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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,…

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Downtown forum explores secrets to business success

Posted on: Apr 03, 2018

It was one of those evenings when one could happily resort to a business-world cliché: a win-win deal.There were winning smiles all around January 18 as the Leder School of Business at The King’s University…

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Q & A with Jodi Lammiman, Community Wellness Coordinator

Posted on: Mar 29, 2018

Jodi Lammiman is the new Community Wellness Coordinator for King's. This position was paid for by the Government of Alberta to support mental health programs. How would you describe your job? I would…

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

A Promising Future: Funding a vision for The King's University

Posted on: Mar 28, 2018

“Never lose sight of your dreams.” It’s advice older folks like to share with the younger generation. The King’s University is still young as a post-secondary institution and hasn’t lost sight…

Leder School of Business students win international case competition

Leder School of Business students win international case competition

Posted on: Mar 07, 2018

Students from King’s came out on top in a competition featuring teams from as far away as Scotland and as close to home as the University of Alberta.While many of the students competing in the Alberta…

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,…

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,…