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    March, 2016

    Noted Author Daniel Taylor to Speak at King University and the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough March 14 - March 02, 2016

    Daniel Taylor, noted author and popular international speaker on issues related to story, values, character, faith, and contemporary culture, will give two lectures March 14

    King University Announces Summer 2016 Graduate, Professional, & Online Studies Programs - March 02, 2016

    This summer, working adults in Tennessee and Southwest Virginia will have the opportunity to complete their associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from King University.

    Jeremy Wilson Wins College Dream Scholarship from King University, WXBQ - March 04, 2016

    King University, 96.9 WXBQ, and sponsoring partner Eastman Credit Union announced Jeremy Wilson of Bluff City, Tenn., as the winner of the 11th annual College Dream scholarship promotion.

    King University Adopts Test Optional Admissions Policies; Admission Changes Focus on Merit over Test Scores - March 07, 2016

    King University has adopted a new admissions policy which will make ACT, and/or SAT scores optional.

    King University Social Work Program Available at Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Beginning Fall 2016 - March 07, 2016

    Southwest Virginia residents will soon have the opportunity to obtain their bachelor's degree in Social Work from King University without having to leave the region.

    King University Music Department Presents Spring Convocation March 22 - March 08, 2016

    The Applied Music students of King University will perform their Spring Convocation Lecture-Recital on Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in King's Memorial Chapel on the main campus in Bristol, Tenn.

    New King University Study Examines Economic Impact of Government Transfer Payments - March 14, 2016

    The King Institute for Regional Economic Studies has released a new study on the "Regional Economic Impacts of Social Security Benefits and other Government Transfer Payment Programs."

    Answer The Call During King's Spring Phon-A-Thon - March 14, 2016

    King's annual Phon-A-Thon begins March 14-17 and will continue March 21-24. Student callers will be contacting alumni from 6-9 p.m. to request support for the Annual Fund for Scholarships & Programs at King.

    Chattanooga Zoo the site of King University Alumni Gathering April 16 - March 15, 2016

    King University invites alumni to gather together for an afternoon of fun at the Chattanooga Zoo on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

    Bible Collector Michael Morgan to Speak at Bristol Public Library March 21 - March 16, 2016

    As King continues to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, we welcome Michael Morgan, along with his world-class Bible collection, to Bristol on Monday, March 21.

    King University Now Collecting Books through New Ride for Reading Program - March 17, 2016

    King University has joined with the Ride for Reading organization for the 5th annual edition of National Ride for Reading Week

    Combined King University and Virginia Highlands Community College Bands to Perform at Paramount Center for the Arts March 31 - March 21, 2016

    King University and Virginia Highlands Community College will combine to present an evening of instrumental music at the Paramount Center for the Arts.

    Author of "America's Pastor: Billy Graham & the Shaping of a Nation" to speak at King University, Bristol Public Library April 4 - March 21, 2016

    Noted author of "America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation," Dr. Grant Wacker, will speak at King University's Memorial Chapel and at the Bristol Public Library.

    King University Theatre Presents Shakespeare's "As You Like It" During Dogwood Weekend April 8-9 - March 21, 2016

    The King University Theatre Department will present "As You Like It" during alumni weekend, Dogwood Weekend April 8-10. The play continues the department's homage to William Shakespeare.

    King University to Kick-off Sesquicentennial Celebration during 90th Annual Dogwood Weekend April 8-10 - March 21, 2016

    During April 8-10, King will celebrate the School's 90th Annual Dogwood Weekend. The highlight of the weekend will be the kick-off of the University's sesquicentennial celebration - 150 years strong.

    Grammy-nominated Bluegrass Band The Boxcars to Headline Free Concert at King University During 90th annual Dogwood Weekend April 9 - March 21, 2016

    King is excited to welcome the Grammy-nominated bluegrass band, The Boxcars, to headline a FREE concert on April 9. The opening act is Symphony Rags.

    Alexander Whitaker Selected as King University's 23rd President - March 21, 2016

    King University named Alexander W. Whitaker IV as its 23rd President during a called meeting of the school's Board of Trustees Monday afternoon.

    Oval Dedication and Inaugural Walk to be held April 29 - March 23, 2016

    King University invites you to join us to witness the Oval Dedication and Inaugural Walk at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 in front of Bristol Hall.

    Philosopher and Author James K.A. Smith to Wrap up King Institute for Faith and Culture Lecture Series 2015-16 at King, Emmanuel Episcopal Church April 11 - March 29, 2016

    The King Institute for Faith and Culture welcomes philosopher and popular author James K.A. Smith on April 11 as the final lecturer for the 2015/16 lecture season.

    Give Back to King University on Give Day April 6 - March 31, 2016

    April 6, 2016, has been named Give Day at King University. On this day, everyone is encouraged to celebrate their experience, education, and affection for King by making a gift to King!

    Ralph Cohen to Speak on Shakespeare as King University April 12 Commemorates the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death - March 31, 2016

    As part of King University's commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Professor Ralph Cohen will speak on the performance of Shakespeare's plays.