Geneva College and members of the Beyond the Bend project team have received a 2009 Western Pennsylvania Golden Trowel Award for the masonry work surrounding the Pedestrian Mall arch.
“It’s exciting to hear that the beauty and quality of the workmanship on our pedestrian mall was nationally recognized,” says Jeff Lydic, director of Geneva’s physical plant.
Sponsored by the International Masonry Institute, the Golden Trowel Awards recognize outstanding achievements in masonry design and construction. The Geneva College project was honored as best in the 2009 landscape category. The Golden Trowel is currently on display in Old Main.
Geneva College would like to thank the following partners for their outstanding work on this project:
Performa Higher Ed
Pennoni Associates, Inc.
Harris Masonry, Inc.
Jendoco Construction Corporation
Aramark Technical Services
BAC Local 9 PA
The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a joint labor/management program of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) and signatory contractors represented by the International Council of Employers (ICE).
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).
Washington Monthly ranks Geneva among the nation’s top ten “Best-Bang-for-the-Buck” baccalaureate colleges for providing students the highest chance of graduating with an affordable degree that has marketplace value.