Remember receiving a welcome packet after getting accepted to King University? Recently, students in the Multipage Design class, within the Digital Media Art & Design (DMAD) program, got the opportunity to work with the Advancement Office to design digital welcome packets for newly accepted students. This project is an important opportunity to work with an actual client and have their designs used, especially in school.
In the spirit of social distancing, King will be hosting Dogwood online this semester. There will be numerous events for both students and alumni alike. Some recognizable events this year include the annual Undergraduate Research Poster Session, hosted by the King Library, which presents the top research proposals submitted by students, and class reunions for alumni.
With the 2020-21 school year coming to a close the Student Government Association (SGA) is dusting off the ballot boxes, ready to start the next campaign season. The current administration, led by SGA president Harrison Barger, is accepting applications for the next President and Vice President.
Rotherwood Mansion, located in Kingsport, TN, was built in 1818, and through its history has accumulated an interesting and supernatural history. The tales of the mansion are riddled with heartbreaking accounts of slavery, a legend of a hound from hell, and many lost souls wandering the grounds even in the afterlife.
Interested in photography? Then grab your cameras, The Kayseean is hosting a photography competition from February 25th to March 25th of 2021! Submit your best photos of hidden gems around campus or the Bristol area on Instagram using #KayseeanPhotoChallengeSP21 and tag us @TheKayseean.
In 2019, Tennessee was ranked 45th and Virginia 40th in the number of mental health providers available (America’s Health Rankings, 2019). The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Program is a new concentration added to the pre-existing Master of Science in Nursing and post-APRN, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, certificate programs within King’s School of Nursing. The program was designed to be delivered through online methods, and King’s unique location on the TN/VA line allows it to reach into both states as well as into surrounding areas. The main goal of the program is to give students the skills and qualifications to help fill the demand for mental health services in the area.
The Coronavirus pandemic has effectively barred international travel for the past year and has kept King University students from one way of fulfilling their Cross-Cultural Experience requirements. A fundamental principle in King’s curriculum is expanding students’ worldviews and interactions with other cultures are vital. And while Covid certainly won’t last forever, the option to travel to foreign countries for weeks or even months at a time is not always accessible to every student. But upcoming graduates have nothing to fear, King has alternative approaches to fulfilling the cross-cultural requirement. Let’s explore some.
Last Monday, the US celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy and his fight for the political, social, and economic equality of African Americans. This struggle still continues to this day. As part of that celebration, let’s look at some lesser-known details of Dr. King that may have been skipped over in your history classes.