King’s College recently received a $75,000 grant from The George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Mass. The funds will be used to purchase a fluorescent microscope for the biology and chemistry departments and also to acquire materials for 10 physics experiments designed to investigate the fundamental properties of matter, light and energy.
Elizabeth Doherty has joined King’s College as director of alumni relations and annual giving. She will be responsible for creating, managing, and producing alumni and annual giving related communications. In addition, Doherty will be working with the director of alumni relations and helping with annual giving and institutional advancement functions.
King’s College students who participated in a faculty-led study abroad experience to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia will display a collection of photographs from their experience during a free public art exhibition from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov.15, as part of the Diamond City Art Walk at Barnes and Noble bookstore in downtown Wilkes-Barre.
King’s College has assumed leadership of a program designed to increase the involvement of local low-income families in their children’s education and that provides college students to serve as tutors for the fifth through eighth grade students.