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King’s student Brianna Prince of Watertown awarded full-tuition scholarship to study in Ireland

February 19, 2015 – Brianna Prince of Watertown, Conn., has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to study during the spring semester at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program. She is a junior majoring in political science with a minor in international business at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a Catholic college sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Scholarship Established at King’s College in Memory of Colleen Shea; First Recipient Selected

February 17, 2015 - An annual scholarship has been established at King’s College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of the College who died in a 2001 automobile accident.

Colleen Shea was a native of Pittston and graduated from Pittston Area High School prior to earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from King’s.  The daughter of working class parents, she worked her way through King’s from money she earned at supermarket and babysitting jobs.

King’s Theatre Department presents Ludwig’s madcap comedy “Moon Over Buffalo”

February 9, 2014 – The King’s College Theatre Department will present playwright Ken Ludwig’s madcap backstage comedy, “Moon Over Buffalo,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 23, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

King’s hosts two lectures on medical ethics this spring

February 5, 2015 – The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will bring renowned experts to campus for two public lectures on medical ethics during the spring semester.  

Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, the Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2015 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Dignity, Vulnerability, and the Care of the Patient,” at 4 p.m. on March 12 in the Burke Auditorium. 

King’s Students Place in Top Three Spots in Janney Montgomery Scott Stock Market Contest

February 3, 2015 - King’s College students recently swept the top three places in an annual collegiate stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from King’s, Wilkes, the University of Scranton, and Misericordia.

Kelly Fasciana, first row center, won first place and was awarded a $1,500 prize. 

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