King’s College’s Seventh Annual Diversity Festival will kick-off with a Spanish Fiesta and will also include free film screenings and a cultural game night.  The events will be held in September and October on the College’s campus.

WHERE: King’s College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center

WHEN: Aug. 28-Sept. 22. Meet the Artist reception: Sept. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, the exhibition will include works by area high school students. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.

Almost 40 local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works during “The 15th Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” to be held from Monday, Aug. 28, through Friday, Sept. 22, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

Glenn Tyranski, a dedicated alumnus, mentor, and board member, has been selected as the fourth recipient of the Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.  The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 19, at the New York Athletic Club.

Dr. Patrisia Macias-Rojas, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will examine the political discourse of immigration and crime during the 2017 Labor Day Lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.Titled "From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America,” the lecture is free and open to the public. The program is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.

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