Nov. 1, 2013 - Members of the King’s College’s Sports Medicine Society, along with members of the department’s faculty, recently took part in the twelfth annual “Trick-or-Canning” food drive.

Members of the group, dressed in Halloween costumes, collected more than 1,000 non-perishable food items from neighborhoods in Kingston and Mountain Top to be donated to St. Vincent dePaul Kitchen.

King’s College is a Catholic College Sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Oct. 21, 2013 - A traditional Red Mass was celebrated recently in the King’s College Chapel of Christ the King. The Mass is held annually on the same day as the opening session of the United States Supreme Court to invoke God’s blessing upon members of the legal profession, including members of the King’s College community and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association. A Red Mass has been hosted at King’s since 2002.

Oct. 31, 2013 - Dr. Brian Mangan, professor of environmental science/biology and director of the Environmental Program at King’s College, received a number of summer grants to support his ongoing research of the Susquehanna River.

Mangan received a total of $37,500 in grants and in-kind equipment; $12,500 from the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds; $10,000 from the Degenstein Foundation; $5000 from PA Sea Grant, in partnership with the PA Fish and Boat Commission; and $10,000 in sampling equipment from KMS LLC, of Kingston.

Oct. 30, 2013 - A group of local professionals has been established as an advisory board for King’s College’s 3-2 dual degree engineering program with the University of Notre Dame.

The degree program, which began this fall at King’s, allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree in one of three academic disciplines from King’s and a bachelor’s degree in one of six engineering disciplines from the University of Notre Dame after five years of study.

The program attracted 17 students this fall, more than double the College’s goal of eight.

Oct. 25, 2013 - Collected during various service experiences coordinated through the Shoval Center for Engagement and Learning, King’s College students and staff will display photographs that reflect the social justice issues of hunger and homelessness during a free public exhibition, titled “Hungering for Justice,” from Monday, Nov. 4, through Dec. 13 in the Widmann Gallery.

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