King's and Herzl Institute Collaborate on Study Program in Jerusalem
October 15, 2014 - 10:10pm
As part of its newly developing Center for Studies in the Middle East (CSIME), The King's College is pleased to announce the first collaborative project of the Center, a major partnership with The Herzl Institute in Israel to design and deliver a summer studies program in Jerusalem.
A pilot of the program will be offered to students in summer 2015, with plans to roll out the program in full for summer 2016. Christian students from The King’s College and other universities will be guided toward appreciating the value of the “Judeo” in the “Judeo-Christian” intellectual tradition.
Wilberforce Collection Announced at King's
October 13, 2014 - 12:27pm
The King’s College is excited to announce that a collection of historical artifacts from the life of English statesman and abolitionist William Wilberforce will be displayed on campus beginning Tuesday, October 14.
The exhibit of nearly thirty pieces includes letters from Wilberforce, first edition books and newspapers, postage stamps, coinage, and many other pieces. The collection will be exhibited in the lobby and in the admissions conference room at the front of the campus and open to the public.
Bethany Jenkins Joins as Director of Career Development
September 24, 2014 - 5:31pm
The King's College and the Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce Bethany Jenkins as the Director of Career Development. Jenkins brings with her extensive experience in different sectors and a knowledge of professional skills necessary to compete for top positions.
Career Development at The King’s College offers practical career development tools to students. Career Development also maintains an active professional network that students at The King’s College can draw on as they pursue internships and jobs in and outside of New York City.
Columnist Terry Mattingly Joins as Senior Fellow, Bolsters Journalism Program
September 18, 2014 - 8:00am
NEW YORK CITY – The King’s College in New York City received a significant boost to its journalism education offerings today, announcing that Universal Syndicate columnist Terry Mattingly will join King’s in 2015-2016 as a Senior Fellow of Religion and Media.
Inside "In Earnest" - An Interview
September 17, 2014 - 10:31am
In the summer of 2012, a group of women, led by Jennifer Tharp, began meeting and having conversations about something philosophers have debated for years— the “good life.” These conversations would eventually lead to the founding of In Earnest, an online magazine with a clear mission: “To host conversations that inspire and equip women to practice lives of consequence.”
We Remember 9/11
September 11, 2014 - 1:32pm
Today marks the 13th anniversary of the tragedy that is now infamously known as 9/11. This is an important day for our nation and for The King's College. It is a day to remember.
In the spirit of commemorating 9/11, I commend two things to you:
2014 Convocation Address
September 9, 2014 - 10:45am
On Tuesday, August 26th the class of 2018 gathered at Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan to celebrate the start of their college career and to sign the honor code. This is a speech delivered by The King's College President Gregory Alan Thornbury on the same evening.
2014 Founders' Scholarship Competition Announced
September 3, 2014 - 3:48pm
NEW YORK -- September 3, 2014 -- As many as four talented high school seniors will be awarded Founders' Scholarships in 2015 and given the opportunity to study at The King's College tuition-free. Beginning today, the competition will be used to seek students who demonstrate exceptional speaking, writing, and leadership prowess.
Details about this year's contest topic, along with more information about the Founders' Scholarship program and previous recipients, can be found here.
Advice for Graduating High School Seniors
September 2, 2014 - 3:17pm
The transition from being a high school student to being a college student is most likely one of the most radical changes you will go through in your lifetime. You transition from being a kid living at home with your parents to being an adult living with roommates; from having no (or very few) responsibilities to being completely accountable for yourself.
It’s an exciting and terrifying time, and it can be hard to know how to deal with it as it’s happening. Here are some useful things to keep in mind as you prepare to graduate high school and enter adulthood:
Bringing Hope to Cambodia
August 19, 2014 - 3:20pm
Veassna Sang grew up in Cambodia. His parents divorced and abandoned him, leaving him in the care of his grandparents—who loved and cherished him, but didn’t have the resources to raise a child. They visited many orphanages in order to find one that would be able to provide for Veassna and protect him, but all of the orphanages were full.
Finally, in 1999, Veassna’s grandparents heard about Asian Hope, and Veassna was taken to live in the children’s home.