King’s College was recently awarded a $50,000 grant through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the purchase of equipment, including a light-scattering detector to enable more advanced research and practice by students and faculty in the chemistry department and three simulation manikins for use by students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Four local residents will present a collection of photographs and art ranging from rural farms to nature landscapes during a free public exhibition, titled “Quintessence,” from Tuesday, Jan. 12, through Friday, Feb. 26, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

Father Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., Dr. David Lauler Chair of Catholic Health Care Ethics in the Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, will deliver the 2016 Saint André Bessette Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

King's College will host an Open House for prospective students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. This event highlights the financial aid process and complements King’s Admissions Department’s early action applications option, which informs students of acceptance for Fall 2016 semester. 

The King’s College Mathematics Department recently sponsored a competition involving almost 80 students from eight local high schools.