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King University Alumni Invited to Gather in Washington D.C. Sept. 23

BRISTOL, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2016 – King University alumni are invited to gather together in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in the Thornton Room & Lounge, located at 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, for dinner on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Alumni and friends will meet for dinner and conversation at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Named for one of the original architects who designed the U.S. Capitol, this magnificent salon with its floor to ceiling windows provides an upscale view of the capitol lawn and beyond.

“We are excited about this alumni event coming up in our nation’s capital,” says Dana K. McMurray, director of Alumni Relations at King University. “President Whitaker and his wife, Maria, are eager to have a time of fellowship with our alumni throughout our region and beyond. This event will give our alumni in that area an opportunity to get to know King’s new leadership.”

Cost for the event is only $10 per person. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 16 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.