Award-winning writer Kenny Fries to give free public reading at King’s College

March 27, 2018 – Award-winning writer Kenny Fries will read excerpts from his latest memoir, “In the Province of the Gods,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is free and open to the public. Fries is the 2017-18 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. He will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.

King's awards tenure to 6 faculty members

March 26, 2018 – Six King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Deborah Carr, Ed.D., education; Chad Hogg, Ph.D., computer science; Janine Janoski, Ph.D., mathematics; Frank Varriale, Ph.D., biology; Scott J. Weiland, Ph.D., mass communications; and Sunny Minelli Weiland, Ph.D., education.  

Carol Scholl named Graphic Designer, Writer in Office of Marketing & Communication at King’s

March 21, 2018 – Carol Scholl of Luzerne has been named a graphic designer and writer in the Office of Marketing and Communications at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for producing publications for various offices on campus, conceptualizing and designing promotional pieces, and writing and editing content. In addition, she also will be responsible for general administrative and management tasks for assigned projects. 

Wilkes-Barre native Frank Wengen to showcase watercolor paintings in Widmann Gallery at King’s

March 21, 2018 – Wilkes-Barre native Frank Wengen will display a variety of transparent watercolor paintings during a free public exhibition, titled “Serene Scenery: Elevating the Everyday Landscape,” to be held from Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 27, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

Philosopher, Medical Ethicist Dr. Aaron Cobb to discuss Virtues and End-of-Life Care during lecture at King’s

March 12, 2018 – Philosopher and Medical Ethicist Dr. Aaron Cobb, associate professor of philosophy at Auburn University at Montgomery, will deliver the annual Donald Grimes Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “Virtues for the Vulnerable: Perinatal Hospice as Exemplary Care,” is co-sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and the Honors Program at King’s.


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