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King’s College Community Raises Funds for St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen Through Coins for A Cause Program

November 20, 2014 -Members of the King’s College community raised $2,800 for the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre through the third annual Coins for a Cause campus campaign.

King’s Choir to Perform Free Christmas Concert

November 19, 2014 – The King’s College choir, Cantores Christi Regis, will celebrate the holiday season with free public performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.

King’s College Reduces Carbon Footprint With First Commercial Solar Installation in the Downtown Wilkes-Barre

November 19, 2014 - “When you walk these halls of King’s on the Square, you can feel the vibrancy, you can feel the life,” Father John Ryan, C.S.C., King’s president said at opening ceremonies for the building in late September. “Our students create that energy and you can feel it, now more than ever in downtown Wilkes-Barre,” he added.

Two Congregation of Holy Cross religious join the King’s community

November 19, 2014 – Two Congregation of Holy Cross religious have accepted positions at King’s College. 

King’s College Hosts PICPA Conference; More Than 320 Local High School Students Attend

November 12, 2014 - For the fourth consecutive year, King's hosted the annual educational conference of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) which attracted more than 320students from 13 area high schools.  

Local Native and Member of King’s First Graduating Class Donates Miners Memorial; A Lasting Reminder of the Sacrifices of Coal Miners

November 11, 2014 - It seems appropriate that King’s College would be the site of a memorial to those who immigrated to the United States and worked long and hard to better the lives of their families and make Northeastern Pennsylvania a major commercial market.  King’s was founded in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross following a request from Bishop William J. Hafey of the Diocese of Scranton to establish a college to educate the sons of coal miners.        

King’s Theatre Department to stage searing comedy, ‘Other Desert Cities’

November 10, 2014 – The King’s College Theatre Department will perform the area premiere of Jon Robin Baitz’s searing comedy, “Other Desert Cities,” of a once promising novelist’s return home for the holidays to reveal plans to publish an explosive memoir. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20-23 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. King’s has offered theatre productions for local audiences since 1950. 

King’s professor Dr. Bernard Healey writes new health care book

November 7, 2014 – Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, has authored a new textbook, titled “Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges,” which is scheduled for publication in January by Jossey-Bass Public Health. The book was co-written with Tina Marie Evans, associate professor and department head of applied health studies at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Forty One King’s Students Participate in Fall Internship Program

November 6, 2014 - Forty One King’s College students are interning with local and regional businesses and non-profit organizations during the fall semester.  The students are gaining practical business experience while earning academic credit.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. 

King’s expands Professional Development and Graduate Program Offerings

Teachers needing to complete Act 48 requirements for professional development will find expanded courses at King’s College in early 2015.

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