July 20, 2018 – Twenty local grade school students and 13 candidates for a Master’s degree in reading from King’s College recently completed the College’s annual Reading Clinic.
July 6, 2018 – Approximately 1,100 regional students from elementary through high school recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored locally by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The contest concluded with 40 Chapter winners from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.
July 1, 2018 – Sixty-seven students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners. A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2019. In addition to local health care facilities, physician assistant students are also completing rotations in Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
June 28, 2018 – King’s College junior Marlee Mierzwa was awarded a $1,200 Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) Honor Society scholarship. She was among 16 students from DES Chapters at colleges and universities across the country to receive these awards. DES, the National Honor Society for colleges and universities in the Catholic tradition, is open to students in all fields of study.
June 11, 2018 - Twelve King’s College students will be participating in a three-week faculty-led study abroad program to the Los Amigos Biological Research Station in the lowland Amazon forest in Peru. This is the fourth summer that King’s students and faculty have conducted research in the Amazon.