The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College will bring renowned experts to campus for a series of free public lectures during the fall semester.
Dr. Gregory Bassham, professor of philosophy at King’s College, recently published an edited volume titled “C. S. Lewis's Christian Apologetics: Pro and Con.” The book considers arguments from proponents and critics of Lewis who debate a variety of topics, including desire, reason, morality, the “trilemma” argument for the divinity of Christ, as well as Lewis’s response to the problem of evil.
The Athletic Training academic program at King’s College has been granted 10 years continuing accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), the maximum continued accreditation available.
King’s College has again earned a place on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.
King’s College will begin its new graduate education endorsement program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with a Practicum class with classroom sessions on August 10-14.
As a tune up for elementary and secondary school teachers before the 2015-'16 school year, the King's College Education Department will partner with the Luzerne Intermediate Unit to host an "Evidence-Based" Conference from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, August 13th. This year's theme is STR²EAM Evidence-Based Practices Conference, featuring workshops designed to aid K-12 teachers in the areas of science, technology, reading, writing, engineering, arts and mathematics. The workshops will be taught by members of the King's College faculty as well as teachers from member schools of the Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18.
Dr. Nicole Mares, associate professor of history, has been named director of Women’s Studies at King’s College.
Eleven local grade school students and 10 candidates for a Master’s degree in reading from King’s College recently completed the College’s third annual Reading Clinic.
Dr. Noreen O’Connor, associate professor of English at King’s College, recently participated in a National Endowment for the Humanities Institute that explored the development of print and periodical culture in New York City. The institute, titled "City of Print," was a collaborative and interdisciplinary program held at sites throughout the city, including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the New York Historical Society, City Tech, Baruch College, and John Jay College.
Dr. Ayesha Ray, associate professor of political science at King’s College, will be a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, India, as part of her forthcoming sabbatical from July through December.