For the sixth consecutive year, King’s College has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body. King’s placed 114th of almost 700 colleges and universities in the final rankings.
King’s College will host free screenings of the films “The Official Story,” “A Day Without A Mexican,” “Crash,” and “The Other Side of Immigration” as part of the Fifth Annual Diversity Film Festival at King’s College. Screenings will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16, 23, 30, and Oct. 7, respectively, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street.
Economist Dr. David Feldman from the College of William and Mary, will deliver the 2015 Labor Day Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.
The King’s College Theatre Department’s 2015-16 theatre season features productions of award-winning plays for local audiences, including a gripping historical musical, a magical seventeenth-century comedy, a mature, captivating fairytale, and a presentation of one of Shakespeare’s iconic plays.
A wide variety of graduate, endorsement, and certificate classes will be offered this fall in either the evening or on weekends through the King’s College education department and the College’s Graduate Division.
Members of the Mountaintop Photography Club will present a collection of images during a self-titled exhibition from Monday, Aug. 17, through Friday, Sept. 25, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will bring renowned experts to campus for a series of free public lectures during the fall semester.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, professor of philosophy at King’s College, recently published an edited volume titled “C. S. Lewis's Christian Apologetics: Pro and Con.” The book considers arguments from proponents and critics of Lewis who debate a variety of topics, including desire, reason, morality, the “trilemma” argument for the divinity of Christ, as well as Lewis’s response to the problem of evil.
The Athletic Training academic program at King’s College has been granted 10 years continuing accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), the maximum continued accreditation available.
King’s College has again earned a place on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.