Geneva College

 

 

Geneva names Vencio as VP of marketing

Vencio_pic.jpgBEAVER FALLS, Pa.— Mr. Edgardo Vencio has accepted to serve as Geneva’s first vice president of marketing. The college’s board of trustees voted Feb. 24 to approve Ken Smith’s, president of Geneva, recommendation to hire Vencio.

     Smith established the position for a vice president of marketing in March 2005. The position was created to give leadership to the functions of development, enrollment, and public relations. Vencio’s challenge will be to effectively communicate Geneva’s distinctive in Christian Higher Education to prospective students and parents/guardians. 

     Vencio is from Manila, The Philippines. He was the vice president of marketing for Philamlife, a subsidiary of AIG (American International Group), in Manila for the past four years. His professional career includes executive positions with Hunter Douglas Philippines, Inc. as president and general manager; SWM Corporation, a subsidiary of American Standard Corporation, as vice president of marketing and sales; and Procter and Gamble Philippines, Inc. as a brand manager.

     Vencio graduated from the University of the Philippines. He earned his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering in 1979 and his MBA in 2001.

     He relocated with his family to the United States in Feb. Vencio plans to reside near the college with his wife, Marlu, and son, Gabriel.

     Geneva College is a Christian college of the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. The college offers over 40 majors in traditional, adult, and graduate programs.  Located 35 miles northwest of Pittsburgh in the town of Beaver Falls, Geneva, founded in 1848, is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.

- END -


 

Point of Excellence

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.

more points >>
 
Upcoming Events
Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
New online degree programs for graduate and adult students
The latest in the expanding list of fully online business-related programs are a bachelor’s of management and a master’s of leadership studies.
ADULT DEGREE PROGRAMS
Adult Programs trip to Italy
The trip for students, alumni, and friends and family is scheduled for April 25-May 10.
ARTS & CULTURE
Students present Peter Pan
The fall semester theater production will run Oct. 30–Nov. 1 and Nov. 6–8.
ACADEMICS
October issue of @Geneva
Read about Career Development's popular Networking and Etiquette Dinner.
STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.