The Knights of Columbus at King’s College will host a free public presentation titled, “The Relics of the Passion,” a meditative, musical program focused on Jesus’ Passion. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center and will end with an opportunity for personal veneration of the relics.
King’s students Tashianna Stockton and Jacob Rockovits have been awarded the Peyton Walker Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship that was created to help third-year physician assistant undergraduate students that was first awarded in 2014.
King’s College students recently swept the top four places in an annual collegiate stock market contest sponsored by the Kingston office of Janney Montgomery Scott (JMS) which involved students from regional colleges including King’s, Wilkes, the University of Scranton, and Misericordia.
The King’s College Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s dark tragedy "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-27, and at 2 p.m. Feb. 27-28 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.
Allie LaMarca of Pittston has been named graphic designer and writer in the Office of Marketing and Communications at King’s College. She will be primarily responsible for producing publications for various offices on campus, conceptualizing and designing promotional pieces, and writing and editing content. In addition, she will also be responsible for general administrative and management tasks for assigned projects.
Fifty eight King’s College junior, senior, or graduate students are interning at 43 local and regional sites during the spring semester.
A free screening of “Agents of Change,” a powerful new documentary about the black student led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s and its connection to the Black Lives Matter movement of today, will be held at King’s College at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business.
Alexa Friedhoff, a junior criminal justice major at King’s College, was awarded first place in the recent Eric Williams Essay Contest. A 2003 graduate of King’s with a degree in criminal justice, Williams was serving as a federal corrections officer when he was ambushed and killed by an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary at Canaan, Wayne County, on February 25, 2013.
Philosopher Dr. Derrick Darby will discuss the persistence of racism in the American education system, including student tracking and school discipline practices, during a free public lecture titled “Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Historian and philosopher of science Dr. Marvin Bolt will deliver two free public lectures on Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lectures are sponsored by The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.