From salsa dancing lessons to Garba performances celebrating the Navatri Festival, the Office of Diversity at King’s College has brought a variety of cultural experiences to campus to enrich the lives of students, faculty, and staff, and the local community.
Robert P. Wolensky, adjunct professor of history and sociology at King's College, was recently awarded a Fulbright fellowship for a research project based at the University of Exeter in England. The study involves a comparison of the anthracite coal industry of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the British coal mining industry, specifically on the topic of labor relations and mineral rights access.
For the second consecutive academic year, King’s College has developed a new bachelor’s degree academic program that builds on existing College strengths and responds to an expanding need and job market.
De Martin has joined King's College as director of international student recruitment. She will develop and manage strategic and business plans for international student enrollment and retention, and will be responsible for promotion, branding, and advertising King's in key international target markets.
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. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at North Franklin and West Jackson streets.
Seventy-eight students from the King’s College’s William G. McGowan School of Business participated in the Ninth annual McGowan School of Business Forum held recently at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre.
Dr. William Irwin, chair and professor of philosophy at King’s College, has recently published the paper, titled “Death by Inauthenticity: Heidegger’s Debt to Ivan Ilyich’s Fall,” in “Tolstoy Studies Journal.”
He also published “Control Your Thoughts and Emotions,” in the “Journal of Modern Wisdom,” as well as “A Reality Check to Form Your Philosophy” in the academic journal, “Think.”
King’s College recently received a $75,000 grant from The George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Mass. The funds will be used to purchase a fluorescent microscope for the biology and chemistry departments and also to acquire materials for 10 physics experiments designed to investigate the fundamental properties of matter, light and energy.
Elizabeth Doherty has joined King’s College as director of alumni relations and annual giving. She will be responsible for creating, managing, and producing alumni and annual giving related communications. In addition, Doherty will be working with the director of alumni relations and helping with annual giving and institutional advancement functions.