October 27, 2011 –Local high school students will showcase a variety of original works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during “The Ninth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” from Nov. 7 through Dec. 12. This year’s works pay homage to the teachers of the young artists.
November 8, 2011 – A traditional Red Mass was celebrated recently in the King’s College Chapel of Christ the King. The Mass is held on the same day as the opening session of the Supreme Court to invoke God’s blessing upon members of the legal profession, including members of the King’s College community and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association.
November 9, 2011 – Eight students from King’s College attended the eighth annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia. The College’s Women’s Studies Program and Office of College Diversity sponsored the trip.
October 22, 2011 – King’s College will host a variety of free public sessions with topics ranging from award-winning filmmakers and radio hosts to media experts and graphic designers during a Mass Communications Conference beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
October 14, 2011 – Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 30, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
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.