The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 53 chapter and 15 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.
Staff members of WRKC (88.5 FM), the student-run radio station of King’s College, recently won several national broadcasting awards in the prestigious Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence and Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) awards.
Eleven teachers from local school districts were among 19 people who recently completed the Master’s Thesis class at King’s College. The Master’s Thesis class in the culminating project in the Curriculum and Instruction and the Reading graduate programs at King’s. Upon successful completion of the class, students receive either a Master of Education degree or a Reading Certificate Certification.
Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, a Kingston native, 1964 graduate of King’s College, co-founder of the law firm, Cozen O’Connor, and currently vice chairman of the law firm, will provide the address at King’s 65th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.
King’s College has been placed on national lists from “Forbes” magazine and Affordable Colleges Online in recognition of its overall excellence and for providing students excellent return on their tuition investment.
Artist Omar Rodriguez, Jr., will display a collection of works focusing on life’s hidden inspirations in variety of mediums, including graphite drawings, black-and-white charcoal works and oil paintings during a free, public exhibition, titled “Disguised Inspirations,” from Monday, June 2, through Monday, Aug. 11, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
King’s College Office Career Planning recently held an orientation session for students who registered for summer academic internships. Forty-one junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students registered for summer semester internships at 36 sponsoring organizations.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Steven Davi, a resident of Williamstown, NJ, and a senior athletic training education and neuroscience major at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.,has been awarded the Inaugural National Athletic Trainers’ Association District Two Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship was established to recognize deserving athletic training student with exceptional leadership skills and activities in the profession.
A graduate of St. Augustine Prep, he is the son of Jeana and the late Steven Davi.
As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2014-’15 school year, the King's College Education Department will host a "Best Practices" Conference from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 14th. The presenters will be a combination of King's Education Department faculty and educators from local schools districts and intermediate units.