Dr. F. Daniel Davis, director of bioethics for Geisinger Health System, will deliver the 2014 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Between Duty and Virtue: Ethics in Medicine,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
The King’s College Theatre Department will stage the classic musical comedy, “Guys and Dolls,” based on the book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, and featuring Frank Loesser’s timeless score, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 and Feb. 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, has recently published the paper, titled “Writing for the Reader,” in “Essays in Philosophy.” He also published “’Fight Club’, Self-definition, and the Fragility of Authenticity,” in “Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia.”
King’s College students will have an opportunity to participate in two master’s degree programs with the University of Notre Dame’s prestigious Mendoza College of Business beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. King’s is the only college in the country with this unique arrangement with the University of Notre Dame.
Michelle Giovagnoli has been named director of institutional and academic grants at King’s College. She will be responsible for identifying, obtaining, and managing grants from public and private sources, and working with faculty to help educate and assist with grant-related opportunities.
Eleven King's College students are studying or interning in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.
Ashley Gomola is studying at University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. She is a sophomore majoring in Physician Assistant Studies.
Kelsey James, a senior majoring in mass communications, is participating in a Wilkes University faculty-led program to London, England.
Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was presented the 2014 Jeffrey Stone Service Award from the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The award is provided to an EATA member for their unselfish and dedicated efforts to serve and advance the EATA student program.
Forty-three King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the congregation of Holy Cross.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
Students from King’s College recently swept all three prizes in an annual stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from King’s, Wilkes, and Misericordia.
Gianna Cordasco, first row center, won first place and was awarded a $1,500 prize. Robert Moulton, first row far left, won third place and was awarded $250. Matt Elliot, first row far right, won second place and was awarded $500.