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Discovering the place where career and calling collide
Posted on: Nov 12, 2021

Discovering the place where career and calling collide

It was a brand-new addition to campus just over a year ago, and now the King’s Centre for Career and Calling is celebrating one year of supporting students and alumni. When the Centre launched, COVID-19…

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Collaboration with Festival City Winds Music Society aims to recruit instrumentalists to King’s
Posted on: Nov 04, 2021

Collaboration with Festival City Winds Music Society aims to recruit instrumentalists to King’s

As of Fall Semester 2021, students who come to King’s as instrumentalists have the option to earn large ensemble credits by playing with one of four levels of bands offered by Edmonton’s Festival…

Fine Arts , News Release
King’s introduces contemplative chapel services to combat COVID fatigue
Posted on: Oct 28, 2021

King’s introduces contemplative chapel services to combat COVID fatigue

It’s been a time of extra stress and weariness lately due to COVID, that's why Reverend Julianne Gilchrist, who is filling in for lead Campus Pastor Tim Wood, is reinventing chapel at King’s to meet…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
Hundreds of trees planted at King’s bring beauty to campus
Posted on: Oct 20, 2021

Hundreds of trees planted at King’s bring beauty to campus

More than 700 holes were dug out with an auger and filled with seedlings by students and volunteers last month. It was all hands on deck as planting continued over a period of a couple of weeks. This…

News Release , Sustainability
Running club on track to becoming a team
Posted on: Oct 15, 2021

Running club on track to becoming a team

King’s launched a running club this fall, with the goal of becoming an official ACAC team by next year. Coach Ralph Troschke answers a few questions about what the season has been like and the next…

Eagles Athletics , News Release
Harvest Banquet raises more than $40,000
Posted on: Oct 12, 2021

Harvest Banquet raises more than $40,000

King’s Harvest Banquet and Silent Auction is a yearly event that raises money for student scholarships and is an important opportunity to share the stories of our community. This year, The Volare Tenors,…

News Release
Little potatoes, sharing meals, distilling hope: 2021 Alumni Achievement Awards
Posted on: Oct 07, 2021

Little potatoes, sharing meals, distilling hope: 2021 Alumni Achievement Awards

With an exceptional base of alumni making a difference to choose from, settling on just three Alumni Achievement Award recipients each year is a challenge. It's a challenge King’s loves to undertake,…

Alumni , News Release
Introducing new tagline: Bright hope for tomorrow
Posted on: Sep 28, 2021

Introducing new tagline: Bright hope for tomorrow

Hope is a beacon, radiating from tomorrow into our lives and circumstances. It shines a light in our darker moments. It brings strength for today knowing that the Kingdom of God is coming; that it is…

Christian Thought and Action , News Release
King's welcomes new board chair Robert Huizinga
Posted on: Aug 24, 2021

King's welcomes new board chair Robert Huizinga

The King’s University is pleased to introduce its new board chair, Dr. Robert Huizinga. Huizinga is the Executive Vice President of Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., based in Victoria BC, and is responsible…

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English professor receives research chair designation
Posted on: Jun 22, 2021

English professor receives research chair designation

MAPP is an international initiative to preserve and build upon the histories of lesser-known figures in 20th-century book publication.

Research & Scholarship
Playing the long game: planting the seed of conservation and watching it grow
Posted on: Jun 08, 2021

Playing the long game: planting the seed of conservation and watching it grow

"There is an incredible story here in terms of how people live in this province and how they can delight in God’s nature and his wisdom in the creation. We are declar­ing God’s good works."

Research & Scholarship
Statement on the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School
Posted on: Jun 01, 2021

Statement on the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School

The King’s University flags were lowered to half-mast in memory and in deep sadness for the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. The flags will remain…

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Behind the exhibits: second-year history student tells Indigenous stories through well-curated galleries
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Behind the exhibits: second-year history student tells Indigenous stories through well-curated galleries

What goes into creating the hun­dred word plaques you read at a museum? Second-year History student, Isaiah Wiltzen, found out there is a lot more to it than you might first think. Isaiah belongs to…

Student Stories
Computing science: understanding creation through the lens of technology
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Computing science: understanding creation through the lens of technology

King’s computing science program came to fruition from humble beginnings. “When I came to King’s in 2010, the department was in flux; the program was small and needed attention,” says Dr. Andrew…

Research & Scholarship
King's welcomes new faculty
Posted on: Apr 26, 2021

King's welcomes new faculty

The King’s University would like to extend a warm welcome to five new professors who will be taking on faculty positions starting this September. These scholars bring a wealth of diverse experiences…

News Release , Research & Scholarship
Restoring creation: King’s students lead on climate action and education
Posted on: Apr 22, 2021

Restoring creation: King’s students lead on climate action and education

Since the beginning of September, students, staff, and faculty with a passion for the environment have been meeting remotely to develop projects that advance the cause of creation care. Initiated by Dr.…

Sustainability
Hope and fear: an Easter devotional on the Gospel of Mark, from Campus Minister Tim Wood
Posted on: Apr 02, 2021

Hope and fear: an Easter devotional on the Gospel of Mark, from Campus Minister Tim Wood

Take a look at the end of Mark’s gospel in your Bible. You will probably find something that says, the earliest manuscripts and some other ancient witnesses do not have verses 9-20 of chapter 16. Should…

Christian Thought and Action
Making space, being saved: a reflection from Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning, Micah Centre Program Director
Posted on: Mar 29, 2021

Making space, being saved: a reflection from Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning, Micah Centre Program Director

In her recent book Opening Israel’s Scriptures, scholar Ellen Davis notes that the Hebrew word for salvation is rooted in notions of ‘making space.’ In the ancient Hebrew imagination, to ‘save’…

Christian Thought and Action
King's plans for resumption of near-normal operations for fall term 2021
Posted on: Mar 18, 2021

King's plans for resumption of near-normal operations for fall term 2021

While some enhanced health and safety measures are likely to remain in place at the start of term, in-person delivery of courses and extra-curricular opportunities will resume in most cases.

News Release
Building community, apart
Posted on: Mar 11, 2021

Building community, apart

What do you do when a culture of community is faced with the demands of isolation? King’s got creative. “That’s the approach we took the whole year,” said Megan Viens, Dean of Students. “How…

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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

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