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

Geneva offers an Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP) to finish a degree in Human Resources, Human Services, Christian Ministry Leadership or Organizational Development.

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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.