Rich Pinola, a 1967 graduate of King’s College, has been selected as the second recipient of the Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held October 22 at the Union League of Philadelphia.
King’s College is hosting a Visiting Scholar through the prestigious Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program during the current academic year. Dr. Pankaj Chakraborty is a renowned professor in political theory, Indian and western political thought, public administration, and human rights.
King’s College will host a panel discussion on the encyclical of Pope Francis, “Laudato si,” at 4:15 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in the Snyder Room, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, at King’s College. A theologian, economist, environmental scientist, and a local rabbi will offer different expertise and perspectives of Pope Francis' letter on the care of creation and the environment.
King’s College announced four one-year full-time faculty appointments for the 2015-16 academic year.
Seventeen King’s College education students recently began their 14-week student teaching in area primary and secondary schools.
King’s College will host a panel discussion on questions of race and social justice in the wake of the events in Ferguson, Missouri, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street.
Forty six students recently completed the physician assistant (PA) studies master’s degree program at King’s College and received their degrees at the College’s annual summer commencement ceremonies.
For the sixth 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. King’s placed 114th of almost 700 colleges and universities in the final rankings.
King’s College will host free screenings of the films “The Official Story,” “A Day Without A Mexican,” “Crash,” and “The Other Side of Immigration” as part of the Fifth Annual Diversity Film Festival at King’s College. Screenings will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16, 23, 30, and Oct. 7, respectively, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street.
Economist Dr. David Feldman from the College of William and Mary, will deliver the 2015 Labor Day Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.