September 24, 2012 – The King’s College Theatre Department will perform Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s “Little Shop of Horrors,” a musical comedy about a sensitive botanist who discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4-6 and 17-19, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
September 21, 2012 - The Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) Department of King’s College, in conjunction with three of the college’s vendors, recently donated almost $10,000 in computer equipment to the Computer Maintenance Technology Program at the West Side Career and Technology Center (WSCTC) in Kingston.
September 7, 2012 – Social ethics scholar Rev. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D., of Marquette University will explore issues of racism in the church and society and the impact race will have on the upcoming presidential election during two free public lectures at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.
September 7, 2012 –Mary O’Connor, Michelle Oliva, and Noemi Tlatenchi have been named admission counselors at King’s College. They will be responsible for the recruitment of prospective students in specific geographic territories and work with high school students and their families throughout the entire admission and enrollment process.
September 5, 2012 – Renowned climate scientist and bestselling author Dr. Michael E. Mann will give a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College. The topic of his lecture will be his latest book, “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines,” published by Columbia University Press.
September 4, 2012 – The Campion Literary Society at King’s College will host a pair of free public events for people interested in creative writing. The events include a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, and an opening reading to share original work.
August 30, 2012 – Award-winning Nigerian artist and United Nations Art Ambassador Ibiyinka Alao will display artwork and discuss his craft during a free public lecture at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept.10, in the Fitzgerald Room of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
August 29, 2012 – Ten new full-time faculty members have joined King’s College for the 2012-13 academic year.
Dr. Fevzi Akinci is professor of health care administration. He previously was vice president for academic affairs and professor and dean of the faculty of Economics Administrative Sciences at Zirve University in Gaziantep, Turkey. He earned a doctorate and master’s degree from St. Louis University and a bachelor’s degree at HacettepeUniversity in Ankara, Turkey.