King's Joins Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans
May 14, 2014 - 9:53am
The King’s College is now a part of the Yellow Ribbon Program, a voluntary fund-matching partnership between degree-granting universities and colleges and Veterans Affairs. The Program provides scholarships and grants toward the education of veterans and their dependents. Yellow Ribbon helps students avoid out-of-pocket tuition and fees not covered by the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. Beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, this program will allow King’s to provide contributions to those who have served in the military as well as their dependents.
VP for Academic Administration Announced
March 31, 2014 - 8:34am
NEW YORK – March 31, 2014 – The King’s College announces the appointment of Dr. Mark D. Hijleh as Vice President for Academic Administration and Dean of the Faculty. Hijleh has served for 21 years as a faculty member and academic leader at Houghton College. He will begin his role on July 1, 2014.
Bestselling Author Eric Metaxas Joins King's
March 27, 2014 - 4:07pm
NEW YORK – March 25, 2014 – Eric Metaxas, author, founder of Socrates in the City, and TV host, will bring his extensive experience and unique platform to The King's College in New York City as Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Large.
"Eric is shaping this generation of young Christians. As he continues to write new books and speak into culture, we want to give our students face time with him," said College President Gregory Alan Thornbury.
Dr. Eleonore Stump to Speak at Interregnum
March 27, 2014 - 4:04pm
Each spring, The King’s College holds "Interregnum," a student competition that combines creativity, intellect, and teamwork.
In Latin, the word interregnum means "the time between kings." At King’s, Interregnum is a three-day break from classes filled with speaking, art, and writing competitions focused on a designated theme.
Ain't My Issue
March 14, 2014 - 11:14am
There's a pivotal question at the core of the King's honor system: Who is responsible to confront? The King's Honor Code gives a straightforward, yet immensely challenging, reply: Every student is honor bound to confront any other student who breaches the Honor Code.
If that doesn't grate against the spirit of our age, I don't know what does. Live and let live is the motto of our day. Not my business. Do whatever you want. Ain't my issue.
Two King's Students Intern for Disney
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
According to The King’s College Vision Statement, "The King’s College seeks ambitious students who want to make a difference in the world." This vision was certainly realized in Heather Harding and Christopher Hanson.
Students and Alumni Reflect on What Makes the House System Great
February 3, 2014 - 12:00am
Every aspect of a student’s experience at The King’s College is shaped by involvement in theirhouses. Houses are student-led and mission-driven communities that support, encourage, and develop the student body.
New Kingsians become members of one of ten houses, each named for an individual who exhibits characteristics worth emulating.
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
January 17, 2014 - 10:07am
Years ago, I visited the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN. The images of the costly struggle for basic rights for African Americans pierced me. As I stood in the spot where Martin Luther King was assassinated, my esteem for his sacrifice on behalf of his fellow citizens swelled.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the birthday (January 15, 1929) of the man who championed human rights for all men and women, regardless of color, class, or creed. Our nation is more just and free because of MLK’s self-sacrificing leadership.
Welcome Back - Spring 2014
January 13, 2014 - 10:10am
Welcome to the Spring 2014 semester! I trust you got some much deserved rest over the break and are ready for the new semester. Personally, sleep was a pipedream – our newborn son ensured as much, God love him. Nonetheless, it was good to spend extended time together as a family here in NYC.