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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.

King's Named to Presidential Honor Roll for Service

May 16, 2011 - The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2009-10 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.

Historic Union in Congregation of Holy Cross

Notre Dame, Ind. - On Friday, July 1, an historic union will officially take effect when the former Eastern Province of Priests and Brothers merges into the Indiana Province to form the new United States Province of Priests and Brothers.

Dr. Joseph Evan named Associate VP

July 5, 2011 – Dr. Joseph Evan, a member of the King’s College faculty since 2000, has been appointed associate vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. He will succeed Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., who will take a sabbatical before returning to the classroom as a professor in the College’s English Department in January 2012.

Students Enter Comm. Honor Society

June 28, 2011 - Twenty three 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 Receives Grant for Physician Assistant Students

October 6, 2010 - King’s College has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $1 million to expand the Physician Assistant Studies (PA) Program by providing financial aid to students who are interested in specializing in primary care.  The grant was made by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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