O. Henry Award-winning author Marisa Silver will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Silver is the 2015 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. Silver will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
Father Patrick Ryan, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University, will deliver the 2015 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
King’s College has named Margaret Kowalsky director of study abroad. Her primary responsibilities will be to advise students on all study, volunteer, and internship abroad opportunities, including the application and visa processes and available scholarships, such as the full-tuition scholarship through the Irish American Scholars program.
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. 24, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 25, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
Thirty one King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at local and regional sites during the fall semester.
Caroline Jones, a sophomore at King’s College and a resident of Mountain Top, is featured on the national “22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women” list released recently by “Her Campus,” an internet community for college women, serving over 6 million monthly users with chapters at over 270 colleges nationwide and in seven countries.
King’s College has appointed Jasmine Tabron director of Multicultural and International Student Programs/Diversity. Her primary responsibilities will be to enhance the multicultural environment of the College community through co-curricular initiatives and programs that address the needs and interests of a culturally diverse population.
Sixty one students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant studies program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners.
Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during the Thirteenth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition from Oct. 5-26.
King’s College will continue its efforts to increase the sustainability of its campus and decrease its carbon footprint with the planned installation this fall of 340 solar panels on the roof of the Scandlon Gymnasium annex. The panels will be purchased, installed, and maintained at no cost to the College through a unique partnership with Wilkes-Barre based Endless Mountain Solar Services, LLC. The partnership is the first of its kind for both King’s and Endless Mountain Solar.