Patrick J. O’Connor, Esquire, a Kingston native, 1964 graduate of King’s College, co-founder of the law firm, Cozen O’Connor, and currently vice chairman of the law firm, will provide the address at King’s 65th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.
King’s College has been placed on national lists from “Forbes” magazine and Affordable Colleges Online in recognition of its overall excellence and for providing students excellent return on their tuition investment.
Artist Omar Rodriguez, Jr., will display a collection of works focusing on life’s hidden inspirations in variety of mediums, including graphite drawings, black-and-white charcoal works and oil paintings during a free, public exhibition, titled “Disguised Inspirations,” from Monday, June 2, through Monday, Aug. 11, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Twenty four Luzerne County residents received academic awards during the 65th Commencement exercises of King’s College.
King’s College Office Career Planning recently held an orientation session for students who registered for summer academic internships. Forty-one junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students registered for summer semester internships at 36 sponsoring organizations.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Steven Davi, a resident of Williamstown, NJ, and a senior athletic training education and neuroscience major at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.,has been awarded the Inaugural National Athletic Trainers’ Association District Two Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship was established to recognize deserving athletic training student with exceptional leadership skills and activities in the profession.
A graduate of St. Augustine Prep, he is the son of Jeana and the late Steven Davi.
As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2014-’15 school year, the King's College Education Department will host a "Best Practices" Conference from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 14th. The presenters will be a combination of King's Education Department faculty and educators from local schools districts and intermediate units.
Dr. David Kyle Johnson, associate professor of philosophy at King’s College, has developed a course, titled “Exploring Metaphysics,” for The Teaching Company’s “The Great Courses” series, the nation’s leading educational media for lifelong learning and personal enrichment.
Twenty King’s College student tutors met requirements to be certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). The students were recognized recently at an on-campus ceremony. All student tutors were presented with CRLA certificates and pins, distinguishing their level of certification.
Shantal Pelaez and Dhalia Espinoza have been selected as the 2014 McGowan Hispanic Scholarship recipients. The scholarship was initiated in 2008 with generous support from the McGowan Charitable Fund. The recipients will receive full tuition and room and board expenses for their four years at King’s College. McGowan Hispanic Scholarship recipients are expected to maintain a 3.2 grade point average and to contribute five hours of community service each week.