Philosopher Dr. Derrick Darby will discuss the persistence of racism in the American education system, including student tracking and school discipline practices, during a free public lecture titled “Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. A reception with Dr. Darby will follow the lecture.
King’s students Daniel Cabarcas, Camille Sandoval, and Steven Tlatenchi were selected to receive the 2015 McGowan Hispanic Scholarship.
Three King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Dr. Bernard Prusak, currently associate professor of philosophy, was granted tenure. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were David Reynolds, theatre; and Dr. Tammy Tintjer, biology.
Jessica Haczewski, Lauren Leighton, Shawn Loyack, and Jennifer Jean-Jacques have been named admission counselors at King’s College. They will be responsible for the recruitment of prospective students in specific geographic territories and work with high school students and their families throughout the entire admission and enrollment process.
Julie Walker, mother of a former King’s student who died of sudden cardiac arrest, recently visited the College to view a cardiac simulator purchased with funds provided by a Foundation established in her daughter’s memory.
St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico’s traditional folklorico dances and songs to the King’s College campus for a public performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Admission is free for students and a $5 minimum donation for the public.
Lori Cotrone has been named the International Student Advisor at King’s College.
Tom DelVecchio, left, regional sales representative for Waste Management, recently visited King’s College to announce a $4,000 contribution to the College through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
Artist Mary Louise Good will display a collection of digital photographs focusing on self-expression during a free public exhibition, titled “Development,” from Monday, March 7, through Monday, April 18, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
The Knights of Columbus at King’s College will host a free public presentation titled, “The Relics of the Passion,” a meditative, musical program focused on Jesus’ Passion. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center and will end with an opportunity for personal veneration of the relics.