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Geneseo Storytellers: A Celebration of 150 Years

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Tell us your story

Every Knight has a story! SUNY Geneseo’s Office of Alumni Relations collaborated with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to assemble an oral history project, Geneseo Storytellers: A Celebration of 150 Years, in celebration of the College’s Sesquicentennial (150th) Anniversary (1871-2021). The project collected stories of alumni and friends and will preserve them in a book that celebrates the impact of SUNY Geneseo.

PCI partnership

By partnering with PCI, interviews were conducted by trained staff who collected stories about your time at SUNY Geneseo. PCI is creating a book that will celebrate all of these stories.

What’s next?

The PCI team collected stories through March 2, 2022. Following editing and compilation of the data, Geneseo Storytellers will be shipped to those who purchased a copy in the fall of 2022. If you ordered Geneseo merchandise in addition to a book, your merchandise will arrive in the summer of 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does SUNY Geneseo benefit from this at all?

Yes, in a variety of ways:

Sharing your story helps to preserve the legacy and history of SUNY Geneseo for future generations. Updating your information allows us to effectively communicate with and engage our alumni. 

How can I verify/update my information and share a story?

The deadline to participate in this project was March 2, 2022.

Can anyone purchase a book?

Geneseo Storytellers: A Celebration of 150 Years is available for sale only to SUNY Geneseo alumni and friends. Unfortunately, the deadline to participate and pre-purchase a copy of the was March 2, 2022.

When will I receive my book?

The total duration of the oral history project/publication is about 12 months. We anticipate books will be distributed in fall of 2022.