Geneva College

 

 

Geneva College celebrates the birth of Martin Luther King Jr.

  

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. –A series of on-campus events the week of Jan. 14th will mark Geneva College’s 2007 celebration of the life, work and birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All of these events are free and open to the community.

 

On Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, Geneva will feature Willie Pickens in concert. Pickens, a long-time jazz pianist from Chicago, is respected nationally as a performer and educator. Geneva alumna and well-known community member Elizabeth Ashe Douglas will join Pickens for several selections. This concert will be at 7:00 p.m. in Skye Lounge in Geneva’s Student Center. A light reception will follow.

 

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, Dr. Charles Marsh from the University of Virginia will speak about his book The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, from the Civil Rights Movement to Today. A question-and-answer time will follow Marsh’s presentation, which will be at 7:00 p.m. in Skye Lounge in Geneva’s Student Center.

 

On Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, Geneva’s own Todd Allen, a professor in the communications department, will give a presentation on Return To The Civil Rights Bus Tour, a video that chronicles a tour Allen leads each summer. This event will be at 10:10 a.m. in Skye Lounge in Geneva’s Student Center and will include a viewing of the video as well as a panel discussion with several past participants of the bus tour.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Guthrie at 724-847-6605 or dguthrie@geneva.edu.


 
 
Upcoming Events
PUBLICATIONS
September issue of @Geneva
Read about the professors who received the Excellency in Teaching and Excellency in Scholarship awards.
COMMUNITY
Geneva to participate in Disability Mentoring Day
High school students will come to campus for hands-on programs and job shadowing opportunities.
FACULTY
Professor Richard Talbert joins Communication Department
The new member of Geneva's faculty shares his expertise in integrated media.
ARTS & CULTURE
The Geneva Reading Series continues in 2014
Literary talents will be showcased in McCartney Library on the evening of October 8.
COMMUNITY
Red Cross presents Geneva the College of the Year Award
The campus community was honored for its support of the Red Cross Blood Program.