June 6, 2012 - The education department at King’s College is scheduled for an accreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in February 2013. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team.
Notre Dame, Ind. – Rev. David T. Tyson, C.S.C., will complete his service as Provincial Superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers, at the end of the Provincial Chapter on June 22.
Fr. Tyson has been Provincial Superior since 2003, serving the maximum nine-year term limit.
May 30, 2012 – More than 1,200 regional students recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The contest concluded with 47 chapter winners, ranging from elementary to high school students from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.
May 24, 2012 – The National French Contest, sponsored by the NortheasternPennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French, concluded with 50 chapter and 29 national winners from a pool of 465 elementary to high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.
May 23, 2012 - Twenty three King’s College students and one faculty member were recently inducted to Pennsylvania Lambda Chapter, King’s College, of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the national health pre-professional honor society. The Society is dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health scholarship and science.
Wilkes-Barre, PA – King’s College Early Learning Center managed by Hildebrandt Learning Centerlocatedon the on the campus of King’s College has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals.
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.
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.
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.
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.