King’s sophomore Jaclyn Victor of Nanticoke receives James A. Finnegan Foundation Award

King’s College student Jaclyn Victor of Nanticoke was awarded a James A. Finnegan Foundation Fellowship at an awards luncheon held recently at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence. As a Finnegan Fellow, Victor will receive a paid 10-week summer internship at the Department of State, Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation at the State Capitol in Harrisburg and a $1,000 stipend.

Dedicated Alumnus, Glenn Tyranski, CPA ’84 to Receive Lackenmier Award for Achievement and Leadership from King’s

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.

King’s professor Dr. Jayne Klenner presents Cyber Workshop for Child Abuse Prevention

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. 

King’s Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust to Purchase Equipment for Engineering Programs

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.

King’s College Students Participate in Model United Nations in NYC

Sixteen students from King's College participated in the recent National Model United Nations Conference in New York City. As part of the educational experience, 14 students represented Bulgaria and received a briefing from the Bulgarian Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Two students represented Senegal in a Security Council simulation.

King’s College graduate students present at Education Department Master’s Symposium

King’s College graduate students and local residents recently participated in the Education Department’s Master’s Symposium. Graduate students presented abstracts that were a culmination of research projects on a variety of topics to fulfill requirements in the College’s Master of Education programs. 

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