Melody Priebe of Shavertown has been named an Academic Advisor at King’s College. She will provide educational guidance and assistance for new first-year students, undeclared majors, and transfer students. Her duties will include scheduling courses, monitoring at-risk students, and developing action plans for students on academic probation.
WHERE: Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business at King’s College.
WHEN: 7 p.m., Oct. 24,
King’s Chemistry Club will present the traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in the 20th Annual Things that Go BOOM in the Night. More than a dozen chemistry students will be performing fiery demonstrations, including balloon explosions and a flaming pumpkin finale. The show is designed for a young audience. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5627.
WHERE: King’s College, Room 117, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.
WHEN: 2 p.m., Oct. 20
Workshops are hour-long, informal writing classes. Workshops are themed, free, and open to the public. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5487.
Massimo Pigliucci, the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York and a leading proponent of Stoicism, will provide the keynote address for the Eastern Pennsylvania Philosophy Conference at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 4, on the third floor of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College. The lecture will be open to the public free of charge.
WHERE: McGowan School of Business, Burke Auditorium
WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 7:00 p.m.
Nicholas Cafardi, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law, Duquesne University, will deliver the 2017 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture, titled “Revising Faithful Citizenship" Free. INFO: (570) at 208-5900, ext. 5689.