March 29, 2018 - King’s College Theatre Department will host the annual George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. High school students will participate in acting competitions for cash prizes by presenting material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms.
March 29, 2018 – The award-winning community program “Poetry In Transit” is sponsoring their annual poetry competition for creative artists. Winning poems will be selected from a panel of judges representing the local colleges in Northeastern Pennsylvania and will then be featured on advertising displays inside Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) buses.
March 27, 2018 - Seven local residents were recently inducted to King’s College’s Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education.
March 27, 2018 – Award-winning writer Kenny Fries will read excerpts from his latest memoir, “In the Province of the Gods,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is free and open to the public. Fries is the 2017-18 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. He will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
March 26, 2018 – Six King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Deborah Carr, Ed.D., education; Chad Hogg, Ph.D., computer science; Janine Janoski, Ph.D., mathematics; Frank Varriale, Ph.D., biology; Scott J. Weiland, Ph.D., mass communications; and Sunny Minelli Weiland, Ph.D., education.