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King’s College to Hold Open House and Senior Preview Days for Prospective Students

October 31, 2014 – 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.  

King’s Students Participate in Annual Washington, D.C., Career Program

October 30, 2014 - Forty Four King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the sixth annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).

The two-day event began with an opening reception.  Twenty Washington-area King’s graduates, ranging from the class of 1950 through the class of 2012, hosted the students in their homes that evening. 

King’s professor Dr. Brian Mangan awarded PA Sea research grant

October 29, 2014 – Dr. Brian Mangan, director of the Environmental Program and professor of environmental science and biology at King’s College, has received a $63,800 research grant from PA Sea Grant to expand his study of crayfish in the Susquehanna River and to develop a reliable method for measuring crayfish density in large streams and rivers.

Past President of Stonehill College Rev. Mark Cregan to lecture on immigration policy

October 28, 2014 – Rev. Mark Cregan, C.S.C., immigration lawyer and former president of Stonehill College, will discuss United States immigration policy from a perspective of Catholic social teaching at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

King’s Students Attend PA Women’s Conference; Meet Academy Award Winning Actress Diane Keaton

October 28, 2014 - Eight young women from King’s College attended the 11th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women held recently in Philadelphia.  The event is the largest women’s conference in the state.

King’s to Sponsor Public Events to Mark 25th Anniversary of Downfall of Communism in Eastern Europe

October 27, 2014 - The King’s College history department and the Public Policy Institute will sponsor two public events in early November to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.  Both events will be held in the D. Leonard Corgan Auditorium, located on the bottom floor of the West Jackson Street building.

King’s Students Attend Annual McGowan Business Forum; Group Participates in Awarding of First Lackenmier Award for Leadership and Leadership

October 22, 2014 -Eighty nine King’s College students were selected to attend the 10th annual McGowan Business Forum, which was held recently in New York City.

This year’s Forum provided the students mentoring and networking opportunities with 38 King’s alumni and other professionals, followed by a dinner and the presentation of the inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership.

King’s faculty members perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

October 16, 2014 – King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 18th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

Inaugural Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership Presented At New York City Ceremony

October 16, 2014 - The first Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership was presented on October 15 to Tim Morris, a 1964 graduate of King’s, at a ceremony held at the New York Athletic Club.  More than 230 guests attended the ceremony.

King's welcomes St. Bernardine's gospel choir

October 13, 2014 – 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. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 26, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.

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