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 Convocation Address
September 9, 2014 - 10:45am
On Tuesday, August 26th the class of 2018 gathered at Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan to celebrate the start of their college career and to sign the honor code. This is a speech delivered by The King's College President Gregory Alan Thornbury on the same evening.
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.
Bringing Hope to Cambodia
August 19, 2014 - 3:20pm
Veassna Sang grew up in Cambodia. His parents divorced and abandoned him, leaving him in the care of his grandparents—who loved and cherished him, but didn’t have the resources to raise a child. They visited many orphanages in order to find one that would be able to provide for Veassna and protect him, but all of the orphanages were full.
Finally, in 1999, Veassna’s grandparents heard about Asian Hope, and Veassna was taken to live in the children’s home.
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.
First Bitcoin Donation Accepted
July 21, 2014 - 12:04pm
Last month, The King’s College announced that it would become the first accredited college in the United States to accept Bitcoin for tuition and donations. On Friday, July 18, The King’s College accepted its first Bitcoin donation.
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.
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.