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Wm. Lee Hanley, Jr. Elected Chairman

May 8, 2014 - 11:00am

Wm. Lee Hanley, Jr. has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of The King’s College, succeeding the prior chairman Andrew G. Mills. A trustee of King’s since 2008, Mr. Hanley and his wife Allie, who also serves on the board, have been tireless advocates for the mission and vision of King’s.

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New York City Landmark Sculpture Relocates to King’s Lobby

May 29, 2015 - 3:35pm

NEW YORK CITY – May 29, 2015 – Visitors to the King’s campus on Broadway in lower Manhattan will notice a new addition to the lobby: Jeremiah Lanphier, as represented in the sculpture “Invitation to Pray.”

The statue may be familiar. For the past eight years, it resided outside the headquarters of The American Bible Society, near Columbus Circle in upper Manhattan. The Society recently relocated to Philadelphia, but as a result of the generosity of board members John Beckett and Rich and Helen DeVos, the statue found a new home in the King’s lobby.

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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.

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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.

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67th Annual Commencement Exercises

May 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK CITY, May 16, 2015 – On Saturday, May 16, 2015 The King’s College held its 67th annual Commencement exercises to honor the graduation of the class of 2015. Students reflected on their four years at King's, received their diplomas, and were accepted into The King’s College Alumni Association. The event was held at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann delivered the keynote address.

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Goodbye KingsLink. Hello KingsConnect.

May 8, 2015 - 3:21pm

The King’s College Office of Vocational and Career Development (OVCD) is pleased to announce a new central hub for job postings. KingsConnect: The King’s College Students and Alumni Network will feature all the job postings discovered by OVCD. KingsConnect operates via LinkedIn, leveraging the social aspect of job searching, and—most excitingly for alumni—eliminates OVCD as the intermediary for job postings.

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King's Announces Board Changes, Campus Addition

May 8, 2015 - 9:29am

NEW YORK CITY - May 8, 2015 - On May 7 and 8, the Board of Trustees of The King's College met on the college's campus in New York City to conduct several items of important business, including approving two changes in the Board's membership and formalizing an exciting new addition to the campus.

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King's Debate Society Post-Nationals

May 5, 2015 - 12:19pm

Three teams represented King’s at the United States University Debating Championships: Tim Perdew ’15 and John Sailer ’15, Jonah Ortiz ’17 and Lucy LeFever ’16, and Christian Tegge ’17 and Kyle Trivanovich ’17. The tournament was not just a test of rhetorical skill, but of endurance. Eight preliminary rounds preceded four elimination rounds over the course of three days.

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Interregnum XI: Each Day Dies with Sleep

May 1, 2015 - 12:24pm

On April 10, students and faculty of the King’s College gathered at Calvary-St. George’s Church in downtown Manhattan to hear Dr. Carl R. Trueman speak at the final event of Interregnum, an all-school, three-day competition between the Houses.

Trueman is an author, theologian, historian, and Professor of Church History at Westminster  Theological Seminary. He spoke on the 2014-15 Interregnum theme—mortality—in a talk titled “Each Day Dies with Sleep: A Literary and Theological Exploration of Mortality.”

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Digital Currency Experts Discuss Potential for Social Change at King’s

April 30, 2015 - 12:00am

On April 28, President Gregory Alan Thornbury, the Hon. Edmund C. Moy (former director of the United States Mint), and Alex Waters of Coin.co met on the campus of The King’s College for a roundtable discussion about digital currencies and their potential to facilitate economic, social, and political change.

The King’s College is the first college in the United States to accept payments in Bitcoin. Coin.co helps businesses and financial institutions understand and utilize the Bitcoin ecosystem

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