King’s College students Hannah Bruseo and James McDonough have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to study during the 2017-18 academic year in Northern Ireland as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program.
King’s College Chemistry and Physics Derpartment will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 21th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 29, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
King’s College will host diverse writing workshops, roundtable discussions, and open readings as part of the annual Creative Writing Conference on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, on the College’s campus in Wilkes-Barre. The conference is sponsored by the English Department and the Campion Society, a student organization dedicated to writing.
Mark Michno, a resident of Old Forge and a senior accounting major at King’s College, was selected as the second recipient of the Kearney & Company Scholarship.
Twenty four King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning for academic credit at local, regional, and national sites during the fall semester.
King’s students Frank Commisso, Jocelyn Mastaler, Leah Merrick, and Kristen Hudak have been awarded the Peyton Walker Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship that was created to aid physician assistant students.
Nicholas Cafardi, Dean Emeritus and professor of law at Duquesne University, will deliver the 2017 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “Revising Faithful Citizenship,” is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Peter Charney of Effort has been named Tutorial Coordinator at King’s College. He will be primarily responsible for maintaining the standards for the College’s Certified Reading and Learning Association certification, recruiting, training and evaluating peer tutors, and providing assistance to students with disabilities and outreach to at-risk students.
King’s College earned high marks for student outcomes and engagement in the second annual college rankings released by “The Wall Street Journal” in conjunction with Times Higher Education.