With nearly all of the holiday-season campus drives completed, the hosting departments and programs are reporting that they've collected an abundance of food, gifts, and other goods for families and others who are in need in our region.
Ilana Cahill, an executive chef with Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) at SUNY Geneseo, has recently earned her certification as an executive chef by the American Culinary Federation. This is the second highest certification offered by ACF.
Student interns from the Office of Sustainability have created a compost-collection program that includes distributing compost buckets to individual faculty and staff members who are diverting the compostable waste they generate during the day .
Men's Ice Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley
7:00 PM in the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena. It's the Knights' first home game of 2019. Full schedule.
Women's Basketball vs. Rochester Institute of Technology
6:00 PM in Schrader Gymnasium. The Knights' first home game of 2019. Full schedule.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Leadership and Service
9:45 AM-3:00 PM. This year's program includes a keynote address by Danielle Ponder Esq. on "For The Love of Justice," lunchtime speaker and alum Gurnaina Chawla '16 on "Service & Social Movements for Change," service projects, Gospel Choir performances and more.
All-College Hour Speaker Series: Kala Stein
2:30-3:45 PM in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Kala Stein is an artist noted for innovative design, mold making and casting techniques primarily in porcelain. Her work explores dynamic systems and sustainable practices within the intersection of design, production, and the handmade. Facebook event.
In the Spotlight...
Angela Catalano ’20 has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in support of her Spring 2019 study abroad to Costa Rica. Catalano is a psychology major from Webster, NY and will be studying at the Universidad Veritas in San Jose in the spring. Angela’s award makes her the 27th Geneseo student to win this State Department award.
Beverly J. Evans, professor of French and Western Humanities in Geneseo’s Department of Languages and Literatures, is among the latest cohort of 14 faculty members the State University of New York Board of Trustees has named to a distinguished professorship.
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).