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King’s faculty publish work in academic journal

Three members of the King’s College faculty have published articles in the “Ethics in Focus” forum section of the recent issue of an academic journal, “Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities.”

King’s professor Dr. Ray Gamache to lecture; host book signing at Barnes & Noble on Oct. 24

Dr. Ray Gamache, assistant professor of mass communications at King’s College, will present a lecture, titled “The Ethics of Famine Reporting: Gareth Jones and the Ukrainian Famine,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

King’s Professor Sunny Weiland Receives ‘Outstanding Young Educator’ Award

Dr. Sunny Weiland, assistant professor of education at King’s College, was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2013 “Outstanding Young Educator Award”  by the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD).

Each year, the PASCD presents the award to an educator who demonstrates “exemplary commitment and exceptional contribution to the profession.”

Students Enter Professional Phase of King’s Physician Assistant Studies Program

Fifty four students recently began the professional phase of the King’s College Physician Assistant Studies program.

King's welcomes St. Bernardine's gospel choir

Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 27, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.

King’s faculty members perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 17th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

Corry Unis Named VP for Enrollment Management at King’s College

Following a national search, Corry Unis has been appointed vice president for enrollment management at King’s College, according to an announcement from College president Father John Ryan, C.S.C.

Formerly director of admissions at Alfred University, Unis has joined the King’s College Senior Staff and is responsible for leading the College’s admissions and financial aid functions of the College.

King’s Awarded Fulbright-Hays Grant For Group Study in Africa

King’s College has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program to fund a four-week group trip to Uganda next summer to study the East African’s nation’s models of education.

Novelist Amy Bloom to give free public reading at King’s College

Award-winning novelist Amy Bloom will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Bloom is the 2013 Visiting Writer, a program co-sponsored by the College’s English Department and “Experiencing the Arts” Program. Bloom will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.

King’s English professor Dr. Robin Field publishes article, named editor at South Asian Review

Dr. Robin Field, associate professor of English and director of Women’s Studies Department at King’s College, recently published the article “‘You No Real Man’: Constructing Gender, Sexuality, and the Asian American Subject in Jana Monji’s ‘Kim’” in the journal “Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies.”  She was also recently appointed associate editor of the journal “South Asian Review.”

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