Thirteen King’s College students recently completed a three-week faculty-led study abroad program to the Los Amigos Biological Research Station in the lowland Amazon forest in Peru. This is the third summer that King’s students and faculty have conducted research in the Amazon.

Robert J. Ciaruffoli, a 1975 graduate of King’s College and a retired member of the Office of the CEO at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLC, one of the nation’s largest accounting and advisory firms, provided the address at King’s 67th Annual Commencement exercises held Sunday, May 22, at which 434 students received either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Dr. William Irwin, the Herve A. LeBlanc Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at King’s College, has published his first novel, “Free Dakota,” with Roundfire books. 

Fifteen King’s College students and two faculty members recently completed a faculty-led study abroad experience to Greece with stops in Athens, Tolo, Ancient Olympia, and Delphi. This is the first time in the College’s history that a group of King’s students and faculty have studied cultural sites in Greece. 

Approximately 1,100 regional students from elementary through high school recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored locally by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The contest concluded with 40 Chapter winners from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.