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King University Introduces King Connection for Alumni

June 1, 2018

BRISTOL, Tenn., June 1, 2018 – King University has introduced a new website community for alumni called the King Connection. The new site can be located at alumni.king.edu.

“Alumni voiced they wanted a place to be able to search for other King alumni, from any particular area, to have communication and mentoring possibilities – a place where they can stay connected. The King Connection is a place for alumni to have that community, with various opportunities for networking,” said Dana McMurray ’12 ’16, director of Alumni Relations.

“If an alum is wondering how many other King alumni are located in the Seattle, Washington area, for example, a quick search on the site would provide information on who is in that area that has registered with King Connection,” said McMurray. “For someone to search for any particular alumnus or alumnae, he or she must be registered and have given consent for their information to be shared. It is up to the individual as to how much or how little information they allow other King alums to see.”

In addition to location searches, alumni can post and search for jobs, read the latest editions of the E-Tornado and the alumni magazine, order King transcripts, as well as start group chats with classmates or plan an upcoming class reunion.

“This is a great resource for our alumni to stay in touch outside of social media in a private, King community,” said McMurray. “Currently, we have about 400 members, with hopes many more will join the King Connection soon.”

For any questions about the King Connection, contact Denise Asbury, director of Development, at dasbury@king.edu or 423.652.4895.
King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-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, click here. 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 on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 724 Community College Road, Cedar Bluff, VA 24609.