King’s Students Place in Top Four Spots in Janney Montgomery Scott Stock Market Contest

Feb. 17, 2016 - 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.

“Agents of Change” Documentary to be Screened at King’s Feb. 19; Co-Director and Co-Producer to Speak

Feb. 8, 2016 - 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.

King’s Student Awarded First Place in Eric Williams Essay Contest

Feb. 6, 2016 - 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.

Dr. Derrick Darby to Discuss Racism in American Education System

Feb. 2, 2016 - 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.

Science historian, philosopher Dr. Marvin Bolt to discuss scientific reasoning, impact of telescopes at King’s

Feb. 1, 2016 - 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.

Religion scholar to discuss Christianity and antisemitism in Nazi Germany during lecture at King’s

Jan. 22, 2016 - 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.”

Systematic theologian Father Kevin Grove, C.S.C., to deliver annual Moreau Lecture at King’s

Jan. 20, 2016 - Father Kevin Grove, C.S.C., Distinguished Fellow of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, will discuss the growing number of Americans who identify themselves as “not religious” during two free public lectures titled “Being Religious: A School For Desire,” at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College. He is the 37th speaker in the history of the Moreau Lectures series at King’s, which is named in honor of Blessed Father Basil Anthony Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross which established and sponsors King’s College.


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