Geneva College



Homecoming 2009


2008 Geneva College Homecoming King & Queen
2008 Homecoming King & Queen
Lindsay Moore '09 and Alex Shaver '09

Save October 10 as the date for Geneva College’s annual homecoming celebration!

Please make homecoming 2009 the year to come back to campus and see what is new and what old friends you can reconnect with!  Rediscover the Treasure that came from your Geneva days by joining us on Oct. 10!

Reunion Years: 
1984 25th reunion
1989 20th reunion
1994 15th reunion
1999 10th reunion
2004 5th reunion
Special Reunions:
Golden Tornadoes - hosted by Jim Carson '50
Residence Life

If you'd like to volunteer on a reunion committee, please contact Ben Becze in Alumni Relations.


8:30 a.m.  
Registration – Old Main Lawn

All alumni, parents and students are asked to stop at the registration tent.  

All day 
Campus Scavenger Hunt

Rediscover the treasure of Geneva and you will be entered in the prize basket drawing. The search begins at the registration tent.  

8:30 a.m. 
25-year Reunion Breakfast – President’s Dining Room

Members of the class of 1984 and their families are encouraged to start the day off by reconnecting with former classmates. Reservations required. Cost: $8/person.  

9 – 11 a.m. 
Campus Tours – Alexander Hall, lower lobby

Visit the Office of Enrollment Services if you would like to learn more about Geneva College and take a tour of the newly improved campus. Appointments are required. Register by October 2 at or 800-847-8255. 

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Academic Reception – Old Main Lawn

Current and former faculty and staff will be available at the registration tent to greet you as you return to campus.  

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
College Hill Festival

Crafters, vendors, live music and great food come together to make this a day of fun on Geneva’s campus. Open to the public.  

10:30 a.m.  

Reflection Service – Skye Lounge
Take a break from the festivities and join alumni, students, friends, faculty and staff to reflect on the "treasures" God has given Geneva College. 
Speaker: Terry Thomas

11 a.m. 
Track & Field/Cross Country Reunion – Northwood $5/person. 
11 a.m. 
Women’s Soccer: Geneva vs. Grove City – Merriman Athletic Complex  
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Adult Degree Completion Reunion – Northwood

Adult Degree Completion Program students and alumni are invited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program. Reservations are requested. $5/person. 

11:45 a.m. 
Class Reunion Luncheon – Alexander Hall

The classes of ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99 and ’04 are invited to celebrate your reunions over lunch with your classmates. President Ken Smith will give a brief campus update and class pictures will be taken. Reservations are required. $5/person.  

12:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
Treasure Island Kids Area – McKee Lawn

Kids are invited to enjoy games, balloons, face painting and a petting zoo.  

1 p.m.
Residence Life Reunion – The Brig

All former RDs and RAs are invited back to campus for a Residence Life reunion. If you haven’t been back to campus for a while, it’s time!

1 p.m.
Women’s Tennis: Geneva vs. Waynesburg – Beaver Falls H.S.
1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer: Geneva vs. Grove City – Merriman Athletic Complex
1:30 p.m.
Golden Tornado (ages 60 +) Reunion – McCartney Library

Members of our "golden" alumni are encouraged to stop by the library and get reconnected with former classmates and friends. Reservations requested.

1:45 p.m.
Tours of dorms by current RDs.

Want to see your old dorm? Stop by, take a look and share the memories!

2 p.m.
Dorm Reception

Former RAs and RDs will be on campus for the Residence Life Reunion. Stop in your dorm and look for your former residence hall staff.

2:30 p.m.

Campus Dedication Service – Pedestrian Walkway
The Geneva College community will join together to dedicate and celebrate the opening of our improved campus.

4 p.m.

Football Game: Geneva vs. Grove City
Purchase tickets at the registration area on Old Main lawn or at the Reeves Field ticket booth before the game. Homecoming crowning ceremony will take place during halftime. $5 adults; $3 student, child or senior.

Additional Information

Alumni Soccer Game
Friday, 5 p.m. Merriman Athletic Complex
Participate in the alumni soccer game or just cheer from the sidelines. Register online at or contact Todd Beall at 724.847.5226.

Dress for Homecoming is casual.

Campus Store
Open Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Located in the lower level of the Student Center.

Areas to relax throughout the day
Admissions Lobby (lower level of Alexander Hall)
Alexander Hall Lobby
McCartney Library
Skye Lounge (upper level of the Student Center)
The Brig (lower level of the Student Center)

Click here for lodging options.

Pro Christo et Patria, by Dr. David M. Carson
Back by popular demand, this book on the history of Geneva College is available for purchase in the book store.


Point of Excellence

Among a recent sampling of chemistry graduates, 83% were able to work in an internship or research experience during college years, and 100% had employment in their field or were accepted into graduate school within three months of graduation.

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

Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
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.
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.
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.