For Ninth Consecutive Year, King’s Included on “Forbes” List For Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

For nine years running, King’s College has placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity. The list is based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.

The Royal School of Church Music in America Brings International RSCM Director Andrew Reid and more than 150 singers to Wilkes-Barre

Every year since 1995 during the final full week of July, St. Stephen’s Pro-Cathedral and King’s College in Wilkes-Barre have proudly hosted The King’s College Summer Choir Training Course, sponsored by The Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCMA). Once again, from Monday, July 18 through Sunday, July 24, a choir of over 150 singers of all ages from throughout the United States will sing sacred music of unparalleled spirituality and beauty in the great Anglican choral tradition. 

King’s Physician Assistant Students Begin Rotations

Sixty five students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners.  A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2017.  In addition to local health care facilities, physician assistant students are also completing rotations in California, Connecticut, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

King’s Achievement Plus & College Entry Director Donna Dickinson re-elected as President of PADE

Donna Dickinson, Achievement Plus & College Entry Director at King’s College, has been elected for a second year as president of Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators (PADE), a statewide, non-profit organization that addresses issues and needs of developmental educators from postsecondary institutions.

King’s College to host Second International Healthcare Management Conference

The Healthcare Management Department of King’s College and of Gümüşhane University in Turkey will offer diverse seminars, oral paper presentations, and renowned keynote speakers on current national and international healthcare trends as part of the Second International Healthcare Management Conference from Oct. 11-14 on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. 

King’s College professional writing students capture City of Wilkes-Barre in art exhibition

Students in the Professional Writing Program at King’s College combined writing and photography to capture the City of Wilkes-Barre in an art exhibition, titled, “Wilkes-Barre in Thirty Images.” The works can be viewed for free online at the website: https://wyomingvalleystories.org/2016/06/16/wilkes-barre-in-thirty-images/.

King’s student Julia Stopper of Mountain Top awarded full-tuition scholarship to study in Ireland

King’s College student Julia Stopper of Mountain Top received a full tuition scholarship to study during the fall semester at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program. Queen’s University is one of the 20 top research-intensive institutions in the United Kingdom and member of the Russell Group, which is broadly comparable to the U.S. Ivy League. Stopper is a junior majoring in English and secondary education. 

King’s students participate in short-term study abroad experience in Eastern Europe

Ten King’s College students and two faculty members recently completed a faculty-led study abroad experience to Eastern Europe as part of the King’s College Geographies of Europe Series. The trip included excursions to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia. This is the second time that King’s students and faculty have studied at Eastern European cultural sites.

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