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King’s PA Program Hosts Collegiate Care Summit

March 29, 2012 - The King’s College Physician Assistant program coordinated the college’s participation in the recent third annual Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA IPEC) Collaborative Care Summit.

More than 100 physician assistant and other health profession related majors from King’s and other area colleges and universities attended the King’s portion of the summit, which overall involved 600 students at 12 regional sites.

King’s Junior Awarded Snyder Scholarship

March 26, 2012 - Lukas Tomasacci, a Shickshinny resident and junior at King’s College, was recently awarded the Edward C. Snyder Memorial Scholarship from the Scranton Area Foundation.  The monetary award was established in honor of Snyder, a local resident who had a lifelong interest in the performing arts.

Cornell professor Dr. David Pizarro to present Divine Wisdom Lecture at King’s

March 26, 2012 –Cornell University professor Dr. David Pizarro will deliver the annual Rev. Donald J. Grimes, C.S.C., Divine Wisdom Lecture, titled, The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty: The Role of Disgust in Moral and Political Judgment,” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium of the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College.

Internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso Ang Li to perform free concert at King’s College

March 22, 2012 – Ang Li, an internationally-acclaimed piano virtuoso, will present the works of Haydn, Chopin and Brahms during a free solo concert at7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College.

King’s Students Enter Communications Honor Society

March 20, 2012 - Eighteen King’s College students were recently inducted to Lambda Pi Eta, a national honor society for communication students and the official honor society of the National Communications Association.

King’s Named to National Public Service Honor Roll for Sixth Consecutive Year

March 15, 2012 - The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2010-11 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch.

King's Campion Society to host writing workshop, open reading

March 14, 2012 – The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers; an open reading to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Noted CEO and Author Keynote Speaker at King’s College 2012 Global Landscapes Conference

March 7, 2012 - Nilofer Merchant, a former CEO, Fortune 500 leader, published author, marketing “whiz kid” and business strategist will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 King’s College Global Landscapes Conference.

Initial King’s Hispanic Outreach Scholars Meet Benefactor’s Family

March 5, 2012 - Four King's College seniors who were the first to receive four-year, full tuition scholarships as part of the College's McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program had the opportunity at a recent on-campus reception to meet family members of benefactor William G. McGowan. William G. McGowan was a local native and 1952 graduate of King's who went on to a successful business career as the founder and chairman of MCI Communications Corporation.

St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico to perform traditional Mexican dances at King’s

March 2, 2012– St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico’s traditional folklorico dances and songs to the King’s College campus for a free public performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Main and Franklin streets.

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