Lucyann Skvarla, a West Wyoming resident who since 1978 has served in various positions at King’s College, was recently selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.
The King’s College Theatre Department will present its 68th annual Shakespeare production with arguably the Bard’s most famous tragedy, “Hamlet” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14-17 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. King’s has offered theatre productions for local audiences since 1950, the college’s fourth year of existence.
M. Michele Geiser of Shavertown will display a variety of experimental and traditional nature and landscape photographs during the free public exhibition, titled “Eclectic Muses,” to be held from Monday, Feb. 26, through Monday, March 23, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Briana Button of Mountain Top has been named community outreach and social justice programs coordinator at King’s College. She will be responsible for individual and group volunteer efforts at King’s, as well as managing the social justice education programs, such as Hunger for Justice Week.
Cynthia Mailloux PhD, RN, CNE professor of nursing at King’s College, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Northeast Pennsylvania Division of the American Heart Association.
Fifteen King’s College students have begun a 16-week student teaching experience at area elementary, junior-high, and senior-high schools. The supervised student teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
Dr. Christiana Zenner Peppard, associate professor of theology at Fordham University, will deliver the annual Science and Humanities Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Author and “The New York Times” Senior Editor Mark Bulik will discuss “The Molly Maguires” and their historic labor movement during the annual Msgr. John J. Curran Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Artists Michael Delmonico and Jeremy Petrachonis will display a collection of surreal images during a free public art exhibition, titled “Perpetual,” from Monday, Jan. 8, through Friday, Feb. 16, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Healthcare policy expert Dr. Michael Gusmano, research scholar at The Hastings Center and associate professor, School of Public Health, Rutgers University, will deliver the 2018 Saint André Bessette Lecture on Medical Ethics at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.