At Geneseo... there's no place like here for community

Join a community that you will enrich and be a part of for a lifetime. Through a tight-knit and supportive environment—a hallmark of the Geneseo experience—students engage in life-changing experiences that prepares then to be socially responsibility and globally aware citizens and scholars.

And that sense of belonging—and your place in it—will go wherever you go, whether on-campus or halfway around the world. Simply put, Geneseo is diverse, unified, warm and cool—and we all love being part of it. And want to know how do we define community? With stories like these.

Boy Scouts in the Integrated Science Center as a group
Professors Help Scouts Earn Merit Badges

When it comes to energy, Distinguished Service Professor of Education Dennis Showers wrote the book — the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Energy merit badge book, that is. In a pre-Earth Day celebration, Showers and colleague James McLean, associate professor of physics, teamed up with BSA’s Seneca Waterways Council in Rochester to help 32 Scouts discover the exciting world of STEM during merit badge workshops held on campus April 21.

Main Street, Geneseo, New York
College, LCN Sponsoring Candidates' Forum Oct. 25

SUNY Geneseo and the Livingston County News are jointly sponsoring a forum for candidates running for office in the upcoming General Election.

LEGO character
Discovery Cafe to Bring Science Talks to Community

Patrick Buckley ’19, will launch his Discovery Cafe with three free public events this fall. The first talk, “A Series of Discrepant Events: Some Physics in Action,” presented by Kurt Fletcher, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Physics & Astronomy, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Wadsworth Library on Center St., Geneseo.

Jessica Kroenert '15 in her Senegalese village.
Peace Corps Champions: A Tradition of Service, Excellence

Geneseo is ranked 14th nationwide for alumni currently serving in the Peace Corps. We explore why so many make the leap and the difference they make.

Antoinette Lubich-Claps and Elizabeth Van Son
Two Geneseo Alumnae Selected as Rochester Youth Year Fellows

Two recent SUNY Geneseo graduates have been selected as Rochester Youth Year (RYY) fellows for the 2017-18 school year. Receiving fellowships are Antoinette Lubich-Claps ’17, a political science major from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Elizabeth Van Son ’16, a geography major from Rochester, N.Y. Both fellows will be working in Rochester City Schools with different assignments.

College Green
College to Celebrate K-8 Peace Poetry Winners May 14

Every spring in K-8 classrooms throughout the Genesee Valley, students think hard about what makes them feel calm, peaceful and at ease. They write poems as part of the Genesee Valley Peace Poetry Contest, and hundreds of students submit their works each year, whether as individual writers or as part of a class or school-wide activity.

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