Notable local artist Sue Hand to showcase artwork in the Widmann Gallery at King’s

Sue Hand is best known for her artworks in watercolor and her hexagon-shaped historical illustrations of mining, “The Anthracite Miners and Their Hollowed Ground” which are on permanent display at King’s on the Square in Wilkes-Barre. Her newest work, to be exhibited at the Widmann Gallery at King’s College from Monday, June 6, through Friday, August 12, focuses on very large canvases filled with thick oil paint applied in layers with a palette knife. 

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

King’s College graduate students recently participated in the Education Department’s Master’s Symposium. The presentations were a culmination of research projects on a variety of topics to fulfill requirements in the College’s Master of Education programs. Reading research project topics included smart and mobile technology, student motivation, comprehension, note-taking technology, and project-based learning. Presentations for the curriculum and instruction program focused on English as a Second Language initiatives, computer-assisted instruction, telemedicine, phonemics, virtual field trips, effects of sports participation on academic performance. 

King’s mass communications professor Dr. Karen Mercincavage earns doctorate

Dr. Karen Mercincavage, associate technical professor of Mass Communications at King’s College, earned a doctorate in Media Communications and Instructional Technology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation was titled “The Effects of Delivery Modes of HIV/AIDS Advertisements on Behavioral Change in Young Women,” a quantitative study focusing on the interplay between visual and health communication.

King’s Education Department to Present Evidence-Based Conference in Preparation for 2016-17 School Year

As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2016-17 school year, the King's College Education Department will partner with Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 to host an "Evidence-Based" Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 11, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. 

Local Attorney and Community Leader Allan Kluger to Receive Lackenmier Award for Achievement and Leadership from King’s

Allan Kluger, Esq., a noted attorney for more than 60 years and a recognized public servant, has been selected as the third recipient of the Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.  The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 20, at the Westmoreland Club.

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