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 through 2015 to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.
September 27, 2011 – The King’s College Theatre Department will continue its tradition of opening each academic year with a Shakespeare production with its performances of one of the Bard’s silliest comedies “Merry Wives of Windsor” Oct. 5-8 at 8 p.m. in the King’s Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.
September 13, 2011 – Ensemble Chaconne will perform a selection of 18th century London chamber music using classical instruments during a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College.
September 21, 2011– Three local King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Kelly Grivner of Wilkes-Barre is studying at the International College of Management in Sydney, Australia, through AustraLearn. She is a junior majoring in human resources management. She was awarded a scholarship to apply toward her studies from the U.S. Department of Education Business & International Education Program.
September 15, 2011 – King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about King’s College. The primary focus of these programs is to inform and update students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s College education.
September 12, 2011 – Elizabeth Butler of Shenandoah has been named graphic designer, writer and editor in the Office of College Marketing and Advertising at King’s College. She will beprimarily responsible for producing publications for various offices on campus, conceptualizing and designing promotional pieces, and writing and editing content. She recently completed work on the inauguration package for King's new president, Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C.
August 31, 2011 - For the second consecutive year, King’s College has been placed in the top five percent of all master’s degree granting colleges and universities in America in a ranking which emphasizes service to the community and social mobility of the student body.
September 6, 2011 – King’s College will host free screenings of the film drama “Night Catches Us” at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, and noon and 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. The film’s director, Tanya Hamilton, will discuss her experiences as an African-American woman working in the film industry at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21.
September 6, 2011 – Thirty-eight King’s College students have begun their 14-week student teaching experience in neighboring elementary and high schools during the 2011 fall semester. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.