Twenty-two King’s College students have begun a 14-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

Atty. Robert Vischer, Dean and Mengler Chair in Law, University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, will explore the tension between individual autonomy and state power during the Constitution Day Lecture, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

King’s College will host free screenings of the films “La Jaula de Oro” on September 15, “Zootopia” on September 29, and “Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey” on October 6, as part of the Sixth Annual Diversity Festival. Screenings will be held at 7 p.m. in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. 

King’s College and Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) have announced the creation of a 1-2-1 Dual Bachelor of Nursing Degree program based on students doing course work on both campuses. A national search for a director/program chair will begin shortly.

For the seventh consecutive year, King’s College has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking by “Washington Monthly” magazine which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body. King’s placed 136th of almost 650 colleges and universities in the final rankings.