King’s College faculty members Dr. Thomas Concannon, adjunct professor of mathematics, and Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, co-wrote a paper about the amount of time it would take to travel to the center of the earth. The King’s professors introduced the role that frictional effects would play for a gravity train traveling down a hypothetical tunnel through the core that would enable faster trips from one point to another on the Earth’s surface.
Two King’s College students and an administrator were selected to attend the three-day Student Leadership Ambassador Summit (SALT) of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) held recently at Loyola University in Maryland.
Zian Chi, center, a resident of Wilkes-Barre and a senior accounting major at King’s College, was selected as the initial recipient of the Kearney & Company Scholarship.
Dr. F. Daniel Davis, director of bioethics at Geisinger Health System and formerly a senior advisor for bioethics and policy with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Science Policy, will deliver a free public lecture titled “Organizational Ethics in Healthcare: Thinking and Doing,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Shyann Church and Jared Menghini have joined the Financial Aid Department at King’s College.
Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works during “The 14th Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” through September 23 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Sixty one students recently completed the physician assistant (PA) studies master’s degree program at King’s College and received their degrees at the College’s annual summer commencement ceremonies.
King’s College appoints five new full-time faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year.
The King’s College Theatre kicks off the season with performances of the award-winning musical, “Godspell,” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 6-8, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Ryan Rosenthal of Pittston has been named Web Systems Manager in the Office of Marketing and Communications at King’s College.