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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 professor Gregory Janik named president-elect of EATA

November 24, 2014 – Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was been named president-elect of the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The EATA is comprised of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Districts 1 and 2; the six New England states were designated as District 1, while Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania constitute District 2.  

King’s College Community Raises Funds for St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen Through Coins for A Cause Program

November 20, 2014 -Members of the King’s College community raised $2,800 for the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre through the third annual Coins for a Cause campus campaign.

Two Congregation of Holy Cross religious join the King’s community

November 19, 2014 – Two Congregation of Holy Cross religious have accepted positions at King’s College. 

King’s Choir to Perform Free Christmas Concert

November 19, 2014 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.

King’s Theatre Department to stage searing comedy, ‘Other Desert Cities’

November 10, 2014 – The King’s College Theatre Department will perform the area premiere of Jon Robin Baitz’s searing comedy, “Other Desert Cities,” of a once promising novelist’s return home for the holidays to reveal plans to publish an explosive memoir. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-23 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. King’s has offered theatre productions for local audiences since 1950. 

King’s professor Dr. Bernard Healey writes new health care book

November 7, 2014 – Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, has authored a new textbook, titled “Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges,” which is scheduled for publication in January by Jossey-Bass Public Health. The book was co-written with Tina Marie Evans, associate professor and department head of applied health studies at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Forty One King’s Students Participate in Fall Internship Program

November 6, 2014 - Forty One King’s College students are interning with local and regional businesses and non-profit organizations during the fall semester.  The students are gaining practical business experience while earning academic credit.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. 

King’s College to Hold Open House and Senior Preview Days for Prospective Students

October 31, 2014 – King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about King’s College. The primary focus of these programs is to inform and update students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s College education.  

King’s Students Participate in Annual Washington, D.C., Career Program

October 30, 2014 - Forty Four King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the sixth annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).

The two-day event began with an opening reception.  Twenty Washington-area King’s graduates, ranging from the class of 1950 through the class of 2012, hosted the students in their homes that evening. 

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