King’s Named to National Public Service Honor Roll for Sixth Consecutive Year

March 15, 2012 - The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year based on exemplary service efforts during the 2010-11 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch.

King's Campion Society to host writing workshop, open reading

March 14, 2012 – The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers; an open reading to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Noted CEO and Author Keynote Speaker at King’s College 2012 Global Landscapes Conference

March 7, 2012 - Nilofer Merchant, a former CEO, Fortune 500 leader, published author, marketing “whiz kid” and business strategist will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 King’s College Global Landscapes Conference.

Initial King’s Hispanic Outreach Scholars Meet Benefactor’s Family

March 5, 2012 - Four King's College seniors who were the first to receive four-year, full tuition scholarships as part of the College's McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program had the opportunity at a recent on-campus reception to meet family members of benefactor William G. McGowan. William G. McGowan was a local native and 1952 graduate of King's who went on to a successful business career as the founder and chairman of MCI Communications Corporation.

St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico to perform traditional Mexican dances at King’s

March 2, 2012– St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico’s traditional folklorico dances and songs to the King’s College campus for a free public performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Main and Franklin streets.

Gina Gibbon named Costume Shop Manager, Costume Designer in King’s Theatre Department

February 24, 2012 – Gina Gibbon of Hanover Twp. has been named Costume Shop Manager and Resident Costume Designer in the Theatre Department at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for designing costumes for individual productions and theatrical design packages, including concept, renderings and fabric selection.

Broghamer will showcase creative works at King’s

February 20, 2012 – Robert Broghamer’s surrealism-styleoil-stained glass pieces and digital photography of local landmarks will be on display in an exhibition, titled “Around the Valley in HDR,” in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College from March 5-29.

A resident of Forty Fort, Broghamer is 1969 graduate of Kings College where his interest in photography as art began when he took a photography course from famed local artist/photographer Mark Cohen.

Volunteers of America Awarded State Grant; Will Partner with King’s on Learning Works Program

February 14, 2012 - The local chapter of Volunteers of America has launched Learning Works, a new after-school program that is helping more than 100 Wilkes-Barre Area School District students from low income families. This innovative program is designed to teach skills that lead to school success, present a variety of career paths, provide a “hands-on” work opportunity, and help families prepare their children for high school and beyond.

King’s Team Finishes as a Top School in National Chevy Marketing Challenge

February 8, 2012 - A team of four local King’s College students was selected as a top finisher in a national marketing competition sponsored by Chevrolet and Edventure Partners.

The King’s team, consisting of David Castro of Wilkes-Barre, Jamie Cybulski and Shane Gibbons of Kingston, and Kellie Rhiel of Luzerne, finished among the top 11 of almost 50 entries from colleges and universities in the Chevrolet Sonic Marketing Challenge.

King’s Theatre to perform musical comedy ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

February 7, 2012 – The King’s College Theatre Department will present a hilarious chronicle of the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for a spelling championship in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Performances will be on Feb. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the King’s Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.


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