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    April, 2017

    Five Finalist Selected; Voting Open March 31 - April 7 for College Dream Scholarship Contest - April 03, 2017

    The five finalists in the King University/98.5 WTFM College Dream Scholarship Contest have been chosen. Voting begins at www.WTFM.com March 31 and will continue through April 7.

    King University Senior Michelle Surratt Hosts Senior Thesis Photography Exhibit "Tickets Please" April 6-9 - April 03, 2017

    King University senior Michelle Surratt will host "Tickets Please," her senior thesis exhibition showcasing 16 pieces from graphic design collection.

    King University Introduces New Look For Official Seal - April 03, 2017

    As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, King University has refreshed the look of its official seal.

    King University Bands to Present Spring Concert at Paramount April 7 - April 04, 2017

    The King University Bands will present their Spring Concert on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Downtown Bristol.

    King University's Dogwood Weekend Huge Success; Alumni Honored - April 05, 2017

    King University has been celebrating its 150th anniversary throughout the past year; Dogwood Alumni Weekend was no exception.

    Author and Duke University Professor Norman Wirzba to Speak at King University, Emmanuel Episcopal Church April 10 - April 05, 2017

    The King University Institute for Faith and Culture welcomes author Norman Wirzba on Monday, April 10 for the Institute's 2016-17 Lecture Series.

    King University Cycling Team Helps Build New Trails at Winged Deer Park in Johnson City - April 06, 2017

    The Tornado cycling team at King University recently had the opportunity to help build a new trail at Winged Deer Park in Johnson City, Tenn.

    King University Honors Richard A. Ray, Ph.D. - April 10, 2017

    A longtime faculty member, trustee, and former president of the University was applauded today as King awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters to Richard A. Ray, Ph.D.

    Carleigh Hewa Wins College Dream Scholarship from King University, WTFM - April 11, 2017

    King University and 98.5 WTFM announced Carleigh Hewa of Kingsport, Tenn., as the winner of the 12th annual College Dream scholarship promotion.

    Founder of Homeboy Industries Father Gregory Boyle Lecture Set for April 12 Canceled - April 11, 2017

    Due to an unforeseen illness, The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries, is unable to attend King University's Institute for Faith and Culture 2016-17 Lecture Series April 12th.

    King University's Samantha Taylor to Host Senior Photography & Design Exhibit "Layers Reveal" April 18 at Studio 6 - April 13, 2017

    King University senior Samantha Taylor will host her senior thesis exhibition showcasing 16 pieces from her photography and design collection, "Layers Reveal."

    King University Choirs to Present Spring Concerts April 21 & 22 - April 18, 2017

    King University's Music program will present two choral concerts in April in King's Memorial Chapel on the main campus in Bristol, Tenn.

    King University Students Honored for Accomplishments and Service - April 19, 2017

    King held its annual honors convocation on Monday, April 17 to honor students for their academic and athletic accomplishments as well as their commitment to community service.

    Library of Congress Living Legend and King University Alumna Katherine Paterson to Speak at 2017 Spring Commencement April 29 - April 19, 2017

    Anticipation is building as King University's spring 2017 Commencement ceremony nears. King will celebrate Spring Commencement exercises on Saturday, April 29

    King University Invited to Skyview Atlanta for May 25 Gathering - April 19, 2017

    In celebration of King University's 150th anniversary, King alumni are invited to gather together in Atlanta, Ga., at Skyview Atlanta.

    English Department at King University Debuts Undergraduate Journal, The Holston - April 24, 2017

    King University’s English Department recently debuted a new journal, The Holston. The Holston is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate, multi-genre journal set primarily in digital format.

    King University Student-athletes Make a Difference in After-school Programs - April 27, 2017

    Each school year, student-athletes spend time giving back to the community in which they call home while at King University; specifically, they give back to area youth.

    Colonel B. Ledford Grant Awarded to Two King University Students - April 27, 2017

    King University's Sonia "Sunny" Kennedy and Samantha Cole were awarded the Colonel Lee B. Ledford Scholarship by the Appalachian College Association (ACA) of $6,049 each.

    Living Legend Shares Vision with King University 2017 Spring Graduates - April 29, 2017

    The sound of bagpipes resounded throughout the surrounding hills on Saturday, April 29, as graduates gathered with family and friends gather to celebrate King's Spring 2017 Commencement exercises.