Julie Silinskie, a first-year student at King’s College, was recently named the recipient of an annual scholarship established at the College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of King’s who died in a 2001 automobile accident.
International human rights lawyer and best-selling author Atty. Arsalan Iftikhar will discuss issues of Islamaphobia in the United States during a free public lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
The Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa will perform a free concert of traditional song and dance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in two different categories based on exemplary service efforts during the 2013-14 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch
Dr. Mitchell Wayne, professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the College’s Science and Humanities Lecture, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Thirty four King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at local and regional sites during the spring semester.
Ellen (Moran) Gallagher and Peter Kozloski have been appointed to a three-year term on the King’s College Board of Directors. Their terms began at the October board meeting.
King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 20th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
Dr. Robin Field, associate professor of English and director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at King’s College, was recently named a Fellow of the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar, titled “Exploring American Democracy with Alexis de Tocqueville as Guide,” held at the University of Virginia. She was previously selected as a NEH Summer Scholar in 2011, when she participated in a four-week institute titled “The Historical and Cultural Development of Modern India” held in Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi, India.
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. Saturday, Oct. 22, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 23, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series. The concert and the liturgy will be held in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at the corner of North Franklin and Jackson streets. The performance is sponsored by King's Campus Ministry.