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Challenging society’s ideas about success: King’s conference explores blessed living in a broken world

Challenging society’s ideas about success: King’s conference explores blessed living in a broken world

Posted on: Jan 17, 2018

What does it mean to live well in a world that is so obviously unwell? This is the focus of the upcoming Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Conference, Blessed Living in a Broken World, at The King’s University…

Eagles welcome new head coach for women’s soccer

Eagles welcome new head coach for women’s soccer

Posted on: Jan 11, 2018

The King’s University Eagles soccer program is pleased to announce Rick Haxby as the new head coach for the women’s soccer and futsal teams. Rick comes to the Eagles with 14 years of professional…

What does it take to start a business in Edmonton? Local entrepreneurs share their two cents

What does it take to start a business in Edmonton? Local entrepreneurs share their two cents

Posted on: Jan 09, 2018

The Leder School of Business at The King’s University is partnering with CBC Edmonton AM to host “Risk-Takers and Money-Makers,” a conversation with Edmonton’s top entrepreneurs.A few of Edmonton’s…

King’s remembers legacy of former athletics director, Dr. Robert Day

King’s remembers legacy of former athletics director, Dr. Robert Day

Posted on: Jan 04, 2018

The King’s University remembers an athlete, coach, mentor, and so much more who was instrumental in King's athletic history. Dr. Robert Day passed away January 1, 2018 after a long battle with cancer.Bob…

Christmas building hours

Christmas building hours

Posted on: Dec 19, 2017

Wondering what's open or closed on campus over Christmas break? Take a look below before you visit. Campus building Friday, Dec. 22 Closed Saturday, Dec. 23 Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24 Open…

King’s coach recruits in Thailand

King’s coach recruits in Thailand

Posted on: Dec 19, 2017

The US College Camp (USSC) had a dose of Canada in it this year.  USSC, a three-day sports camp for students in Thailand, hosted its fifth education program last month. Twenty-three representatives…

5 King's U student stories of 2017

5 King's U student stories of 2017

Posted on: Dec 18, 2017

The King's U Stories Instagram account, new this fall, has been an incredible way to share our students' journeys, challenges, and hopes. Haven’t read them yet? Here are five hand-picked stories from…

Christmas concert featuring King’s alumni

Christmas concert featuring King’s alumni

Posted on: Dec 07, 2017

Christmas concerts are extra special when we can feature our alumni!On Monday, December 11, The King's University welcomes back to campus three alumni for a Christmas King’s Alumni Concert. Hold for…

Give mental health for Giving Tuesday

Give mental health for Giving Tuesday

Posted on: Nov 28, 2017

After the rush of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, Giving Tuesday is a breath of fresh air.The King’s University does a campaign each year on Giving Tuesday that raises awareness and funds on ways…

Discovering wildlife in the Beaver Hills

Discovering wildlife in the Beaver Hills

Posted on: Nov 24, 2017

The dozen in-progress research studies listed on Dr. Darcy Visscher’s office whiteboard reflect an ecologist’s delight in uncovering how we as humans shape the behaviour of the wolves, elk, coyotes,…

Joining the mental health resilience

Joining the mental health resilience

Posted on: Nov 17, 2017

You've probably seen the posters around King’s campus. “Join the resilience for the sake of others. A healthy community starts with a healthy you.” In short, take care of yourself to be better able…

King's business school acquires prestigious membership

King's business school acquires prestigious membership

Posted on: Nov 16, 2017

The King’s University is pleased to announce that its Leder School of Business is now a member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).Membership in the AACSB is important…

Teachers shaping teachers

Teachers shaping teachers

Posted on: Nov 15, 2017

The King’s University Education program welcomed over 35 principals, teachers, and administrators to campus to connect with King’s second-year education students on Friday, September 29.The buzzing…

Tree-planting prof takes the lead in community engagement

Tree-planting prof takes the lead in community engagement

Posted on: Nov 15, 2017

Who knew that a crooked pine tree growing in the cracks of Alberta’s foothills would prove to be the perfect metaphor for The King’s University? Dr. Vern Peters smiles and shakes his head when he…

Retirement tribute: Wendy Vanderwel

Retirement tribute: Wendy Vanderwel

Posted on: Nov 15, 2017

Wendy Vanderwel came to King's in 1986 as a sessional instructor, becoming a part-time lab instructor in 1994 and a full-time instructor in 1998. She retired this fall after working with her successor,…

Q&A with the humans of the King's U pup

Q&A with the humans of the King's U pup

Posted on: Nov 15, 2017

Q: Hi, Alison! Introduce us to your role.I'm the Residence Life Coordinator. I cover everything from administrative residence application to crisis management in the rez and disciplinary stuff. This is…

Eagles Athletics launches new website

Eagles Athletics launches new website

Posted on: Nov 14, 2017

The King’s Eagles are taking flight from a new website!With game stories, stats, and live social media feeds for each our Eagles Athletics teams, the site comes with more than a fresh look. It will…

An imposter takes the stage in King’s fall drama production

An imposter takes the stage in King’s fall drama production

Posted on: Nov 09, 2017

Each year, the drama department crafts an elaborately staged and elegantly performed play. Last year, it was a series of sold-out shows on Anne Frank.This year, prepare to laugh as you meet a vagrant…

The King’s University lands $500K government research funding

The King’s University lands $500K government research funding

Posted on: Nov 08, 2017

The King’s University is pleased to announce its first Canada Research Chair (CRC), recently awarded to Dr. Neal DeRoo by the Government of Canada. The Canada Research Chairs Program ensures that outstanding…

King’s launches new continuing education courses

King’s launches new continuing education courses

Posted on: Oct 27, 2017

There will be a new way to pursue learning at The King’s University next year. Starting in January 2018, King’s will offer over 25 diverse continuing education courses.The courses are a mélange of…