Ten King's College students are studying in foreign countries for academic credit during the spring semester.
Sarah Costa, Shannon Rowan, and Vanessa Wagner will study at University College Dublin in Ireland. A junior majoring in marketing, Costa will study at Quinn School of Business. Rowan is a junior majoring in English and Wagner is a sophomore majoring in physician assistant studies.
The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for creative writers. The events include open readings to share original work with the King’s community and public and a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
King’s College will host a panel discussion on the “Kids for Cash” scandal and aftermath during a free public forum at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Jan. 23.
Father John Ryan, C.S.C., left, president of King’s College, presents a check for $2,700 to Mike Cianciotta, right, manager of the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen in Wilkes-Barre. The donated funds are proceeds from the College’s involvement in Empty Bowls, a collaborative fundraising project that also involved Wilkes University, Luzerne County Community College, and Misericordia University.
The Reginas of King’s College, a group consisting of mothers of past and current King’s College students, recently presented a check to the College to be applied to a scholarship named in honor of a deceased Congregation of Holy Cross priest who previously served as their moderator.
The Reginas organization was founded in 1948, two years after the College opened. Named in honor of Mary, Queen of Mothers, the group holds monthly meetings during the academic year.
Wyoming Seminary junior Ryan Frania of Wyoming will display his creative works in a variety of mediums in an exhibition titled, “Redesigning Reality,” in King’s College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Feb. 15.
Pittston native and 1985 King’s College graduate John Loyack has been named vice president for business affairs and treasurer at his alma mater.
Loyack will be responsible for managing and improving the College’s financial process systems; overseeing the business, human resources, facilities, security and information technology offices; and, coordinating the planning and implementation of all campus construction, renovation and repair projects.
The King’s College Early LearningCenter, managed by Hildebrandt Learning Centerandlocatedin Thomas J. O’Hara Hall at King’s, has received a maximum 4 STAR rating as part of the Keystone STARS Program administered by the Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning.
The King’s College Community recently recognized employees for their service to the College during an annual Patron’s Day Mass held on the Feast of Christ the King.
King’s College employees honored for 20 years of service were Christi Regis Award recipients, pictured seated from left: James Nawrocki, DeBorah Carr, JoAnn Kosik, Laurie Sterling, James Dolhon, and Gregory Bassham. Standing: Robert Ziadie, Kimberly Materna, Thomas Drazdowski, David Glick, Barbara Sauls, and John Pegg.
Fifty King’s College students recently travelled to the nation’s capital to participate in the fourth annual Career Day sponsored by the King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).
The two-day event began with an opening reception. Twenty-two Washington-area King’s graduates, ranging from the class of 1950 through the class of 2011, hosted the students in their homes that evening.