King’s College will commemorate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with a Taizè Prayer Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Chapel of Christ the King, located on the corner of North Franklin and West Jackson Streets.
Twenty-two King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
Nine King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.
Eighteen King’s College students are serving as volunteer mentors for the Juvenile Justice program.
James Bone, CPA, second from left, executive vice president and chief financial officer of First National Community Bancorp, Inc., (FNCB) presents a check to Father John Ryan, C.S.C., second from right, president of King’s College, representing the bank’s $2,500 contribution to the College through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
James Gilgallon of Wilkes-Barre has been appointed executive director of campus safety and security at King’s College. A 1989 graduate of King’s, Gilgallon joins the King’s community after serving for 25 years in several capacities with the Pennsylvania State Police, including most recently as the Director of Internal Affairs for the Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards Department.
Five local residents will present a collection of oil, watercolor, and acrylic paintings during a free public exhibition, “For the Love of… Painting,” through Friday, Feb. 17, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Dr. Bernard Prusak, associate professor of philosophy and director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College, published the story "Holy Cities: The Contemplative Whimsy of Brian Whelan," in the November issue of “Commonweal.” Whelan is a London-born Irish painter known both for his London landscapes and “Inscapes” and religious-themed art.
Dr. Kate Rossiter, Assistant Professor of Health Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, will deliver the 2017 Saint André Bessette Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Bridget McFadden has been named an Academic Advisor/International Student Coordinator at King’s College.