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Taboo Tuesday

Taboo Tuesday is a new monthly program designed to facilitate conversations on difficult subject matter within the Geneva community. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) and led by a combination of students and community leaders, the intention is to give students the opportunity to engage in discussion with each other in a safe and open environment. 

The first Taboo Tuesday event will be during Justice Week on October 18 at 7 p.m. in Skye Lounge. The topic will be “Abortion: Is it an issue of justice for the mother or unborn child?” Through a panel of community leaders from Beaver Falls, Wexford and Pittsburgh, the MSS office hopes to provide a variety of perspectives on this controversial topic.

Multicultural Educator Kristen Rendulic says, “Particularly, we will be critically thinking about abortion as an issue of justice as it pertains to both the mother and the unborn child. The hope is that students will take this time to reflect on the perspectives given and engage with the panelists in discussion as we remember to love God and love others above all else.”“

“Taboo Tuesday will challenge the Geneva community to consider important issues from new perspectives and thoughtfully formulate a personal response,” explains Director of Multicultural Student Services Kathy Kinzer. “The program seeks to create a non-judgmental environment where it is perfectly acceptable to ask awkward questions, confess uncertainties, and work through underlying tensions.”

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

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.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.