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.
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.
King's Announces Board Changes, Campus Addition
May 8, 2015 - 9:29am
NEW YORK CITY - May 8, 2015 - On May 7 and 8, the Board of Trustees of The King's College met on the college's campus in New York City to conduct several items of important business, including approving two changes in the Board's membership and formalizing an exciting new addition to the campus.
King's Debate Society Post-Nationals
May 5, 2015 - 12:19pm
Three teams represented King’s at the United States University Debating Championships: Tim Perdew ’15 and John Sailer ’15, Jonah Ortiz ’17 and Lucy LeFever ’16, and Christian Tegge ’17 and Kyle Trivanovich ’17. The tournament was not just a test of rhetorical skill, but of endurance. Eight preliminary rounds preceded four elimination rounds over the course of three days.
Interregnum XI: Each Day Dies with Sleep
May 1, 2015 - 12:24pm
On April 10, students and faculty of the King’s College gathered at Calvary-St. George’s Church in downtown Manhattan to hear Dr. Carl R. Trueman speak at the final event of Interregnum, an all-school, three-day competition between the Houses.
Trueman is an author, theologian, historian, and Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary. He spoke on the 2014-15 Interregnum theme—mortality—in a talk titled “Each Day Dies with Sleep: A Literary and Theological Exploration of Mortality.”