College opens many doors and offers countless opportunities but brings with it many responsibilities; at the forefront, being accountable for your money. For many students, this is both a newfound freedom and a newfound risk.
Well, the stress of final exams is nearly over; the essays have been written, formulas memorized, and all our knowledge gained over the last 3 months has been spilled out onto paper and offered up to the mercy of our professors, who hold our fate in their hands. All of us are crying out for a rest, a sabbatical, a CHRISTMAS BREAK!!!
What is diversity? It is not an old wooden ship used during the Civil War era to the dismay of some Ron Burgundy fans. “Diversity is what makes King University an ideal destination for international students looking to attend college here in the United States,” said Finley Green, director of Career Services.
Do you remember what you were doing on September 8th this year? Perhaps you spent the day working on homework that you forgot about or went out to eat with your family. In either case, this particular Sunday passed by uneventfully and classes began all too soon again the next day. However, did you know that September 8th is International Literacy Day?
For as long as almost anyone can remember the chapel requirement has always been the same: Students must complete 10 hours, and any and all of those hours may be community service. New hours are in effect as of this semester, Fall 2016. Chapel hours increased from 10 to 12.
There are a number of departments on campus that can help freshmen begin to devise a Professional Development Plan for themselves. As a first-year student, it is important to get connected and focus on creating good study habits, networking, and becoming involved in campus activities. The sooner you engage in your new community, the easier it will be to navigate and adjust. Here are some recommendations:
The Outcomes Assessment at King (known as the OAK) is the “comprehensive assessment” for general education for all students. It is a test of knowledge and skills gained from general education courses. It does not matter whether you did the Core Curriculum at King or took your basic general courses at another institution.
It’s never too soon to plan for your future, especially if you are in the second, third, and fourth year of your college experience. However, you may ask, “What should I focus on to reach my goals? Begin by having attainable and measurable goals identify who can help you and write an action plan – even though you will modify it as you pass through different stages of your professional development.
For some time now, I have been noticing an interesting phenomenon on the campus. Ministry groups are struggling to get people to serve in them; [theater] students are begging others to come and try out for the play so that the theatre department can perform. And, the choir is showing remarkably dwindled numbers compared to previous years. The yearbook (and the KAYSEEAN, for that matter) struggles to find people willing to put a little effort into a publication…