Twenty four local junior and high school students attended a three-day Aspiring Writers Camp sponsored by the King’s College English Department and held on-campus. The camp featured classes, taught by members of the King’s English department, on video game storytelling, science fiction, creative non-fiction, and fiction.
King’s College honored five of its alumni with annual awards at a ceremony held during Commencement Weekend. Honorees were James P. Abrams, The Leo Award; Robert J. Ciaruffoli, Service to Society; Atty. Joseph S. Falchek, Outstanding Service to Alma Mater; Santo Loquasto, Outstanding Professional Achievement – Arts and Sciences; and Atty. Patrick J. Murphy, Outstanding Professional Achievement – Business.
Four King’s College faculty members received awards announced during the weekend of the 68th annual Commencement exercises.
Twenty four local residents received academic awards at King’s College’s recent 68th annual Commencement exercises.
King’s College students Tristin Milazzo and Elizabeth Novak have been awarded grants under the McGowan Center Student Research Program, which offers support for currently enrolled King's undergraduates to engage in faculty-mentored research on topics of ethical import.
More than 50 local elementary school students will showcase a variety of original creative works in the “Young Artists” exhibition being held through July 14 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
“Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood,” the latest book by Rev. Brian Pavlac, Ph.D., professor of history at King’s College, has been published by Wiley. The book collects contributions from scholars around the globe who discuss how history could be understood through George R. R. Martin's bookseries and the resulting HBO television series. Pavlac contributed two essays, while Dr. Daniel Clasby and Dr. Nicole Mares of the King’s College History Department also wrote essays. Dr. William Irwin of the King’s Philosophy Department wrote a forward.
As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2017-18 school year, the King's College Education Department will partner with Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 to host an "Evidence-Based" Conference from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 17, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
Patrick J. Murphy, a 1996 graduate of King’s College, decorated military veteran, attorney, former US Congressman, and, most recently, Under Secretary of the US Army, provided the address at King’s 68th Annual Commencement exercises at which approximately 450 students received either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Nineteen King’s College students will participate in a three-week faculty-led study abroad experience to study history and culture in Ireland and Scotland. The program, titled “Celtic Cultures: Ireland and Scotland,” includes trips to Dublin, Donegal, Belfast, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.