Tina Arendash of McAdoo joined King’s College as a college counselor in the Counseling Center. She will provide individual and group counseling of students, consult with faculty and staff on student-related issues, provide on-call services and crisis intervention for students, and assist in the development of Counseling Center outreach programs in specialized areas.
Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown, associate professor of political science at Bucknell University, will present a lecture entitled “The Difference Women Candidates Make in Women's Political Participation” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 25, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the seventh consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2011-12 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch.
During the 2011-2012 academic year, King’s students combined for more than 180,000 service hours.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers: a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and an open reading to share original work with the King’s community and public.
March 4, 2013 – Ethics scholar Dr. Richard Miller will discuss “After the American Century: The Moral Challenge of China’s Rise,” at 7 p.m., Monday, March 18, at King’s College in the Walsh Room, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
WRKC 88.5 FM, the King’s College radio station, is a finalist for 11 awards from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), including Best College/University Station of enrollment under 10,000 students. The awards will be handed out at the 73rd annual IBS Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City in March.
King’s College has introduced a four-course program in Autism Spectrum Disorder that has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). The courses will be offered in an accelerated weekend format and the cost per credit will be discounted through the King’s Scholarship Incentive Program.
The King’s College Physician Assistant Studies department recently hosted an Interprofessional Education Day for sophomore students enrolled in a new course that will result in summer internships for the students with Geisinger Health System.
Elaine Zavada, a Kingston resident who retired from King’s College in June after 55 years of service to King’s College. was among nine people selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.
Lawrence Lang of Shickshinny will display a variety of landscape and macro photographs in an exhibition titled, “A Closer Look,” in King’s College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, April 5.
The King’s exhibit will be Lang’s first solo gallery showing. A Northwest Area High School graduate, Lang earned an associate’s degree in broadcast communications and is currently completing the photography certificate program at Luzerne County Community College.