March 30, 2015 – Andreas Widmer, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Catholic University of America’s School of Business & Economics, will deliver a free public lecture titled “Investing for the Poor vs. Investing in the Poor: A Heart or Mind for the Poor” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
March 27, 2015 – Dr. Shelley Burtt, Executive Director of the Camphill Foundation, is the keynote speaker of the 2015 King’s/Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. She will discuss “The Politics of Caregiving in America: The Challenge of Camphill’s Model of Inclusive Care,” at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
March 20, 2015 – Four King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure and promoted to associate professor by the College’s Board of Directors: Dr. Barbara Fenner, biology; Dr. Maria Jump, computer science; Dr. Nicole Mares, history; and Dr. Michele McGowan, health care administration.
March 19, 2015 - King’s College will host a free public program on eating disorders at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Burke Auditorium, located on the ground floor of the William McGowan School of Business, corner of N. River and W. Union streets, Wilkes-Barre.
The event will feature a presentation by Jennifer Misunas Buckwash which will highlight her struggles with and recovery from an eating disorder.
March 13, 2015 - Faculty and students from the Department of Sports Medicine and the Department of Athletic Training at King’s College will begin an extensive non-invasive health study of Wyoming Valley men and women between the ages of 30 and 60 in March and are seeking interested participants.
March 12, 2015 - Rich Pinola, a 1967 graduate of King’s College, has been selected as the second recipient of the Father James Lackenmier, C.S.C., Award for Achievement and Leadership. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held October 22 at the Union League in Philadelphia.
March 5, 2015 – The Kelci Ever After Memorial Fund of The Luzerne Foundation recently donated $2,500 to King’s College to be used for a student’s study abroad experience, service learning trips, and the Office of Career Planning’s “Dress for Success” program.
February 27, 2015 – Religion scholar Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University, will discuss the historical context of Jesus’s parables and the content of his teachings at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture is this year’s “Divine Wisdom Lecture.”
February 25, 2015 - King’s College officials recently finalized an articulation agreement with St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada, which will provide international options for students interested in medical or veterinary careers.
January 23, 2015 - Three junior physician assistant studies majors from King’s College have received $2,500 scholarships from The Peyton Walker Foundation. The foundation was established to honor Peyton Walker, a King’s physician assistant studies major and a classmate of the three scholarship recipients. Walker died unexpectedly in November 2013 from sudden cardiac arrest.