Geneva College

 

 

Geneva students return

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With the start of the 2011–12 academic year in sight, students have started to return to Geneva College. But the campus hasn't exactly been quiet the past few weeks—resident assistants have been training and preparing for their dorms to fill up; the fall sports teams have been hard at practice for the upcoming season; and the marching band has spent the last week preparing to field one of the largest groups in Geneva’s history.

At 124 members, the 2011 marching band has a record number of woodwind players and instrumentalists. Musicians, color guard members and majorettes began reporting to band camp on August 17, and spent the following week working on music and drills for the fall football season. Then, to wrap up camp on this past Tuesday evening, the marching band performed an informal parade through the College Hill neighborhood of Beaver Falls.

Band director and music department chair Donald Kephart noted that this street parade has become an annual tradition. “It lets Beaver Falls know ‘we're back!’” Kephart exclaimed. “The parade is also a great way to let the community know how much we appreciate their support.”

First-year students moved on campus on Wednesday, August 24, and the remainder of the student body will arrive on campus the weekend of August 27–28.

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).

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Geneva prepares students for a wide range of environmental careers through a B.S. degree in environmental science and an engineering concentration in environmental technology.

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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
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.