The King's College Offers NYC Theater Experience to Students Nationwide
August 13, 2013 - 12:00am
NEW YORK -- August 13, 2013 -- Coming in June 2014, through a creative partnership between The King's College and Firebone Theatre, talented college students from all over the country will have a vital opportunity to experience and participate in the New York City theater industry at the NYC Summer Theater Institute.The NYC Summer Theater Institute is a four week intensive training experience for budding actors and playwrights, directors and producers, and theater man
Alumna Joins King's to Lead The King's Debate Society
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
NEW YORK -- August 7, 2013 -- The King's College has named Rebecca Tingstrom, J.D. as its next Director of Speech and Debate. Tingstrom will lead and grow the college's debate team, The King’s Debate Society.Tingstrom joins The King's College after graduating from the Regent University School of Law in May 2013. She recently completed associate work with The Keel Group, L.L.C.
International Ventures Trips Take Students to Brazil, Israel, Turkey, Central Asia, the Middle East, and China
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
The world we live in claims to be a house of many ideas – many cultures with their seemingly disparate truth claims, and many languages and media through which those ideas are expressed. In On the Heavens, however, Aristotle saw the "idea diversity" of the world differently. Aristotle observed that although we may hear new ways, from new men, of expressing ideas, all of these ideas stem from a common experience that all men share and that all men attempt to express.
Pioneering Alumna Has Successful Casting Director Career
July 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Brooke Sabonis Franqui graduated from The King’s College in 2007, a year before the college introduced the Media, Culture, and the Arts degree. But since walking across the stage at commencement, Brooke has launched herself into a full-fledged career in television. Five years ago, Brooke joinedLeftfield Productions in New York City as a Production Assistant.
Andy Mills Delivers Keynote Lectures to Packed Crowd at Camp-of-the-Woods
July 22, 2013 - 12:00am
From July 13 to July 20, Andy Mills, who has served as The King's College Interim President since last October, was a keynote speaker atCamp-of-the-Woods, a high-end, 90-acre Christian family conference and resort center nestled in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York.Mills started taking his family to Camp-of-the-Woods over twenty years ago and "just kept coming back, year after year," he said.
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.
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.
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.
Can we learn a lesson from China?
June 18, 2013 - 12:00am
"...it should not surprise us to hear that when governments from South Africa to China turned from wealth redistribution to private wealth creation through private property, free markets, and free trade, productivity replaced extreme poverty at stunning rates," Dr. David Innes recently wrote for WorldMag.com.
"What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood"
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the tendency for Americans to form associations to solve problems is one of the many characteristics that make America an outstanding republic. In “What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” Professor Joseph Loconte argues that the hostility toward the freedom of association showed by Egypt’s ruling authorities is dangerous and counterproductive.