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The King's College Honors Coreen Cook

July 15, 2013 - 12:00am

Coreen Cook, the beloved wife of Dr. Robert A. Cook, went home to be with the Lord this past Tuesday at the age of 99.Dr. Cook was the second president of The King's College, succeeding Dr. Percy Crawford and assuming the presidency in 1962. From then until his death in 1991, Dr. Cook served The King's College with Coreen by his side.Coreen Nielson Cook was born on April 21, 1914 to Norwegian immigrants Harold and Hilda Nilsen. She was raised in Chicago with sister, Evelyn. As a child she attended the Logan Square Norwegian Baptist Church, where she gave her life to Christ.

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Gregory Alan Thornbury Named as Sixth President

July 11, 2013 - 11:00am

NEW YORK -- The Board of Trustees of The King’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Alan Thornbury, Ph.D. as its sixth president. Thornbury, with an academic background in philosophy and Christian ministry, has spent his career in higher education, where he has pursued entrepreneurial roles and maintained a passionate commitment to the arts.

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Career Spotlight: Chris Ross '10

July 4, 2013 - 12:00am

Home State: Hudson, OH

Current Residence: New York, NY

Current Employer: Law School Student

Please tell us about your graduate studies and current employment:  I currently go to law school as an evening student at Fordham University, and I work during the day for two attorneys at a law firm in Times Square.

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King's Business Students: Top 2% Nationwide

June 28, 2013 - 12:00am

Each year, top business students from programs around the country take the ETS Major Field Test to find out where they rank amongst their peers. For the second year in a row, students from The King's College scored in the top 2% nationally.The pool of undergraduate programs includes over 250 schools from around the country with top-notch business programs. The ETS tests subject matter knowledge and the ability to apply key business concepts.

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The 2013 Senior Address

June 6, 2013 - 12:00am

On Saturday, May 11th, The King’s College held its annual Commencement exercises to honor the graduation of the class of 2013. Students reflected on their four years, received their diplomas, and were accepted into The King’s College Alumni Association. The event was held at Trinity Wall St., located a block from campus. The Honorable Allen West, a well decorated war veteran and former U.S. representative from Florida’s 22nd district, delivered the keynote address.

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King's Alumnus to Join Boston Law Firm

June 5, 2013 - 12:00am

With its emphasis on developing skills in critical thinking, research writing, and persuasion, the King's education is uniquely suited to preparing individuals interested in a career in law. Jacqueline Smith, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, & Economics (PPE) and received her JD from Boston University Law School this year, is now taking a job at an international law firm in Boston, MA.

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Graduate Accepts Teaching Position at Great Hearts Academies

May 30, 2013 - 12:00am

Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities around the country. Catherine Allen, a graduating senior in the House of Queen Elizabeth the 1st, recently landed a job in Arizona as a teacher apprentice at Great Hearts Academies. In the Q&A below, she describes her journey and how her education at King’s contributed to her landing a job.

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What’s a “trigger word” citizen to do?

May 29, 2013 - 12:00am

John Jay, a Founding Father of the American republic, discussed in theFederalist Papers the importance of the American Union as distinct from the government. But what does this distinction mean today? In “What’s a ‘Trigger Word’ Citizen to Do?” Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks discuss the significance of the Union in light of the scandals involving the IRS, media wiretapping, and Benghazi.

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Graduate Accepts Teaching Position at Great Hearts Academies

May 23, 2013 - 12:00am

Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities around the globe. Ray Davison, a graduating senior in the House of Sir Winston Churchill, recently landed a job as a teaching apprentice at Archway Veritas, a Great Hearts Academy located in Phoenix, Arizona. In the Q&A below, he describes his journey and how his education at King’s contributed to him landing this opportunity.

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“Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force”

May 22, 2013 - 12:00am

At a time when politics in America is struggling with deadlock and dysfunction, Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks are investigating and applying the principles of the Federalist Papers to contemporary politics in a series of essays on The Blaze. The first essay, titled “Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force,” compares the political approach of the Founders to the politics of today.

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