Forty King’s College students recently attended the annual two-day Career Day hosted by King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).
A collection of photographs by 29 King’s College students who participated in study abroad programs to Spain, Ireland, Vietnam, Ecuador, Australia, Northern Ireland, and Russia will be on display in the exhibition titled “The World as Our Classroom: Photos from Study Abroad,” held from Monday, Nov. 20, through Friday, Dec. 22, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
The Slovak Heritage Society of NEPA has established the Father Jozef Murgas Scholarship at King’s College which will be awarded annually to a first-year student from an area Catholic, private or public high school.
Stacey Zelinka of Mountain Top has been named Associate Director for New Student Financial Aid at King’s College. She will serve as the College’s liaison for all first-year undergraduate domestic students. She will help raise awareness of scholarship opportunities, maintain content on the financial aid website, and manage the office’s social media platforms.
King’s College Theatre Department will set the mood for their upcoming production of playwright John Patrick Shanley’s zany romantic comedy, “Italian American Reconciliation.“ Audiences can reserve a table in a restaurant-themed setting in the style of in a Little Italy, New York, complete with red-and-white checked tablecloths, candlelight, and breadsticks during performances scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Father John Ryan, C.S.C., second from left, receives a check for $10,000 from Kyle Morris, assistant manager of the Best Buy Store in Wilkes-Barre Township.
Brian Blight of Bear Creek has been promoted to Creative Director in the Office of College Marketing and Communications, Division of Enrollment Management, at King’s College. He previously served the college as art director, where he was responsible for developing and maintaining King’s graphic standards, creative design of publications and advertisements, including photography and video production.
More than 80 King’s College students were selected to attend the 13th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in New York City.
Emma Gallagher, Deacon Brendan McAleer, C.S.C., and Rev. Jarrod Waugh, C.S.C. have been appointed Associate Campus Ministers in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College. They will be primarily responsible for developing formative spiritual programming for the College’s students, faculty, and staff, and providing pastoral guidance on campus.
Melody Priebe of Shavertown has been named an Academic Advisor at King’s College. She will provide educational guidance and assistance for new first-year students, undeclared majors, and transfer students. Her duties will include scheduling courses, monitoring at-risk students, and developing action plans for students on academic probation.