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King’s College Reduces Carbon Footprint With First Commercial Solar Installation in the Downtown Wilkes-Barre

November 19, 2014 - “When you walk these halls of King’s on the Square, you can feel the vibrancy, you can feel the life,” Father John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president said at opening ceremonies for the building in late September. “Our students create that energy and you can feel it, now more than ever in downtown Wilkes-Barre,” he added.

For Seventh Consecutive Year, King’s College Placed on “Forbes” List for Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

King’s College has been again been placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.

King’s College Tops List of Northeastern PA Colleges in Latest “Washington Monthly” Ranking

“Washington Monthly” magazine again has named Wilkes-Barre’s King’s College as one of the nation’s best master’s degree-granting institutions. King’s was the only college or university in northeastern Pennsylvania to rank among the top 200 in the survey and placed fifth among all Pennsylvania colleges and universities.

King’s Students in STEM Fields Eligible for Enrollment in University of Notre Dame Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship

King’s College graduates from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields (STEM) will have an opportunity to participate in a unique 11-month master’s program in entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame.  King’s is the first college or university in the country to reach such an agreement with its fellow Holy Cross Congregation-led university.

Local Native and Member of King’s First Graduating Class Donates Miners Memorial; A Lasting Reminder of the Sacrifices of Coal Miners

November 11, 2014 - It seems appropriate that King’s College would be the site of a memorial to those who immigrated to the United States and worked long and hard to better the lives of their families and make Northeastern Pennsylvania a major commercial market.  King’s was founded in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross following a request from Bishop William J. Hafey of the Diocese of Scranton to establish a college to educate the sons of coal miners.        

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