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3 Scranton-area high school students named national French contest winners

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

Local national and chapter French contest winners honored at King’s College

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

King’s College Radio Station Staffers Win National Broadcasting Awards

Staff members of WRKC (88.5 FM), the student-run radio station of King’s College, recently won several national broadcasting awards in the prestigious Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence and Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) awards.

Local Educators Complete Master’s Thesis Class at King’s

Eleven teachers from local school districts were among 19 people who recently completed the Master’s Thesis class at King’s College.  The Master’s Thesis class in the culminating project in the Curriculum and Instruction and the Reading graduate programs at King’s.  Upon successful completion of the class, students receive either a Master of Education degree or a Reading Certificate Certification.

Local Native and King’s Graduate Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, to Provide Commencement Address

Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, a Kingston native, 1964 graduate of King’s College, co-founder of the law firm, Cozen O’Connor, and currently vice chairman of the law firm, will provide the address at King’s 65th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.

King’s Placed on National Lists for Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

King’s College has been placed on national lists from “Forbes” magazine and Affordable Colleges Online in recognition of  its overall excellence and for providing students excellent return on their tuition investment.

Artist Omar Rodriguez Jr. hosts exhibition in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College

Artist Omar Rodriguez, Jr., will display a collection of works focusing on life’s hidden inspirations in variety of mediums, including graphite drawings, black-and-white charcoal works and oil paintings during a free, public exhibition, titled “Disguised Inspirations,” from Monday, June 2, through Monday, Aug. 11, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.

Twenty Four Luzerne County Residents Receive Academic Awards at King’s Commencement

Twenty four Luzerne County residents received academic awards during the 65th Commencement exercises of King’s College.

41 King’s students participating in summer academic internship program

King’s College Office Career Planning recently held an orientation session for students who registered for summer academic internships. Forty-one junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students registered for summer semester internships at 36 sponsoring organizations.

King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Williamstown Native Awarded Leadership Scholarship

Steven Davi, a resident of Williamstown, NJ, and a senior athletic training education and neuroscience major at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.,has been awarded the Inaugural National Athletic Trainers’ Association District Two Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship was established to recognize deserving athletic training student with exceptional leadership skills and activities in the profession.

A graduate of St. Augustine Prep, he is the son of Jeana and the late Steven Davi.

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