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.
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.
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.
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.