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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Mills To Be Appointed Senior Fellow; Rotates Off as Chairman

May 1, 2014 - 11:43am

After a decade of service as both Chairman of the Board and Acting President on three separate occasions, Andrew G. Mills will rotate off of The King’s College Board of Trustees and will be appointed Senior Fellow of the College, according to President Greg Thornbury. 

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VP for Academic Administration Announced

March 31, 2014 - 8:34am

NEW YORK – March 31, 2014 – The King’s College announces the appointment of Dr. Mark D. Hijleh as Vice President for Academic Administration and Dean of the Faculty. Hijleh has served for 21 years as a faculty member and academic leader at Houghton College. He will begin his role on July 1, 2014.

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Bestselling Author Eric Metaxas Joins King's

March 27, 2014 - 4:07pm

NEW YORK – March 25, 2014 – Eric Metaxas, author, founder of Socrates in the City, and TV host, will bring his extensive experience and unique platform to The King's College in New York City as Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Large.

"Eric is shaping this generation of young Christians. As he continues to write new books and speak into culture, we want to give our students face time with him," said College President Gregory Alan Thornbury.

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Price Harding Joins as Trustee

November 5, 2013 - 3:31pm

NEW YORK -- November 5, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of The King’s College is pleased to announce the addition of Price Harding as a new member of the Board. Price Harding was elected at the Board’s annual meeting on October 16. He is the Founding Partner of CarterBaldwin Executive Search, one of the forty largest Executive Search firms in the U.S., based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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New Presidential Scholar to Speak at IAM Conference

October 4, 2013 - 12:00am

NEW YORK -- October 4, 2013 -- Recently announced Presidential Scholar and Art Historian in Residence Daniel A. Siedell will deliver the final plenary lecture at INHABIT: Art in Space & Time, a conference held by International Arts Movement.

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