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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…

Celebrating student research: summer research symposium

Celebrating student research: summer research symposium

Posted on: Sep 06, 2018

Research never stops at The King’s University. As a new semester starts, several students took time to share with their peers how they were able to use their King’s education in a practical way over…

Solar field and roof replacement project, completed

Solar field and roof replacement project, completed

Posted on: Aug 24, 2018

The King’s University is excited to announce the completion of its solar field and roof replacement project. The project was jointly funded by The King’s University and the Government of Canada. The…

Business program receives accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)

Business program receives accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)

Posted on: Aug 23, 2018

King’s business program received an endorsement from CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) this week. The organization, which represents more than 200,000 professional accountants across Canada,…

Top  Canadian management institution recognizes Leder School of Business

Top Canadian management institution recognizes Leder School of Business

Posted on: Aug 22, 2018

Effective immediately, graduates of King’s Bachelor of Commerce program will qualify for the Certified in Management (C.I.M) designation. The program received national accreditation from the Canadian…

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Posted on: Aug 02, 2018

The King’s University has a brand new piano. That might not sound like such a big deal, but this piano features more than its keys. “There’s so much technology in this Disklavier,” says Dr. Joachim…

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Seeing yourself in the faces of the poor

Posted on: Jul 19, 2018

‘They treat us how they see us.’That phrase became a defining theme for the group of Micah Centre students, instructors, and friends who travelled to Quest Mexico for 10 days.On our first day in Cuernavaca,…

Edmonton visionaries video series features King’s professor

Edmonton visionaries video series features King’s professor

Posted on: Jul 18, 2018

If you had the opportunity, what would you teach the world? This question was posed to The King's University chemistry professor and 3M fellow Peter Mahaffy, who was selected to be part of a video series…

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has selected The King’s University to be part of its Female Apprentice Coach Program for 2018-19. This Canada-wide program…

King’s lays connecting groundwork for future kinesiology program

King’s lays connecting groundwork for future kinesiology program

Posted on: Jul 09, 2018

New courses at The King’s University are opening pathways into kinesiology-related studies. Kinesiology, the study of human movement applied to living a healthy lifestyle, is an area of increasing interest…

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

Posted on: Jul 05, 2018

Daniel vanHeyst, professor of art and drama at The King’s University, was honoured with a Sterling Award June 25. The award was presented at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre where hundreds of Edmonton’s…

Fresh eats ahead - King's signs new cafeteria provider

Fresh eats ahead - King's signs new cafeteria provider

Posted on: Jul 03, 2018

King’s has signed a new food service provider taking over the cafeteria for the upcoming 2018/19 academic year. Chartwells Education Dining Services, Canada’s largest provider of food and support…

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

National chemistry conference showcases King’s legacy of excellence

Posted on: Jun 08, 2018

Canada’s premier conference on chemistry, held in Edmonton last week, had a distinct King’s flavour.More than 15 King’s students, alumni, and faculty attended and presented their research at the…

Generous donors make landmark year for giving

Generous donors make landmark year for giving

Posted on: May 08, 2018

As King’s wraps up another fiscal year, we want to share and celebrate the incredible impact our donors have made for our community. Between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018, King’s received over…

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…