“Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood,” the latest book by Rev. Brian Pavlac, Ph.D., professor of history at King’s College, has been published by Wiley. The book collects contributions from scholars around the globe who discuss how history could be understood through George R. R. Martin's bookseries and the resulting HBO television series. Pavlac contributed two essays, while Dr. Daniel Clasby and Dr. Nicole Mares of the King’s College History Department also wrote essays. Dr. William Irwin of the King’s Philosophy Department wrote a forward.
As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2017-18 school year, the King's College Education Department will partner with Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 to host an "Evidence-Based" Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 17, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
Patrick J. Murphy, a 1996 graduate of King’s College, decorated military veteran, attorney, former US Congressman, and, most recently, Under Secretary of the US Army, provided the address at King’s 68th Annual Commencement exercises at which approximately 450 students received either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Nineteen King’s College students will participate in a three-week faculty-led study abroad experience to study history and culture in Ireland and Scotland. The program, titled “Celtic Cultures: Ireland and Scotland,” includes trips to Dublin, Donegal, Belfast, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.
Ten King’s College students will participate in a three week faculty-led study abroad experience titled “The Dragons Awake: The Globalizing Business World of Vietnam and Singapore.” As part of this experience, students will meet business leaders at Vietnamese and international companies, tour commercial centers, and meet with representatives from the U.S. Consulate Economic division.