Trip participants to display photos from Uganda during exhibit at King’s College

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.”

King’s College Faculty Member Leads Four-Week Trip to Study Models of Education in 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.”

King’s names Vincent Pecora assistant director of sports information

Vincent Pecora has been named assistant director of sports information at King’s College.

Pecora earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from King’s in 2005. He returned to campus as an assistant in the Athletic Department and assistant coach for the Cross Country team in 2010. He also worked in the College’s Sports Information Office, where he helped compile game statistics.

King’s professor Dr. Fevzi Akinci presents papers at international conference

Dr. Fevzi Akinci, associate dean of the William G. McGowan School of Business and director of the Graduate Health Care Administration Program at King’s College, recently presented three academic papers at the 8th International Conference on Healthcare Systems & Global Business Issues held at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.

King’s hosts free public lecture on public health and dentistry

Dr. Onur Nacakgedigi, a visiting scholar from northern Iraq at King’s College, will discuss his research on public health and public health dentistry during a free public lecture at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the William G. McGowan School of Business on North River Street. Dr. Nacakgedigi’s wife, Esma, will present information about Ishik University in Ebril, Iraq.

King’s names vice president of Academic Affairs and Associate VP, Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Joseph Evan has been appointed vice president for academic affairs at King’s College, and Dr. Neal Bukeavich, associate professor and outgoing chair of the English Department, has been named associate vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

Dr. Evan will be responsible for all undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs.

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