Five sophomore accounting majors have become the first team from King's College chosen to advance to the national finals round of the 2015 Challenge case competition sponsored by the global assurance, tax and consulting services company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In true David vs. Goliath fashion, the group is also the first primarily undergraduate college-based team in the 13-year history of the tax competition to reach the finals; all other finalists have been graduate and university-based teams.
Nine King’s students were recently inducted into the Tau Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for education.
Denise Tomasura will showcase creative works in a variety of mediums, ranging from watercolor to photography, during a free public exhibition, titled "Open Doors," Nov. 9 - Dec. 18. Meet the Artist reception: Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m. King's College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.
In observance of the plight of the homeless, hungry, afflicted, and those seeking social justice in the world, King's will present a series of programs in conjunction with the national annual Hunger for Justice Week, Nov. 15-21.
King's Shoval Center will host several events, including Empty Bowls, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, the Fast-a-thon for Syrian Refugees, and the 60-hour Homelessness Experience to raise awareness of social justice issues.
King's Theatre Department will produce the area premiere of award-winning playwright Tony Kushner's "The Illusion," a witty adaption of Corneille's comedy "L'Illusion Comique." The fairytale centers on a dying father's desperate search for his long-lost son, 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15, George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building. Admission: $12; students/senior citizens, $5. INFO: (570) 208-5825.