October 28, 2014 - Eight young women from King’s College attended the 11th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia. The event is the largest women’s conference in the state.
October 29, 2014 – Dr. Brian Mangan, director of the Environmental Program and professor of environmental science and biology at King’s College, has received a $63,800 research grant from PA Sea Grant to expand his study of crayfish in the Susquehanna River and to develop a reliable method for measuring crayfish density in large streams and rivers.
October 28, 2014 – Rev. Mark Cregan, C.S.C., immigration lawyer and former president of Stonehill College, will discuss United States immigration policy from a perspective of Catholic social teaching at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
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 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.
Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, had his paper, titled “Authorial Declaration and Extreme Actual Intentionalism,” accepted for publication in “The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.”
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Combining Two Events Creates an Exciting Celebratory Weekend for Monarch Nation
King’s College will welcome back hundreds of alumni and friends for the 2014 Homecoming/Reunion Weekend, Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28. The College will combine these two important alumni events, homecoming and reunion, into a fall weekend scheduled with multiple celebratory activities.
Patrick Farrell has been named associate vice president of marketing and communications at King’s College. He will oversee the rollout of the college’s branding initiative and will coordinate the implementation of a strategic, integrated marketing communications plan for the college.
The King’s College Theatre Department will open the season with performances of the 60s rock opera, “Tommy,” The Who’s Pete Townshend’s electrifying tale of a catatonic adolescent’s journey into a pinball wizard. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-4 and Oct. 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 5 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
King’s has offered theatre productions for local audiences since 1950.