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Climbing Through CLAC

Climbing Through CLAC

Posted on: Jul 04, 2019

Steel toe boots? Check. Safety vest? Check. Hard hat? Check. Finally, a four month break from classes and homework. Time to work and make money! How often does a summer job shape the rest of your life?…

Inspired to Connect

Inspired to Connect

Posted on: Jun 20, 2019

A classroom isn’t only a place of curriculum learning. It’s a place of discovery, exploration, and growth. For Kyla Dykema’s students, it’s also a place of safety and connection. “I deal with…

Hope and Light

Hope and Light

Posted on: Jun 06, 2019

Overnight, I lost everything I had.” It was only three years ago, and the weight of it is still fresh in her voice. Sarah Choi’s road to becoming creator and executive director of Lights Dance Festival…

Rooted in Generosity

Rooted in Generosity

Posted on: May 30, 2019

My earliest memory of Colin Wiebe dates back to April 1985, when he and two friends from then-fledgling King’s College walked into the Royal Alexandra Hospital with a gift for our newborn son. We still…

Networking to Norway

Networking to Norway

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Now boarding those passengers seated in zone B. David McCune joins the line with a scarf wrapped around his neck, hot tea in hand. When your voice is your livelihood you will go to any length to protect…

Graduate to Ganache Master

Graduate to Ganache Master

Posted on: May 09, 2019

Imagine this. You’re driving West, just about as far West as you can travel in Canada by car. It’s been a long drive; the single lane highway twists and turns in every possible direction, the corners…

Greetings from Alumni Relations

Greetings from Alumni Relations

Posted on: May 02, 2019

When I saw the job posting for Alumni Relations Manager, I clicked on it. At the top of the page the heading read: “Help us build a top Christian university.” I was challenged by this phrase and it…

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Gabriel (Gabe) deGroot waits at the corner of Aberdeen and Earl Street on a snowy February morning before finding a gap in traffic and darting across to the gym. It reminds him of old times, walkingthrough…

United by the Army, Inspired by King’s

United by the Army, Inspired by King’s

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019

On May 14, 2018 seven officers in the Canadian Forces Reserves attended a lengthy officer course at the Mewata Armories in Calgary, AB. One of the prerequisites for the course was a handwritten biography…

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Posted on: Mar 08, 2019

Three King’s music alumni will be beginning graduate studies in music this September. Andrew Blimke (B.Mus. ’16), Josina Leder (B.Mus. ’18), and Elisa Voth (B.Mus. ’18) will be at various schools…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Celebrating another record breaking graduating class

Celebrating another record breaking graduating class

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Congratulations to our 163 newest alumni! The King’s University Class of 2017 was the largest graduating class in King's history. The April 29 ceremony at Mill Woods Assembly comfortably housed a large…

Alumni couple’s trial by fire a ‘life-changing’ experience

Alumni couple’s trial by fire a ‘life-changing’ experience

Posted on: Jan 06, 2017

When graduates pack up and leave The King’s University campus, they go with the prayers of family and supporters in their hearts to meet the challenges of the future. Those prayers for strength, wisdom…

Advancing a Vision for a Better World: 2016 Convocation Address

Posted on: May 02, 2016

Legend has it that one of the King’s former Presidents at this point more than doubled the time of the ceremony. #CaptiveAudience! While there is much to say, I will not do that to you today. I understand…

Message From The Graduates - Ms. Ryleigh Jacobs

Message From The Graduates - Ms. Ryleigh Jacobs

Posted on: Apr 30, 2016

Good Afternoon. Sawubona. Goie Middag. Family, friends, staff and faculty, to those present with us here today and to those that could not be here, thank you for your care and support that has brought…

King's Name Change Approved by Legislative Assembly

King's Name Change Approved by Legislative Assembly

Posted on: Dec 09, 2015

Tonight the Legislative Assembly of Alberta passed Bill Pr1, The King’s University College Amendment Act on 3rd reading, sending the bill to the Lieutenant Governor for Royal Assent. The Bill, championed…

Congratulations Newly Elected Officials

Congratulations Newly Elected Officials

Posted on: Nov 02, 2015

On behalf of The King’s University, congratulations to Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau and Canada’s 338 newly elected Members of Parliament. The King’s University salutes all parliamentarians…