April 14 2014 | Vol. 1, Issue 29                                       Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube
Things at King's: Studying for Exams


Mental Health Resources 

We are here to help you deal with the stress of exam period. Good2Talk is a 24/7 confidential personal counseling helpline available to students (1-866-925-5454). You can also visit King's personal counselling services and Western's Health and Wellness page for more resources. 


24/7 King Centre 

The King Centre is open 24/7 until April 30th. Cardinal Carter Library is open from 8 a.m. - 12 midnight until April 29th, and 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on April 30th. Please visit our website for policies, as well as hours for Tim Hortons and Thames Market during exams.  


Did you know King's offers taxi chits?

A free taxi service is available between King's, Western and Brescia (limit $11). Chits are available at the Library Circulation Desk between 10:30 p.m. and midnight, and through campus security from midnight to 8 a.m. Western Foot Patrol (519-661-3650) provides a co-ed escort from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. daily and will walk with you to your car, bus stop, or other buildings on King's and main campus, and some off-campus locations. If you're studying at main campus, USC offers a free shuttle bus service from 12:30 a.m. - 3 a.m. until April 19th, and 12:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. from April 20th - 29th. Shuttles depart in front of the UCC. Click here for more details.




If you are involved in an event or have a story to share, email us at CommunicationsDeadline for submissions is Wednesday at noon for the following week's e-newsletter. 



King's Communications Team

Christ the King University Parish invites you to join us for the Easter Triduum 
Mass of the Lord's Supper 
Thursday, April 17th, 7:30 p.m.
Proclamation of the Passion & Veneration of the Cross
Friday, April 18th, 3 p.m.
Easter Vigi
Saturday, April 19th, 9 p.m.
Easter Sunday 
Sunday, April 20th, 10:30 a.m.
"The Chapel" at Revera's Windermere on the Mount
1486 Richmond Street 
London, Ontario 
King's Development Day on May 2nd
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. Students receive a special student rate of $50. 
Click here for more info. 
Would you be proud to represent King's in our photo shoot?
Are you going to be in London this summer? We're looking for female and male students from all years to participate in our next photo shoot early this summer. Date is still to be determined. Lunch and fame provided.
Please contact King's Communications department at communications@kings.uwo.ca and let us know if you're interested! 
Poverty Research Centre opens in London
A new collaborative initiative, the London Poverty Research Centre, has opened as a virtual hub to deal with local level poverty in London.

Partners in this new initiative are the Sisters of St. Joseph, the London Food Bank, volunteer members of the Centre's Task Force along with funders and partners including the London Community Foundation and King's University College. King's faculty and students will be major academic partners providing research and data from the School of Social Work (undergraduate and graduate programs), Economics, Social Justice & Peace Studies, Religious Studies and Sociology.  


Click here to read more.


King's international graduates celebrate with farewell lunch 


A lunch was held on April 5th for 82 people, including faculty, administrators, CTBU and DUFE graduates, international student graduates at large, peer guides and student staff from King's International Office, as well as new international students.


Click here to read our photo gallery.

Foundations in the Humanities students present independent research projects 

King's students from the 2013 - 2014 Foundations in the Humanities program presented their independent research projects onApril 5th in the Vitali Student Lounge. 


Family and friends were invited to the half-day conference where they learned about famous playwrights, philosophers and influential works. Presentations were broken up into two panels. 


Click here to read more.

Developing real-world solutions in applications of psychological science 

Students in Professor Marcie Penner-Wilger's PSYCH 4694 (Collaborative Research in Applications of Psychological Science) developed research-based solutions to real-world problems facing our community. 


Student teams presented their solutions to a panel of community members on March 18th. The Agnes Penner Prize, for the project with the greatest potential to benefit society, was awarded by the panel to Sowing Seeds. Congratulations to Jesica Mikkila, Myles Maillet and Kendra Di Bacco. 


Click here to read more.

Paper Intent to Register form
Students who were unable to complete the Intent to Register form on line should contact the Office of the Academic Dean at King's to make arrangements to complete a paper Intent to Register form.    


Remember to check out the King's scholarships, awards and bursaries page for financial assistance. Please contact Student Financial Services for more details. 


Upcoming Events 


20 Minute Makeover with King's Green Team 

April 25th, 10 a.m.

King's Green Team will be hosting a clean up event on our campus to coincide with the City of London 20 Minute Make Over. Everyone who participates will be entered into a draw for one of four King's Travel Mugs! Coffee and snacks provided by Aramark.



Considering Catholicity in an Evolving World

April 27th, 2 - 4 p.m.

Kenny Theatre

A lecture by Ilia Delio, OSF, Director and Professor, Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 



Faculty Association Award for Outstanding Achievement 

Deadline April 30th

This award is granted to a graduating King's student. It will be granted based on academic success, as well as individual and social achievements. An overall average of 75% is required. Application is available on the King's website. Please forward to Student Financial Services by April 30th.



High Conflict Families: Developing a collaborative community response 
May 1st, 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Community panel and discussion by Dr. Rachel Birnbaum, Social Work professor, and Dr. Petter Jaffe, Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children. Click here for more info. 
Development Day: Connect. Lead. Grow.
May 2nd
King Centre 
Development Day is an all day event that will give you the opportunity to hear from industry leaders on topics such as leadership, networking, career & personal development coaching, entrepreneurship and social media strategies. Students receive a special student rate of $50. Click here for more info. 
2014 Canadian Archaeological Association annual meeting
May 14th-18th
This conference is an excellent learning and networking opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines, including anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology, geography, geophysics, GIS, etc. Click here for details. For questions, email caa2014aca@gmail.com



Spring Convocation

June 10th

This year's Baccalaureate Exercises will begin with an Awards Ceremony during a light brunch at 10:15 a.m. in the Darryl J. King Student Life Centre at King's. This will be followed by an award ceremony in the Learning Commons at 11:00 a.m., and a celebration of the Eucharist in Elizabeth A. "Bessie" Labatt Hall at 11:45 a.m. Click here for more details.


Liturgy Schedule
St. Peter's Cathedral 
Mass of Chrism
April 14th, 7 p.m.
Christ the King Chapel, Wemple Building
April 15th - 16th, 12 p.m.

"The Chapel" at Windermere on the Mount, 2486 Richmond Street

Sunday Eucharist: 

10:30 a.m.






24/7 Post-Secondary Student Helpline - free & confidential professional counselling service



Intersession and Summer Session Residence Accommodation


If you are studying at King's this spring/summer, you can contact King's Residence for accommodation.


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