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.
King's Joins Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
August 7, 2014 - 9:15am
The King's College has joined the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) as an affiliate member. On July 26, the CCCU board of directors voted unanimously to accept King's application for membership in the council. As an affiliate member, King's has access to CCCU resources including listing staff and faculty career opportunities, access to conferences and events, and other programs and services.
4-Year Online Business Degree Announced
August 6, 2014 - 10:20am
The King’s College recently received approval to offer the required coursework for its Business Administration degree fully online, complementing its outstanding residential Business program in New York City. Students will be able to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree in Business Administration by completing the King’s degree online coursework and at least one approved academic experience in New York City, which can include anything from a 1-2 week intensive to semester and summer programs.
The College Student’s Guide to Staying Sharp This Summer
July 22, 2014 - 11:50am
School’s out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you have to let your mind grow stagnant. There are plenty of steps you can take during this season that will help you stay sharp for when school starts up again in the fall. Rather than letting your mind turn to jelly as you binge-watch Netflix and eat ice cream, take a few simple steps to keep yourself in good shape emotionally, mentally, and physically.
Phillips Journalism Institute Launches
July 16, 2014 - 8:00am
Whether or not you believe the print industry is dying, one thing is certain: journalists continue to fill a crucial role in a free society. Journalism, at its core, is about factual reporting, artful storytelling, and boldly speaking truth to power —and these are things that will always be necessary. That is why The King’s College is proud to announce The Phillips Journalism Institute (phillipsjournalism.org), a program that will help college students become more skillful journalists while experiencing New York City.