May 9, 2012- Photography is both an obsession and passion for Teri Moore. Her original works will be on display in the “Passion” exhibition from Monday, May 21, through August 3 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
A resident of Wilkes-Barre, Moore participated in the Pink Ribbon exhibition in the Schulman Gallery at Luzerne County Community College (LCCC). She is also part of the 365 Project, which aims to document a person’s life by taking a photo each day.
May 7, 2012 – King’s College mass communications majors Michael Deegan and Kimberly Sharkey presented their research on social media at the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication held at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York.
The research paper, titled “Social Media Advertisements and their Effect on the Consumer Decision-Making Process,” received “Top Conference Paper” and was published in conference proceedings.
May 1, 2012 - Fifteen local residents were recently inducted as members of the King’s College Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), a national honor society which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education.
April 27, 2012 - Tom Smith, a 1977 graduate of King’s and current chairman of the College’s Board of Directors, will deliver the address to graduates at the 63rd annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s, master’s or associate degree at the ceremony.
Smith is vice president-corporate audit for Campbell Soup Company, the global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods.
April 23, 2012 - Seventeen King’s College students were recently inducted to Psi Chi, an international honor society for students in psychology. The organization was founded more than 80 years ago for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship in, and advancing the science of psychology.
April 20, 2012 - Two King’s College seniors have been selected to receive a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend almost a year teaching English in a European country.
Michael Deegan of White Haven and Christine Guarino of Oak Ridge, N.J., will both graduate from King’s in May. Deegan will leave for Bulgaria in August and Guarino will begin her assignment in Germany in September. Both assignments are for 10 months.
April 18, 2012- King’s College alumni and current Cantores Christi Regis choir members will perform a free public concert of classical, contemporary, sacred and secular choral music during the annual spring concert to mark the tenth anniversary of the group’s founding. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located on Jackson Street.
April 18, 2012 – Food, music, prizes, and educational displays will be part of The Green Initiative at King’s College’s Earth Day celebration, which will be held from 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in Monarch Court. King’s President Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., will give the opening remarks at 11 a.m.
April 13, 2012- King’s College sophomores Amanda Gallagher, Emily Snyder and Robert Yanik have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to study in Northern Ireland during the 2012-2013 academic year as part of the Irish-American Scholars Program.