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.

King’s PA Program Hosts Collegiate Care Summit

March 29, 2012 - The King’s College Physician Assistant program coordinated the college’s participation in the recent third annual Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA IPEC) Collaborative Care Summit.

More than 100 physician assistant and other health profession related majors from King’s and other area colleges and universities attended the King’s portion of the summit, which overall involved 600 students at 12 regional sites.

King’s Junior Awarded Snyder Scholarship

March 26, 2012 - Lukas Tomasacci, a Shickshinny resident and junior at King’s College, was recently awarded the Edward C. Snyder Memorial Scholarship from the Scranton Area Foundation.  The monetary award was established in honor of Snyder, a local resident who had a lifelong interest in the performing arts.

Cornell professor Dr. David Pizarro to present Divine Wisdom Lecture at King’s

March 26, 2012 –Cornell University professor Dr. David Pizarro will deliver the annual Rev. Donald J. Grimes, C.S.C., Divine Wisdom Lecture, titled, The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty: The Role of Disgust in Moral and Political Judgment,” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium of the William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College.

Internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso Ang Li to perform free concert at King’s College

March 22, 2012 – Ang Li, an internationally-acclaimed piano virtuoso, will present the works of Haydn, Chopin and Brahms during a free solo concert at7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College.

King’s Students Enter Communications Honor Society

March 20, 2012 - Eighteen King’s College students were recently inducted to Lambda Pi Eta, a national honor society for communication students and the official honor society of the National Communications Association.

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.


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