Geneva College

 

 

Mark E. Porter

Office Phone: 724-297-5152
mporterdcp@comcast.net

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Associate Professor of Adult Education
  • Teach primarily in the following majors: Christian Ministry Leadership; Human Resources; Organizational Development

Degrees Received

  • D.Min. Urban Mission 2009, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, PA)
  • D.Ed. Counselor Education 1994, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.Div. 1979, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, PA)
  • B.A. 1975, Grove City College

Courses Taught

  • HRS 440 Dynamics of Group and Organizational Behavior
  • HRS 430 Organizational Analysis
  • HRS 432 Research and Resources
  • HRS 434 Research Methods
  • HRS 436 Data Analysis and Display
  • HRS 438 Organizational Change
  • HRS 441 Business and Interpersonal Communication
  • HRS 442 Values & Ethical Decision Making
  • BBL 408 Faith Perspectives
  • HMT 411 Humanities
  • CMN 401 Principles of Christian Community
  • CMN 403 Personal Leadership Assessment and Development
  • CMN 404 Old Testament Principles for Ministry
  • CMN 407 New Testament Principles for Ministry
  • CMN 409 Theology of Family Ministry
  • CMN 410 Leadership for Mission and Ministry
  • CMN 416 Theology and Practice of Evangelism

Presentations/Publications

  • A Program for Non-Traditional Degree Students: A Case Report of the DCP-CMN, Geneva College, Pennsylvania.  Common Ground Journal v11 n2 (Spring 2014): 137-143. ISSN: 15479129. URL: www.commongroundjournal.org
  • Assessing Geneva College’s Degree Completion Program (Community Ministry Major), 2009
  • A Demographic and Motivational Profile of the Volunteers Who Serve in the Chestnut Ridge Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1994

Affiliations

  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Evangelical Missiological Society
  • International Society for Frontier Missions
  • Association of Professors of Mission

Miscellaneous

  • Member of the Pittsburgh Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America
  • Things I enjoy: spending time with my family, traveling, reading, gardening, golf, snorkeling

 

Point of Excellence

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Upcoming Events
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.
CAMPUSWIDE EVENTS
Academic Convocation officially opened the fall semester
First-year students were welcomed and faculty achievements were honored during the traditional ceremony.