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King’s College and Williams Family Establish Scholarship to Honor Eric Williams ’03 on First Anniversary of His Death

King’s College and the family of Eric J. Williams have joined together to establish a scholarship in his name on the first anniversary of his death.  A 2003 graduate of King’s with a degree in criminal justice, Williams was serving as a federal corrections officer when he was ambushed and killed by an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan, Wayne County, on February 25, 2013.

King’s Students Receive Certificate by Completing Entrepreneurship Institute

Twenty two King’s College students recently completed an Entrepreneurship Institute, a 15-hour certified training program which teaches fundamental concepts of idea generation, market assessment, and how to develop and implement an idea.

74 King’s students participating in spring internship program

Seventy-four junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students are participating in spring semester internships at 52 sponsoring organizations.

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

King’s hosts lecture on bioethics

Dr. F. Daniel Davis, director of bioethics for Geisinger Health System, will deliver the 2014 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Between Duty and Virtue: Ethics in Medicine,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Wednesday, Feb. 12.

King’s Theatre to stage hit musical ‘Guys and Dolls’

The King’s College Theatre Department will stage the classic musical comedy, “Guys and Dolls,” based on the book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, and featuring Frank Loesser’s timeless score, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 and Feb. 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

King’s philosophy professor Dr. William Irwin publishes articles in academic journals

Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, has recently published the paper, titled “Writing for the Reader,” in “Essays in Philosophy.” He also published “’Fight Club’, Self-definition, and the Fragility of Authenticity,” in “Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia.”

King’s College Announces Two Cooperative Master’s Degree Programs with University of Notre Dame’s Prestigious Mendoza College of Business

King’s College students will have an opportunity to participate in two master’s degree programs with the University of Notre Dame’s prestigious Mendoza College of Business beginning in the 2014-15 academic year.  King’s is the only college in the country with this unique arrangement with the University of Notre Dame.

King’s Names Michelle Giovagnoli director of institutional and academic grants

Michelle Giovagnoli has been named director of institutional and academic grants at King’s College. She will be responsible for identifying, obtaining, and managing grants from public and private sources, and working with faculty to help educate and assist with grant-related opportunities.

King’s students will study abroad during the upcoming spring semester

Eleven King's College students are studying or interning in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.

Ashley Gomola is studying at University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland.  She is a sophomore majoring in Physician Assistant Studies.

Kelsey James, a senior majoring in mass communications, is participating in a Wilkes University faculty-led program to London, England.

King’s professor Gregory Janik awarded ATEP service award

Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was presented the 2014 Jeffrey Stone Service Award from the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The award is provided to an EATA member for their unselfish and dedicated efforts to serve and advance the EATA student program.

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