This year King University celebrates its 150th anniversary. In honor of this occasion, the Development Office and a couple of members of the History Committee, as well as Bettie Hite created a book that includes photos and memories from years past. Bettie Hite, who graduated from King in 1963, was asked by the Denise Asbury to write the book. Asbury is the Director of Development and she has largely directed production of the book. Asbury contacted Bettie to see if she knew of anyone who would be interested in writing the 150th book. She replied “Me” she claims it has “inspired her writing.”
February is a significant month for a couple of reasons. For one thing, it’s known as the month of love since Valentine’s Day falls on the 14th. The second thing February is known for is Black History Month as we celebrate the achievements of and recognize the role of African-Americans in U.S. history.
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: