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Dudrich named Internship Advising Coordinator

September 2, 2011 – Korie Dudrich of Archbald has been named internship advising coordinator in the Office of Career Planning at King’s College.

Korie holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a master’s of education in counseling from Bloomsburg University.  She is certified by the state of Pennsylvania in both elementary and secondary school counseling.

King’s College Welcomes New Faculty

September 1, 2011 – Fifteen new full-time faculty members have joined King’s College for the 2011-12 academic year.

Lea Anstett is a mathematics instructor. She earned her bachelor’s degree at King’s and previously served as an adjunct professor.

Students Earn Master’s Degree from PA Program

August 31, 1011 - Thirty four students recently completed the physician assistant studies master’s degree program at King’s College and received their degrees at the College’s annual summer commencement ceremonies.

King’s Student Completes AmeriCorps Program

August 30, 2011 -Rhina Navarro, a junior at King’s College and a graduate of GAR High School, recently became the first King’s student to complete the AmeriCorps Community Fellows Program.  The program allows college students to earn more than $1,100 toward educational expenses by completing 300 hours of community service in 12 months.

King’s students complete AmeriCorps positions

August 30, 2011 - Fifteen King’s College students completed part-time AmeriCorps positions, performing a combined more than 4,500 hours of community service during the 2010-2011 academic year and earning money toward their college educations.

Brian Cook Named College Counselor at King’s

August 26, 2011 – Brian Cook of Exeter joined King’s College as a college counselor in the Counseling Center. He will provide individual and group counseling of students, consult with faculty and staff on student-related issues, provideon-call services and crisis intervention to students, and assist in the development of Counseling Center outreach programs in specialized areas.

King’s Students Inducted To Honor Society

August 23, 2011- Twelve King’s College students were recently inducted to Mu Kappa Tau, a national marketing honor society.

Local Photographer Opens King’s Widmann Gallery

August 15, 2011 – Whether featuring a relic or still life, the sublime compositions of local photographer Paul Funke includes black-and-white images of railroad bridges from Northeastern Pennsylvania. His original works will be on display in the “Images, Selections and Collections” exhibition held in the Widmann Gallery, located in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College, from Aug. 22 through Oct. 10.

King's Named to Forbes "Best American Colleges"

August 5, 2011 - King’s College has again been included in an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity.   According to Forbes, selection to the list is based on “things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt.”

King's Receives NEH Grant

August 2, 2011 - King’s College has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Enduring Questions Program to develop and teach a course examining the value of work. Jonathan Malesic, associate professor of theology at King’s, will serve as project director for the nearly $25,000 grant. He has developed and will teach the course during each semester of the upcoming academic year.

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