Four King's College students will study in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Elizabeth Scialpi, 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.
King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 19th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
O. Henry Award-winning author Marisa Silver will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Silver is the 2015 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. Silver will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
Father Patrick Ryan, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University, will deliver the 2015 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
King’s College has named Margaret Kowalsky director of study abroad. Her primary responsibilities will be to advise students on all study, volunteer, and internship abroad opportunities, including the application and visa processes and available scholarships, such as the full-tuition scholarship through the Irish American Scholars program.
Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 25, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series.
Thirty one King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at local and regional sites during the fall semester.
Caroline Jones, a sophomore at King’s College and a resident of Mountain Top, is featured on the national “22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women” list released recently by “Her Campus,” an internet community for college women, serving over 6 million monthly users with chapters at over 270 colleges nationwide and in seven countries.
King’s College has appointed Jasmine Tabron director of Multicultural and International Student Programs/Diversity. Her primary responsibilities will be to enhance the multicultural environment of the College community through co-curricular initiatives and programs that address the needs and interests of a culturally diverse population.