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. Half of the grant will be used to match the $63,800 funding from PA Sea Grant that Mangan received to continue his research on the ecological impacts of the invasive rusty crayfish, and the remainder will be used to continue to track mercury contamination of this ecosystem.
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.
April 8, 2015 - King’s College is offering an opportunity for struggling elementary school learners to interact in small group and one-on-one literacy interventions during a Reading Clinic to be held the week of June 22-26.
Twenty students who are entering second through fifth grade in the fall will be accepted for the study on a first-come, first served basis. Students for the study should have, but are not required, to have been diagnosed as reading at least two grade levels below the class they are entering.