October 27, 2014 - The King’s College history department and the Public Policy Institute will sponsor two public events in early November to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Eastern Europe. Both events will be held in the D. Leonard Corgan Auditorium, located on the bottom floor of the West Jackson Street building.
October 22, 2014 -Eighty nine King’s College students were selected to attend the 10th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in New York City.
This year’s Forum provided the students mentoring and networking opportunities with 38 King’s alumni and other professionals, followed by a dinner and the presentation of the inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.
October 16, 2014 – King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 18th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
October 16, 2014 - The first Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership was presented on October 15 to Tim Morris, a 1964 graduate of King’s, at a ceremony held at the New York Athletic Club. More than 230 guests attended the ceremony.
October 13, 2014 – Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 26, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
Award-winning writer Jimmy Santiago Baca will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Baca is the 2014 Visiting Writer, a program co-sponsored by the College’s English Department and “Experiencing the Arts” Program. Baca will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during “The Twelfth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” from Oct. 6-31.
Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, had his paper, titled “Authorial Declaration and Extreme Actual Intentionalism,” accepted for publication in “The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.”
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Combining Two Events Creates an Exciting Celebratory Weekend for Monarch Nation
King’s College will welcome back hundreds of alumni and friends for the 2014 Homecoming/Reunion Weekend, Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28. The College will combine these two important alumni events, homecoming and reunion, into a fall weekend scheduled with multiple celebratory activities.
Patrick Farrell has been named associate vice president of marketing and communications at King’s College. He will oversee the rollout of the college’s branding initiative and will coordinate the implementation of a strategic, integrated marketing communications plan for the college.