Geneva College

 

 

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Bowen

March 14,  7:30 p.m.
John White Chapel, in Old Main  

The Good Society: why bother with the humanities in a time of crisis?
A release from the tyranny of an unreflective "immediate" is one of the key goods of education. In a culture of instant gratification and instant communication, we and our students need help to recognize that beyond the daily pressures of our lives, there is a world in other parts of the globe and in the past of our own and other civilizations that is real, interesting, and relevant to our living fully in the present. Reading the literature of the past will not generally offer immediate practical solutions to present social problems, but it can create a thoughtful and articulate awareness of the contexts and rhetoric of past crises, and thus inform and deepen present response."


 

Point of Excellence

Student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1.

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Upcoming Events
Apr25
Theatre production: Comic Relief
Bagpiper Theatre 8:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY
2014 One Acts –“Comic Relief”
The collection of five student-driven plays runs from April 24-26.
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“How Then Shall We Sing? An evening of Psalms” at the College Hill RP Church
New Song and The Grace Notes will perform Psalms in a variety of styles on Wed., Apr. 30 at 7 p.m.
ADMISSIONS
Representatives will be in Cranberry on April 29
Information about a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, which are offered through seven institutions including Geneva, will be presented.
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Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
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Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast
Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.