March 29, 2018 - King’s College Theatre Department will host the annual George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. High school students will participate in acting competitions for cash prizes by presenting material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms.
March 29, 2018 – The award-winning community program “Poetry In Transit” is sponsoring their annual poetry competition for creative artists. Winning poems will be selected from a panel of judges representing the local colleges in Northeastern Pennsylvania and will then be featured on advertising displays inside Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) buses.
March 27, 2018 - Seven local residents were recently inducted to King’s College’s Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education.
March 27, 2018 – Award-winning writer Kenny Fries will read excerpts from his latest memoir, “In the Province of the Gods,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is free and open to the public. Fries is the 2017-18 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. He will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
March 26, 2018 – Six King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Deborah Carr, Ed.D., education; Chad Hogg, Ph.D., computer science; Janine Janoski, Ph.D., mathematics; Frank Varriale, Ph.D., biology; Scott J. Weiland, Ph.D., mass communications; and Sunny Minelli Weiland, Ph.D., education.
March 22, 2018 - WRKC 88.5 FM, Radio King’s College, won three first place awards at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) conference held recently in New York City.
March 22, 2018 - The King’s College Theatre Department will present acclaimed playwright Donald Margulies’s riveting drama about journalists covering the Iraq War, “Time Stands Still” at 7:30 p.m. on April 12-14 and April 19-21 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
March 21, 2018 – Carol Scholl of Luzerne has been named a graphic designer and writer in the Office of Marketing and Communications at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for producing publications for various offices on campus, conceptualizing and designing promotional pieces, and writing and editing content. In addition, she also will be responsible for general administrative and management tasks for assigned projects.
March 21, 2018 - One of the longest running local golf tournaments in region will celebrate its 34th anniversary in 2018.
March 21, 2018 – Wilkes-Barre native Frank Wengen will display a variety of transparent watercolor paintings during a free public exhibition, titled “Serene Scenery: Elevating the Everyday Landscape,” to be held from Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 27, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.