Four King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Dr. Julie Belanger, chemistry, Dr. Dan Clasby, history, Dr. Gerardo Giordano, physics, and Dr. Tom Mackaman, history. 

Dr. Cynthia Mailloux, who has more than 30 years of nursing education experience, has been appointed chair of the Dual 1-2-1 Bachelor of Nursing Program at King’s College.  King’s is collaborating on the program, which is expected to welcome its first class in August 2018, with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC).

King’s College will host a free public screening of “Aranyadeb,” a Bengali feature film about two friends living in Kolkata who share the same soul, at 2 p.m., on Monday, March 13, in Room 90 of the Mulligan Physical Science Center. The film’s director, Debasish Sen Sharma, will introduce the film and lead an interactive session afterwards with the audiences. The event is sponsored by the Public Policy and Social Research Institute at King’s.

WHEN:  Feb. 27-March 24, 2017, Meet the Artist reception: March 10, 2017, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College.

Artist Katie Senunas will display a collection of landscape and wildlife photographs taken during excursions to Montana and Yellowstone National Park during a free public art exhibition, titled “Through My Eyes.” . Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.

King’s College will offer diverse writing workshops, roundtable discussions, and open readings as part of the first Creative Writing Conference on Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. The conference is sponsored by the English Department and King’s Campion Society, a student organization dedicated to writing.