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King’s donates computers, printers to local after-school programs

The Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) Department at King’s College recently donated more than $3,000 in computer equipment to the after-school programs held at the McGlynn Learning Center and Mineral Springs Center in Wilkes-Barre.

Author, Duke professor Dr. J. Kameron Carter to present Divine Wisdom Lecture at King’s

Author and theological scholar Dr. J. Kameron Carter will deliver the annual Rev. Donald J. Grimes, C.S.C., Divine Wisdom Lecture, titled, Post-racial Blues: Religion at the Crossroads of ‘Avatar’ and ‘District 9’,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

Social ethics scholar Dr. Maureen O’Connell to deliver annual Moreau Lecture at King’s

Social ethics scholar Dr. Maureen O’Connell of LaSalle University will discuss theology’s role in social transformation during two free public lectures at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.

King's awards tenure to 7 faculty members

Seven King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors.

Promoted to associate professor were Dr. Joan Blewitt, business and management; Dr. Todd Gutekunst, mathematics; Rev. Dan Issing, C.S.C., theology; Dr. Noreen O’ Connor, English; Dr. Ayesha Ray, political science; Dr. Isaac VonRue, chemistry; and Dr. Jill Yurko, education.

‘Washington Post’ journalist to discuss sexual violence on college campuses during lecture at King’s

Author and “The Washington Post” political journalist Melinda Henneberger has been named the keynote speaker for the annual King’s-Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. Henneberger will discuss sexual violence on college campuses during the free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.

King’s professor Dr. Bernard Prusak publishes book, articles in academic journals

Dr. Bernard Prusak, associate professor of philosophy and director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College, has had his book titled “Parental Obligations and Bioethics: The Duties of a Creator,” published by Routledge Press.

Prusak also published two cover stories in “Commonweal.” The story “Just Warriors, Unjust Wars?” was published on Feb. 7, while “Seeing as God Sees: Terrence Malick’s ‘The Tree of Life’” was published on Jan. 10.

Spray-paint artist Tom Sorresso hosts exhibition in King’s Widmann Gallery

Artist Tom Sorresso uses the medium of enamel spray paint to create unexplored worlds and delve into the human imagination. He will display works created with enamel spray paint during a free, public exhibition, titled “Shadow Galaxy,” from Monday, March 10, through Monday, April 14, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.

King’s College and Williams Family Establish Scholarship to Honor Eric Williams ’03 on First Anniversary of His Death

King’s College and the family of Eric J. Williams have joined together to establish a scholarship in his name on the first anniversary of his death.  A 2003 graduate of King’s with a degree in criminal justice, Williams was serving as a federal corrections officer when he was ambushed and killed by an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan, Wayne County, on February 25, 2013.

King’s Students Receive Certificate by Completing Entrepreneurship Institute

Twenty two King’s College students recently completed an Entrepreneurship Institute, a 15-hour certified training program which teaches fundamental concepts of idea generation, market assessment, and how to develop and implement an idea.

74 King’s students participating in spring internship program

Seventy-four junior, senior, and graduate level King’s College students are participating in spring semester internships at 52 sponsoring organizations.

King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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