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Men’s Volleyball Ranked Fourth in ACAC North

Men’s Volleyball Ranked Fourth in ACAC North

Posted on: Feb 21, 2019

After a tumultuous start to the season, The King’s University Eagles men’s volleyball team has clinched a playoff spot. The team went 8-2 in their last ten fast paced, action-packed games of the season.They…

$7K grant invested in student entrepreneurship at King’s

$7K grant invested in student entrepreneurship at King’s

Posted on: Feb 21, 2019

The Leder School of Business has received a $7,000 grant from Alberta Innovates through the Institutional Support of Entrepreneurship Education (ISEE) program for entrepreneurship development.Grant funds…

Two nights of piano with Dr. Corey Hamm

Two nights of piano with Dr. Corey Hamm

Posted on: Feb 14, 2019

The King’s University Department of Music is proud to present two concerts with pianist Dr. Corey Hamm. Not just a virtuosic performer, Dr. Hamm is in demand as an adjudicator and teacher in Asia and…

Celebrating 5 years of parternship with Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (CHE) Netherlands

Celebrating 5 years of parternship with Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (CHE) Netherlands

Posted on: Feb 06, 2019

For the fifth time since early 2015, business students from King's have participated in a unique cross-cultural experience offered through a university in the Netherlands. Between January 7-18, 10 business…

Eagles athletics make some noise for mental health

Eagles athletics make some noise for mental health

Posted on: Jan 30, 2019

The King’s Eagles are joining student-athletes and mental health advocates across Alberta to reduce the stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. Sponsored by RBC, Make…

Literary Theory leads to Career at Facebook

Literary Theory leads to Career at Facebook

Posted on: Jan 18, 2019

By Dr. Arlette zinck, Dean of Arts What does studying rhetoric and the world’s largest social media platform have in common? King’s graduate Jeana Ridley talks about career success and the liberal…

Exploring truth as faithfulness

Exploring truth as faithfulness

Posted on: Jan 15, 2019

by Janet Vlieg-Paquette Terms like “fake news,” “post-truth,” and "alternative facts” have become so commonplace in recent years, they slip easily into newscasts and conversation. They do not…

Women’s volleyball team ranked second nationally

Women’s volleyball team ranked second nationally

Posted on: Jan 11, 2019

Nearing the end of their regular season, The King’s University Eagles women’s volleyball team is in first place in the ACAC north division, and is ranked second in the nation for the CCAA. With 11…

Q&A with Brittany Smith, Residence Life Coordinator building a community

Q&A with Brittany Smith, Residence Life Coordinator building a community

Posted on: Dec 14, 2018

How would you describe your job? It’s about creating and building community for students living in residence. I think about it as facilitating student leadership, training, and ongoing mentorship and…

Students getting into the Christmas spirit of giving

Students getting into the Christmas spirit of giving

Posted on: Dec 04, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, students are taking time to give back. One group of students has teamed up with The Micah Centre and the Student Association to start a fundraising campaign that will…

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

Posted on: Nov 14, 2018

Around the world, one billion tires wear out each year. Many are recycled, but through a mechanical process that turns them into other products, such as playground surfaces. If rubber could be chemically…

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Posted on: Nov 14, 2018

In the heart of the Alberta Badlands, amidst sweeping dunes and famous dinosaur digs, Canada’s largest outdoor stage hosts a production of the greatest story in history: the life, death, and resurrection of…

To the Netherlands, with song

To the Netherlands, with song

Posted on: Nov 06, 2018

For the first time ever, singers from all three King’s University choirs toured together this summer, traveling to the Netherlands in May to give 10 concerts in two weeks. (Previous international tours,…

More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

More than music: Birdsong and it's meaning

Posted on: Nov 04, 2018

Picture this: you’re walking through a quiet forest one warm summer evening – the air is sweet and fresh, a gentle breeze ruffles through your hair. You hear the sound of birds gently chirping somewhere…

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

On October 25, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) announced the recipients of the All-Conference award. These student-athletes had been selected by the Conference Coaches and awards were…

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

Todd Van Driel, a graduate of King’s, received his Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and minoring in Physical Education while playing four seasons for the Eagles. During this time, he was selected…

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

It's been a truly unusual soccer season. Unseasonably low temperatures and unexpected snow has meant that the Eagles soccer teams have had to play home games on artificial turf elsewhere in the city.…

King's alumna inspiring others to reduce their environmental footprint

King's alumna inspiring others to reduce their environmental footprint

Posted on: Oct 09, 2018

Elise Renchko is a recent alumna of The King’s University Environmental Studies program with a concentration in Biology. While at King’s, she was encouraged to examine her impact on the environment…

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Interactive periodic table featured as part of global IUPAC celebrations

Posted on: Sep 21, 2018

2019 is a big year in the world of chemistry. Not only is it the International Year of the Periodic Table, it’s also the 100th anniversary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).…

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Award

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Award

Posted on: Sep 13, 2018

An impressive twenty-six Eagles athletes have received the CCAA's 2017/2018 National Scholar Award. Each year the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) takes time to recognize the academic accomplishments…