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King University News :: "King for a Day" to Give High School Students Inside Look into King University Jan. 19

BRISTOL, Tenn., January 7, 2015 – High school juniors and seniors who want to experience what it’s like to be a King student can do so on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, as King University hosts “King for a Day.” The event gives students and their families the royal treatment and the chance to speak with various University representatives about the admissions process, financial aid, student life, degree programs, and much more.

“King for a Day gives prospective students and their families the opportunity to come on campus and learn more about King University and its mission to build meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ,” said Nicole Martin, director of undergraduate recruitment. “We offer campus tours, sessions on how to enroll and the financial aid process, as well as time for students and their parents to ask questions to the faculty and staff. I encourage any and all students who plan to attend college to come and experience what King University has to offer!”


Registration is open from 8 – 9:30 a.m.  Participants will begin the day at the academic showcase where they will have an opportunity to interact with faculty and student organizations. 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. Participants will also enjoy a mock class taught by a King faculty member.

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-affiliated, doctorial-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.