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King’s College Students Participate in Target Case Competition; Winning Team Wins $2000

King’s College sophomore business majors had the opportunity this semester to participate in the Target Case Competition.  The College received a $3,500 grant from the retail giant to use as prize money for a competition involving teams of students who are given a case study from Target and have to design a solution and present their findings to a panel of judges.

King’s panel participates in Women’s History Month Program at Wilkes-Barre VA

Two members of the King’s College community recently participated in a panel presentation as part of a Women’s History Month program, titled “Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment,” which was held at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre.

King’s Theatre to stage Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The enchantment of Sirens will lure audiences to a deserted island, where magic, fairies and romance collide in a moonlit forest during the King’s College Theatre Department’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 7:30 p.m. April 9-12 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

Area Residents Inducted into King’s Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Eight local residents were recently inducted as members of the King’s College Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), a national honor society which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education.

Atty. Jacqueline Zabresky to chair Community Campaign at King’s College

Atty. Jacqueline Zabresky has been named chairperson of the upcoming Community Campaign at King’s College.

Contributions to the five-week Community Phase, which will begin in late March, will help King’s to build scholarship and faculty development funds, construct new facilities and renovate existing buildings, purchase equipment for classroom support, and provide for campus expansion and beautification.

King’s mass comm professor Dr. Ray Gamache publishes work in academic journals

Dr. Ray Gamache, assistant professor of mass communications at King’s College, has published an article in the journal, “Journalism History.” The title of the article is “Breaking Eggs’ for a Holodomor: Walter Duranty, ‘The New York Times’, and the Denigration of Gareth Jones.”

King’s donates computers, printers to local after-school programs

The Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) Department at King’s College recently donated more than $3,000 in computer equipment to the after-school programs held at the McGlynn Learning Center and Mineral Springs Center in Wilkes-Barre.

Author, Duke professor Dr. J. Kameron Carter to present Divine Wisdom Lecture at King’s

Author and theological scholar Dr. J. Kameron Carter will deliver the annual Rev. Donald J. Grimes, C.S.C., Divine Wisdom Lecture, titled, Post-racial Blues: Religion at the Crossroads of ‘Avatar’ and ‘District 9’,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

Social ethics scholar Dr. Maureen O’Connell to deliver annual Moreau Lecture at King’s

Social ethics scholar Dr. Maureen O’Connell of LaSalle University will discuss theology’s role in social transformation during two free public lectures at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.

King's awards tenure to 7 faculty members

Seven King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors.

Promoted to associate professor were Dr. Joan Blewitt, business and management; Dr. Todd Gutekunst, mathematics; Rev. Dan Issing, C.S.C., theology; Dr. Noreen O’ Connor, English; Dr. Ayesha Ray, political science; Dr. Isaac VonRue, chemistry; and Dr. Jill Yurko, education.

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