(BEAVER FALLS, Pa.) – The College of Geneva is hosting the STEM Symposium for Undergraduate Research from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at the Beaver Falls campus in Old Main.
The Geneva Department of Education invites students from other universities to participate with Noyce Geneva Scholarship recipients by submitting a poster of their research. More information is available by contacting (724) 847-6535 or [email protected].
Geneva Professor of Chemistry John Stahl, PhD, will speak on “Lessons Learned in Research: Observations from Research in Chemistry for Over 40 Years” at John White Chapel, Old Main, to begin the symposium.
Event organizer Adel Aiken, EdD, Professor of Education in Geneva, says, “We recognize that undergraduate students doing STEM research contribute to the retention of STEM education majors. This event stimulates the continued advancement of STEM research and, in partnership with the National Science Foundation’s Noyce Grant, also supports a new generation of STEM teachers.
The Geneva Department of Education, in collaboration with the Science and Mathematics Departments, received a five-year, $1 million Noyce Grant from the National Science Foundation in 2020. This grant supports the creation of a enhanced curriculum to prepare STEM teachers to be highly qualified to teach biology. , chemistry, math and physics in high-need science and math classrooms.
Geneva College is a Christ-centered college community that provides a comprehensive education to equip students for faithful and fruitful service to God and neighbor. Offering over 145 traditional majors and undergraduate programs, fully online adult degree programs, and in-demand graduate degrees, Geneva programs are known for their high quality and affordability. Geneva is the 6th best regional university in the North for the best value for money, according to US News and World Report. Adhering to the truth of Scripture, an education in Geneva is grounded in the Word of God as well as a core curriculum designed to professionally prepare students to think, write, and communicate well in today’s world. Geneva was founded and is governed by the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA) and is a founding member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and the International Association for Christian Education (IACE).