Celebrate King's Week
We are preparing for a week's worth of activities celebrating all the best parts of our King's Community!
Keep an eye out for sales on exclusive King's gear and apparel at The King's Bookstore starting in March leading up to the much anticipated festivities on March 14-19. See below for details on specific events and promotions happening throughout the week.
Alumni, students, staff, faculty and supporters alike are sure to find something fun and engaging on campus and online this spring as part of our annual Celebrate King's Week!
Kids @ King's
Looking to earn your King's degree in a day? Look no further!
Children up to age 12 are invited to The King's University for a taste of Christian post-secondary education. Everyone from alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends of King's are welcome to register their future students for a morning of kid-sized classes taught by real King's professors.
The Kids @ King's experience includes our famous Chemistry Magic Show, a mini graduation and a photo booth to commemorate the event. It concludes with a lunch for all children and their parents or guardians featuring classic foods that every university student would appreciate!
Register today as space is limited! Visit kidsatkings.eventbrite.ca to complete the registration form.
Donor Appreciation Tea
Thank you, dedicated supporters! The King's University would not exist without you!
From lab equipment, library books and campus furniture to student scholarships and research grants, the fingerprints of our donors can be found wherever you look. Turning on the lights and heating the building everyday are possible because the King's community believes in providing quality Christian higher education.
Visit our campus during Celebrate King's Week and you'll find an assortment of ribbons representing the impact of donor gifts all around us.
As thank you to the many kind people that generously give of their time, talent and treasure to further our Mission & Vision, we are hosting a Donor Appreciation Tea. Join us Thursday March 17 at 2:00pm for an afternoon of coffee, tea, treats and fellowship.
Please RSVP by calling Karen Pucci, Development Assistant, at 780.465.8314 or online using kingstea.eventbrite.ca. Let us give thanks for the Lord's many blessings and the generosity of supporters, like you!
The Official King's Bucket List
As part of Celebrate King's Week this year we compiled the ultimate King’s Bucket List using your submissions. We asked for your favourite experiences, events or tasks that capture the essence of life at King’s.
- What should every incoming King’s student try at least once before graduation?
- Can you think of a classic King's moment that every student should experience?
- What university traditions encapsulate the spirit of King's?
Add your own must-have King's experiences to this list! Click here to send us your ideas for the King's Bucket List. Over the course of Celebrate King's Week, we received too many entries to mention them all but here are some notable submissions that were awarded gift cards to The King's Bookstore.
You haven't had the full King's experience until you've...
- Had coffee at the Level with one of your profs during the semester to discuss a paper, or years after graduation just to catch up! - Kaili Chernuka BA'12
- Cheered at an Eagles home game - Josh Noble BA'10
- Corrected someone saying "King's College" - Heather Gilker (née Moore) BSc'99
- Gone to a TKUSA open mic - Abigail Douglass BCom'17
- Gone on a road trip with fellow students for Easter or Fall Break - Helen Krol
- Had the bathroom lights turned off on you - Alison Exner (née Nawrot) BA'10
- Stopped at a campus event for the free food without knowing what it was for – Carol Moreno (née Paquette) BA'10
- Watched a gorgeous Edmontonian sunset from the Tower – Caleb VanderLeek BA'17
Alumni know that there is something so unique and great about King's that only comes from having experienced it for yourself. This Bucket List is a great opportunity to reminisce about your university days and will help us guide first-year students toward making the most of their time at King’s. The official contest may be over but you can still submit your Bucket List ideas here.
The King's I call home...
The King's campus is literally home for over 200 students each term but we are celebrating much more than that. Alumni, students, staff and faculty know that we can call the King's community our home because it is a place where we feel welcome, among family even. This caring community goes beyond the brick and mortar as we come together to learn, grow and use our gifts to God's glory.
In honour of this place we call home, we will be sharing old photos from the dormitories and more recent submissions from the Best Nest residence contest. Click here to submit your favourite Rez Memories!
Students, staff and faculty are welcome to bring a reminder of home and make Tuesday March 15 a campus-wide Pajama Day! We will even have judges awarding prizes for best outfit.
Last Lecture is an opportunity for graduating students from The King's University to get together, enjoy their favourite foods and reflect on the many lessons learned as an undergrad. Students vote on a faculty speaker to impart some last-minute words of wisdom, we'll unveil the Class of 2015's Legacy Gift to the King's campus and a student-selected faculty panel with answer any and all questions from the audience. Graduating representatives from the Students' Association will also offer their thoughts on what it means to become alumni and share some memorable moments from the last four years.
This free event Wednesday March 16 is targeted at King's students intending to graduate in 2016 and alumni from the Class of 2015. Other alumni, staff and faculty are also welcome to join us for what promises to be an evening of laughter, nostalgia, and dreaming of what life will be like post graduation. RSVP online using kingslastlecture.eventbrite.ca.
*Be sure to follow us on Instagram @thekingsualumni to receive your free Level coupon for Last Lecture*
Suggest an Event
Do you have an event you'd like to see happen? Feel free to contact Carol Moreno, Alumni Relations Manager, if you have an event suggestion.