Beaver Falls, PA – Geneva College has been a member of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference as a full member for two years but was a provisional member for four years prior of full membership. During those six years or a total of 11 academic semesters, Geneva College student-athletes have been honored by the PAC for academic excellence. The PAC honors student-athletes that achieve at least a 3.6 GPA during their athletic season. This past fall, Geneva College received a record 56 selections to the PAC honor roll being beaten out by only Waynesburg University’s 70 selections.
Each of Geneva’s fall teams had student-athletes represented on the list with football and women’s soccer securing the top spots with 12 each. Men’s soccer (9) and volleyball (8) also had heavy representation on the PAC honor roll.
A total of 426 student-athletes were named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2012 semester. The fall 2012 total represents a 13.6 percent increase from the fall 2011 list of 375 honorees. Following is the break down by PAC member school: Waynesburg (70), Geneva (56), Grove City (51), Bethany (43), Thiel (43), Washington & Jefferson (41), Westminster (38), Saint Vincent (36), Thomas More (30) and Chatham (18).
Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).
Geneva students have the opportunity each summer to attend Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies to develop practical methods of caring for the environment.