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’s semester abroad programs include opportunities to study in Rome, China, South Africa, Japan, Spain and many more.

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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.