Ten King’s College students and a staff member participated in the second annual local FallSERVE during a recent break. The group did a mix of service and educational experiences at Community Intervention Center in Scranton, the Center of the Village After-School Program, the State Correctional Institute (SCI) at Retreat, and Ruth’s Place in Wilkes-Barre.
King’s students Kayla Gegaris, Amanda Keegan, and Katherine Mandicz have been awarded the Peyton Walker Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship that was created to aid physician assistant students.
A collection of photographs by 20 King’s College students who participated in study abroad programs to Eastern Europe, the Peruvian Amazon, and Greece, as well as highlights from other destinations will be on display from Friday, Nov. 11, through Dec. 18 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Dr. Sandra Loeb, associate professor of marketing at King’s College, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Power of Love Foundation, a non-profit charity providing holistic care to children in Lusaka, Zambia, infected with HIV. She travelled summer this past summer to Lusaka in Southern Africa to evaluate training programs for families receiving microloans.
The King’s College Theatre Department will perform playwright Michael Parker’s bedroom farce “Whose Wives Are They Anyway?” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Julie Silinskie, a first-year student at King’s College, was recently named the recipient of an annual scholarship established at the College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of King’s who died in a 2001 automobile accident.
International human rights lawyer and best-selling author Atty. Arsalan Iftikhar will discuss issues of Islamaphobia in the United States during a free public lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
The Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa will perform a free concert of traditional song and dance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named King's to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in two different categories based on exemplary service efforts during the 2013-14 academic year. King's is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the Honor Roll each year since its 2006 launch
Dr. Mitchell Wayne, professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the College’s Science and Humanities Lecture, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.