December 12, 2011 – King’s College juniors Tanya Cheeseman and Samantha Phelan have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to study during the spring semester in Northern Ireland as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program.
December 7, 2011 - King’s was recently awarded a grant of almost $1,000 to develop teacher study guides for the student performances of “Merry Wives of Windsor,” this year’s Shakespeare production.
King’s has been including a work by Shakespeare as part of its annual season of plays for the last 59 years. Each year, private performances of the Shakespeare play are held on weekdays for high school students from throughout the Wyoming Valley, Lehigh Valley, and the Poconos.
November 17, 2011 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.
November 14, 2011 – Sixty-eight King’s College business students were selected to participate in the Seventh Annual Forum of the McGowan School of Business held recently at the Princeton Club of New York.
November 1, 2011 – The King’s College Theatre Department will perform actor/ comedian Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” on Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the King’s Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.
October 27, 2011 –Local high school students will showcase a variety of original works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during “The Ninth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” from Nov. 7 through Dec. 12. This year’s works pay homage to the teachers of the young artists.
November 8, 2011 – A traditional Red Mass was celebrated recently in the King’s College Chapel of Christ the King. The Mass is held on the same day as the opening session of the Supreme Court to invoke God’s blessing upon members of the legal profession, including members of the King’s College community and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association.
November 9, 2011 – Eight students from King’s College attended the eighth annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia. The College’s Women’s Studies Program and Office of College Diversity sponsored the trip.
October 22, 2011 – King’s College will host a variety of free public sessions with topics ranging from award-winning filmmakers and radio hosts to media experts and graphic designers during a Mass Communications Conference beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.