• Women's basketball

    Excellence on and off the Field

    In the 2017-18 academic year, 19 of our 20 intercollegiate athletic teams qualified for postseason play, with a record 13 earning SUNYAC Championships. Thirteen teams competed in NCAA Championships.

    Photo: Geneseo Women's Basketball team. SUNY Geneseo/Keith Walters '11

  • Antigone

    Performances & Events

    Each semester features a wide variety of performances and events on campus, many of which are free, and most of which are open to the public.

    Photo: The Nov. 2018 Department of Theatre and Dance production of "Antigone." SUNY Geneseo/Keith Walters '11

  • Student with accellerator

    Capstone Experiences

    Nearly every academic department offers Capstone Experiences for their majors during their senior year. Examples include a thesis, advanced seminar, recital, exhibit, or an intensive research project.

    Photo: Student working with the Pelletron particle accelerator in the Integrated Science Center. SUNY Geneseo/Keith Walter '11

News

Student raking leaves
New Match-Making Hub Aims to Boost ‘Town-Gown’ Engagement

Geneseo Community Engagement (GCE) is a new way to connect the resources at SUNY Geneseo with the needs of the community and vice versa. Combining the shared missions of several campus programs, GCE forges relationships between local residents and businesses and members of the SUNY Geneseo community.

Student and professor looking at maps of Mars
Planetary Geologist and Students Preparing for NASA’s InSight Mars Landing

SUNY Geneseo geology majors Megan Kopp '19 and Alyssa DeMott '19 will join Geneseo planetary geologist Nick Warner at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Nov. 26 in Pasadena, Calif., for the scheduled 3 p.m. ET landing of InSight, NASA’s latest mission to Mars. The team will work for several weeks to characterize the area around the lander and make recommendations to NASA engineers on where to place the sensitive geological instruments that will explore the planet's crust, mantle and core.

Student with an "I Voted" sticker.
A Washington Monthly Best College for Student Voting

The College was named to Washington Monthly’s "2018 America’s Best Colleges For Student Voting" list. This is a first-of-its-kind list of the colleges and universities that are doing the most to help their students become engaged citizens.

Events

LGBTQ+ POC? Fine by Me!

6 PM in Newton 201. The Pride Alliance presents an open panel discussion with 8 Geneseo faculty, staff, and students of color who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. They will talk about how the intersections of race, sexuality, class, and gender play out in everyday campus life. All are welcome!

Climate March

12 PM in front of the Integrated Science Center (ISC). Join the march to publicly acknowledge climate issues and raise your voice for a viable and safe future on Earth. Created by four students in WGST 310 as part of a public engagement project, the march will proceed to Main Street and loop back to the College Green. All are invited.

Geneseo Symphony Orchestra & Geneseo Festival Chorus

3-5 PM in Wadsworth Auditorium. Join the Geneseo Symphony Orchestra and the Geneseo Festival Chorus for a performance of Jocelyn Hagen's Ashes of Roses. $10 general admission, $5 faculty and staff, students free.

What DNA Tells Us About History

7:00-8:15 PM at Wadsworth Public Library lower level meeting room. Wendy Pogozelski, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Chemistry, presents. Free and open to the public, this event is part of the Discovery Cafe series.

In the Spotlight...

Greg O'Connell
Greg ’64 and Elizabeth O’Connell Endowment to Support Underrepresented, Underserved Students

The Greg ’64 and Elizabeth O’Connell Family Endowment supports general scholarships for students with financial need from the Downstate New York area with a preference for students living in Brooklyn, particularly the Red Hook area. In addition, the endowment will help fund an array of student needs in the Transition Opportunity Program (TOP) and Access Opportunity Programs (AOP).

Paul Grassi
A Mentor’s Magic

Alumnus Paul Grassi '96 reflects on two moments during his undergraduate years as a business major at Geneseo that would change the course of his professional life.

School of Business students and faculty on the steps of a firm in NY.
NYC Business Trip Prepares Students for the World of Finance

Several alumni met with current students from the School of Business during their annual New York City trip. Alums working in finance emphasizes the types of positions available to accounting majors, from financial planners to risk managers.