Five sophomore accounting majors have become the first team from King's College chosen to advance to the national finals round of the 2015 Challenge case competition sponsored by the global assurance, tax and consulting services company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In true David vs. Goliath fashion, the group is also the first primarily undergraduate college-based team in the 13-year history of the tax competition to reach the finals; all other finalists have been graduate and university-based teams.
Nine King’s students were recently inducted into the Tau Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for education.
Kayla Feairheller, fifth from left, was recently chosen as the first recipient of a scholarship established at King’s College in honor of Dr. Anthony Berard, Jr., fourth from left, a former mathematics faculty member who served the College for 40 years.
Student members of the King's College Sports Medicine Society, along with members of the department's faculty, recently took part in the 14th annual “Trick-or-Canning” food drive.
Dr. Dan Clasby, assistant professor of history, recently completed a six-week fellowship at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies sponsored by Brandeis University in Massachusetts. The fellowship included more than two weeks of activities in Israel.
More than 100 King’s College students were selected to attend the 11th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in Philadelphia.
The King’s College Theatre Department will present playwright Tony Kushner's magical comedy, “The Illusion,” at 7:30 p.m. November 12-14 and 19-21, and November 15 at 2:00pm, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Local artist Denise Tomasura will showcase creative works in a variety of mediums, ranging from watercolor to photography, during a free public exhibition, titled “Open Doors,” from Monday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Dec. 18, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Jaclyn Beck, a resident of West Milford, N.J. and a second year physician assistant graduate student at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has been awarded the Thomas J. Lemley Award for Diversity and Health Disparities.
Dr. Heather Reid, an international expert on the philosophy of sports, will discuss the ethics of risk in sports at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture, titled “College Football’s Gladiators,” is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.