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Professor Gerda Kits wins King’s award for teaching excellence

Professor Gerda Kits wins King’s award for teaching excellence

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018

Long-lasting applause burst from faculty and staff as Dr. Gerda Kits threaded her way through tables to receive her award during King’s academic year-end luncheon.Kits, Assistant Professor of Economics,…

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Lady Flower Gardens: Dancing with diversity

Posted on: Apr 17, 2018

Lady Flower Gardens' dance with the King's Community Engaged Research (CER) team began when student Abbigail Hofstede got to know Doug Visser while both were on a Micah Centre learning tour to Quest Mexico.…

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Religion - an essential discussion for Alberta classrooms

Posted on: Apr 13, 2018

Avoiding discussing religion in public school classrooms leaves students in the dark, religious scholars and education representatives said at a King’s-hosted conference on April 11.The conference—Teaching…

Q & A with Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning

Q & A with Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning

Posted on: Apr 12, 2018

Jonathan Nicolai-deKoning is the new Micah Centre Program Director, taking over Roy Berkenboch's retirement.What's your King's history?I graduated from King's in 2005. I started with an English major…

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta: Measuring what works

Posted on: Apr 09, 2018

What does research tell us about reducing the shame and stigma that often accompany eating disorders? That's the question psychology student Milena Miller tackled for her community partner, the Eating…

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

King’s researcher featured in international chemistry journal

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

Research by a chemistry professor at The King’s University was published March 29 in one of the prestigious science journals in the Nature family of academic journals.King’s Professor Dr. Peter Mahaffy…

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Community Engaged Research: Dancing to the client's tune

Posted on: Apr 05, 2018

"It's quite a dance." That's how Laura Rogers, Coordinator of Community Engaged Research (CER) at King's, describes the art of turning a need expressed by a community agency into a purposeful research…

Retirement tribute: Irene Vanderkloet

Retirement tribute: Irene Vanderkloet

Posted on: Apr 03, 2018

The King's University's second-longest serving full-time employee has retired. After coming to King's for a temporary three-week position to help manage receipts for a Spring Drive fundraising campaign,…

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Posted on: Apr 03, 2018

It was one of those evenings when one could happily resort to a business-world cliché: a win-win deal.There were winning smiles all around January 18 as the Leder School of Business at The King’s University…

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Posted on: Mar 29, 2018

Jodi Lammiman is the new Community Wellness Coordinator for King's. This position was paid for by the Government of Alberta to support mental health programs. How would you describe your job? I would…

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

Posted on: Mar 28, 2018

“Never lose sight of your dreams.” It’s advice older folks like to share with the younger generation. The King’s University is still young as a post-secondary institution and hasn’t lost sight…

King’s awarded over $1 million toward research

King’s awarded over $1 million toward research

Posted on: Mar 27, 2018

The Government of Canada recently announced it is allocating a federally funded Tier 1 Research Chair to The King’s University. The investment brings an additional $1.4 million from the federal government…

Business competition challenges Edmonton’s suburban vision

Business competition challenges Edmonton’s suburban vision

Posted on: Mar 15, 2018

The Leder School of Business has launched its annual High School Case Competition, and this year’s case challenge hits Edmontonians’ love of single family homes, big trucks, and bigger backyards.Leder…

King’s students swamp competition at geography conference

King’s students swamp competition at geography conference

Posted on: Mar 13, 2018

The King’s University Environmental Studies students won first place at a geography conference March 9 and 10, competing against 40 other presentations across Canada and the United States.The 2018 Western…

Eagles volleyball recruits four of Alberta’s best players

Eagles volleyball recruits four of Alberta’s best players

Posted on: Mar 08, 2018

The King’s University Eagles have recruited four of the best volleyball players in Alberta.These players were each members of Edmonton’s NOOKS Volleyball Club, which won first place at the U17 National…

Leder School of Business students win international case competition

Leder School of Business students win international case competition

Posted on: Mar 07, 2018

Students from King’s came out on top in a competition featuring teams from as far away as Scotland and as close to home as the University of Alberta.While many of the students competing in the Alberta…

Grace Scott awarded Volleyball Coach of the Year

Grace Scott awarded Volleyball Coach of the Year

Posted on: Feb 26, 2018

The King’s University is proud to extend congratulations to Grace Scott, Director of Athletics, for being selected by her ACAC coaching peers as the 2017-18 ACAC Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year…

Eagles volleyball take home eight ACAC awards

Eagles volleyball take home eight ACAC awards

Posted on: Feb 23, 2018

The King’s University Eagles men’s and women’s volleyball teams were proud to take home eight volleyball awards from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) this year!The awards were presented…

Eagles badminton duo qualify for nationals

Eagles badminton duo qualify for nationals

Posted on: Feb 20, 2018

The King’s University Eagles had a busy weekend for badminton on February 10 and 11.King’s hosted the 2018 Badminton Championships, welcoming the Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder, NAIT Ooks,…

5 tips to make the most of Reading Week

5 tips to make the most of Reading Week

Posted on: Feb 15, 2018

Whether you’re headed home to visit family, catching up on homework, or planning on some much-needed relaxation, make the most of your Reading Week! You timeNo one needs to tell you the semester can…