Nicholas Cafardi, Dean Emeritus and professor of law at Duquesne University, will deliver the 2017 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The free public lecture, titled “Revising Faithful Citizenship,” is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
WHERE: King’s College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center
WHEN: Oct. 2-Nov. 3. Meet the Artist reception: Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m
Collection of photographs by Lorena Beniquez preserving the history of two local coal breakers: The Huber Coal Breaker in Ashley and Old Saint Nick Breaker in Mahanoy City. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328
Peter Charney of Effort has been named Tutorial Coordinator at King’s College. He will be primarily responsible for maintaining the standards for the College’s Certified Reading and Learning Association certification, recruiting, training and evaluating peer tutors, and providing assistance to students with disabilities and outreach to at-risk students.
WHERE: George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7, and at 1 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Oct. 5 and Oct. 7.
The Theatre Department will perform the Tony Award-nominated musical, “A Year With Frog and Toad.” Book by Arnold Lobel, score by Robert and Willie Reale. This whimsical story follows the cheerful Frog and grumpy Toad as they celebrate friendship and the differences that make them unique. Designed for young audiences.
King’s College earned high marks for student outcomes and engagement in the second annual college rankings released by “The Wall Street Journal” in conjunction with Times Higher Education.