September 26, 2017 - King’s College Professor of History Brian A. Pavlac will discuss fundamental problems of politics today in the light of the fictional troubles of the fantasy world created by George R. R. Martin in a free public lecture to be held from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in the Postupak Room, located on the first floor of the McGowan School of Business. The McGowan School of Business is located at the corner of N. River and W. Union streets in Wilkes-Barre.
September 25, 2017 - Lorena Beniquez’s photographs are designed to preserve the anthracite history of Northeastern Pennsylvania landmarks, including the Huber Coal Breaker in Ashley, St. Nicholas Coal Breaker near Mahanoy City, Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, and Eckley Miners Village in Weatherly. She will display her collection of photographs during a free public exhibition, “The Last Coal Breaker,” from Monday, Oct. 2, through Friday, Nov. 3, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
September 19, 2017 - The King’s College Theatre Department kicks off the season with performances of the Tony Award-nominated musical, “A Year With Frog and Toad,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 28-30, and Oct. 5-7, and at 1 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. Designed for young audiences, the production will be offered by King’s Theatre with $3 discounted tickets for children 12-and-under during Thursday and Friday night performances.
September 18, 2017 - Dr. Christopher O’Brien has been appointed the inaugural Dean of Health Sciences at King’s College. He will oversee the faculty and curricular affairs of King’s health sciences programs, including physician assistant studies, athletic training, exercise science, and the College’s two newest health sciences programs: the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program which begins in spring 2018, and the innovative 1+2+1 Dual Degrees in Nursing Program, a collaboration with Luzerne County Community College, beginning in fall 2018.
September 15, 2017 - Eight new full-time faculty members join King’s for the 2017-18 academic year.
September 15, 2017 - “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.
September 11, 2017 - 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.
September 11, 2017 - 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.
September 7, 2017 - 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.
September 7, 2017 - 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.