Homecoming - Geneva College, Christian College in Pennsylvania
Geneva College
Images of Campus in Fall
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Geneva College Homecoming 2022

Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8

 

We look forward to welcoming alumni and friends to campus this fall for homecoming and family weekend! 

For additional information or assistance registering, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@geneva.edu or 724-847-6590. 

2022 Homecoming Events Schedule

Wednesday, October 5

All Day

Geneva Spirt Day

Show off your Geneva pride by wearing gold and white! Whether you’re on campus or hundreds of miles away, show your school spirit on social media. Be sure to ‘like’ Geneva College on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @genevacollege with the hashtag #GenevaSpiritDay.

Thursday, October 6

5:30-9 p.m.

Annual Bitar Memorial Lecture Series Events

5:30 p.m. Banquet Dinner – Benedum Room
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Lecture Series featuring Mark Boespflug, PhD '05 – Skye Lounge

Additional information about the Bitar Lecture Series is available online here.

The Dr. Byron I. Bitar Memorial Lecture in Philosophy was endowed by the William C. Kriner Family in memory of Geneva College′s beloved professor of a quarter-century, in order to continue his legacy and vision for philosophy. The Lecture was inaugurated in 2004, a year after Dr. Bitar′s untimely death. 

Friday, October 7

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Campus Store Open
Geneva College Campus Store, Student Center

Browse a wide variety of Geneva College clothing, accessories and other spirited items. 

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Alumni Registration and Hospitality Tent              
Outside of Alexander Hall

Check in and receive your official Homecoming 2022 credentials. Stop by to pick up your schedule, nametag, and some Geneva giveaways while you mingle with fellow alumni and friends.

10:10 a.m.

Annual Bitar Memorial Lecture Series Events featuring Mark Boespflug, PhD '05
Skye Lounge

Additional information about the Bitar Lecture Series is available online here.

The Dr. Byron I. Bitar Memorial Lecture in Philosophy was endowed by the William C. Kriner Family in memory of Geneva College′s beloved professor of a quarter-century, in order to continue his legacy and vision for philosophy. The Lecture was inaugurated in 2004, a year after Dr. Bitar′s untimely death. 

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Golden History for the Golden Grads 
West Reading Room, McCartney Library

Join Archival Librarian, Kae Kirkwood ’83, for a discussion of important events happening on campus and in the nation during the 1960s and 1970s. All alumni are welcome to attend, and we hope our Golden Grads will do so.

12 p.m.

Golden Grads Reunion Luncheon
Benedum Room, Alexander Hall

Graduates from 1962 and 1972 will be honored at the luncheon. Cost is $15 per person.

*registration required

Click here for the Golden Grad memory book form!

See who's coming

Frederick Arnold '72
Sherry (Mitchell) Arnold '72
M. Nan (Dill) Boren '70
Jonathan Boyle '07
Donald Dill '73
Terrance (Gileo) Faye '72
Marianne (Bush) Fye '74
Ronald Fye '72
Lawrence Hall '72
Nancy (Little) Hall '74
Ronald Hamory '72
David Hartzell '72
Christopher Hilleary '72
Cathy Maricone
Michael Maricone '72
Donald McBurney '68
Sharyn (Fenchel) McBurney '72
Linda (George) McMillan '71
Richard McMillan '72
Ralph Phillips '71, MA '96
Sandra (Badger) Phillips '72
Sharon Shiflett
Debbie Steele
Jeanne (Dill) Svobodny '72
David Troup '72
Patricia Troup
Suzanne Werner
Walter Werner '72
Debora (Wise) Wing '75
Dennis Wing '72

List updated every Friday

1-4 p.m.

Campus Tours
Departing from Alexander Hall

Current students will be available to show you around campus. Whether it’s been 5 years or 50 years since you’ve stepped foot on campus, there are always new things to see! Visiting as a prospective student? Sign up for a tour of campus; we can't wait to see you!

*registration encouraged

*Golf carts will be available to assist those needing a riding tour.

4-7 p.m.

Zipline Open
Behind McKee Hall


4-5 p.m.

Alumni Calling & Career Panels
Skye Lounge, Student Center 

The panel will feature alumni, bringing them into the conversation of calling and career with current students, showcasing their vocational paths post-Geneva with both a personal and professional emphasis. 

5-6 p.m.

Student & Alumni Networking Reception
Class of 2020 Pavilion 

Interactions and collaborations with alumni allow students and alumni alike to develop and grow their networks while learning about different industries and organizations. Light refreshments will be provided.

 6-8 p.m

Annual Alumni Awards Dinner
Alex's, Alexander Hall

Celebrate Geneva College’s noteworthy alumni at the all alumni dinner and alumni awards ceremony. The Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Award, and Young Alumni Award will be presented. Cost is $15 per person. 

*registration required

Congratulations to this year's awardees:

Distinguished Service Award
Stanley T. Omland ’79
Douglas J. Carson ’75 ’04
Kathleen C. McIntyre ’73

Alumni Award
Kevin C. Green ’89
Stephen J. Michalik Jr. ’00
Rebecca L. Pederson ’09
Gwendolyn J. Amstutz ’81

Young Alumni Award
Joe A. Cirelli III ’11 ’14
Nicole L. Menanno ’14
Rev. Noah R. Stachelek, EdD ’12

 

See who's coming

Adel (Gallagher) Aiken '75
Gwendolyn Amstutz '81
Jerry Amstutz '79
Rodney Austin
Elliot Bestor
Kirsten (Carson) Bestor '04
Sam Bestor
Caryn (Azure) Carson '09
Christopher Carson '06, MAHE '08
Douglas Carson '75, MAHE '04
Iver Carson
Jean (McFarland) Carson '78
Jerryn (Svendsen) Carson MAHE '98
Kenneth Carson '79
Annalina Cirelli
Joe Cirelli '11, MAHE '14
Katie Cirelli
Carol Coon '81
Mark Cowley '87
Meredith Cowley
Matthew Croud '87
Thomas Croud
David Crouse
Nicolle (Herndon) Crouse '92
Patricia (Hurlock) Curcuru '92
Terrance (Gileo) Faye '72
Andrew Fee '16, MBA '22
Kimerly Gall
Kevin Green '89
Margieann Green
Cody Hill
Kate Hill
Christopher Hilleary '72
Sarah Hoffman '22
Christopher Jobes '82
Theodore Kay '71
Dave Long
Joyce Lynn '61
Deana Mack
E. Louise Marshall '59
Donald McBurney '68
Sharyn (Fenchel) McBurney '72
Kathleen (Riethmuller) McIntyre '73
William McIntyre
Nicole (Jones) Menanno '14
Alyssa (Wyant) Micco '17
Ian Micco
Lyle Micco
Lyra Micco
Robin Morgan
Adam Parsons '07
Donald Phillips
Rebecca (Carson) Phillips '85
Samuel Rainey '22
Constance (Scheel) Raver '77
Daniel Raver '78
Mark Riethmuller
Ruth Riethmuller
Dale Russell '81
Rachel (Cypher) Samreny '06
Adam Shaffer '11
Dean Smith '65
Nancy (Falk) Smith '66
Lana Sokolova
Addy Stachelek
Donald Stachelek
Eleanor (Ames) Stachelek '12
Judith Stachelek
Macklin Stachelek
Noah Stachelek '12
Dean Stoneback '88
Pam Stoneback
D. Terry Thomas
Natalie Thomas MAHE '98
Debra Thompson
Howard Thompson '76
Zachary Tomcik '17
Aubrey Treib
Christopher Treib
Mary (Hueber) Treib '96
Mundy Treib
Shelby Treib
Patricia Troup
Connie (Lora) Troyer '99
Jacqueline (Good) Voorhis '83
Suzanne Werner
Walter Werner '72
Debora (Wise) Wing '75
Dennis Wing '72

List updated every Friday 

8 p.m.

Genevans Concert
Alex's, Alexander Hall

The Genevans will perform immediately following the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner. It is not required for you to attend the dinner in order to attend the concert.

7-10 p.m.

Student Bon Fire & Car Smash        
Pearce Overlook

Hosted by Geneva College Student Government (GCSG). 

Saturday, October 8

7:30 a.m. Registration

8:15 a.m. Start

5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk
Merriman Athletic Complex Track & Field

The cost to register is $20 which includes a medal and homecoming t-shirt. 

7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Alumni Registration and Hospitality Tent              
Old Main Lawn

Check in and receive your official Homecoming 2022 credentials. Stop by to pick up your schedule, nametag, and some Geneva giveaways while you mingle with fellow alumni and friends.

7:30-9:30 a.m.

Presidential Pancake Breakfast
The Brig, Student Center

Enjoy President Troup’s homemade pancakes! This event benefits Geneva College Athletics. $8/adult, $5/child

*registration required

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Estate Planning Seminar
PDR, Alexander Hall

Presented by Michael W. Nalli, Esq. ’95, this hour-long seminar focuses on key elements of a thorough estate plan and pitfalls to avoid.

*registration encouraged

8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

Campus Store Open                                   
Geneva College Campus Store, Student Center

Browse a wide variety of Geneva College clothing, accessories and other spirited items. 

9:00 a.m. Line Up

10:00 a.m. Start

Homecoming Parade
Downtown Beaver Falls to Geneva College Campus

More Information

10-11 a.m.

Gold & White and Legacy Parade Watching Reception
Tent along Parade Route 

Prospective students and their families are invited to watch the homecoming parade with staff from the Office of Admissions. Oram's doughnuts and refreshments will be available and kids/students will receive bags to collect their candy. 

*Gold and White Grant: $4,000 Grant ($1,000 per year) to students introduced by Geneva alumni to Geneva during the student’s freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior years of high school, and transfer students are also eligible.

*Legacy Grant: $4,000 Grant ($1,000 per year) awarded automatically to children and grandchildren of alumni. 

11 a.m.

Class of 2020 Pavilion Dedication
Class of 2020 Pavilion (in front of McKee Hall)

Reunion reception to follow at 11:30 for the 2020 class - details below in the Class Reunion section. 

 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Family Fun Activities, Yard Games, and Food Vendors 

Bring your future Geneva grads to the family zone for fun activities, including a petting zoo, face painting, a photo booth, and family friendly activities. Enjoy food from local food truck vendors and a variety of fun for all ages. Prices vary per vendor.  

 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Class Reunions
Various Locations

Golden Grads: 1962 – Northwood 013 - $7 boxed lunch    Memory Book Form
Golden Grads: 1972 – Northwood 013 - $7 boxed lunch    Memory Book Form
1977 – Tent on Old Main Lawn
1982 – Benedum Room 
1987 – Tent on Old Main Lawn 
1992 – Tent on Old Main Lawn 
1997 – Tent behind Old Main
2002 – Tent behind Old Main
2007 – Tent behind Old Main
2012 – Tent behind Old Main - $5 Pizza Joe's lunch
2017 – Tent outside McCartney Library - $5 Pizza Joe's lunch
Zero Year: 2020, 2021, 2022 – New Pavilion - $5 Pizza Joe's lunch

*registration encouraged

See who's coming

1962

List updated every Friday

1972

Frederick Arnold '72
Sherry (Mitchell) Arnold '72
M. Nan (Dill) Boren '70
Donald Dill '73
Terrance (Gileo) Faye '72
Lawrence Hall '72
Nancy (Little) Hall '74
Ronald Hamory '72
David Hartzell '72
Christopher Hilleary '72
Donald McBurney '68
Sharyn (Fenchel) McBurney '72
Linda (George) McMillan '71
Richard McMillan '72
Ralph Phillips '71, MA '96
Sandra (Badger) Phillips '72
Belinda Pinkerton
Robert Pinkerton '72
Debbie Seele
Sharon Shiflett
Jeanne (Dill) Svobodny '72
David Troup '72
Patricia Troup
Suzanne Werner
Walter Werner '72
Debora (Wise) Wing '75
Dennis Wing '72
Johannah Zell

List updated every Friday

1977

Cheryl (McCracken) Hemphill '77
Constance (Scheel) Raver '77

List updated every Friday

1982

Christopher Jobes '82
David Romano '82
Sara Romano
Kathleen (McKissock) Thompson '82

List updated every Friday

1987

Eric Bennet '87
Mark Cowley '87
Meredith Cowley
Matthew Croud '87
G. Scott Madeira '87
Jean Madeira
Harry Nagel '87
Jeanette (McFarland) Nagel '85
Lydia Nagel
Caleigh Smith
Carol (Knauf) Smith '89
David Smith '87
Peter Smith '87
Tania (Wilkey) Thompson '87

List updated every Friday

1992

Lewis Atkinson '92
Melissa (Plowmaker) Carrasco '92
David Crouse
Nicolle (Herndon) Crouse '92
Patricia (Hurlock) Curcuru '92
Jennifer (Evans) Joseph '92
Marc Santom '92

List updated every Friday

1997

Laura (Martin) Barbadoro '97
Abigail (Nelson) Smith '97
Molly Smith
Rachel Smith
Anissa (Pallygus) Stafford '97

List updated every Friday

2002

Matthew Dreskler
Sharon (Claerbaut) Dreskler '02
Melissa (Maze) Hanna '02
Danelle (Shank) Morrow '02
Daniel Morrow '02
Andrew Warner '02
Caden Warner
Evan Warner
Leah Warner
Owen Warner
Sarah (Karns) Warner '03
June (Oppelt) Whitla '02

List updated every Friday

2007

Jonathan Boyle '07
Whitney (DiBenedictis) Hample '07
Adam Parsons '07
Kaitlin Rhodes '07
Seth Wing '07

List updated every Friday

2012

Joshua Andre '12
Naomi (Anderton) Dabroski '14
Scott Dabroski '12
Ashley O'Toole '12
Jeffrey Shaffer
Sarah (Garlow) Shaffer '12
Eleanor (Ames) Stachelek '12
Noah Stachelek '12
Michael Trn '12

List updated every Friday

2017

Bethany (Cerbus) Campbell '17
Jonathan Campbell '16
Angela Dombach '17
Emily (Darr) Gatz '17
Kaleb Gatz '17
Clayton Kalmar '17
Mikaela (Stevens) Kalmar '16
Michael Kearney '17
Courtney (Slagle) LeBlanc '17
Peter LeBlanc '17
Caitlin Martin '17
Timothy Martin '17
Annie McCune '17
Alyssa (Wyant) Micco '17
Ian Micco
Lyle Micco
Lyra Micco
Kaitlyn Orme '17
Colin Smith '17
Maggie (Smith) Smith '17
Zachary Tomcik '17

List updated every Friday

Zero Year: 2020, 2021, 2022

Thomas Fiorini '20
Sara Hagen '22
Sarah Hoffman '22
Sarah Humbert '22
Jennie (Huff) Jedry '21
Luke Jedry '20
Caleb Orvis '20, MS '22
Luke Robertson '21

List updated every Friday

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Genevans Concert 
John White Chapel, Old Main

12:30-1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15-2:15 p.m. Rehearsal

Genevans 85th Reunion Luncheon for Alumni - $7/person
Music Center (formerly College Hill United Methodist Church)

Genevans 85th Reunion Concert Rehearsal *rehearsal required to participate in evening concert
Music Center 

Registering for rehearsal and concert participation includes sheet music mailed to you and a special reunion t-shirt. Cost is $25 per participant. Registration ends September 1. 

 12:15 p.m.

New Song Concert
Steps of Alumni Hall

This student ensemble is led by Lindsay (Brothers) Shaffer ’11.

1-2:30 p.m.

Engineering Department Social Hour
Rapp 200

Enjoy italian sodas and fellowship with engineering department faculty, alumni, and current students!

1-3 p.m.

Women's Volleyball Alumnae Game
Metheny Fieldhouse

2:30 p.m.

 

Homecoming Court & Pre-Game Activities
Reeves Field 

3 p.m.

 

Football Game vs. Allegheny College
Reeves Field

5:30-7 p.m.

Post-Game Tailgate
Old Main Lawn

$5 per person, children under three are free 

6:00 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Concert

 

Genevans 85th Reunion Dinner & Concert
Alexander Hall - Dinner, Metheny Fieldhouse - Concert

$15 per person for dinner

*Registration only required for those participating in the concert and attending dinner - registration is not necessary to attend the concert as a guest

6:30 p.m.

Class of 1972 Social Hour
The Wooden Angel (Beaver, PA)

A time of fellowship for classmates celebrating their 50th reunion from the class of 1972. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Cost is $20/person.

9:30-11 p.m.

 

Student-Sibling Open Mic Night
Skye Lounge, Student Center

For additional information or assistance registering, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@geneva.edu or 724.847.6590.