Local citizens were recently awarded certificates upon completion of English as a Second Language courses at Kings College.
The classes are part of the Colleges comprehensive McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program, which aims to stress the importance and
possibility of a college education to area Hispanic middle school and high school students and offers continuing education
opportunities to Hispanic adults.
Fifteen King’s College students were recently inducted to Beta Gamma Sigma, a 100-year-old honor society which serves business programs that are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an international accrediting agency.
King’s College Physician Assistant (PA) Studies faculty members Jocelyn Hook, MPAS, PA-C, and Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, recently participated in a panel discussion, titled “Extending the Scope of the Primary Care Physician” at the Hospice of Sacred Heart in Moosic. The panel discussion was part of the Hospice’s monthly Lunch and Learn Series, a free public educational forum.
Eleven King’s College students completed the Senior Seminar in Political Science by presenting their research to fellow students, King’s faculty, and invited guests shortly before the completion of the spring semester.
The course was the final requirement for political science majors. The students spent the spring semester researching a topic related to this year’s capstone theme, the Constitution of the United States.
Eleven King’s College students are currently participating in a faculty-led study abroad experience to Eastern Europe as part of the King’s College Geographies Series. The trip includes excursions to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia.
Student participants are Rosemaureen Bulger, Jamie Costello, Alysha Emelett, Kamila Hacia, John Hudicka, Rachel Jonas, Carisa Panzetta, John Poma, Tiffani Prescott, Lauren Sucheki, and Stephanie Widdoes.
Dr. Daniel Clasby, assistant professor of history, and Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., professor of English, were awarded Innovation in Teaching Grants by The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at King’s College.
Clasby will use the funding to design and building a high-impact teaching-learning website with social media and digital storytelling components for the Spain-Morocco 'Geographies of Europe' short-term study abroad program.
A book by Dr. Ray Gamache, assistant professor of journalism in the Mass Communication Department at King’s College, titled “Gareth Jones: Eyewitness to the Holodomor,” is being published by the Welsh Academic Press. The book will be available in the U.S. in August.