October 2, 2012 – Former U. S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Collins is the 2012 Visiting Writer, a program co-sponsored by the College’s English Department and “Experiencing the Arts” Program. Collins will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
September 28, 2011 – King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about King’s College. The primary focus of these programs is to inform and update students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s College education.
September 26, 2012 – The King’s College Mass Communications Department will host a presidential Debate Watch to inform and involve voters on the political process and lead a discussion of the issues addressed during the upcoming presidential and vice presidential candidate debates.
September 25, 2012 –Wilkes-Barre native Peter Nardone will display photographs captured with pinhole and toy cameras, as well as black and white images during a free public exhibition, titled “Recent Works,” in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College from Monday, Oct. 8, through Friday, Nov. 2.
September 24, 2012 – The King’s College Theatre Department will perform Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s “Little Shop of Horrors,” a musical comedy about a sensitive botanist who discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4-6 and 17-19, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
September 21, 2012 - The Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) Department of King’s College, in conjunction with three of the college’s vendors, recently donated almost $10,000 in computer equipment to the Computer Maintenance Technology Program at the West Side Career and Technology Center (WSCTC) in Kingston.
September 7, 2012 – Social ethics scholar Rev. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D., of Marquette University will explore issues of racism in the church and society and the impact race will have on the upcoming presidential election during two free public lectures at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.
September 7, 2012 –Mary O’Connor, Michelle Oliva, and Noemi Tlatenchi have been named admission counselors at King’s College. They 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.