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King’s College Students Participate in Target Case Competition

April 17, 2015 - King’s College students taking a “Principles of Management” class had the opportunity this semester to participate in the second annual Target Case Competition. The College received a $2,000 grant from the retail giant to use as prize money for a competition involving teams of students who are given a case study from Target and have to design a solution and present their findings to a panel of judges.

King’s professor Dr. Brian Mangan awarded Degenstein grant for Susquehanna River research

April 15, 2015 – Dr. Brian Mangan, director of the Environmental Program and professor of environmental science and biology at King’s College, has received $10,000 from the Degenstein Foundation towards his research on the Susquehanna River.

King’s Students Inducted to Catholic Honor Society

April 13, 2015 - Forty one King’s College students were recently inducted to the College’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, the national honor society of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition.

The national organization was founded in 1939.  Candidates for membership must have a record of “outstanding” academic accomplishment and have completed at least 50 percent of their course work for a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

King’s College Students Participate in Model United Nations; Meet with United Nations Representative from Jamaica

April 9, 2015 - Fifteen students from King’s College participated in the recent Model United National Conference in New York City.  As part of the educational experience, the students visited the Jamaican Mission to the United Nations and they participated in a policy briefing by Kurt Davis, Jamaican United Nations Representative.

King’s Seeking Second Through Fifth Grade Students for Reading Clinic

April 8, 2015 - King’s College is offering an opportunity for struggling elementary school learners to interact in small group and one-on-one literacy interventions during a Reading Clinic to be held the week of June 22-26.

King’s to Host Speakers from Jesuit Refugee Service

April 8, 2015 - The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will sponsor a free public lecture,  “Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS): Easing Suffering and Offering Hope in Syria and the Middle East,” following the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 19, in the Chapel of Christ the King, corner of N. Franklin and West Jackson streets.  The Fr. Michael Zammit, S.J., JRS Regional Director for the Mideast and North Africa, and Fr.

King’s College Hosts Spanish Exchange Students

April 2, 2015 - The King’s College International Student Recruitment Office, Hispanic Outreach Program, and Admissions Office recently hosted 11 students and two chaperones from Colegio Altair Internacional, a private secondary school in Madrid, Spain.

While at King’s, the students toured the campus, attended a presentation on American higher education, and ate in the College’s dining hall. 

King’s Theatre Department caps season with the Bard’s history play “Henry V”

April 7, 2015 – The King’s College Theatre Department will close the curtain on its 65th theatrical season with productions of William Shakespeare’s history play, “Henry V,” at 7:30 p.m. April 15-19 and at 2 p.m. April 18 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. 

King’s College Certified by PDE to Offer STEM Endorsement Program; Classes to Start This Summer

April 1, 2015 - King’s College recently received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to offer an Endorsement Program in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).  The four course graduate level program is designed to provide training to area educators regarding the development and enhancement of STEM programs and practices in elementary and secondary schools.

Five King’s Physician Assistant Students Receive Educational Assistance Funds From Federal Primary Care Grant

March 30, 2015 - 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 to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.

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