A group of local professionals has been established as an advisory board for King’s College’s 3-2 dual degree engineering program with the University of Notre Dame.
The degree program, which began this fall at King’s, allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of three academic disciplines from King’s and a bachelor’s degree in one of six engineering disciplines from the University of Notre Dame after five years of study.
Collected during various service experiences coordinated through the Shoval Center for Engagement and Learning, King’s College students and staff will display photographs that reflect the social justice issues of hunger and homelessness during a free public exhibition, titled “Hungering for Justice,” from Monday, Nov. 4, through Dec. 13 in the Widmann Gallery.
King’s College students Taylor Brainard, Jesse Harvey, and Kelsey Jones have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to study in Northern Ireland during the 2013-2014 academic year as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program.
Brainard is studying during the fall semester at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland. The recipient of a Presidential Scholarship at King’s, Brainard is a junior majoring in marketing with a minor in mass communications.
William Reynolds, MPAS, PA-C, associate clinical professor and clinical director of the King’s College Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will serve a one-year appointment as second vice speaker for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates.
Three members of the King’s College faculty have published articles in the “Ethics in Focus” forum section of the recent issue of an academic journal, “Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities.”
Dr. Ray Gamache, assistant professor of mass communications at King’s College, will present a lecture, titled “The Ethics of Famine Reporting: Gareth Jones and the Ukrainian Famine,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in downtown Wilkes-Barre.
Dr. Sunny Weiland, assistant professor of education at King’s College, was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2013 “Outstanding Young Educator Award” by the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD).
Each year, the PASCD presents the award to an educator who demonstrates “exemplary commitment and exceptional contribution to the profession.”
Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 27, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 17th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.