The fall semester is almost upon us, and students and faculty are beginning to arrive on the SUNY Geneseo campus in preparation for the start of the 2019–20 academic year with classes beginning Monday, August 26. Move-in Day is Friday, August 23, when most new students arrive on campus and settle into their residence halls. Upper-level students return on Saturday, August 24.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, SUNY Geneseo’s Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Livingston County Historical Society present Susan B. Anthony: Is it a Crime to Vote?, a one-woman reenactment of critical moments in the life of the suffragist. The dramatization performed by Christine Rausa will be on August 30–31at the Alice Austin Theatre.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded an $883,754 grant to SUNY Geneseo to support women faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). The ADVANCE PLAN project will be led by Wendy Pogozelski, SUNY distinguished teaching professor of chemistry, and Karleen West, associate professor of political science and international relations.
Weeks of Welcome
A slew of special events and activities mark the first few weeks of the fall semester, welcoming our new students. More about Weeks of Welcome.
First Day of Classes
The first day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester! Visit the SUNY Geneseo Academic Calendar for more information and other important dates.
BBQ with Phi Lamb and Sammys
5-7 PM in Letchworth Field. Meet the sisters and brothers of Phi Lambda Chi Sorority and Sigma Alpha Mu. There will be BBQ, pop-art painting, kickball, Kan-Jam, cornhole and more. Part of Weeks of Welcome.
Limelight Presents: Midtown Men
7:00 PM in Wadsworth Auditorium. The Midtown Men are the first ever vocal group formed by the Broadway show "Jersey Boys." More info and tickets.
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SUNY Geneseo has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the Top 400 Best College Values for 2019, ranking 96th on the comprehensive list of the nation's public and private colleges.
Professor of psychology Steven Kirsh combined two of his passions, zombies and psychology, for his latest book: Parenting in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Psychology of Raising Children in a Time of Horror (McFarland, 2019).
SUNY Geneseo appears in the 2020 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. Inclusion in the guide as a “best and most interesting” college is based on the quality of academic offerings and includes students’ social and quality-of-life ratings.