October 12, 2011 – Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Cunningham is the 2011 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department.
October 14, 2011 – King’s Chemistry Club students, with College faculty supervision, will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 15th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
October 18, 2011 – Documentary filmmaker anddiversity expert Lee Mun Wah will screen his film “If These Halls Could Talk” and explore college students’ perspectives on race and racism during a free public lecture at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Snyder Room, located on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College.
King’s College psychology department faculty members Jess Kohlert, left, and Mike Church, center, along with senior student Exaud Hugho, recently attended the International Peace Day symposium held at the United Nations.
October 7, 2011 – Collected during various SERVE (Students Engaged in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) service trips, photographs by King’s College students, staff and alumni reflect the faces and atmospheres of a variety of cultures from around the world.
October 6, 2011 – Religious scholar Dr. Anita Houck will explore the conversation between Catholic Christian theology and the lived experience of single adults during two free public lectures at King’s College on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. Houck is the 33rd speaker in the history of theMoreau Lectures series at King’s College.
October 12, 2011 - More than 50 King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the third annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).
The 51 students attended an opening reception which featured guest speaker Congressman Lou Barletta. Twenty-three Washington-area King’s graduates hosted the students in their homes that evening.
September 22, 2011 - Frederick Pettit, an alumnus of King’s College, has been appointed vice president for institutional advancement at his alma mater. In his new position, Pettit will coordinate the College’s fundraising efforts as well as alumni, government, and public relations functions.
Five King’s students have been selected to receive educational assistance grants made possible by a five-year federal grant awarded to the College in 2010. Funds from the grant are allowing King’s to expand its physician assistant studies program by up to five students per year through 2015 to meet the growing national need for primary care providers.