Philosopher Dr. Derrick Darby will discuss the persistence of racism in the American education system, including student tracking and school discipline practices, during a free public lecture titled “Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. A reception with Dr. Darby will follow the lecture.
WHERE: Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m., March 19.
King’s College seniors as they perform a solo selection and King’s choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will also perform. Free. INFO: (570) 208-6044.
WHERE: Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College.
WHEN: March 18, 6-8 p.m.
Artist Mary Louise Good will display a collection of digital photographs focusing on self-expression during a free public art exhibition, titled “Development.” Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.
King’s students Daniel Cabarcas, Camille Sandoval, and Steven Tlatenchi were selected to receive the 2015 McGowan Hispanic Scholarship.
Three King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Dr. Bernard Prusak, currently associate professor of philosophy, was granted tenure. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were David Reynolds, theatre; and Dr. Tammy Tintjer, biology.