“A Solution for the Healthcare Crisis” will be presented by Dr. Bernard Healey, professor of health care administration at King’s College, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, in the Postupak Room, located on the first floor of the McGowan School of Business.
Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, University of Notre Dame, will explore the concepts of human rights and unlawful use of military force during the Constitution Day Lecture, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. This lecture, which doubles as the annual Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture, is sponsored by the College’s McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and History Department, and the Peace and Justice Center of Wilkes-Barre.
Eight King’s College students have begun a 16-week student teaching experience at area elementary, middle and senior high schools. The supervised teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.
Allison Samanas, of Dallas, has been appointed Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing the long-range planning and forecasting processes, including budgeting and financial management of operations, current and emerging programs, and strategic goals. In addition, she will be taking on responsibility for bank relations and communications along with several process improvement projects at the College.
Kyle McKiernan, a sophomore marketing and management double major at King’s College, was one of only 80 student applicants from across the country chosen to attend the Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit held this summer in New York City.
For the eighth consecutive year, King’s has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking by “Washington Monthly” magazine which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body. King’s placed 250th of almost 650 colleges and universities in the final rankings.
King’s College’s Seventh Annual Diversity Festival will kick-off with a Spanish Fiesta and will also include free film screenings and a cultural game night. The events will be held in September and October on the College’s campus.
Almost 40 local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works during “The 15th Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” to be held from Monday, Aug. 28, through Friday, Sept. 22, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Glenn Tyranski, a dedicated alumnus, mentor, and board member, has been selected as the fourth recipient of the Rev. James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 19, at the New York Athletic Club.
Dr. Patrisia Macias-Rojas, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will examine the political discourse of immigration and crime during the 2017 Labor Day Lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.Titled "From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America,” the lecture is free and open to the public. The program is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.