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King’s Faculty Members Earn Teaching Awards

Three members of the King’s College faculty were presented teaching awards during the College’s recent 65th annual Commencement exercises.

Sharon Fredericks, adjunct faculty member in the chemistry department, second from left, was presented the Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.

Kids at King's features more than 40 classes

The 13th Annual Kids at King’s Program will offer more than 40 different classes this summer for students entering kindergarten through eighth grade.  The program, in which classes meet for Monday through Friday sessions for two-and-a-half hours a day, is administered through Hildebrandt Learning Centers, operator of the King’s College Early Learning Center.

King’s Student Awarded Scholarship from Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Jessica Wong, a student at King’s College, is one of only two students in the state to be awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

Wong, who just completed her sophomore year of study, can renew the scholarship for both her junior and senior years by maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average. Wong is an accounting major and is pursuing a minor in mathematics at King’s.

9 Wallenpaupack Area High School students receive National French Contest awards

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

3 Scranton-area high school students named national French contest winners

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

Local national and chapter French contest winners honored at King’s College

The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.

King’s College Radio Station Staffers Win National Broadcasting Awards

Staff members of WRKC (88.5 FM), the student-run radio station of King’s College, recently won several national broadcasting awards in the prestigious Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence and Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) awards.

Local Educators Complete Master’s Thesis Class at King’s

Eleven teachers from local school districts were among 19 people who recently completed the Master’s Thesis class at King’s College.  The Master’s Thesis class in the culminating project in the Curriculum and Instruction and the Reading graduate programs at King’s.  Upon successful completion of the class, students receive either a Master of Education degree or a Reading Certificate Certification.

Local Native and King’s Graduate Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, to Provide Commencement Address

Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, a Kingston native, 1964 graduate of King’s College, co-founder of the law firm, Cozen O’Connor, and currently vice chairman of the law firm, will provide the address at King’s 65th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.

King’s Placed on National Lists for Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

King’s College has been placed on national lists from “Forbes” magazine and Affordable Colleges Online in recognition of  its overall excellence and for providing students excellent return on their tuition investment.

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