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King’s hosts Earth Day celebration

April 18, 2012 – Food, music, prizes, and educational displays will be part of The Green Initiative at King’s College’s Earth Day celebration, which will be held from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in Monarch Court. King’s President Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., will give the opening remarks at 11 a.m.

King's students awarded full-tuition scholarships to study in Ireland

April 13, 2012- King’s College sophomores Amanda Gallagher, Emily Snyder and Robert Yanik have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to study in Northern Ireland during the 2012-2013 academic year as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program.

Students Inducted to Economics Honor Society

April 12, 2012 - Eight King’s College students were recently inducted to the Alpha Mu of Pennsylvania Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, a national honor society for students in economics.

To be considered for induction, students must have completed at least 18 credit hours in economics and achieve a minimum 3.25 overall grade-point-average (4.0 scale) (GPA) and a 3.00 GPA in their economics-related courses.

King’s to host Farber Memorial Golf Tournament; Kirk Borchert of Back Mountain named chair

April 12, 2012 – King’s College will host the 28th Annual Rev. Paul Farber, C.S.C. Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, June 8, at Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton. All proceeds benefit the College’s Farber Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Nancy Sherman to speak on psychological effects of warfare during lecture at King’s

April 11, 2012 – Renowned military ethicist Dr. Nancy Sherman will evaluate the inner lives of soldiers and the moral costs of modern warfare from both a philosophical and psychoanalytic perspective during the Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College.

King’s Students Inducted To Education Honor Society

April 4, 2012 - Thirty King’s College students were recently inducted to the College’s Tau Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.  Selected students must have a minimum 3.4 grade point average (4.0 scale), a commitment to education as a career, and “a professional attitude which assures the member’s steady growth in the field of education.”

Sociologist Ashley Mears explores pricing in fashion modeling during free lecture at King’s

April 3, 2012 – Sociologist Dr. Ashley Mears will explore pricing in the world of fashion modeling during a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

The lecture, titled “Pricing Looks, Pricing Gender: The Production of Value in an Aesthetic Economy,” is sponsored by King’s Women's Studies Program. Parking will be available in on-campus lots.

King’s College Holds Second Annual Impact Forum

April 3, 2012 - Nine King’s College students and eight mentors recently participated in the second annual “Impact” Forum, an outreach program designed to enrich the lives of the College’s male minority students. The event was held at the Westmoreland Club.

The forum was the culmination of a semester of skill-building workshops for the participating students.  The program was made possible by a grant from the McGowan Small Family Fund.

King’s showcase students’ artistic talents in Widmann Gallery, April 10 - May 4

April 2, 2012 – The artistic vision and talents of mass communications students, as well as original works from sculpture classes will be on display in the 24th Annual King’s Student Exhibition from Tuesday, April 10, through May 4 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.

King’s Theatre Department to perform Neil Simon’s classic comedy ‘Rumors’

April 2, 2012 – The King’s College Theatre Department will present the comedic tale of four affluent couples who arrive at a party and find their host has been shot. Neil Simon’s “Rumors” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on April 12-14 and 19-21 and at 3 p.m. April 15 in the King’s Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.

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