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King’s to Present Presidential Symposium in October

July 15, 2015 - 1:36pm

NEW YORK CITY – July 15, 2015 – On October 5 and 6, a number of important speakers will visit the King’s campus for an event called “Six Presidents in 30 Hours: A Presidential Symposium.” The speakers include Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln, Evan Thomas on Richard Nixon, Charles Slack on John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Amity Shlaes on Calvin Coolidge, and David Davenport on Herbert Hoover. All events are free and open to the campus community and the public.

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The King’s College Reaccredited

June 29, 2015 - 12:04pm

New York City – June 29, 2015 – The King’s College is pleased to announce that it has been reaccredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The reaccreditation was announced on Friday, June 26, and comes after a year of intensive self-study conducted by the faculty, staff, and administration of the college.

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O’Keeffe Gift Expands King’s Campus

June 15, 2015 - 3:15pm

NEW YORK CITY - June 15, 2015 - Due to a generous gift, when students return to campus in Fall 2015, there will be a new addition: the O'Keeffe Student Union.

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New York City Landmark Sculpture Relocates to King’s Lobby

May 29, 2015 - 3:35pm

NEW YORK CITY – May 29, 2015 – Visitors to the King’s campus on Broadway in lower Manhattan will notice a new addition to the lobby: Jeremiah Lanphier, as represented in the sculpture “Invitation to Pray.”

The statue may be familiar. For the past eight years, it resided outside the headquarters of The American Bible Society, near Columbus Circle in upper Manhattan. The Society recently relocated to Philadelphia, but as a result of the generosity of board members John Beckett and Rich and Helen DeVos, the statue found a new home in the King’s lobby.

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The King’s College Announces Religious and Theological Studies Major

May 27, 2015 - 4:27pm

NEW YORK CITY – May 27, 2015 – The King’s College is pleased to announce the addition of a fifth major to its offerings, beginning in the Fall 2015 semester. The Bachelor of Arts in Religious and Theological Studies will provide a solid liberal arts education to students while encouraging them to think about a variety of texts and topics through a theological lens.

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King's Awards Two Honorary Doctorates

May 19, 2015 - 12:00am

NEW YORK CITY - May 19, 2015 - The King's College is pleased to announce the conferral of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on two recipients: Ms. Rebekah Mercer and Mr. Thomas Patrick. The degrees were conferred by President Gregory Alan Thornbury on Saturday, May 16 during the Commencement Exercises at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.

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67th Annual Commencement Exercises

May 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK CITY, May 16, 2015 – On Saturday, May 16, 2015 The King’s College held its 67th annual Commencement exercises to honor the graduation of the class of 2015. Students reflected on their four years at King's, received their diplomas, and were accepted into The King’s College Alumni Association. The event was held at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann delivered the keynote address.

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Goodbye KingsLink. Hello KingsConnect.

May 8, 2015 - 3:21pm

The King’s College Office of Vocational and Career Development (OVCD) is pleased to announce a new central hub for job postings. KingsConnect: The King’s College Students and Alumni Network will feature all the job postings discovered by OVCD. KingsConnect operates via LinkedIn, leveraging the social aspect of job searching, and—most excitingly for alumni—eliminates OVCD as the intermediary for job postings.

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King's Announces Board Changes, Campus Addition

May 8, 2015 - 9:29am

NEW YORK CITY - May 8, 2015 - On May 7 and 8, the Board of Trustees of The King's College met on the college's campus in New York City to conduct several items of important business, including approving two changes in the Board's membership and formalizing an exciting new addition to the campus.

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King's Debate Society Post-Nationals

May 5, 2015 - 12:19pm

Three teams represented King’s at the United States University Debating Championships: Tim Perdew ’15 and John Sailer ’15, Jonah Ortiz ’17 and Lucy LeFever ’16, and Christian Tegge ’17 and Kyle Trivanovich ’17. The tournament was not just a test of rhetorical skill, but of endurance. Eight preliminary rounds preceded four elimination rounds over the course of three days.

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