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King’s Students Inducted To National Honor Society for Act 101 Students

May 15, 2012 - Eight King’s students were recently inducted to the College’s Alpha Lambda Chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon, a national honor society.  The students were admitted to King’s through the College’s Achievement Plus Program.

King’s Entire ATEP Graduating Class Pass Certification Exam on First Attempt

May 10, 2012 - All 15 graduating seniors of King’s College’s Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) have passed the national Board of Certification (BOC) certification examination on their first attempt, the largest number of graduates to complete the feat in the program’s 13-year history.

Local Photographer Teri Moore to Showcase Collection of Works in King’s Widmann Gallery

May 9, 2012- Photography is both an obsession and passion for Teri Moore. Her original works will be on display in the “Passion” exhibition from Monday, May 21, through August 3 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.

A resident of Wilkes-Barre, Moore participated in the Pink Ribbon exhibition in the Schulman Gallery at Luzerne County Community College (LCCC). She is also part of the 365 Project, which aims to document a person’s life by taking a photo each day.

King’s mass communications students present research paper at conference

May 7, 2012 – King’s College mass communications majors Michael Deegan and Kimberly Sharkey presented their research on social media at the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication held at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York.

The research paper, titled “Social Media Advertisements and their Effect on the Consumer Decision-Making Process,” received “Top Conference Paper” and was published in conference proceedings.

85 students inducted into Aquinas Society, King’s Honor Society

May 7, 2012 – Eight-five King’s College juniors and seniors were recently inducted into the Aquinas Society, the College’s honor society.

Adult Students Named to King’s Chapter of Honor Society

May 1, 2012 - Fifteen local residents were recently inducted as members of the King’s College Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), a national honor society which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education.

Board Chair to Address King’s College Class of 2012

April 27, 2012 - Tom Smith, a 1977 graduate of King’s and current chairman of the College’s Board of Directors, will deliver the address to graduates at the 63rd annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Mohegan Sun Arena.  Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.

Smith is vice president-corporate audit for Campbell Soup Company, the global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods.

King’s Students Inducted to Psychology Honor Society

April 23, 2012 - Seventeen King’s College students were recently inducted to Psi Chi, an international honor society for students in psychology. The organization was founded more than 80 years ago for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship in, and advancing the science of psychology.

Two King’s Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach in Europe

April 20, 2012 - Two King’s College seniors have been selected to receive a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend almost a year teaching English in a European country.

Michael Deegan of White Haven and Christine Guarino of Oak Ridge, N.J., will both graduate from King’s in May. Deegan will leave for Bulgaria in August and Guarino will begin her assignment in Germany in September. Both assignments are for 10 months.

King’s students, alumni unite for choir’s tenth annual spring concert

April 18, 2012- King’s College alumni and current Cantores Christi Regis choir members will perform a free public concert of classical, contemporary, sacred and secular choral music during the annual spring concert to mark the tenth anniversary of the group’s founding. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located on Jackson Street.

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