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Homecoming 2008

October 4, 2008

Homecoming 2008 - Follow the Yellow Brick Road!Come back to campus and see what's happening! Temporary inconvenience; permanent improvement. Keep checking back often.

Follow the yellow brick road!

NOTE:  The Registration/Information area has been moved from Northwood Hall to the Tent  near Johnston Gym & the Student Center.


  • 5K race and 1 mile family fun walk - registration at 9 a.m. at the Studio Theatre, corner of 4th Avenue and 36th Street.  For additional information, see RELATED LINKS in the right column. 
    Geneva College 5K Race and Fun Walk
  • Admissions visits and tours (contact the Admissions Office for information)
  • Dedication and tours of the newly renovated Reeves Field at 2:30 p.m.  The first 200 visitors receive a special commemorative gift.
  • College Hill Festival featuring food, craft and game booths (for booth information contact Rima Warren)
  • Live entertainment including New Song, Stephanie Frachetti from WORD-FM, Trinity Jazztet, Hart to Heart, The Smooth Morning
  • Activities for children including The Munchin Children's Program (for children ages 5-12)
  • Academic department receptions in Old Main lawn tent (11:30 a.m.)
  • Dorm and club competition
  • Munchkin parade on the sidewalks of campus at 1 p.m.
  • Poetry reading in McCartney Library at 4 p.m.
  • Women's Tennis Match - Geneva vs. Bethany (1 p.m.)
  • Pre-game crowning of the Homecoming King & Queen; introduction of the court
  • Football game - Geneva vs. W & J at 7 p.m.  followed by a laser light show



Class Reunions

1983 - 25th reunion
Reunion chair: 
Andrew Bernard 

Saturday, Oct. 4
9:30 a.m.
$8 per person

Sunday, Oct. 5     
1:00 p.m.
Cost: to be announced

Reunion Brunch:  Benedum Room - Alexander Hall
Football game:  Reserved section for class
Class picnic:  Chuck & Linda Jackson's Farm
(Details & map to be sent to class members.) 

1988 - 20th reunion
Reunion volunteer: 
John Cournan
Letha (Vlasnik) Chasey

Judy (Patton) Boggs 

Saturday, Oct. 4   
10:30 a.m. 
No charge.  Reservation required.
Reunion Reception: Presidents' Dining Room - Alexander Hall

1993 - 15th reunion
Reunion volunteer:
Jason Russo 
Ann (Zelesnak) Geisinger

Saturday, Oct. 4   
10:30 a.m.
No charge.  Reservation required.
Reunion Reception:  Presidents' Dining Room - Alexander Hall 
1998 - 10th reunion
Reunion volunteers: 
Amy (Lagios) Sullivan
Emily (Archer) Fisher
Saturday, Oct. 4   
1:30 p.m.
No charge.  Reservation required.
Reunion Reception:  Old Main Lawn Tent 
2003 - 5th reunion Saturday, Oct. 4    
1:30 p.m.
No charge.  Reservation required.
Reunion Reception:  Old Main Lawn Tent

Alumni Band
For more information and to register, click on the link to the right or contact Don Kephart.

1998 Football Team - 5:30 p.m.
Pre-game picnic:  no charge but reservations are required.  Reunion team member will receive a game ticket and field pass.  Guest tickets for game are $5 each.
Contact the Ben Becze for information or call 724-847-6880. 

If you'd like to serve on a reunion committee, please contact Bonnie Smith or  Ginny Caldwell, director of alumni relations, or call 724-847-6525.



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Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

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

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Running May 12 through June 6, May term offers key courses as well as electives and travel options.
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.
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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.
Symphonic Band to present Spring Concert
The 68-member ensemble will perform on Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.