dallas will convey the action and energy of human activity in a collection of works during an exhibition, titled “Spirited Energy,” in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Hiscox will display a collection of works in a variety of media, ranging from watercolors to graphite, from Monday, Jan. 13, through Monday, Feb. 24, in the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
The William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s Collegehas maintained its business accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
Dr. Jennifer McClinton-Temple, professor of English at King’s College, published the article, titled “Expressing ‘Irishness’ in Three Irish American Autobiographies,” in “New Hibernia Review/Iris Eireannach Nua.”
She also recently presented the paper, titled “Negotiating Irishness Down Under in Peter Carey’s ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’,” at the American Conference on Irish Studies at the Community College of Rhode Island.