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King University News :: King University Alumni to Reunite at Botanical Gardens in Atlanta Sept. 5

King University alumni are invited to reunite and reminisce on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at the exquisite Botanical Gardens in Atlanta, Ga. 

“The Atlanta Botanical Gardens is truly an exciting and wonderful venue to explore with your family and we hope that you will join us for this very special alumni gathering,” said Denise Asbury, director of annual giving and alumni services at King University. 

Alumni and friends will enjoy dinner on the grounds of the Botanical Gardens.  Afterwards, all will be free to discover the wonders of the gardens, including the “Imaginary Worlds” exhibit.  This menagerie of magical creatures, featuring garden sculptures ranging up to 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide, will be sure to delight and enchant the observer.  

“The “Imaginary Worlds” exhibit is only at the Botanical Gardens in Atlanta for a brief time, so we hope you will join us,” exclaimed Asbury. 

Cost per person is $10 with children age six and under free.  If you wish to attend, you are requested to RSVP by Wednesday, Aug. 28, to Patty Houston at 800.621.5464 or via email to  


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 athletic teams.  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.