“Washington Monthly” magazine again has named Wilkes-Barre’s King’s College as one of the nation’s best master’s degree-granting institutions. King’s was the only college or university in northeastern Pennsylvania to rank among the top 200 in the survey and placed fifth among all Pennsylvania colleges and universities.
Seventeen King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior high, and high schools. Supervised teaching student teaching is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
December 9, 2014 – Two local business leaders have been appointed to the King's College President's Council at the council's fall meeting in October. Appointed to three-year terms were John Panzitta, president of Panzitta Enterprises, Inc. in Wilkes-Barre, and Eileen Song, financial advisor at Edward Jones in Wilkes-Barre.
December 2, 2014 – The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service to the College during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held on the Feast of Christ the King, the College’s patron.
The conference "The Idea of a Catholic College: Charism, Curricula, and Community" took place in September on the King's College campus. Reverend John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, provided the keynote address at the conference. Ten other invited speakers participated in three panel discussions, and the program included as thirty-plus presentations by forty-some faculty and administrators from institutions across the country.
November 24, 2014 – Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was been named president-elect of the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The EATA is comprised of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Districts 1 and 2; the six New England states were designated as District 1, while Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania constitute District 2.
November 20, 2014 -Members of the King’s College community raised $2,800 for the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre through the third annual Coins for a Cause campus campaign.
November 19, 2014 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.
November 19, 2014 - “When you walk these halls of King’s on the Square, you can feel the vibrancy, you can feel the life,” Father John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president said at opening ceremonies for the building in late September. “Our students create that energy and you can feel it, now more than ever in downtown Wilkes-Barre,” he added.
November 19, 2014 – Two Congregation of Holy Cross religious have accepted positions at King’s College.