Three student staff members of WRKC 88.5 FM, the King’s College radio station, won four first place awards in a national college radio station competition conducted the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS).
Pictured from left, are first place award winners Janelle Marshallick, Ashlee Jacobs, and Sarah Scinto. Shown at right is Sue Henry, WRKC general manager.
Anne Thompson, a 16-year veteran of NBC News, will deliver the address to graduates at the 64th annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony. In addition to addressing the graduates, Thompson will receive an honorary doctor of humanities degree from King’s.
Twenty nine King’s students and five members of the faculty or administration were recently inducted to the College’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, the national honor society of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. The national organization was founded in 1939. Candidates for membership must have a record of “outstanding” academic accomplishment and have completed at least 50 percent of their course work for a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
While globalization can create opportunities and prospects for prosperity, it also has the potential to ignite crisis and disaster. The issue of globalization will be examined by a variety of speakers, from scholars and students to community members and corporate presidents, as part of the 2013 Global Landscapes Conference at King’s College on April 17-18.
The King’s College Theatre Department will perform William Shakespeare’s historic tragedy “Richard III” from April 11-13 and April 15 at 7:30 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. in the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.