Sherry Brennan, at the State Correctional Institution at Retreat, has been named Employee of the Quarter for the dedication and enthusiasm with which she performs her duties. Brennan will receive a letter of recognition, a certificate, her name displayed permanently on a plaque, a gift certificate from the employee’s association and will have use of a preferred parking space at the prison. She will be eligible to be nominated for the Department of Corrections’ Outstanding Performance Award.
Dr. Jennifer McClinton-Temple, professor of English at King’s College, published an article titled “Expressing ‘Irishness’ in Three Irish American Autobiographies,” in “New Hibernia Review/Iris Eireannach Nua.” She also recently presented the paper, titled “Negotiating Irishness Down Under in Peter Carey’s ‘True History of the Kelly Gang,’” at the American Conference on Irish Studies at the Community College of Rhode Island.
Bruce Spencer, member of the Blue Diamonds Toastmasters Club of Wilkes-Barre and a resident of Forty Fort, has earned the Distinguished Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters International, the highest award bestowed by the organization. Less than 12,000, or one percent, of the approximate four million past and present Toastmaster members have achieved the designation. Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills.
King’s Early Childhood Learning Center, has received a donation from ACE Insurance Group. The donation is part of the states Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program and will be used by King’s to provide scholarships for children enrolled in the College’s Early Childhood Learning Center.
Shandra S. Kisailus, Esquire, was recently admitted to the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association. Kisailus is a cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton with a double major in business management and philosophy and earned her Juris Doctor at Dickinson School of Law.
The William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College has maintained its business accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
Jamie Joseph Anzalone, of Wilkes-Barre, has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization that is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Anzalone is a graduate of Penn State Dickinson School of Law.