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Women’s Futsal Kicks It Up a Notch: First Medal Finish for Eagles Futsal Program

Women’s Futsal Kicks It Up a Notch: First Medal Finish for Eagles Futsal Program

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

With a 5-2-3 record in their regular season, the women’s futsal team found themselves off to compete in the ACAC provincial championship, held at Lethbridge College between March 15-17. Head Coach Rick…

Eagles Take Second Place at CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Champions

Eagles Take Second Place at CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Champions

Posted on: Mar 09, 2019

Welland, ON – For the second consecutive season, the Vancouver Island University Mariners are Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) champions. The Mariners defeated The King's University…

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…

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…

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

King's students join the search for reusable rubber

Posted on: Nov 18, 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…

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.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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,…