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May 29, 2020

Meet Kae Kirkwood Geneva's Archival Librarian

Our God puts great importance on valuing the history of His work through the ages. For example, if I could sum up the Old Testament in one word, it would be “Remember!”

Everyday Living

May 23, 2020

Home for Memorial Day

Unfortunately, due to quarantine rules, these events will most likely not be able to happen and the normal events of Memorial Day will be changed a bit. So, what is there to do while your home for the holiday? To help you out, here is a list of what you can do right at home to mark Memorial Day.


May 13, 2020

Trusting God Even When It Hurts

At moments like this, it is so easy to say, “I was just going through life, doing fine, and God just let go of me without even thinking about the pain I might go through." It feels like God left you alone in life and now you never want to trust Him again. But life is like riding a bicycle...


May 7, 2020

National Day of Prayer: Thankful for Our Students

On this National Day of Prayer in the United States, we remember our students in their finals week taking exams, finishing papers and closing out the semester at home. We are thankful that God has provided them and entrusted them into our care during their college years. We pray God will uphold us in this task and them in their challenges.

Biblical Wisdom

May 4, 2020

In the fear of the LORD one has strong confidence

The word “fear” makes modern Christians nervous, but the New Testament embraces it: “Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God.” (I Peter 2:17). The LORD’s unshakable love and care for His people means that their fear of Him and Him alone will never disappoint them. “What shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Higher Education

April 28, 2020

Supporting Your Student during Finals Week

Your student is entering one of the most stressful weeks in a semester of full of stress - Finals Week. Here’s how you can support your student's good performance and good health in this most unusual time in our lives.

Higher Education

April 27, 2020

10 Great Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking Summer School Courses

Electing to attend summer school may cut into your much-needed R&R, but it can pay big dividends in the long run. The following are 10 great reasons to consider attending college summer school courses.

Higher Education

April 20, 2020

Online Education vs Remote Learning—Benefits and Drawbacks of Online Classroom Environments

Online education and remote education, though they both take place on the Internet, are two entirely different formats.

Higher Education

April 16, 2020

Top Tips for Successful Students

Studying for a diploma is certainly challenging, but it's one that every student has the ability to meet and conquer. Here are some tips to help you maintain a good study schedule, earn good grades, and pass your courses with flying colors.

Higher Education

April 6, 2020

7 Tips for Students Transitioning to Online Learning

The pandemic of 2020 has forced students of all ages to move to online learning, a method many have no experience with at all. Here are seven tips to help students transition to online learning to make sure they make the most of it and avoid the pitfalls of transitioning to online education.

Biblical Wisdom

April 3, 2020

One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor

God gives us our families, but we choose our friends. Spend time with sneering losers, and you will become one. Associate with the snooty smart set, and you will share their attitude. Put in time with respectful, hard-working types, and their good habits will become yours. So the Book of Proverbs tells the “son” repeatedly, choose friends well.

Higher Education

April 1, 2020

A Fool’s Errand?

How quickly the world turned in March 2020 and how quickly people made online learning work. It is important not to be the stubborn April fool not open to change when it is warranted. The survival of higher education depended on the agility of faculty, staff and students to adjust, to adapt to living and learning at a distance.

College Preparation

March 26, 2020

How an Honors Program Can Transform Your College Experience

Many students recognize the value of honors courses but are reluctant to enroll in anything that might strain their already busy schedules. In many cases, however, such opportunities are well worth the additional effort.

College Admissions

March 23, 2020

How to Score a Spot at Your Dream School with the Ultimate Transfer Application

Transfers are far more prevalent than many students realize. Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reveals that over one-third of today's college students switch institutions at least once within six years. Many others, however, apply to transfer and are swiftly turned down. Keep reading to discover how you can avoid such rejections.

Everyday Living

March 19, 2020

Women's History Month: Celebrating Female Empowerment

Women's History Month encourages us to provide the recognition that accomplished women have deserved throughout the ages—and that they still deserve today. Keep reading to learn more about this important time of year.

Campus Life

March 13, 2020

Four Reasons to Get Involved in College Student Government

Participating in student government at college can enhance your social, intellectual and leadership skills, while at the same time creating a better college experience for everyone. There are many good reasons to get involved in college student government; here are four of them.

Biblical Wisdom

March 9, 2020

The Responsibility of Stewardship

In a world that has been impacted by sin, there is always more that can be done to ensure a mindset of good stewardship and redemption. It starts with understanding that God intends to connect man’s physical existence with the environment from which he was brought forth and continues with educating people with sensible information.

Financial Aid

March 6, 2020

How Geneva College Makes Obtaining a Degree Affordable

Though college can be stressful, it is still one of the many decisions that all people need to think about. Geneva College not only offers an amazing personalized education for prospective students, but they are willing to help all students financially to obtain a high-value degree.

Biblical Wisdom

March 5, 2020

Proverbs 11:26 – The people curse him who holds back grain...

People who control products necessary for life, like food or medicines, and decline to press their economic advantage to its fullest show the quality of mercy, of which Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy (Matthew 5:7).” Solomon teaches that there will be a blessing on the head of such people, from neighbors no doubt, but also from God.


February 29, 2020

Things to Do on Leap Day

Happy Leap Day! Every four years for those following the Gregorian Calendar, there is an extra day in February to keep time with the earth's annual trip around the sun. Here are some interesting facts about Leap Day and some suggestions for things you can do with that extra 24 hours this year.