King College Celebrates Record Enrollment for Twelfth Straight Year
King College's campuses are buzzing with new and returning students as the College announced its official enrollment numbers for fall 2011. For the twelfth consecutive year, King's enrollment has broken the College's previous records. King's total student body now stands at 2,127, a nine percent increase over last year's count.
King College Recognized as Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs
G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded King College the designation of Military Friendly School for the third consecutive year. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members and veterans as students.
King's Studio 106 Presents "She Stoops to Conquer”The King College Theatre Program’s Studio 106 invites the public to join them as they present Oliver Goldsmith’s riotous comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” on Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m., each evening in Bristol at the College’s Fine Arts Theatre. Jan Sharp Wins College Scholarship from King College, WIVK FM 107.7King College and Knoxville’s WIVK FM 107.7 announced Jan Sharp of Knoxville, Tenn., as the winner of the second annual Degree of Success Scholarship contest promotion. Sharp will receive a full-tuition scholarship through King College’s Graduate & Professional Studies program. King College Professor Captures Image of Near-Miss AsteroidThe Burke Observatory at King College was buzzing with activity Tuesday evening, Nov. 8, as Dr. Ray Bloomer, professor of physics and astronomy and assistant dean of King College’s School of Arts & Sciences, captured several images of an asteroid as it passed between the moon and earth. Emily Parton Wins College Dream from King College, WCQR
King College, 88.3 FM WCQR, and sponsoring partners Eastman Credit Union and eCampus Virtual Bookstore, announced Emily Parton of Fall Branch, Tenn., as the winner of the seventh annual College Dream promotion. The contest was open to anyone who sought the chance to make their dream of a college education a reality through a full-tuition scholarship to King College.
Fall 2011 King's Herald Alumni Magazine Available OnlineEach year, King’s marketing and development offices publishes an alumni magazine. We are excited to now provide this magazine online. Highlights from this edition includes feature stories as well as highlights on the alumni community, where are they now – stories of King alumni and their accomplishments, and campus news including faculty and staff notes, athletics, the Buechner Institute, PVA, and missions. Phon-A-Thon begins March 19
Phon-A-Thon begins March 19 and will continue through March 29. During that time, a King College student will be looking forward to speaking with you to share campus updates and to learn about your experience at King.
King College Alumni Ralph Buchanan Passes at Age 100
King College remembers alumni Reverend Ralph L. Buchanan, age 100, of Spruce Pine, N.C., who passed away on Monday, May 7, 2012. During his recent visit to King College for Dogwood Weekend on April 21, 2012, Laura Boggan sat down with Rev. Buchanan for a conversation about his life, along with a few reminiscent thoughts of his time at King College.
King’s Dogwood Weekend a Grand Success; Alumni Award Recipients Recognized
In celebration of King College’s 86th annual Dogwood Weekend in April 2012, more than 450 alumni and friends joined together to reminisce and reconnect. Several individuals were recognized for exceptional achievement in their career field, remarkable service to King, and commitment to serving as leaders in their communities.
King College Celebrates Spring Commencement
King College celebrated Spring Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. on the campus Oval, awarding diplomas to 352 students who have completed undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies degrees.
King English Professor Shares His Passion for WritingFor King professor, Dr. Craig McDonald you could say that writing has been in his blood. The four novels he has penned are historical fiction, two of which are set in medieval Scotland and the other two set in first-century Palestine. Blake Patrick: Living Life through the LensFor senior Blake Patrick, you could say he lives life through his camera lens. The Photography and Bible & Religion major will graduate in May, and hopes to gain a job as an international photojournalist. Brittany Hall Received TRIO Achiever AwardBrittany Hall, the only Virginia representative among 50 others from across the nation, was the recipient of the TRIO Achiever Award. Each year, TRIO recognizes project participants who have excelled.