Wm. Lee Hanley, Jr. Elected Chairman
May 8, 2014 - 11:00am
Wm. Lee Hanley, Jr. has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of The King’s College, succeeding the prior chairman Andrew G. Mills. A trustee of King’s since 2008, Mr. Hanley and his wife Allie, who also serves on the board, have been tireless advocates for the mission and vision of King’s.
King’s and Acton Institute Announce New Oikonomia Scholarship
July 22, 2015 - 11:38am
NEW YORK CITY- July 22, 2015- The King’s College announces the launch of the Oikonomia Scholarship, to be awarded to three winners of a contest for students entering King's during the Fall 2015 semester. The three finalists will receive $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500, respectively. In cooperation with the Acton Institute, The King’s College is awarding three scholarships to students who embody the combination of theological understanding and cultural engagement that the College values.
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.
TEDS to Offer Graduate Courses at King's
July 1, 2015 - 8:14am
NEW YORK CITY – July 1, 2015 – Beginning in the Fall 2015 semester, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) will begin offering occasional graduate-level courses in theology on the campus of The King’s College in lower Manhattan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.