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.
For the seventh year in a row, the College has been named as a Lead Institution in civic engagement by NASPA. Geneseo is one of 72 colleges and universities in the U.S. chosen as a Lead Institution. The College was honored for its ongoing commitment to developing socially responsible citizens through its curriculum and co-curricular programs.
Annmarie Urso, associate professor of education and director of the Soaring Stars program in the School of Education, has received three grants to support the program and additional funding for a key transition component of the program.
SUNY Geneseo recently welcomed 150 high school students and mentors from across New York for Camp College, a 3-day college-access experience for upper-level high school students.
Kyle Matthews, assistant professor of Spanish, led a group of 10 Geneseo students who joined 19 students from other campuses as part of the SUNY Stands With Puerto Rico initiative. The students helped repair and replace roofs, doors, and windows on residents' homes.
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.