Dr. Janice Thompson, associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Theology at King’s College, has been selected from a nationwide pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on the teaching of interfaith understanding. The seminar is offered by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), with support from the Henry Luce Foundation.
Ten King’s College students are participating in a three-week study abroad experience to Turkey and Bulgaria. The students will earn college credits to explore the meaning and influence of Western civilization culturally, socially, politically, and historically with excursions to Sofia, Veliko Turnovo, and Nesebur, Bulgaria, as well as Istanbul and Bursa, Turkey.
Three local photographers will present their images of distorted reality that will be on display during a free public exhibition, titled “Phantasma,” from Tuesday, June 2, through Tuesday, August 11, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
King’s College recently received a gift of almost $270,000 from an alumnus which allowed it to exceed a $1 million dollar goal to permanently fund an endowed Executive in Residence Program established in honor of a former faculty member.
Approximately 1,100 regional students from 7th through 12th grade recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored locally by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The contest concluded with 37 Chapter winners from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.