A Tale of Two Universities
October 17, 2013 - 4:33pm
"It is a place nestled away deep in New York’s Financial District, just steps from Wall Street’s iconic landmarks. A place where an individual’s worth is determined by an adherence to excellence and not an adherence to a particular political belief. A place where students are encouraged to examine their own views, without being handed an acceptable view for them to follow. A place where students are encouraged to follow their passions in humble servitude to their fellow man, and God if they so choose."
The Book Of Revelation Is Hayekian
October 11, 2013 - 4:37pm
The King’s College is "committed to the proposition that it is impossible to out-flank the genius of historic Christian theism as a platform for human flourishing," President Gregory Alan Thornbury explained this week for a featured Forbes interview with Jerry Bowyer.Dr. Thornbury elaborates on the overlap of Hayek’s philosophy with Christianity and the charge to reconnect Christian civilization to its roots.
Dr. Dan Siedell Announced as Presidential Scholar
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
NEW YORK -- October 3, 2013 -- Dr. Daniel A. Siedell, art historian and author of God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern Art will bring his extensive experience to The King's College in New York City as Presidential Scholar and Art Historian in Residence.
King's Students Write for Blog
October 2, 2013 - 12:00am
"When I graduated from high school, my mom told me, ‘Time is going to start moving really fast from here on out!’ I kind of nodded and laughed, trying to agree, but I had no idea what she meant until this semester." This is the beginning of a blog post by Lauren Schuhmacher, which goes on to discuss how perceptions of time can change in college.
Alumni "Fall Back to Briarcliff Manor"
September 24, 2013 - 12:00am
On Saturday, September 14th, 150 alumni and guests from the Briarcliff Manor and New Castle campuses gathered at the Edith Macy Conference Center in Briarcliff Manor, NY to reminisce, meet current students, enjoy a lakeside lunch buffet, and hear from President Thornbury and members of the Alumni Executive Committee. The event officially kicked off The King's College 75th Anniversary Jubilee.
Fall Retreat Energizes The King’s College Community
September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
After two years without a school-wide Fall Retreat, students rallied together in 2013 at a Fall Retreat weekend that revitalized the college community. During the weekend of September 7 and 8, over 400 students, professors, and staff members piled onto busses and drove from New York City to beautiful Iroquois Springs in Upstate New York.
Reclaiming Carl Henry
September 16, 2013 - 12:00am
As a freshman in college, Gregory Thornbury’s faith was shaken by historical critical approaches to the Bible that describe its formation in purely human terms. Dr. Thornbury found that neither his high school mentors nor the books they recommended could answer his doubts. Then, he remembered his father’s esteem for Carl Henry. Dr. Thornbury went to the college library and began reading Carl Henry’s six-volume magnum opus God, Revelation, and Authority. It was a turning point for Dr. Thornbury.
Two National Debate Champions Recruited to The King's College
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Included in this year's elite class of freshmen at The King's College are two national debate champions, Michael Sheetz and Jonah Ortiz.
Both students participated in the STOA National Invitational Tournament of Champions for the homeschool speech and debate league last May. At the tournament, Michael and his partner won the championship in Team Policy Debate. Jonah won an individual Apologetics speech event.
King's Junior Writes Religious Freedom Report During Israeli Internship
September 6, 2013 - 12:00am
King's Junior Jordan Caruso '15 landed two important internships this summer. The first was for Beth Gaines of California's 6th Assembly District and the second was for the Jerusalem Institute of Justice.Caruso's internship for Assemblywoman Gaines included communication coordination for every bill being processed for 2013 and 2014. When a constituent mailed in his opinion, Jordan would put his or her name on a support list for a particular bill.
A Renewed Vision for Spiritual Life
August 29, 2013 - 12:00am
This fall marks a fresh start for the Spiritual Life program at The King's College. The revamp is being spearheaded by Vice President for Student Development Eric Bennett and Professor Dru Johnson. The new schedule "outlines the rhythms that we celebrate with the Church-at-large: selected Scripture readings, Sabbath habits, and celebration of Holy Days and historical events," Bennett said.These activities will be referred to as The King's Liturgy.