Geneva College welcomes Keith Martel as its new director of campus ministries. Martel will work directly with students and staff in the areas of community service, mentoring and discipleship, and missions.
Martel has served as an adjunct professor at Geneva College since 2002, teaching courses in the humanities, as well as in experiential and adventure education. Martel has also worked as a campus minister with the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) at Pennsylvania State University.
Martel is currently a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He earned his master’s in philosophy from Duquesne in 2008 and his master’s in higher education from Geneva College in 2004. He graduated from Geneva College in 1997 with a double-major in philosophy and political science.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 graduates pass the test for teacher certification in elementary education (Praxis II) at over a 99% rate in the first attempt–one of the highest pass rates in Pennsylvania.