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Eric Grego named admission counselor at King’s

January 27, 2014 – Eric Grego has been appointed an admission counselor at King’s College. He will be responsible for the recruitment of prospective students in specific geographic territories and work with high school students and their families throughout the entire admission and enrollment process. 

Photos Depicting Selma and the Civil Rights Movement on display in Widmann Gallery at King’s

January 7, 2015 – Photographer Jim Gavenus will showcase a variety of photos documenting the people in the front lines of the Civil Rights movement during a free public exhibition, titled “Marchers of the Movement,” from Jan. 12-Feb. 26 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

King’s students will study abroad during the upcoming spring semester

January 5, 2015– Eight King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester. 

John Conway and Victoria Solomon will study at The University of Manchester in England. Conway is a junior majoring in general science. Solomon is a sophomore majoring in physical assistant studies. 

Rachel Jonas, a junior majoring in history, will study through Academic Programs International at the University of Stirling, Scotland.

King’s professor Dr. Bernard Healey presents academic work at conference

December 19, 2014 – Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, recently presented the academic paper, titled “The Value of Graduate Education to Promote Sustainability in Healthcare Organizations,” at the Allied Academies International Conference in Las Vegas. The paper was co-written with Dr. Marc Marchese, professor of human resources management at King’s.

ACE Insurance Group Donates EITC Proceeds to King’s Early Childhood Learning Center

December 17, 2014 - Harold Roberts, left, senior vice president of commercial agribusiness underwriting for ACE Insurance Group (formerly Penn Millers), presents a check for $7,000 to Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., president of King’s College. 

King’s College Named to Latest Annual President’s Public Service Honor Roll

December 15, 2014 - The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the eighth consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2012-13 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.

King’s College Tops List of Northeastern PA Colleges in Latest “Washington Monthly” Ranking

“Washington Monthly” magazine again has named Wilkes-Barre’s King’s College as one of the nation’s best master’s degree-granting institutions. King’s was the only college or university in northeastern Pennsylvania to rank among the top 200 in the survey and placed fifth among all Pennsylvania colleges and universities.

King’s Students Begin Student Teaching in Area Schools

Seventeen King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior high, and high schools.  Supervised teaching student teaching is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Panzitta, Song appointed to President’s Council at King’s

December 9, 2014 – Two local business leaders have been appointed to the King's College President's Council at the council's fall meeting in October. Appointed to three-year terms were John Panzitta, president of Panzitta Enterprises, Inc. in Wilkes-Barre, and Eileen Song, financial advisor at Edward Jones in Wilkes-Barre. 

King’s College Honors Long-Time Employees at Patron’s Day Celebration

December 2, 2014 – The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service to the College during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held on the Feast of Christ the King, the College’s patron.

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