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Kelci Ever After Memorial Fund donates to King’s

March 5, 2015 – The Kelci Ever After Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation recently donated $2,500 to King’s College to be used for a student’s study abroad experience, service learning trips, and the Office of Career Planning’s “Dress for Success” program.

Religion scholar Dr. Amy-Jill Levine to discuss Jesus’s parables during lecture at King’s

February 27, 2015 – Religion scholar Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University, will discuss the historical context of Jesus’s parables and the content of his teachings at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture is this year’s “Divine Wisdom Lecture.”

King’s College and St. George’s University Sign Articulation Agreement To Benefit Doctor and Veterinary Degree Candidates

February 25, 2015 - King’s College officials recently finalized an articulation agreement with St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada, which will provide international options for students interested in medical or veterinary careers.

Three King’s College Physician Assistant Studies Majors Receive Scholarships from The Peyton Walker Foundation

January 23, 2015 - Three junior physician assistant studies majors from King’s College have received $2,500 scholarships from The Peyton Walker Foundation. The foundation was established to honor Peyton Walker, a King’s physician assistant studies major and a classmate of the three scholarship recipients. Walker died unexpectedly in November 2013 from sudden cardiac arrest.

Abstract artist to display collection of works during exhibit at King’s Widmann Gallery

February 20, 2015 – Abstract artist Jeremy Petrachonis will display a variety of art works, including pastels, charcoal and oil paintings, and sculptures during a free, public exhibition titled, “Abstraction,” from March 9 through April 17 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

Local Business Leader and King’s Graduate Katie Lambert, to Provide Commencement Address

Katie McCarthy Lambert, a 1983 graduate of King’s College, and currently chief financial officer of McCarthy Tire Service Company, Inc., will provide the address at King’s 66th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Mohegan Sun Arena.  Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.  In addition to addressing the graduates, Lambert will receive an honorary doctor of humanities degree from King’s.

Medical ethics scholar Dr. Daniel Sulmasy to discuss medical care for the poor during free lecture at King’s

February 19, 2015 – Medical ethics scholar Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, the Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2015 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Dignity, Vulnerability, and the Care of the Patient,” at 4 p.m. on March 12 in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

King’s student Brianna Prince of Watertown awarded full-tuition scholarship to study in Ireland

February 19, 2015 – Brianna Prince of Watertown, Conn., has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to study during the spring semester at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program. She is a junior majoring in political science with a minor in international business at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a Catholic college sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Scholarship Established at King’s College in Memory of Colleen Shea; First Recipient Selected

February 17, 2015 - An annual scholarship has been established at King’s College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of the College who died in a 2001 automobile accident.

Colleen Shea was a native of Pittston and graduated from Pittston Area High School prior to earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from King’s.  The daughter of working class parents, she worked her way through King’s from money she earned at supermarket and babysitting jobs.

King’s Theatre Department presents Ludwig’s madcap comedy “Moon Over Buffalo”

February 9, 2014 – The King’s College Theatre Department will present playwright Ken Ludwig’s madcap backstage comedy, “Moon Over Buffalo,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 23, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

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