October 9, 2017 - King’s students Frank Commisso, Jocelyn Mastaler, Leah Merrick, and Kristen Hudak have been awarded the Peyton Walker Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship that was created to aid physician assistant students.
WHERE: King’s College, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center
WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 4,
As part of the Seventh Annual Diversity Festival, the Multicultural & International Student Programs and the McGowan Hispanic Outreach Office at King’s College will host “The Ultimate Flag Challenge,” featuring games and prizes based on national flags to raise cultural awareness. Free. INFO: (570) 208-8021.
October 2, 2017 - Nicholas Cafardi, Dean Emeritus and professor of law at Duquesne University, will deliver the 2017 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “Revising Faithful Citizenship,” is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
WHERE: King’s College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center
WHEN: Oct. 2-Nov. 3. Meet the Artist reception: Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m
Collection of photographs by Lorena Beniquez preserving the history of two local coal breakers: The Huber Coal Breaker in Ashley and Old Saint Nick Breaker in Mahanoy City. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328
September 29, 2017 - Peter Charney of Effort has been named Tutorial Coordinator at King’s College. He will be primarily responsible for maintaining the standards for the College’s Certified Reading and Learning Association certification, recruiting, training and evaluating peer tutors, and providing assistance to students with disabilities and outreach to at-risk students.