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.
Four King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Dr. Julie Belanger, chemistry, Dr. Dan Clasby, history, Dr. Gerardo Giordano, physics, and Dr. Tom Mackaman, history.
Dr. Cynthia Mailloux, who has more than 30 years of nursing education experience, has been appointed chair of the Dual 1-2-1 Bachelor of Nursing Program at King’s College. King’s is collaborating on the program, which is expected to welcome its first class in August 2018, with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC).