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Inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership Presented At New York City Ceremony

October 16, 2014 - The first Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership was presented on October 15 to Tim Morris, a 1964 graduate of King’s, at a ceremony held at the New York Athletic Club.  More than 230 guests attended the ceremony.

For Seventh Consecutive Year, King’s College Placed on “Forbes” List for Educational Excellence and High “Return On Investment”

King’s College has been again been placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.

King’s College Tops List of Northeastern PA Colleges in Latest “Washington Monthly” Ranking

“Washington Monthly” magazine again has named Wilkes-Barre’s King’s College as one of the nation’s best master’s degree-granting institutions. King’s was the only college or university in northeastern Pennsylvania to rank among the top 200 in the survey and placed fifth among all Pennsylvania colleges and universities.

King’s Students in STEM Fields Eligible for Enrollment in University of Notre Dame Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship

King’s College graduates from a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields (STEM) will have an opportunity to participate in a unique 11-month master’s program in entrepreneurship at the University of Notre Dame.  King’s is the first college or university in the country to reach such an agreement with its fellow Holy Cross Congregation-led university.

King’s faculty members perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

October 16, 2014 – King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 18th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

King’s Students Attend Annual McGowan Business Forum; Group Participates in Awarding of First Lackenmier Award for Leadership and Leadership

October 22, 2014 -Eighty nine King’s College students were selected to attend the 10th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in New York City.

This year’s Forum provided the students mentoring and networking opportunities with 38 King’s alumni and other professionals, followed by a dinner and the presentation of the inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.

King’s College Establishes Education Graduate Programs in Special Education and Instructional Coaching

King’s College will begin offering classes this fall in two new graduate education programs, a master’s of education degree in special education and an endorsement program in Instructional Coaching.

The master’s degree program in Special Education will require 10 three-credit courses for completion and is designed to compliment a Pennsylvania Department of Education approved Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement Program which began two years ago.

Award Established in Honor of Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., President Emeritus of King's College, Tim Morris ’64 Chosen as First Recipient

King’s College has established an annual award for achievement and leadership in the name of Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., seventh president of the College.

The Reverend James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership will be presented yearly in conjunction with the McGowan School of Business Forum.  A highlight of Father Lackenmier’s 18-year presidency (1981-1999) was the establishment of the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s in 1992.

King's welcomes St. Bernardine's gospel choir

October 13, 2014 – Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 26, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.

Award-winning writer Jimmy Santiago Baca to give free public reading at King’s College

Award-winning writer Jimmy Santiago Baca will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Baca is the 2014 Visiting Writer, a program co-sponsored by the College’s English Department and “Experiencing the Arts” Program. Baca will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.

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