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Geneva College Mourns Loss of Former Chaplain Rev. Tim Russell

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(BEAVER FALLS, Pa) — Geneva College announces with great sadness the death of alumnus, longtime administrator and dear friend of the college, the Rev. Tim Russell. Tim passed away on Monday, March 30 after a week-long battle with COVID-19.

Tim was Assistant Pastor at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN, at the time of his death. Senior Pastor at Second Presbyterian, George Robertson shares some remarks about Tim here:   

Tim was a 1979 Geneva College graduate and served in several roles at the college from 1991 to 2004, including Director of Financial Aid, Director of Church Relations and College Chaplain. He served on Geneva’s Board of Corporators from 1984-1991 and as a Degree Completion Program Adjunct Faculty from 1998-2004.

His other roles of service included President of the Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies and Head of Schools for Westminster Academy and Lexington Christian Academy.

Geneva College is a Christ-centered academic community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 145 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, fully online Adult Degree Programs and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva’s programs are recognized for their high quality. Geneva is included on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s “2019 Best College Values” list and has one of the top undergraduate engineering programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s Word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world. 

Apr 3, 2020