July 20, 2019 - Poetry in Transit, an award-winning community program, will host a free public launch party at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 16, at the Barnes and Noble on S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, to introduce the 14 poets whose work will be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) buses in the coming year.
July 17, 2019 - Dr. Tabitha Sprau Coulter, assistant professor of civil engineering at King’s College, has been collaborating with Dave Hohol, campus sustainability coordinator, and engineering students on research to identify and implement sustainability initiatives across campus. The goal of the research is to help the College identify strategically feasible sustainability initiatives and to institutionalize sustainability efforts.
WHERE: King’s College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center
WHEN: July 15 - August 16, 2019. Meet the Artist reception: July 19, 6-8 p.m.
An exhibit titled Building & City Scapes by local artist Lou Shapiro. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.
July 12, 2019 - King’s College has formed an external nursing advisory board comprised of 14 regional health care professionals in response to the changes and challenges in health care education. The advisory board will discuss community related topics to gain a better understanding of the needs of regional healthcare facilities, like hospitals, long-term care and community agencies. Based on the changes, members will offer input into the curriculum of the new RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program and 1-2-1 Dual Degrees in Nursing partnership with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC).
June 19, 2019 - Sixty-six students entering their final year of the master’s degree physician assistant program at King’s College recently began their clinical rotations, many with local health care practitioners. A twelve-week rotation in family medicine and separate six-week rotations in medical specialties including emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and general surgery will conclude with their graduation from the program in August 2020. In addition to local health care facilities, physician assistant students are also completing rotations in Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, South Carolina, Illinois, Florida, Arkansas, Maryland, Texas, and Wisconsin.