Geneva College

 

 

Shirley Kilpatrick

Office Phone: 724-847-6625
skilpatr@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • English
  • Humanities
  • Apologetics

Degrees Received

  • D.Min., 2008, Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry
  • M.A., 1980, Pennsylvania Sate  University
  • B.A., 1974, Geneva College

Courses Taught

  • Humanities 103 - Invitation to the Humanities
  • Humanities 104 - Varying Humanities topics
  • English 271 - British Literature I
  • English 272 - British Literature II
  • Other Literature topics varying each semester

Presentations/Publications

  • Henry Lee Willet and McCartney Library’s Paradise Lost Windows: A Story in Lead and Light, Fern Cliffe House Publishers, 2007
  • Beauty Will Save the World: A seven day meditation on beauty following the thoughts of St. Augustine, published by The Call, 2006
  • “Dostoevsky and Young Russia,” paper presented at the Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature, The University of Texas at Brownsfille, Fall 2005
  • “The Palm,” (poem), Geneva Review of Arts and Letters, Winter 2005
  • “Three Rival Quests,” (essay), Pro Christo, 2004
  • “Practical Romance,” (essay), Pro Christo, 2004

Current Projects

  • McCartney Library’s Pilgrim Progress Windows: A Story of Grace in Glass
  • Dostoevsky
  • The theology of beauty
  • The intersection between liturgy and pedagogy.

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Geneva College, 2000-2001

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva College placed in the Top 20 Regional College North Rankings as identified by U.S. News & World Report.

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Upcoming Events
Apr23
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Apr23
Networking & Etiquette Dinner
Presidents Dining Room 5:00 p.m.

SUMMER CLASSES
Advance your degree through May@Geneva
Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
COMMUNITY
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.
ALUMNI
Celebration Weekend for the classes of ’54 and ’64
Special events for 50- and 60-year alumni are planned to coincide with Commencement.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series IV: "A New, New Hope"
The final event in the series for the 2013-14 academic year will be on Apr. 23 at 7 p.m.
ARTS & CULTURE
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.