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King’s College Students Participate in Model United Nations; Meet with United Nations Representative from Jamaica

April 9, 2015 - Fifteen students from King’s College participated in the recent Model United National Conference in New York City.  As part of the educational experience, the students visited the Jamaican Mission to the United Nations and they participated in a policy briefing by Kurt Davis, Jamaican United Nations Representative.

King’s Seeking Second Through Fifth Grade Students for Reading Clinic

April 8, 2015 - King’s College is offering an opportunity for struggling elementary school learners to interact in small group and one-on-one literacy interventions during a Reading Clinic to be held the week of June 22-26.

King’s to Host Speakers from Jesuit Refugee Service

April 8, 2015 - The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will sponsor a free public lecture,  “Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS): Easing Suffering and Offering Hope in Syria and the Middle East,” following the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 19, in the Chapel of Christ the King, corner of N. Franklin and West Jackson streets.  The Fr. Michael Zammit, S.J., JRS Regional Director for the Mideast and North Africa, and Fr.

King’s College Hosts Spanish Exchange Students

April 2, 2015 - The King’s College International Student Recruitment Office, Hispanic Outreach Program, and Admissions Office recently hosted 11 students and two chaperones from Colegio Altair Internacional, a private secondary school in Madrid, Spain.

While at King’s, the students toured the campus, attended a presentation on American higher education, and ate in the College’s dining hall. 

King’s Theatre Department caps season with the Bard’s history play “Henry V”

April 7, 2015 – The King’s College Theatre Department will close the curtain on its 65th theatrical season with productions of William Shakespeare’s history play, “Henry V,” at 7:30 p.m. April 15-19 and at 2 p.m. April 18 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. 

King’s College Certified by PDE to Offer STEM Endorsement Program; Classes to Start This Summer

April 1, 2015 - King’s College recently received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to offer an Endorsement Program in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).  The four course graduate level program is designed to provide training to area educators regarding the development and enhancement of STEM programs and practices in elementary and secondary schools.

Five King’s Physician Assistant Students Receive Educational Assistance Funds From Federal Primary Care Grant

March 30, 2015 - Five King’s students have been selected to receive educational assistance grants made possible by a five-year federal grant awarded to the College in 2010.  Funds from the grant are allowing King’s to expand its physician assistant studies program by up to five students per year to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.

King’s Students Inducted to Psychology Honor Society

March 30, 2015 - Twelve King’s College students were recently inducted to Psi Chi, an international honor society for students in psychology.  The organization was founded more than 80 years ago for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship in, and advancing the science of psychology. 

Author, Entrepreneur Andreas Widmer to deliver keynote address at King’s GLC conference

March 30, 2015 – Andreas Widmer, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Catholic University of America’s School of Business & Economics, will deliver a free public lecture titled “Investing for the Poor vs. Investing in the Poor: A Heart or Mind for the Poor” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

Dr. Shelley Burtt to deliver keynote address at King’s/Wilkes Gender Studies Conference

March 27, 2015 – Dr. Shelley Burtt, Executive Director of the Camphill Foundation, is the keynote speaker of the 2015 King’s/Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. She will discuss “The Politics of Caregiving in America: The Challenge of Camphill’s Model of Inclusive Care,” at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

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