Fall Retreat Brings King’s Community Together
October 9, 2015 - 12:16pm
NEW YORK CITY – October 9, 2015 – On September 10-12, over 400 faculty, staff, and students from The King’s College boarded buses for the Catskill Mountains to participate in a weekend of worship, learning, team-building, and fun at the annual Fall Retreat.
King’s Debate Society Breaks Records During Season Opener at Bard College
September 23, 2015 - 1:01pm
NEW YORK CITY – September 23, 2015 - The King’s Debate Society season began on September 19-20, 2015, at the Bard College Invitational, and KDS brought nine teams and seven judges—the largest group the Society has ever brought to a season opener, and one of the largest groups brought to a debate tournament in the Society’s history. Of the King’s debaters, sixteen had never competed at a college debate tournament before.
King's Welcomes New Students to Campus
August 27, 2015 - 9:25am
NEW YORK CITY – August 27, 2015 - On August 22-25, faculty, staff, and student leaders welcomed the newest members of the King’s community to the College.
Two hundred new students join the College, an increase of 24% over the 2014-15 school year. Of these, more than 180 are new on-campus full-time freshmen and transfers. Additional students join the community from other colleges and universities as part of the NYC Semester program.
King's Announces Oikonomia Scholarship Recipients
August 20, 2015 - 11:37am
NEW YORK CITY - August 20, 2015 - The King's College, in conjunction with the Acton Institute, is pleased to announce the recipients of the Oikonomia Scholarship, each of whom embodies the theological understanding and cultural engagement that the College values.
King’s and Acton Institute Announce New Oikonomia Scholarship
July 22, 2015 - 11:38am
NEW YORK CITY- July 22, 2015- The King’s College announces the launch of the Oikonomia Scholarship, to be awarded to three winners of a contest for students entering King's during the Fall 2015 semester. The three finalists will receive $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500, respectively. In cooperation with the Acton Institute, The King’s College is awarding three scholarships to students who embody the combination of theological understanding and cultural engagement that the College values.
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.