Paleontologist Dr. Frank Varriale, assistant professor of biology at King’s College, was awarded the Alfred Romer Award from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology for his research that resulted in a key discovery about the evolution of chewing in horned dinosaurs (ceratopsians).
Jesuit Father Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., Dean of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, and “Professor Ordinarius” of New Testament, will discuss Saint Paul’s teachings on reconciliation, authentic freedom and the “new creation” during two free public lectures titled “The Relevance of St. Paul’s ‘Life in the Spirit’ for Today,” at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Fifty eight King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at local and regional sites during the spring semester.
Anne Noone, a Pittston resident has served in various positions at King’s College since 1966, was recently selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.
Richard Lanahan has been appointed a major gift officer at King’s College. He is a 2010 graduate of King’s.
Emily Liu has been appointed director of international student recruitment at King’s College.
King’s College will commemorate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with a Taizè Prayer Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Chapel of Christ the King, located on the corner of North Franklin and West Jackson Streets.
Twenty-two King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
Nine King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.
Eighteen King’s College students are serving as volunteer mentors for the Juvenile Justice program.