October 31, 2012 – Eighty-two students from the King’s College, William G. McGowan School of Business participated in the Eighth Annual McGowan School of Business Forum held recently at the Union League of Philadelphia.
October 31, 2012 – King’s College will present a series of on-campus events as a part of the Hunger for Justice Week, Nov. 12-18.
There will be events throughout the week designed to remind students of those who are homeless and starving around the world. Students will be involved in events including a 60-hour homeless experience, dance party at Ruth’s Place Women’s Shelter, Hunger Banquet, and CEO food distribution service project.
October 19, 2012 – Elizabeth Rafter has been named Learning Disabilities Coordinator at King’s College. As a member of the College’s Academic Skills Center, she is primarily responsible for working with students enrolled in the First Year Academic Studies program. The program assists King’s students in all aspects of college life, including time management and research skills, test preparation, and assistance in developing self-advocacy.
October 17, 2012 – A traditional Red Mass was celebrated recently in the King’s College Chapel of Christ the King. The Mass is held annually on the same day as the opening session of the United States Supreme Court to invoke God’s blessing upon members of the legal profession, including members of the King’s College community and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association. A Red Mass has been hosted at King’s since 2002.
King’s College and the University of Notre Dame have reached an agreement on a dual degree program in engineering in which students will earn a bachelor’s degree in one of three academic disciplines from King’s and a bachelor’s degree in one of six engineering disciplines from the University of Notre Dame after five years of study.
King’s College has been placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related toaffordability and student and faculty achievement.
King’s ranking improved from 489 to 447 of 650 institutions in the annual rankings. King’s was also ranked 319 in the exclusive list of Private Colleges.
For the third consecutive year, King’s College has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body.
October 10, 2012 – The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for people interested in creative writing. The events include a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, and an opening reading to share original work.
October 5, 2012 – 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. 20, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 21, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
October 4, 2012 - Father Patrick Sullivan, C.S.C., a King’s College faculty member and noted labor historian, was named to the 2012 Labor 50 List published by “The Irish Echo” newspaper.
The list is an annual effort to honor 50 leading Irish American men and women active in the labor movement and reflecting on the work of those who paved the way to labor’s central role in contemporary American life.