Prize-winning poet and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient Gregory Orr will read excerpts from his creative works at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is free and open to the public. Orr is the 2016-17 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. He will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
David Marchetti, associate clinical professor in sports medicine and athletic trainer at King’s College, has been selected as the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Young Professional’s Committee National Distinction Award.
Religion scholar and historian Dr. Gabriel Said Reynolds, professor of Islamic studies and theology at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the annual Donald Grimes Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 27, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “The Bible and the Qur’an,” is co-sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and Honors Program at King’s.
Representatives of CAPTRUST Strategic Advisor Group based in Bethlehem, recently presented a $35,000 contribution to King’s College officials. The donation is through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
The King’s College Juvenile Justice Mentoring Program recently received a $4,000 grant from Luzerne County Children and Youth Services.