King’s College students recently swept the top four places in an annual collegiate stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from regional colleges including King’s, Wilkes, the University of Scranton, and Misericordia.
The King’s College Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s dark tragedy "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-27, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 27-28 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Allie LaMarca of Pittston has been named graphic designer and writer in the Office of Marketing and Communications at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for producing publications for various offices on campus, conceptualizing and designing promotional pieces, and writing and editing content. In addition, she will also be responsible for general administrative and management tasks for assigned projects.
Fifty eight King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at 43 local and regional sites during the spring semester.
A free screening of “Agents of Change,” a powerful new documentary about the black student led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s and its connection to the Black Lives Matter movement of today, will be held at King’s College at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business.
Alexa Friedhoff, a junior criminal justice major at King’s College, was awarded first place in the recent Eric Williams Essay Contest. A 2003 graduate of King’s with a degree in criminal justice, Williams was serving as a federal corrections officer when he was ambushed and killed by an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan, Wayne County, on February 25, 2013.
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. The lecture is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Historian and philosopher of science Dr. Marvin Bolt will deliver two free public lectures on Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lectures are sponsored by The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Twenty seven King’s College education students recently began their 14-week student teaching in area primary and secondary schools.
Historian Rev. Kevin Spicer, C.S.C., James J. Kenneally Distinguished Professor of History at Stonehill College, will discuss the intersection of Christianity and antisemitism in Nazi Germany during a lecture at noon on Friday, Feb. 5, in the Postpupak Room, at King’s College. The lecture is this year’s “Donald Grimes Lecture.”