Seventy-nine graduates will receive degrees at the King’s College Summer Commencement Ceremony, to be held in the William S. Scandlon Center for Physical Education, corner of N. Main and W. Jackson streets, on Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m.

For nine years running, King’s College has placed on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity. The list is based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.

WHERE: Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

WHEN: Meet the Artist reception: July 15, 6-8 p.m.

Local artist Sue Hand will display a collection of artwork crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs during an exhibition, titled “The Light in the Forest.” Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328

Every year since 1995 during the final full week of July, St. Stephen’s Pro-Cathedral and King’s College in Wilkes-Barre have proudly hosted The King’s College Summer Choir Training Course, sponsored by The Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCMA). Once again, from Monday, July 18 through Sunday, July 24, a choir of over 150 singers of all ages from throughout the United States will sing sacred music of unparalleled spirituality and beauty in the great Anglican choral tradition. 

Twenty local grade school students and 12 candidates for a Master’s degree in reading from King’s College recently completed the College’s fourth annual Reading Clinic.