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.
Columnist Terry Mattingly Joins as Senior Fellow, Bolsters Journalism Program
September 18, 2014 - 8:00am
NEW YORK CITY – The King’s College in New York City received a significant boost to its journalism education offerings today, announcing that Universal Syndicate columnist Terry Mattingly will join King’s in 2015-2016 as a Senior Fellow of Religion and Media.
2014 Founders' Scholarship Competition Announced
September 3, 2014 - 3:48pm
NEW YORK -- September 3, 2014 -- As many as four talented high school seniors will be awarded Founders' Scholarships in 2015 and given the opportunity to study at The King's College tuition-free. Beginning today, the competition will be used to seek students who demonstrate exceptional speaking, writing, and leadership prowess.
Details about this year's contest topic, along with more information about the Founders' Scholarship program and previous recipients, can be found here.
King's Joins Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
August 7, 2014 - 9:15am
The King's College has joined the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) as an affiliate member. On July 26, the CCCU board of directors voted unanimously to accept King's application for membership in the council. As an affiliate member, King's has access to CCCU resources including listing staff and faculty career opportunities, access to conferences and events, and other programs and services.
4-Year Online Business Degree Announced
August 6, 2014 - 10:20am
The King’s College recently received approval to offer the required coursework for its Business Administration degree fully online, complementing its outstanding residential Business program in New York City. Students will be able to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree in Business Administration by completing the King’s degree online coursework and at least one approved academic experience in New York City, which can include anything from a 1-2 week intensive to semester and summer programs.
Phillips Journalism Institute Launches
July 16, 2014 - 8:00am
Whether or not you believe the print industry is dying, one thing is certain: journalists continue to fill a crucial role in a free society. Journalism, at its core, is about factual reporting, artful storytelling, and boldly speaking truth to power —and these are things that will always be necessary. That is why The King’s College is proud to announce The Phillips Journalism Institute (phillipsjournalism.org), a program that will help college students become more skillful journalists while experiencing New York City.
King's Is First U.S. College to Accept Bitcoin
June 13, 2014 - 9:27am
The King's College (tkc.edu) in New York City announced today that it has signed with New York’s Coin.co to become the first accredited college in the United States to accept Bitcoin for tuition, other expenses, and donations. As the first institution of its kind to make this move and accept digital currency, The King’s College will signal to other institutions that Bitcoin acceptance is not simply for technology companies.
David Dockery and Tim Dunn Named to Board of Trustees
June 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
The King’s College is proud to announce that David Dockery and Tim Dunn will join the Board of Trustees as its newest members.
Dr. David S. Dockery is the president of Trinity International University and a prolific author and lecturer who has served in key leadership roles at several Christian institutions. Mr. Tim Dunn is the CEO of CrownQuest Operating, LLC, EnerQuest Oil & Gas, Ltd., and is also a partner of Texas Land Royalty.
113 Students Graduate
May 16, 2014 - 12:23pm
113 students, the largest class in The King’s College’s 15-year New York City history, graduated at 5th Avenue Presbyterian Church on May 10, 2014.
King's Joins Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans
May 14, 2014 - 9:53am
The King’s College is now a part of the Yellow Ribbon Program, a voluntary fund-matching partnership between degree-granting universities and colleges and Veterans Affairs. The Program provides scholarships and grants toward the education of veterans and their dependents. Yellow Ribbon helps students avoid out-of-pocket tuition and fees not covered by the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. Beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, this program will allow King’s to provide contributions to those who have served in the military as well as their dependents.