The King’s College Theatre Department’s 2016-17 theatre season will feature productions of award-winning plays, including an inspiring musical, an American farce, one of Shakespeare’s magical tales, and the area-debut of a Pulitzer Prize winning drama.

Dr. Tom Morris, author of “If Aristotle Ran General Motors: The New Soul of Business” and “If Harry Potter Ran General Electric," will explore a philosophical approach to work-life balance during the 2016 Labor Day Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

Seventy-nine graduates will receive degrees at the King’s College Summer Commencement Ceremony, to be held in the William S. Scandlon Center for Physical Education, corner of N. Main and W. Jackson streets, on Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m.

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

WHERE: Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

WHEN: Meet the Artist reception: July 15, 6-8 p.m.

Local artist Sue Hand will display a collection of artwork crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs during an exhibition, titled “The Light in the Forest.” Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328