The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 137 chapter and 47 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.
A group of students from King’s College will participate in a three-week study abroad experience to Uganda, East Africa. The program includes stays in Entebbe, Jinja, Fort Portal, Masindi, and Kampala.
King’s College students Heather Danishanko and Madison Gallagher and two of the College’s faculty will participate in a three-week study abroad experience to Canto Grande, Peru. The trip includes excursions to Lima, Paracas, and Machu Picchu.
April 29, 2015 – The artistic vision and talents of King’s College mass communications students will be on display in the department’s annual exhibit through May 29 in the Widmann Gallery.
April 20, 2014 – David Marchetti, associate clinical professor of the Athletic Training Program at King’s College, has been selected to serve as a sports medicine volunteer with the United States Olympic Committee.
April 17, 2015 – Cantores Christi Regis, the 28-member choral group of King’s College students, will perform a program of classical, contemporary, sacred and secular choral music during their annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at Franklin and Jackson streets.
April 17, 2015 - King’s College students taking a “Principles of Management” class had the opportunity this semester to participate in the second annual Target Case Competition. The College received a $2,000 grant from the retail giant to use as prize money for a competition involving teams of students who are given a case study from Target and have to design a solution and present their findings to a panel of judges.
April 15, 2015 – Dr. Brian Mangan, director of the Environmental Program and professor of environmental science and biology at King’s College, has received $10,000 from the Degenstein Foundation towards his research on the Susquehanna River.
April 13, 2015 - Forty one King’s College students were recently inducted to the College’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, the national honor society of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition.
The national organization was founded in 1939. Candidates for membership must have a record of “outstanding” academic accomplishment and have completed at least 50 percent of their course work for a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
April 9, 2015 - Fifteen students from King’s College participated in the recent Model United National Conference in New York City. As part of the educational experience, the students visited the Jamaican Mission to the United Nations and they participated in a policy briefing by Kurt Davis, Jamaican United Nations Representative.