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Video of King’s Conference Address by Notre Dame President Now Available Online

The conference "The Idea of a Catholic College: Charism, Curricula, and Community" took place in September on the King's College campus. Reverend John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, provided the keynote address at the conference. Ten other invited speakers participated in three panel discussions, and the program included as thirty-plus presentations by forty-some faculty and administrators from institutions across the country.

King’s professor Gregory Janik named president-elect of EATA

November 24, 2014 – Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was been named president-elect of the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The EATA is comprised of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Districts 1 and 2; the six New England states were designated as District 1, while Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania constitute District 2.  

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.

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