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King University News :: High School Students to Receive Royal Treatment during "King for a Day" Jan. 20

High school juniors and seniors who are wanting to experience what college is like can do so on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 as King University hosts “King for a Day.”  The day-long event gives students and their families the royal treatment and the opportunity to talk with various University representatives about the admissions process, financial aid, student life, degree programs, and more.

“King for a Day is a great time for any student interested in attending King to gather information and get a feel for what campus life is like,” says John King, vice president for Development and Enrollment Management for King University. “We encourage all high school students who plan to attend college to take advantage of this opportunity.”

Registration is open from 8 - 9 a.m.  Participants will begin the day at the academic showcase where they will have an opportunity to interact with faculty and student organizations. At 9:15 a.m., students will be welcomed by King University President Dr. Greg Jordan. Following, students will break into separate student and parent information groups on a wide array of topics including: academics, student life, and campus safety, as well as Q A panels with current King University students. Representatives will also be available to offer guidance on the admissions and financial aid process. Participants will enjoy a mock class taught by King faculty. 

The day includes lunch and campus tours.  Activities will conclude at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Students interested in attending “King for a Day” should contact the admissions office at 800.362.0014 or register online at


King University is a Presbyterian, master's-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.