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King’s student Narayan Ramdhani headed to Commonwealth Games
Posted on: Jun 21, 2022

King’s student Narayan Ramdhani headed to Commonwealth Games

King’s business student and Eagles athlete Narayan Ramdhani is headed to the Commonwealth Games this July and August in Birmingham, UK. The badminton player, (ranked 288 in the world in men’s singles,…

Eagles Athletics , Student Stories
Ukrainian music expert Dr. Melanie Turgeon named full professor at King’s
Posted on: Jun 14, 2022

Ukrainian music expert Dr. Melanie Turgeon named full professor at King’s

With twenty years of research, teaching, and scholarship at The King’s University, not to mention national and international recognition for her work as a highly sought after Ukrainian music expert,…

Research & Scholarship
Reparations with Indigenous neighbours aim of new reciprocity fund at King’s
Posted on: Jun 13, 2022

Reparations with Indigenous neighbours aim of new reciprocity fund at King’s

Moving beyond mere words and land acknowledgements to more tangible action toward healing and reparations with our Indigenous neighbours is the impetus behind a new fund being held by The King’s University.…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
Solutions to gender-based violence found in Indigenous knowledge and values
Posted on: Jun 06, 2022

Solutions to gender-based violence found in Indigenous knowledge and values

Healing comes through an authentic expression of oneself and their relationship to traditions and community. That’s the approach the Indigenous-led Creating Hope Society of Alberta and Dr. David Long,…

Research & Scholarship
Eagles gain cross country & indoor track team for 2022/23 season
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Eagles gain cross country & indoor track team for 2022/23 season

It’s official—King’s has a new athletics team! The cross country running/indoor track team joins the ACAC for the 2022/23 season after operating as a running club under coach Ralph Troschke (VP…

Eagles Athletics , News Release
Dr. Caroline Lieffers awarded King’s Early Achievement in Teaching Excellence
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Dr. Caroline Lieffers awarded King’s Early Achievement in Teaching Excellence

Her empathy, ability to include all voices in the room, hybrid teaching model of lecture and discussion, and innovative history courses are only a few of the reasons why Dr. Caroline Lieffers, assistant…

News Release , Research & Scholarship
Women's basketball gives back off the court
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Women's basketball gives back off the court

When games were cancelled due to COVID-19, the team showed the community what love looks like. Being part of a team is more than just wearing the same uniform. Last year, when university sports were cancelled…

Eagles Athletics , Student Stories
First on-campus graduation hosted in style by King's
Posted on: May 11, 2022

First on-campus graduation hosted in style by King's

Pivoting from the ways things were done in past years meant that King’s held its first ever in-house graduation on April 30. With a goal of giving graduates a meaningful last day on campus surrounded…

The pressure is real: King's alumnus Reuben Bestman shares what life as an O.R. nurse is like
Posted on: May 10, 2022

The pressure is real: King's alumnus Reuben Bestman shares what life as an O.R. nurse is like

Working in health care is never easy—especially these days. Hospital resources have been squeezed to the limits and waitlists are ever growing. When Reuben Bestman, B.Sc. ’06, arrives at his job as…

Alumni
Summer youth camps give Eagles a chance to serve their community
Posted on: May 04, 2022

Summer youth camps give Eagles a chance to serve their community

Camp is a summertime staple and at King’s, athletes spend a few of their summer days helping young people hone their skills at badminton, basketball, and volleyball. Lauryn Draker, a second-year libero…

Eagles Athletics
A deep breath, a deeper understanding
Posted on: Apr 25, 2022

A deep breath, a deeper understanding

Writing and academics didn’t always come easily to Len Fehr, King’s writing success coordinator. As an undergraduate student at a large public university, Fehr struggled to keep up in his studies.…

Alumni
A new way to think about sacrifice and justice
Posted on: Apr 14, 2022

A new way to think about sacrifice and justice

Is what we think about biblical sacrifice and justice all wrong? Theology professor Dr. Andrew Rillera thinks that for many Christians, the answer is largely a yes. Rillera has a new book coming out with…

Christian Thought and Action , Research & Scholarship
Discipleship and Resistance group wrestles with uncomfortable Christian topics
Posted on: Apr 13, 2022

Discipleship and Resistance group wrestles with uncomfortable Christian topics

What is money and how do you feel about it? What were you taught about it growing up and what does the Bible teach us about it? A rabbit trail of questions like these is a standard night for the Discipleship…

Christian Thought and Action , Student Stories
Being Christian scholars in dangerous times
Posted on: Apr 08, 2022

Being Christian scholars in dangerous times

Serviceable insight was a great way to summarize what loving one’s neighbour meant in scholarship and research when I started at King’s 32 years ago. Christian scholars generate and share serviceable…

Christian Thought and Action , Research & Scholarship
Men’s futsal brings home a banner with silver medal in home-turf championship
Posted on: Mar 31, 2022

Men’s futsal brings home a banner with silver medal in home-turf championship

Hosting a championship and winning a banner is all in a weekend for King’s men’s futsal. The Eagles took home silver, placing second in the league of 12 schools, after a four-team round robin tournament…

Eagles Athletics
Badminton wins CCAA doubles silver and Coach of the Year
Posted on: Mar 24, 2022

Badminton wins CCAA doubles silver and Coach of the Year

After an intense match that lasted more than an hour—with one 53 shot rally!—King’s students Abby Ledda and Cecilia Wolski won silver at the CCAA National Badminton Championships on March 19 at…

Eagles Athletics
Finding the balance: students reflect on in-person learning during COVID-19
Posted on: Mar 18, 2022

Finding the balance: students reflect on in-person learning during COVID-19

In September 2021, during COVID-19's second wave, King’s decided to blaze a trail and welcome students in-person. Working closely with the provincial government and Alberta Health Services, King's implemented…

Student Stories
Women’s volleyball takes home bronze; men just miss medal in close 5th set
Posted on: Mar 16, 2022

Women’s volleyball takes home bronze; men just miss medal in close 5th set

The Eagles are medal carriers once again as women’s volleyball placed third in the ACAC Championships on March 12, winning a fourth set against the Briercrest Clippers in Red Deer (14-25, 25-23, 25-20,…

Eagles Athletics
Eagles badminton wins gold for the first time in league championship and sends five to nationals
Posted on: Mar 07, 2022

Eagles badminton wins gold for the first time in league championship and sends five to nationals

It’s a first for Eagles badminton as they became ACAC league champions, taking home gold at the March 5 playoffs in Olds. They beat longtime top contender NAIT for the banner.  “Our goal at the start…

Eagles Athletics
A fantastic musical conversation: King’s music students and faculty are ready to perform live again
Posted on: Mar 02, 2022

A fantastic musical conversation: King’s music students and faculty are ready to perform live again

On a Friday morning in March 2020, King’s music instructors Dr. Joachim Segger and Frank Ho heard the news that Noon Tunes would be cancelled that day because of concerns about COVID-19. But this also…

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King’s student Narayan Ramdhani headed to Commonwealth Games
Posted on: Jun 21, 2022

King’s student Narayan Ramdhani headed to Commonwealth Games

King’s business student and Eagles athlete Narayan Ramdhani is headed to the Commonwealth Games this July and August in Birmingham, UK. The badminton player, (ranked 288 in the world in men’s singles,…

Eagles Athletics , Student Stories
Ukrainian music expert Dr. Melanie Turgeon named full professor at King’s
Posted on: Jun 14, 2022

Ukrainian music expert Dr. Melanie Turgeon named full professor at King’s

With twenty years of research, teaching, and scholarship at The King’s University, not to mention national and international recognition for her work as a highly sought after Ukrainian music expert,…

Research & Scholarship
Reparations with Indigenous neighbours aim of new reciprocity fund at King’s
Posted on: Jun 13, 2022

Reparations with Indigenous neighbours aim of new reciprocity fund at King’s

Moving beyond mere words and land acknowledgements to more tangible action toward healing and reparations with our Indigenous neighbours is the impetus behind a new fund being held by The King’s University.…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
Solutions to gender-based violence found in Indigenous knowledge and values
Posted on: Jun 06, 2022

Solutions to gender-based violence found in Indigenous knowledge and values

Healing comes through an authentic expression of oneself and their relationship to traditions and community. That’s the approach the Indigenous-led Creating Hope Society of Alberta and Dr. David Long,…

Research & Scholarship

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Posted on: Jul 15, 2019

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