Elizabeth Scialpi, a first-year student at King’s College, was recently named the recipient of an annual scholarship established at the College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of King’s who died in a 2001 automobile accident.

King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 19th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

Workshops are hour-long, informal writing classes.  Workshops are themed, free, and open to the public. Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m., King's College, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5487. 

O. Henry Award-winning author Marisa Silver will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Silver is the 2015 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. Silver will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.

Father Patrick Ryan, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University, will deliver the 2015 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.