Dr. James Wallace has been appointed Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at King’s College. In his new position, Dr. Wallace will evaluate and improve teaching effectiveness, assist in the process for assessing student learning, and lead strategic initiatives targeted at the enhancement of teaching, learning, and scholarship in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Six local high school students will showcase their talents in a collaborative art exhibition titled, “6 Girls and Their Art,” from Monday, July 17, through Friday, August 25,in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Sixty two students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners. A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2018. In addition to local health care facilities, physician assistant students are also completing rotations in Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Kristen Baumés of Yatesville has been named Assistant Registrar at King’s College. She will utilize her background in information technology to provide data entry, retrieval and analysis to support new and transferring students’ academic registration and progress toward graduation. She also will be responsible for data submissions to the National Student Clearinghouse, serve as the Veteran’s Affairs certifying official of the College, and assist with classroom scheduling.
Twenty four local junior and high school students attended a three-day Aspiring Writers Camp sponsored by the King’s College English Department and held on-campus. The camp featured classes, taught by members of the King’s English department, on video game storytelling, science fiction, creative non-fiction, and fiction.