Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, University of Notre Dame, will explore the concepts of human rights and unlawful use of military force during the Constitution Day Lecture, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. This lecture, which doubles as the annual Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture, is sponsored by the College’s McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and History Department, and the Peace and Justice Center of Wilkes-Barre. 

Eight King’s College students have begun a 16-week student teaching experience at area elementary, middle and senior high schools. The supervised teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

Allison Samanas, of Dallas, has been appointed Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing the long-range planning and forecasting processes, including budgeting and financial management of operations, current and emerging programs, and strategic goals. In addition, she will be taking on responsibility for bank relations and communications along with several process improvement projects at the College.

Kyle McKiernan, a sophomore marketing and management double major at King’s College, was one of only 80 student applicants from across the country chosen to attend the Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit held this summer in New York City.

WHERE: McGowan School of Business, Burke Auditorium

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Patrisia Macias-Rojas, assistant professor of sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago, will deliver the 2017 Labor Day Lecture, titled “From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America.” Free. INFO: (570) at 208-5900, ext. 5689

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