Student Profiles

Meet Graduated Geneva Students

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Abby Debenedittis


"It's different transferring from a secular university, where God wasn't talked about in any way. Here, the professors' own faith is shown through the classes."

John Neiswinger

Chemistry Grad

"very prepared for the classes I'm in now"

John & Nate Buchmann & Wiley

Philosophy Grads

"Students and faculty here see themselves as fulfilling a call, a mission."

Andrew Wright

English Grad

"I loved the community, the campus, the personal touch I got as opposed to a big school"

Tesni (Searles) Freed

Music Grad

"Because of what they have invested in me, I will soon leave Geneva with a more mature singing voice, a well-trained ear, endurance for practicing, better theory knowledge and a lot of memories. For me, college has been a journey of discovering what personal identity, passion and calling all mean in my life."

Ben Roberts

Engineering Grad

"Geneva is big on talking about vocation"

Scott Metzger

Communications Grad

"Traveling with eight other college students and spending that much time with them, allowed some really great friendships to evolve over the last two years"

Heather Pinkerton

Accounting Grad

"Having started my job, I can honestly say that Geneva prepared me well to do my work"

Justin McGeary

English Grad

"In many ways, it was the vision of life and the training provided at Geneva that is making this project possible."

Clinton Nahod

History grad

"The big difference that I notice is a certain character that comes out of students at Geneva that I do not see often elsewhere."

Molly Stewart

History Education Grad

"my classes at Geneva helped me to connect my faith with the 'outside world.' They helped me to see how I can impact the world around me and make a difference."

Zack Ritchie

Mechanical Engineering

"And that was the first time I'd heard about a Christian school that offered an engineering program."

Zach Kiger

Elementary Education Major

"However, Geneva is making me more comfortable in doing so, and providing me with the knowledge needed to survive and prosper as a Christian in the real world."

Trisha Johnson

Music Major

Ryan Fleegle

Business Aviation Major

"I love how the professors pray and read scripture before each class"

Nick Greenfield


"As soon as I stepped on Geneva’s campus I knew this was where I wanted to go."

Nathan Mansor

Au Sable Program

"The program really opened my eyes to how fallen the world is. You usually think how fallen humans are, but everything isn’t how it should be. We should be working towards redemption in nature as well as our lives"

Micah Yarger

Communications Grad

"I am not the same person I was the summer before my freshman year. I entered Geneva unsure of my faith and direction. Not that I have it all figured out now, but I'm not sure where I would be without the counsel from my professors and friends that I made at Geneva."

Marcus Costanza

Sociology Major

"The class was fascinating because we had all types of authorities in the criminal justice field come in and share stories. I knew this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life."

Lydia Powers

Elementary Education

"While at Geneva, I've been challenged and stretched in my faith like never before, and I couldn't be more thankful."

Logan Scavo

Computer Science Grad

"I grew more in my faith than in any other class"

Lindsay York

Music Education

"The professors give you lots of personal attention and you're not in competition with all the other music majors. We're all trying to help each other get better."

Lindsay Brothers

Music Education

"I saw that Geneva was a tight-knit community, and I was really drawn to that. People here were genuinely kind to me and each other."

Leah Kiehl


"The environment at Geneva is like none other. A genuine, supportive network of people are at the college and I am positive that Geneva was where God wanted to grow and mold me during my college years."

Laura Bly


"Being at a Christian school was where I needed to be"

Lambros Svingos

Sports Management

"Geneva has helped me become a well-rounded person and I have grown a lot in my faith. Through Geneva, the professors and students have helped me renew my faith in Christ"

Kylie Gardner

Political Science

"My professors are passionate about what they teach, and how they teach instills that passion even more in me."

Kim Greenleaf

Elementary Education

Katie Amig

Psychology Major

Kathryn Edmonds

Human Services Grad

"My time at Geneva has been irreplaceable – they'll probably have to drag me off campus when I graduate."

Katelyn Wagner

Communication Disorders Grad

"In my time at Geneva, the phrase ‘calling’ has taken on a much deeper meaning than just a buzzword that I heard way too often and understood a lot less"

Karen (Aiken ’06) Marando


"Geneva prepared me to deal with worldview issues from a faith perspective"

Josiah Reiner

Army National Guard

"Being a part of Geneva College has changed the way I see many things, it has helped me build a firmer foundation in the Lord and allowed me to exercise and hone my discipline and drive to do all for the glory of God."

Jordan Harbison

Transfer Student

Jessica Mine

Physics Major

"Geneva is such a friendly campus; you can find answers from anyone."

Ishea Jennings

Human Services Major

"I fell in love with the community of Geneva. I made it my home away from home."

Ibukun Akinboyo

Biology Grad

"In retrospect, I don't think I could have done this anywhere else."

Ian Barnes

History Education Major

Hannah Dell

Biology & Chemistry

Gwen Ward

Communications Grad

"I am glad that I have grown so much in the two years I have spent at Geneva. I have grown spiritually as well as relationally. Being in the environment that Geneva provides has allowed me to learn more about my Lord and claim my faith, which I don’t think would be possible at any other college."

Ethan Joseph

Biology Major

Ed Lum

Physics & Applied Math

"It is through Geneva the Lord did his work on my life. No other institution would have been able to do that."

David Doyle

Biblical Languages Major

Corey Fraction

Human Services Grad

"Geneva has set opportunities around me to actually use my hands to experience what I want to do in life."

Collin Savidge

Student Ministry Grad

"Geneva has given me a clear understanding as to my calling as a student and has also challenged me to become a better image of Christ."

Caleb Leibee

Biology Major

Briana Gamret

Biology Grad

"If I could tell anybody one thing it would be this: if you don’t know what your purpose is, hold out faith. You will learn what it is. God has a plan for you. As long as you do your part and give him the leeway, he will lead you to the right place. Just be faithful to him and he will be faithful to you."

Brian and Kim Greenleaf

Biology and Elementary Education

"Geneva reinforced the importance of allowing Christ to work in and through us."

Ben Gibbons

Biblical Studies Grad

"I love how the professors genuinely cared about me as a person and not just a number, even when I was a prospective student."

Ashley Davis

Business Finance and Sport Management

Anne McEllhenny

Math Education Major

Amanda Weathers

Music Grad

“I would definitely recommend Geneva to anyone, mostly because of the people. There are so many godly Christians on campus, and they're so great; they make you a better person”

Amanda Griffith

Business Grad

Adam Shaffer

Business Grad

"The fact that Geneva was reformed was a major selling point for me"

Adam Rowe


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