Sept. 9, 2013 - Three new full-time faculty members have joined King’s College for the academic year.

Rita Cross is an assistant clinical professor of physician assistant studies. She recently served as director of the Student Health Center at King’s. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and physician assistant certificate from King’s in 1982.

Sept. 5, 2013 - Twenty-nine King’s College students have begun their 14-week student teaching experience in neighboring elementary and high schools during the fall semester. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

King's College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for people interested in creative writing. The events include a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, and an opening reading to share original work.

The writing workshop will occur at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Room 117, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Main and North Franklin streets.  The readings will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in the Gold Room in the Administration Building on N. River St.

For the fourth consecutive year, King’s College has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body.

The rankings appear in the September/October issue of “Washington Monthly” magazine. The rankings were based on three evenly weighted selection criteria; social mobility, service, and research.

Aug. 26, 2013 - Nine local residents were among the 41students who recently completed the physician assistant studies master’s degree program at King’s College and received their degrees at the College’s annual summer commencement ceremonies.

The Class of 2013 is the 36th graduating class of the King’s Physician Assistant Program, the longest established program in Luzerne or Lackawanna County.

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