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Medical ethics scholar Dr. Daniel Sulmasy to discuss medical care for the poor during free lecture at King’s

February 19, 2015 – Medical ethics scholar Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, the Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2015 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Dignity, Vulnerability, and the Care of the Patient,” at 4 p.m. on March 12 in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

King’s student Brianna Prince of Watertown awarded full-tuition scholarship to study in Ireland

February 19, 2015 – Brianna Prince of Watertown, Conn., has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to study during the spring semester at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program. She is a junior majoring in political science with a minor in international business at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a Catholic college sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Scholarship Established at King’s College in Memory of Colleen Shea; First Recipient Selected

February 17, 2015 - An annual scholarship has been established at King’s College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of the College who died in a 2001 automobile accident.

Colleen Shea was a native of Pittston and graduated from Pittston Area High School prior to earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from King’s.  The daughter of working class parents, she worked her way through King’s from money she earned at supermarket and babysitting jobs.

King’s Theatre Department presents Ludwig’s madcap comedy “Moon Over Buffalo”

February 9, 2014 – The King’s College Theatre Department will present playwright Ken Ludwig’s madcap backstage comedy, “Moon Over Buffalo,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 23, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

King’s hosts two lectures on medical ethics this spring

February 5, 2015 – The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will bring renowned experts to campus for two public lectures on medical ethics during the spring semester.  

Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, the Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2015 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Dignity, Vulnerability, and the Care of the Patient,” at 4 p.m. on March 12 in the Burke Auditorium. 

King’s Students Place in Top Three Spots in Janney Montgomery Scott Stock Market Contest

February 3, 2015 - King’s College students recently swept the top three places in an annual collegiate stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from King’s, Wilkes, the University of Scranton, and Misericordia.

Kelly Fasciana, first row center, won first place and was awarded a $1,500 prize. 

King’s College Students Interning During Spring Semester

January 30, 2015 - Sixty eight King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at 52 local and regional sites during the spring semester.

Pictured in front row, from left, is Adam Wujcik, interning at Northwestern Mutual; Cristina Koorie, Mobitini; Sean Krustick, WRKC; Miranda Spangler, Baker Tilly; Anthony Tallarido, WRKC; and Ryan O’Donnell, QproQ Engineering.

Eric Grego named admission counselor at King’s

January 27, 2014 – Eric Grego has been appointed an admission counselor at King’s College. He will be responsible for the recruitment of prospective students in specific geographic territories and work with high school students and their families throughout the entire admission and enrollment process. 

Photos Depicting Selma and the Civil Rights Movement on display in Widmann Gallery at King’s

January 7, 2015 – Photographer Jim Gavenus will showcase a variety of photos documenting the people in the front lines of the Civil Rights movement during a free public exhibition, titled “Marchers of the Movement,” from Jan. 12-Feb. 26 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

King’s students will study abroad during the upcoming spring semester

January 5, 2015– Eight King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester. 

John Conway and Victoria Solomon will study at The University of Manchester in England. Conway is a junior majoring in general science. Solomon is a sophomore majoring in physical assistant studies. 

Rachel Jonas, a junior majoring in history, will study through Academic Programs International at the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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