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Wyoming Seminary student to showcase creative works in King’s Widmann Gallery

Wyoming Seminary junior Ryan Frania of Wyoming will display his creative works in a variety of mediums in an exhibition titled, “Redesigning Reality,” in King’s College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Feb. 15.

Pittston Native Named Chief Financial Officer at King’s College

Pittston native and 1985 King’s College graduate John Loyack has been named vice president for business affairs and treasurer at his alma mater.

Loyack will be responsible for managing and improving the College’s financial process systems; overseeing the business, human resources, facilities, security and information technology offices; and, coordinating the planning and implementation of all campus construction, renovation and repair projects.

King’s College Early Learning Center Earns STAR 4 Rating From State

The King’s College Early LearningCenter, managed by Hildebrandt Learning Centerandlocatedin Thomas J. O’Hara Hall at King’s, has received a maximum 4 STAR rating as part of the Keystone STARS Program administered by the Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.

King’s College Honors Long-Time Employees at Patron’s Day Celebration

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.

King’s College employees honored for 20 years of service were Christi Regis Award recipients, pictured seated from left: James Nawrocki, DeBorah Carr, JoAnn Kosik, Laurie Sterling, James Dolhon, and Gregory Bassham. Standing: Robert Ziadie, Kimberly Materna, Thomas Drazdowski, David Glick, Barbara Sauls, and John Pegg.

King’s Students Participate in Annual Washington, D.C., Career Day

Fifty King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the fourth annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).

The two-day event began with an opening reception.  Twenty-two Washington-area King’s graduates, ranging from the class of 1950 through the class of 2011, hosted the students in their homes that evening.

King’s Choir to Perform Free Christmas Concert

November 21, 2012 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.

Five King’s Physician Assistant Students First to Receive Educational Assistance Funds From Federal Primary Care Grant

Five King’s physician assistant studies students have beenselected 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.

King’s Sports Medicine Society collects canned goods for local food bank

Members of King’s College’s Sports Medicine Society, along with members of the department’s faculty, recently took part in the eleventh annual “Trick-or-Canning” food drive.

Members of the group, dressed in Halloween costumes, collected more than 1,200 non-perishable food items from neighborhoods in Kingston and Mountain Top to be donated to St. Vincent dePaul Kitchen. This year’s community service effort marked a record total of goods collected.

King’s College Holds Annual Legal Career Day Program

King’s College recently hosted its annual Legal Career Day which involved approximately 100 juniors and seniors from six local high schools.

The students, who have an interest in the legal profession, heard presentations from King’s faculty and student representatives involved in the Pre-Law Program, as well as local attorneys Joseph Cosgrove and Jane Acri.

King’s College Theatre Named in Honor of George P. Maffei, II ‘79

As a result of a gift to King’s College from area natives Carmen and Sandra Maffei, the theatre at King’s College has been named in honor of their late son, George P. Maffei, II, a 1979 graduate of King’s, and an endowment has been established in his name to provide a student scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a “student interested in participating in theatre productions.”  The first recipient of the scholarship will be named this fall.

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