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Everyday Living

July 9, 2020

Five Ways to Beat the Heat

Summer is just about everyone’s favorite season full of activities that set it far apart from everyday life the rest of the year. It also can be hot. As we've reached the fiery days of summer, everyone is scrambling to find energy efficient ways to stay cool on the hot days ahead, and here’s how!

Biblical Wisdom

July 7, 2020

A Worker's Appetite Works for Him

The threat of hunger keeps us working, even when our work bores and exhausts us. Thus, a worker’s appetite for food and shelter works for him by urging him on to work. The wise will not sever the relationship between work and eating that God has established.

Everyday Living

July 3, 2020

How to Spend Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays - full of celebration, of the ideals that anyone can make a good life for themselves in the U.S., achieving the ‘American Dream.’ Here are a variety of activities you can participate in this Independence Day.

Faith

June 26, 2020

Freedom vs. Responsibility: How to Master College's Greatest Juggling Act

Find a semblance of balance by planning when and how you will take advantage of your newfound sense of freedom.

Early College

June 23, 2020

The Happiest Majors and Careers: How to Choose a Path That Puts a Smile on Your Face

No single career path is guaranteed to make all employees happy, but those within specific fields tend to report better wellbeing and fulfillment. If these are priorities, you'll want to plan your college career accordingly.

Everyday Living

June 21, 2020

Thankful 365 Days a Year for Mom and Dad

During May and June, two closely related holidays appear annually on the calendar. They remind me of the inequity of my parents’ relationship with my siblings and me... and how thankful I am for the 365 days a year that they love us without fail.

Everyday Living

June 17, 2020

10 Ways College Students Can Put Some Sizzle in Summer Vacation

See if you can strike a healthy balance this summer between challenges and indulgences. Choose activities intentionally designed to keep your mind stimulated while providing your body and spirit with the refreshing, rejuvenating R&R they need.

Program Spotlight

June 12, 2020

 How to Find Security in Cybersecurity

There is a great need for cybersecurity professionals; in fact, the U.S. government currently needs to employ more professionals in this field than are currently available in the marketplace. You may be one of the people willing to create changes in your life by getting an education in theory and techniques of cybersecurity.

Everyday Living

June 8, 2020

Defeat Anger with Stop, Drop and Roll

Sometimes anger really does feel like fire. With a fire it takes one little spark to get it going and sometimes a small little offense can set off a fit of anger. Both fire and anger, catch quickly, can leave the victim harmed and is hard to put out. Both will not be stopped unless a person takes action

Biblical Wisdom

June 5, 2020

Gracious words are pure

God hears our thoughts as clearly as others hear our words. Like people who know each other well, God even knows what we are going to think before we think it. The terms “abomination” and “pure” applied to human thoughts and words implies that they are a sacrifice to God, one that either pleases Him or displeases Him.

College Archives

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.

Faith

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...

Faith

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.