King’s to Present Presidential Symposium in October
July 15, 2015 - 1:36pm
NEW YORK CITY – July 15, 2015 – On October 5 and 6, a number of important speakers will visit the King’s campus for an event called “Six Presidents in 30 Hours: A Presidential Symposium.” The speakers include Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln, Evan Thomas on Richard Nixon, Charles Slack on John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Amity Shlaes on Calvin Coolidge, and David Davenport on Herbert Hoover. All events are free and open to the campus community and the public.
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.
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 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.”
Digital Currency Experts Discuss Potential for Social Change at King’s
April 30, 2015 - 12:00am
On April 28, President Gregory Alan Thornbury, the Hon. Edmund C. Moy (former director of the United States Mint), and Alex Waters of Coin.co met on the campus of The King’s College for a roundtable discussion about digital currencies and their potential to facilitate economic, social, and political change.
The King’s College is the first college in the United States to accept payments in Bitcoin. Coin.co helps businesses and financial institutions understand and utilize the Bitcoin ecosystem
Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who
April 21, 2015 - 11:17am
The King’s College President Dr. Gregory Alan Thornbury and Parent’s Leadership Council member Ned Bustard recently celebrated the release of their co-edited volume, Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who, a collection of essays exploring religious themes in the popular BBC television series. The collection, published by Square Halo Books, released on Thursday, March 26, with a launch party in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where Thornbury delivered a lecture based on the essay he wrote for the book, which explored God the Father.