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Dr. Robert Tweed (1926-2009)

Dr. Robert TweedDr. Robert B. Tweed, former professor and chair of the Bible and philosophy department at Geneva College, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 19, 2009.

A native of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, Dr. Tweed was a member of the First Reformed Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Geneva College in 1948 with a degree in biblical studies, and went on to earn his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

In addition to his work at the college, Dr. Tweed spent many years in the ministry. He served as pastor at the Geneva Reformed Presbyterian Church, the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Anchorage, Alaska, and the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 24 at 11 a.m. at the First Reformed Presbyterian Church in Beaver Falls with Rev. Kenneth G. Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reformed Presbyterian Global Missions, 3004 5th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

Dr. Tweed’s life and work made a significant impact on the Geneva College community, and the college is collecting and posting memorial messages in his honor. To read tributes that have been sent and to post your own, click on the button below.

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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.
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Business Day is November 8
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Theology professor and author Dr. Vincent Bacote to visit Geneva
The Director of Wheaton College’s Center for Applied Christian Ethics will speak in chapel on Oct 22.