Robert McGonigle, associate vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at King's College, successfully completed the 2013 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Student Affairs Law and Policy Certificate Program, covering legal research, federal and state courts and statues, FERPA, Title IX, discrimination, employment issues, and academic fraud.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, professor of philosophy at King’s College, recently published an essay titled “Virtue-Centered Approaches to Education: Prospects and Pitfalls” in Michael W. Austin, ed., “Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics.”
Local artist Michael Hiscox of Dallas will convey the action and energy of human activity in a collection of works during an exhibition, titled “Spirited Energy,” in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Hiscox will display a collection of works in a variety of media, ranging from watercolors to graphite, from Monday, Jan. 13, through Monday, Feb. 24, in the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
The William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s Collegehas maintained its business accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
Dr. Jennifer McClinton-Temple, professor of English at King’s College, published the article, titled “Expressing ‘Irishness’ in Three Irish American Autobiographies,” in “New Hibernia Review/Iris Eireannach Nua.”
She also recently presented the paper, titled “Negotiating Irishness Down Under in Peter Carey’s ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’,” at the American Conference on Irish Studies at the Community College of Rhode Island.
King’s College faculty members Dr. Michelle Schmude, chair of the Mass Communications Department, and Dr. Scott Weiland, assistant professor of mass communications, co-wrote the academic article, titled "Non-Profits VS For-Profits in the Game of Social Media: Critical Observations and Reflections,” which was recently published in the “Journal of Mass Communications and Journalism.”
The Education Department at King’s College was recently reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers the department’s initial teacher preparation programs and its post bachelor’s degree teacher preparation programs.
From salsa dancing lessons to Garba performances celebrating the Navatri Festival, the Office of Diversity at King’s College has brought a variety of cultural experiences to campus to enrich the lives of students, faculty, and staff, and the local community.
Robert P. Wolensky, adjunct professor of history and sociology at King's College, was recently awarded a Fulbright fellowship for a research project based at the University of Exeter in England. The study involves a comparison of the anthracite coal industry of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the British coal mining industry, specifically on the topic of labor relations and mineral rights access.