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.
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.
March 22, 2018 - WRKC 88.5 FM, Radio King’s College, won three first place awards at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) conference held recently in New York City.
March 22, 2018 - The King’s College Theatre Department will present acclaimed playwright Donald Margulies’s riveting drama about journalists covering the Iraq War, “Time Stands Still” at 7:30 p.m. on April 12-14 and April 19-21 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
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.
March 21, 2018 - One of the longest running local golf tournaments in region will celebrate its 34th anniversary in 2018.
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.
March 20, 2018 - Five works by four King’s College students were recently selected to be entered in the annual 2017 Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) National Undergraduate Writing Competition.
March 20, 2018 - Nineteen King’s College students were recently inducted to the Psi Epsilon Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, an honor society specifically focused on communications.
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.