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.
King's Business Students: Top 2% Nationwide
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Each year, top business students from programs around the country take the ETS Major Field Test to find out where they rank amongst their peers. For the second year in a row, students from The King's College scored in the top 2% nationally.The pool of undergraduate programs includes over 250 schools from around the country with top-notch business programs. The ETS tests subject matter knowledge and the ability to apply key business concepts.
"Statues and Statecraft"
June 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Although the march of history has brought with it contemporary political problems that the Founders’ could never have imagined in detail, Dr. David Corbin and Dr. Matthew Parks believe that America’s early statesman still have much to say today through the Federalist Papers. But what could these essays say about America’s foreign policy today?
"What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood"
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the tendency for Americans to form associations to solve problems is one of the many characteristics that make America an outstanding republic. In “What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” Professor Joseph Loconte argues that the hostility toward the freedom of association showed by Egypt’s ruling authorities is dangerous and counterproductive.