SUNY Geneseo President Denise A. Battles and Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) will host the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Red Jacket Dining Complex. The ribbon cutting will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21. The event will take place during SUNY Geneseo’s Homecoming and Family Weekend. A brief reception will take place at the Twisted Fork station within the dining complex.
With a lineup that runs the gamut from chamber music to step-dancing, the 50th anniversary season of the Limelight and Accents Performing Arts series is expected to be one of the most memorable in recent history.
SUNY Geneseo will host a combined Homecoming and Family Weekend, Sept. 21–22. More than 1,300 alumni and parents have registered for the celebration that will include plenty of opportunities for attendees to catch up with classmates, students, faculty and staff, as well as catch a glimpse of what life’s like at SUNY Geneseo.
Brazilian Northeastern Literatures and National Imaginaries
2:30-4:30 PM in Brodie 203. Talk by Wesley Costa de Moraes, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literatures at SUNY Geneseo. Free and open to the public. Event on Facebook.
All College Speaker Series: Karl Shallowhorn
2:30-3:45 PM in the Union Ballroom. Karl's dreams were shattered by a disabling bipolar episode in his first year in college. In this talk he shares his struggles and how he overcame the challenges he faced. More info.
MPB.3 Brazilian Music Performance
2:30-4:30 PM in Doty Recital Hall. MPB, or Música Popular Brasileira is an amalgamation of Brazilian music styles. This performance led is by Armenio Suzano, Professor of Music at Houghton College, and is free and open to the public. MPB.3 Facebook event.
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...
Fourteen SUNY Geneseo students are Presidential Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year, representing a variety of academic areas and exemplifying the college's institutional values. A presidential scholar is a top-achieving member of the senior class who also serves as an ambassador for the college.
A team of Geneseo faculty members, a student and a small-business consultant are exploring how large amounts of data can be conveyed through sound thanks to a $50,000 NSF Innovation Corps-National Innovation Network Teams grant. School of Business student CJ Burke '19 is the entrepreneurial lead, serving as the team's spokesperson.
Author and public historian Spencer Crew, Ph.D., will deliver the 2018 Walter Harding Lecture Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. in Doty Recital Hall. Crew's lecture, “Civil Disobedience, the Underground Railroad and Thoreau,” is free and open to the public.