King’s College will host an Aspiring Writers Camp for high school students from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. June 21-23 on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. Sponsored by the English Department, the camp will feature classes on video game storytelling, science fiction, creative non-fiction, and fiction.
Glenn Tyranski, a dedicated alumnus, mentor, and board member, has been selected as the fourth recipient of the Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 19, at the New York Athletic Club.
The King’s College Physician Assistant program coordinated the college’s participation in the recent eighth annual Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA IPEC) Collaborative Care Summit.
Dr. Jayne Klenner, associate professor of computer & information systems at King’s College, facilitated interactive workshops for parents and caregivers on children’s cyber safety as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Titled “Tips and Tricks for Keeping Kids Safe Online,” the workshops were sponsored by the Safe Environment Advisory Committee of the Diocese of Scranton and were held at King’s College and the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Scranton.
The trustees of the George I. Alden Trust recently presented a check to King’s College officials to represent the group’s latest donation to the College. The $100,000 donation will be used to purchase equipment to be used as part of the College’s new major degree programs in mechanical and civil engineering.