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

Of Geneva's 96 full-time faculty members, 76% have earned doctorates.

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Upcoming Events
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.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.