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Graduate Studies

January 22, 2021

9 Reasons Why 2021 Is the Perfect Year to get your Master’s Degree

This choice has never been easy, but it takes on a new level of urgency for 2021. In a competitive job market, you need every advantage possible to stand out in a sea of resumes. First, however, you'll need to consider a few key questions


January 19, 2021

8 Ways to get Refocused After Coming Back from Holiday Break

Breaks are important. They help you to recharge. They give your brain a chance to rest. But getting back into the groove of going to classes and hitting the books after a holiday break can be difficult.

The College

January 14, 2021

Introducing the Geneva College Foundation

The Geneva College Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Geneva College Foundation, starting June 1, 2021. At that time, all charitable giving will be processed through the Geneva College Foundation and all new endowment gifts will be retained in the foundation.


January 12, 2021

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions to Make for a Successful College Semester

The start of the new year—and a new semester—offers a great time for students to set some goals for success at college. When you’re making a New Year's resolution list, consider focusing on what you want to achieve during the upcoming semester. The following are among the top 10 New Year’s resolutions that college students should think about making for 2021.

Campus Life

January 8, 2021

Geneva Campus Life Re-engineered during COVID-19

When Geneva College was forced to move learning online back in March 2020, the staff of Geneva’s Center for Student Engagement (CSE) adapted quickly. To keep students connected despite physical distancing, the CSE staff got creative and organized COVID-safe in-person and virtual events so the community could still thrive.

Biblical Wisdom

January 4, 2021

Give Me Your Heart

Sexual sins enslave many. Fall into a deep pit, perhaps a cistern, and someone else must pull you out. Get wedged in a narrow well, and you can’t climb out. Being trapped below the earth in a pit or a well that someone has dug nicely describes enslavement to any sin. Better to heed the father's request - give me your heart.

Graduate Studies

December 18, 2020

10 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Professionals Love Their Jobs

Every day, hackers take to the web to attempt to steal personal information and send viruses into computer networks. Cybersecurity professionals are leading the way to stop these cybercrimes in their tracks and make computers and networks secure. Because of the risk and the high cost of these crimes, these professionals are in high demand.

Biblical Wisdom

December 16, 2020

Impactful Career Opportunities if you have a Degree in Biblical Studies

Do you have a strong faith and love the word of God? Do you have a burning desire to dig deeper into the Scriptures? Do you yearn to share the gospel with others, locally or abroad, but feel underequipped? Do you think about becoming a pastor or working in Christian education? Do you long to help others with their religious questions and/or spiritual development?

Graduate Studies

December 14, 2020

How to Let Your Employer Know About Your Exciting Return to School for Your Master's Degree

You've made the important and praise-worthy decision to return to school as you seek your master's degree. If you're like many aspiring graduate students, you already boast an impressive resume but are eager to take your career to the next level.


December 11, 2020

5 Ways To Make a Strong Entrance into the Workforce as a New Graduate

You've spent long hours writing papers and studying for exams. Along the way, you've learned a great deal not only in your major program, but also about what it takes to succeed in the modern workforce. Now, it's time to apply this information as you seek to make your mark in a competitive field. The hard work is just beginning.

The College

December 9, 2020

Why Transfer to Geneva College?

With a few decisive moves, students ready for a change can give action to the idea of transferring and make a smooth transition to Geneva College. 

Campus Life

December 4, 2020

From Dining Room to Lecture Hall: Transitioning from Homeschool to College

Whatever your experience with homeschooling has been, though, one thing is for sure: college life is not the same. It just so happens to be very, very different. But whether you’ve spent twelve, ten, or only two years learning from home, there’s helpful advice waiting for you in this post.

Biblical Wisdom

December 1, 2020

Be Not One of Those Who Give Pledges

Solomon warns the son he addresses in Proverbs against a common road to poverty. There is a kind of gambling disguised as a friendly helping hand, co-signing a student loan, co-signing a mortgage, handing someone else your credit card. If you can’t make good their failure to pay, Solomon warns, you’ll be out on the street.

Graduate Studies

November 30, 2020

6 Exciting Careers Opened with a Master's in Higher Education

If you are an aspiring educator who wants to take your career to the next level, you may be asking, "Should I get a master's in higher education?" While everyone's career path is unique, you will find that a master's degree in higher education can open the door to a number of different career opportunities. From administration to working in the classroom, a Master of Arts in Higher Education could be the right fit for your career goals. Here is a closer look at some of the careers it might open to you.


November 24, 2020

5 Reasons Why Psychology is a Great Starting Point for a Fascinating Career in Social Media

Social media is taking over the marketing world. Every day, people spend an average of three hours on social media and messaging apps. In 2019, 73 percent of marketers reported they felt social media was "somewhat effective" or "very effective" as a marketing tool for their business. If you are interested in putting the power of social media to work as you build a successful career, the right degree is a good starting point. But what degree would put you in the right mindset for this type of career? What skills do you need to work in social media?

Graduate Studies

November 20, 2020

Engineers Make the World Go Round

Engineers are special. They have learned how to harness the power of divergent and convergent thinking, giving them the ability to explore creativity and find solutions to problems all at the same time. This is just one of the many skills engineers implement as they master a career they truly enjoy.

Campus Life

November 16, 2020

15 Winning Ideas for Social Distancing Campus Activities in College

Going to college is a learning experience in a number of respects. Yes, there’s the education you need to enter a career field. But there is also the learning that takes place by being an adult, trusted to make your own decisions away from parents and home. That means social interactions—parties, school events, sports games, and more. When you are going to college in the age of social distancing, it can feel like you’re missing out, just a little bit.

The College

November 10, 2020

What Every Geneva Commuter Should Know

While the optimal experience at Geneva College is one enjoyed by residential students - the college’s educational ministry is set up for the residential experience - for students who live nearby, commuting to campus can be a workable option. There's nothing like the life-on-life instruction at Geneva, so if you have to commute, make the best of it.

Higher Education

November 5, 2020

Support Breeds Success: Geneva Resources for Students

The Student Success Center is in Skye Lounge and the Writing Center is in the McCartney Library. Overall, these two resources not only will provide you with a sense of peace and knowledge about the accuracy of your course work but will also help you improve your writing skills.

Campus Life

October 29, 2020

Pet or No Pet? What's the Right Choice for Your College Years?

As you head off to college, getting a cat, fish, or dog may be the last thing on your mind, but many college students find that a pet makes their college experience even more rewarding. Should you get a pet while still in college? Well, the answer to that question depends on a number of factors. Having a pet is awesome, but there are some drawbacks, particularly for college students, that need to be weighed first. If you're trying to decide about getting a pet, here are some considerations to help you make the right choice.