Geneva College

01/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/10/2019 23:20

Geneva's Night of the Arts Celebrates Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

(BEAVER FALLS, Pa.) - The Geneva College Center for Student Engagement (CSE) will host the Eighth Annual Night of the Arts in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2019 in Skye Lounge, Student Center. This free cultural event is open to everyone and celebrates Dr. King's life and legacy through the arts.

The event begins at 7 p.m. with a dessert reception for attendees. The formal portion of the program begins at 7:30 p.m. and features both Geneva and community members performing music, spoken word, oral presentations and artwork. The Terry Levels Jazz Band will provide music.

Kristie Martel, Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion, says, 'The CSE seeks to provide opportunities to celebrate the diversity of God's creation and for learning that leads to reconciliation. Through the arts, honoring the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's dedication to racial equity is a poignant way for Geneva to fulfill our mission and recognize the beauty and creativity of God's diverse world.'

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 115 traditional undergraduate majors and programs, fully online Adult Degree Programs and high-demand graduate degrees, Geneva's programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top Three Best Value Regional University with one of the top engineering programs in the nation. 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.