James Gilgallon of Wilkes-Barre has been appointed executive director of campus safety and security at King’s College. A 1989 graduate of King’s, Gilgallon joins the King’s community after serving for 25 years in several capacities with the Pennsylvania State Police, including most recently as the Director of Internal Affairs for the Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards Department.

WHERE: George P. Maffei Theatre, Administration Building

WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Staged reading of Abide with Me: A Story of Two Pandemics, a research-based play by Kate Rossiter and Rebecca Godderis. Free. INFO: (570) at 208-5900, ext. 5689.

WHERE: Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business

WHEN: Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Kate Rossiter, Assistant Professor of Health Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Centre for Imaginative Ethnography

WHERE: Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, Snyder & Walsh rooms

WHEN: 11 a.m. Jan. 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Program. The King’s community will honor the service and contributions of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5958.

Five local residents will present a collection of oil, watercolor, and acrylic paintings during a free public exhibition, “For the Love of… Painting,” through Friday, Feb. 17, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.