Posts in Campus Life
Film Fest Adjustments

Film Fest, an annual activity for students, experienced a number of changes this school year as both its date and location were altered. Though typically a fall event held during the final week of classes, the event instead took place in February 2019. Additionally, after three years in the same location, the event moved from the local elementary school in Beaver Falls to an on-campus venue, John White Chapel. 

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VITA: “Kingdom work in business”

This semester, 24 Geneva students are serving the Beaver Falls community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA offers students experience with tax processing and practical service for the kingdom of God. “This is how you do kingdom work in business,” Grace Weaver, one of the on-sight student coordinators said.  

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Unity in diversity: a look into Convergence 2018

Convergence is a conference that we host each year to discuss issues of diversity. We hope that the conference both educates students and staff while also prompting difficult conversations. We believe that this is part of being members of both a spiritual body and a learning community. Mark Charles, who is half-Navajo and half-Dutch, was the keynote speaker. His work centers on examining the Doctrine of Discovery, particularly how it contributed and justified the abuse and genocide of Native Americans. In addition, he focused on broader structural biases and how they impact the country today. 

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“Don’t be afraid to educate yourself”: Diversity and Inclusion team brings patriotism to the table

Are you a Christian American or an American Christian? This challenging question, alongside others pertaining to patriotism within today’s culture, were discussed by Geneva students, faculty and staff at Bring It to the Table on October 24. The event, held in the President’s Dining Room, was hosted by the Diversity and Inclusion team of the Center for Student Engagement.  

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Pumpkin Patch Bash: A Smashing Success for Geneva College and Tiger Pause

The Pumpkin Patch Bash event for Tiger Pause Youth Ministry took place on Geneva’s campus on October 25, through the Center for Student Engagement. Directed by service learning coordinator Missy Nyeholt, the annual event is organized by a student volunteer as a member of the community engagement team. The student project coordinator this year was senior student ministry major Brendan O’Connor.

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The colors of homecoming: geneva’s addition of spirit week

Homecoming 2018 arrived with the new addition of a traditional college practice: Spirit Week. Sophomore Melice Rodriguez collaborated with the Geneva College Student Government, Student Athlete Advisor Committee and the Center for Student Engagement to invite all students, faculty and staff to participate in showing their school pride. The festivities were a way of encouraging college spirit around campus as everyone prepared for Homecoming and Family Weekend. 

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