Forty one students 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 2014 is the 37th graduating class of the King’s Physician Assistant Program, the longest established program in Luzerne or Lackawanna County.  At the summer commencement ceremony, the 1000th degree in the history of the Physician Assistant Studies major was awarded.

Dr. Margarita Rose, professor and chair of the economics department at King’s College, led a team of 12 educators and college students this summer to study models of education in Uganda, Africa. A collection of photographs by the program’s participants will be on display from Aug. 25, through Sept. 26 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.

The four-week trip, funded in part by a grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, is titled “Learning from Uganda.”

Dr. Margarita Rose, professor and chair of the economics department at King’s College, led a team of 12 educators and college students this summer to study models of education in Uganda, Africa.

The four-week trip, funded in part by a grant by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, is titled “Learning from Uganda.”

Ten King's College students will study in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.

Erin Dempsey will study at the University of Limerick in Limerick, Ireland. She is a junior majoring in environmental studies.

Tyler Tynes was recently awarded the “2014 Philly Multimedia Challenge” scholarship presented by The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ). He is a senior majoring in mass communication with a minor in marketing at King’s College.

The purpose of the Philly Multimedia Challenge Scholarship is to offer digital equipment, training and mentoring to college students who are pursuing careers as journalists. The challenge awards a $1,000 scholarship to support an area college student as he generates content for PABJ's “PRISM Magazine” during the academic year.

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