King’s College psychology department faculty members Jess Kohlert, left, and Mike Church, center, along with senior student Exaud Hugho, recently attended the International Peace Day symposium held at the United Nations.
October 7, 2011 – Collected during various SERVE (Students Engaged in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) service trips, photographs by King’s College students, staff and alumni reflect the faces and atmospheres of a variety of cultures from around the world.
October 6, 2011 – Religious scholar Dr. Anita Houck will explore the conversation between Catholic Christian theology and the lived experience of single adults during two free public lectures at King’s College on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. Houck is the 33rd speaker in the history of theMoreau Lectures series at King’s College.
October 12, 2011 - More than 50 King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the third annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).
The 51 students attended an opening reception which featured guest speaker Congressman Lou Barletta. Twenty-three Washington-area King’s graduates hosted the students in their homes that evening.
September 22, 2011 - Frederick Pettit, an alumnus of King’s College, has been appointed vice president for institutional advancement at his alma mater. In his new position, Pettit will coordinate the College’s fundraising efforts as well as alumni, government, and public relations functions.
Five King’s students have been selected to receive educational assistance grants made possible by a five-year federal grant awarded to the College in 2010. Funds from the grant are allowing King’s to expand its physician assistant studies program by up to five students per year through 2015 to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.
September 27, 2011 – The King’s College Theatre Department will continue its tradition of opening each academic year with a Shakespeare production with its performances of one of the Bard’s silliest comedies “Merry Wives of Windsor” Oct. 5-8 at 8 p.m. in the King’s Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.
September 13, 2011 – Ensemble Chaconne will perform a selection of 18th century London chamber music using classical instruments during a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College.
September 21, 2011– Three local King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Kelly Grivner of Wilkes-Barre is studying at the International College of Management in Sydney, Australia, through AustraLearn. She is a junior majoring in human resources management. She was awarded a scholarship to apply toward her studies from the U.S. Department of Education Business & International Education Program.