Ten King’s College students are participating in a three-week study abroad experience to Turkey and Bulgaria. The students will earn college credits to explore the meaning and influence of Western civilization culturally, socially, politically, and historically with excursions to Sofia, Veliko Turnovo, and Nesebur, Bulgaria, as well as Istanbul and Bursa, Turkey.
Three local photographers will present their images of distorted reality that will be on display during a free public exhibition, titled “Phantasma,” from Tuesday, June 2, through Tuesday, August 11, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
King’s College recently received a gift of almost $270,000 from an alumnus which allowed it to exceed a $1 million dollar goal to permanently fund an endowed Executive in Residence Program established in honor of a former faculty member.
Approximately 1,100 regional students from 7th through 12th grade recently competed in the National Spanish Examinations, sponsored locally by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The contest concluded with 37 Chapter winners from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Scranton, Poconos, Hazleton, and South Williamsport areas.
King’s College recently honored four of its alumni at the Honorary Degree and Awards Dinner. This year’s recipients are Daniel J. Curran, M.D., Outstanding Professional Achievement; Daniel J. Green, III, Outstanding Service to Alma Mater; Atty. Michael A. Lombardo, The Leo Award; and Frank Pasquini, Service to Society.
Fifteen King’s College students were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The National French Contest, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), produced 137 chapter and 47 national winners from a pool of more than 400 elementary through high school student entrants from public and private schools in the Wyoming Valley, Milford, Scranton, Pocono, and South Williamsport areas.
A group of students from King’s College will participate in a three-week study abroad experience to Uganda, East Africa. The program includes stays in Entebbe, Jinja, Fort Portal, Masindi, and Kampala.
King’s College students Heather Danishanko and Madison Gallagher and two of the College’s faculty will participate in a three-week study abroad experience to Canto Grande, Peru. The trip includes excursions to Lima, Paracas, and Machu Picchu.