WHERE: Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

WHEN: Meet the Artist reception: July 15, 6-8 p.m.

Local artist Sue Hand will display a collection of artwork crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs during an exhibition, titled “The Light in the Forest.” Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328

Every year since 1995 during the final full week of July, St. Stephen’s Pro-Cathedral and King’s College in Wilkes-Barre have proudly hosted The King’s College Summer Choir Training Course, sponsored by The Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCMA). Once again, from Monday, July 18 through Sunday, July 24, a choir of over 150 singers of all ages from throughout the United States will sing sacred music of unparalleled spirituality and beauty in the great Anglican choral tradition. 

Twenty local grade school students and 12 candidates for a Master’s degree in reading from King’s College recently completed the College’s fourth annual Reading Clinic.

Sixty five students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners.  A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2017.  In addition to local health care facilities, physician assistant students are also completing rotations in California, Connecticut, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

Donna Dickinson, Achievement Plus & College Entry Director at King’s College, has been elected for a second year as president of Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators (PADE), a statewide, non-profit organization that addresses issues and needs of developmental educators from postsecondary institutions.