Father John Ryan, C.S.C., left, president of King’s College, presents a check for $2,700 to Mike Cianciotta, right, manager of the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre. The donated funds are proceeds from the College’s involvement in Empty Bowls, a collaborative fundraising project that also involved Wilkes University, Luzerne County Community College, and Misericordia University.
The Reginas of King’s College, a group consisting of mothers of past and current King’s College students, recently presented a check to the College to be applied to a scholarship named in honor of a deceased Congregation of Holy Cross priest who previously served as their moderator.
The Reginas organization was founded in 1948, two years after the College opened. Named in honor of Mary, Queen of Mothers, the group holds monthly meetings during the academic year.
Wyoming Seminary junior Ryan Frania of Wyoming will display his creative works in a variety of mediums in an exhibition titled, “Redesigning Reality,” in King’s College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Feb. 15.
Pittston native and 1985 King’s College graduate John Loyack has been named vice president for business affairs and treasurer at his alma mater.
Loyack will be responsible for managing and improving the College’s financial process systems; overseeing the business, human resources, facilities, security and information technology offices; and, coordinating the planning and implementation of all campus construction, renovation and repair projects.
The King’s College Early LearningCenter, managed by Hildebrandt Learning Centerandlocatedin Thomas J. O’Hara Hall at King’s, has received a maximum 4 STAR rating as part of the Keystone STARS Program administered by the Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.