Geneva College

 

 

Keith Rager

rager-pic4.jpgAdjunct Faculty, Adult Degree Program
East Coast Sales Manager, Data Mechanix, Irvine, CA
Office Phone: 949-697-6015
upsupjsfc@comcast.net  /  krager82@gmail.com  /  keith.rager@datamechanix.com

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Human Resources Management
  • Labor Contract Negotiation
  • Business Management
  • Compensation
  • Performance Appraisal

Degrees Received

  • Master of Arts, Saint Francis University, 2000 - Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pittsburgh 1983 - Accounting/ Finance

Courses Taught

  • HR 4 & 2
  • Management 457
  • Business Communications 441

Current Projects

  • East Coast expansion of data recovery and Raid recovery

Research Interests and Consulting Expertise

  • Violence in the Workplace, paper written 2000
  • Training and Development, developing consulting firm

Awards Received

  • PHR, UPS Laurel Mountain best in class: Employee Relations Index, 2004
  • UPS Laurel Mountain best in class: financial index, 2001

Professional Society Memberships

  • National SHRM, Pitt Life Member, St. Francis Alumni Assoc.
  • National Marine Corp League

Work Experience

  • Data Mechanix, Inc.  East Coast Sales Manager, 2010 to Present, Hard Drive Recovery
  • The Lucas Foundation, Inc. Founder and President: 2005 - Present, developed 501 C 3
  • United Parcel Service: 1979 - 2005, Business Manager, Industrial Engineer, National Assignments, Laurel Mountain CACD Director
  • U S Marine Corp: 1975 - 1977 Honorable Discharge (1976 Med Deployment)

Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.

  • Married with 3 grown children
  • Open water scuba certified (SSI)
  • Golf
  • Harley Davidson Motor cyclist
  • Founder and president of non-profit 501 C 3 west pa foundation, mission statement "To assist Families financially with the loss of an Infant"
    http://thelucasfoundation.com/
  • Hunting, Fishing
  • Past Little League President, Adams Township (12 years)
  • Past Sunday School Teacher, Past Chairman of Board First Church, South Fork, PA, Past Chairman Finance Committee, Past Lay Leader

 

Point of Excellence

The first biopsychology major graduated in 2012 and has been hired as an IOM Tech in UPMC’s Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN).

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Upcoming Events
ARTS & CULTURE
The Geneva Reading Series continues in 2014
Literary talents will be showcased in McCartney Library on the evening of October 8.
COMMUNITY
Red Cross presents Geneva the College of the Year Award
The campus community was honored for its support of the Red Cross Blood Program.
ATHLETICS
Super Fans bring back GT Victory Bell ring
The tradition was restored in honor of the volleyball win against Chatham.
ACADEMICS
Geneva leaps ahead in U.S. News 2015 Best College rankings
This year, Geneva climbs even higher in the Best Value, Best Regional College and Best Engineering lists.
STUDENT LIFE
Alexander Dining Hall completed
After a summer of renovation, the changes to Alexander Dining Hall are finished.