March 5, 2018 - Atty. Kelly Bray Snyder of Wilkes-Barre has been named Annual Giving Leadership Officer within the Office for Institutional Advancement at King’s College.
March 1, 2018 - Father Thomas O’Hara, C.S.C., former president of King’s College and outgoing Provincial Superior of the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross, will provide the address at King’s 69th Annual Commencement exercises to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Mohegan Sun Arena. Father O’Hara will also receive an honorary doctorate from King’s at the ceremony at which approximately 500 students will receive either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
February 28, 2018 - St. Edward’s University Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico’s traditional folklorico dances and songs to the King’s College campus for a public performance, titled “Noche Folklorica,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
February 26, 2018 - Dr. Elise Heiss, assistant professor of chemistry at King’s College, recently received the Robert Estabrook Moeller Memorial Award to conduct research at Lacawac Sanctuary and Biological Field Station. The a $2,000 grant will support her research, “Nitrogen Cycling in Lake Lacawac: Investigating Environmental Controls on Water Column Nitrification.”
February 21, 2018 - David Gibson, director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, will discuss stories of Catholic conversion and the legacy of Pope Francis during two free public presentations on Tuesday, March 20, as the 39th annual Moreau Lecturer at King’s College. The Moreau Lecture series at King’s is named in honor of Blessed Father Basil Anthony Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, which established and sponsors King’s College.
February 12, 2018 - Lucyann Skvarla, a West Wyoming resident who since 1978 has served in various positions at King’s College, was recently selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, an annual recognition by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers of the critical importance lay people play in living out the vision and mission of Holy Cross founder Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., to make God known, loved and served in education, parish and mission settings.
February 6, 2018 - The King’s College Theatre Department will present its 68th annual Shakespeare production with arguably the Bard’s most famous tragedy, “Hamlet” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14-17 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 18 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. King’s has offered theatre productions for local audiences since 1950, the college’s fourth year of existence.
February 6, 2018 - M. Michele Geiser of Shavertown will display a variety of experimental and traditional nature and landscape photographs during the free public exhibition, titled “Eclectic Muses,” to be held from Monday, Feb. 26, through Monday, March 23, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
February 2, 2018 - Briana Button of Mountain Top has been named community outreach and social justice programs coordinator at King’s College. She will be responsible for individual and group volunteer efforts at King’s, as well as managing the social justice education programs, such as Hunger for Justice Week.
February 1, 2018 - Cynthia Mailloux PhD, RN, CNE professor of nursing at King’s College, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Northeast Pennsylvania Division of the American Heart Association.