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King University Invited to Skyview Atlanta for May 25 Gathering

BRISTOL, Tenn., April 19, 2017 – In celebration of King University’s 150th anniversary, King alumni are invited to gather together in Atlanta, Ga., at Skyview Atlanta, located at 168 Luckie Street NW on Thursday, May 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Alumni and friends will meet for heavy hors d’oeuvres and conversation at the famous Skyview Atlanta. Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris Wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area. Skyview Atlanta is just steps away from many of Atlanta’s most popular attractions.

“We are excited about going to Atlanta and seeing the town from a bird’s eye view,” says Dana K. McMurray, director of alumni relations at King University. “We hope alumni in the area will come out and join President Alexander Whitaker, and his wife, Maria, for a fun night of fellowship and amazing views.”

The cost for the event is only $10 per person. RSVP by May 18 to Dawn McMurray via phone at 800.621.5464 or by e-mail at Contact Dana K. McMurray for additional information at or 423.652.6399.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.