Class of 2019 Future Plans

SUNY Geneseo Class of 2019 - we'd love to know what you have planned for the next chapter of your journey! Tell us your plans and we'll include them on this page. 


You have brains in your head.Graduation cap
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself 
any direction you choose...

You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting.
So... get on your way!

- Dr. Seuss, "Oh, the Places You'll Go!"

 

Where are you headed?

Elisabeth Yack from Bay Shore, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending Niagara University to obtain Master's Degree of Science in School Psychology and Certification of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Alexis Saunders from Ellicottville, NY majoring in Neuroscience and a part of the Edgar Fellows Program: Attending Upstate Medical University College of Medicine, Class of 2023.

Corey Garrett Stein from Manlius, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Attending the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.

Melissa Hartlipp from Millerton, NY majoring in International Relations: Attending Villanova Law School

Megan Hillis from Scotia, NY majoring in Psychology: Beginning as a Ph.D. student & research assistant at Dartmouth College in the fall, working in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning Lab.

Benjamin Pastore from Levittown, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Attending The Ohio State University to obtain a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Following Ph.D. studies, will likely do post-doctoral studies at an elite research university followed by a career in academia or government.

Haylee R. Jordan from Wellsville, NY majoring in Elementary/Special Education: Will be searching for Elementary and/or Special Education teaching positions in order to land my dream job.

Jacqueline Maxian from Berkshire, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a full-time position as an Accountant in the Audit Department at Insero & Co. in Ithaca, NY; will also continue to grow an equine sales and training business.

Snowdon Vose from Endicott, NY majoring in Political Science: Accepted a position with ADP in Rochester, NY as a District Manager in their Small Business Division.

Marisa Arrowood from Rochester, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending Utica College for the accelerated nursing program.

John Nezelek from Johnson City, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a position as a Financial Analyst at NBT Bank.

Anna Marie Merante from Pittsford, NY majoring in Biology: Attending St. Georges University of Veterinary Medicine.

Sophia Butler from New Hartford, NY majoring in Economics: Will be joining the Business Advisory Program at Ernst & Young in August.

Emily Hauf from Newark, NY majoring in Geological Sciences: Attending Texas Tech Graduate Program for masters in Paleontology/Stratigraphy.

Julianna Lauricella from Le Roy, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted into a Financial Planning position at Northwestern Mutual in Pittsford, NY.

Sadie Hulslander from Syracuse, NY majoring in Communication: Accepted a position as a Technical Staffing Recruiter at TEKsystems in Boston.

Megan Pierpoint from Tully, NY majoring in Biology: Will be working with the University of Houston at Clear Lake collecting data for the National Rivers and Streams Assessment representing the state of Texas.

Zachary DeBottis from Syracuse, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a position as an Investment Advisor at Rockbridge Investment Management in Syracuse, NY.

Olivia Pascuzzi from Fairport, NY majoring in Biology: Will be commissioning into the U.S Army as a 2nd lieutenant; will be an officer in the Chemical Corps, the branch of the Army that works to provide protection and defense against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons.

Blaise Jacobson from Croton-on-Hudson, NY double majoring in Sociology and Psychology: Attending Fordham University for Masters in Social Work and Clinical Therapy.

McKenna Parzych from Syracuse, NY majoring in English, Adolescent Education: Attending the Newhouse School at Syracuse University as a Graduate Student.

Gage Matyasovszky from Rochester, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending University at Albany for Masters program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.

Ashley Byrne from Stony Brook, NY majoring in Business Administration/Finance minor: Accepted a position at JP Morgan Chase as a financial analyst in the Global Finance department under the Investment Bank.

Jennifer Moran from Henrietta, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a position as an Audit Assistant at Deloitte & Touche.

Elena Kleinhenz from Bethlehem, NY double majoring in Biology and Spanish: Attending Upstate Medical University.

Jessica Staggers from Pendleton, NY majoring in Biology: Accepted a position as a Veterinary Assistant through Ross University's Summer Job Program; will attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine for a 2.5-year doctorate of veterinary medicine program.

Natalie Hilts from Sanborn, NY majoring in Psychology: Accepted into the Mental Health Counseling program at University at Buffalo, and will be pursuing a Master's degree starting this fall.

Sydney Klein from Rochester, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending New York University for my MA in Psychology, hopeful to then get a Ph.D. in Social Psychology.

Tori Fox St Jacques from Fairport, NY majoring in Sociology: Attending the University at Buffalo for a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Health Service Administration.

Sean Mahoney from Pearl River, NY majoring in Psychology: Will be training to become a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama; working in the Health & Environmental Sectors of the Peace Corps as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education--Health Facilitator.

Samantha Russo from Briarcliff Manor, NY majoring in Biology: Attending Columbia University for Masters in the Public Health Program in the Mailman School of Public Health.

Mackenzie Hintze from Monroe, NY majoring in Biology: Attending either NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine or SUNY Upstate Medical University to become a Physician.

Erin Maud from Patchogue, NY majoring in Biology: Attending St. George's School of Veterinary Medicine.

Alexis Hamlin from Rochester, NY majoring in English Adolescent Education: Will be taking a break before applying to Graduate Programs to gain more teaching experience as a stand-in substitute throughout local school districts while planning the next academic journey.

Grace Gilbert from Oswego, NY double majoring in English-Creative Writing and Childhood/SPED: Attending the University of Pittsburgh for an MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry, Class of 2022, with a full ride and an annual stipend.

Rachel Guinther from Queensbury, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Accepted into the Accelerated Nursing Program at SUNY Binghamton.

Sara Reppenhagen from Tully, NY majoring in Communication: Accepted a position at M&T Bank in Syracuse as a part of their Management Development Program.

Samantha Schmeer from Mechanic, NY majoring in English: Will be taking a gap year to work and travel before going to graduate schools.

Nicole Pekurar from Harriman, NY majoring in English: Will be participating in the Disney College Program for the second time; planning to move up in the company and take a permanent position with the Walt Disney Company.

Julia Mintz from Suffern, NY majoring in Geography: Attending Boston University to pursue a Master's Degree in City Planning.

Rebecca Hoppy from East Aurora, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a position on the customer marketing team at Rich Products.

Cameron Cummings from Victor, NY majoring in Geochemistry: Accepted to Shippensburg University Graduate Geo-Environmental Program.

Angela Kubik from Commack, NY majoring in Biology/Biomathematics minor: Attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering.

Dominique Brown from Syracuse, NY majoring in Psychology: Accepted to MSW programs at Barry University, Stony Brook, and University at Buffalo; will be pursuing my graduate degree at UB in the fall of 2019.

Allyce McIntosh from Bovina Center, NY majoring in Early Childhood/Childhood Education: Attending the College of Charleston to get a Masters of Education in Teaching, Learning, and Advocacy.

Cara O'Shea from West Nyack, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a position as a staff accountant in the audit department of EisnerAmper in Manhattan.

Dylan Fichera from Fairfield, CT majoring in Childhood Education/SPED: Moving to Japan to teach English as an Assistant Language Teacher through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.

Emily Bayhan from Baldwinsville, NY majoring in Chemistry: Planning to become employed, and in the future, go back to graduate school to get a Master's Degree in Chemistry.

Erin Clough from Buffalo, NY majoring in Biology: Attending medical school at Central Michigan University.

BethAnna Jones from Worcester, NY majoring in Applied Mathematics: Attending Washington University in St. Louis for a Ph.D. in Systems Science & Mathematics.

Sarah Papa from Vernon, NY majoring in Biology: Attending SUNY Upstate Medical University's DPT program to become a Physical Therapist.

Emily Verhaeg from Saratoga, NY majoring in Chemistry: Attending UVM to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Kelsey Kwandrans from Niagara Falls, NY majoring in English Adolescent Education: Accepted a Fulbright award to be an English Teaching Assistant in Spain. After summer, will be moving there for the school year to teach.

Kristen Churnetski from Webster, NY majoring in Physics: Accepted an offer to the Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. program at the University of Rochester, with a full-tuition scholarship; will begin doing research at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics in Rochester this summer.

Michaila Dattero from East Islip, NY majoring in Early Childhood/Childhood Education, Concentration in Human Development: Attending graduate school at St. John’s University to receive my MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Ally Jones from Clayton, NY majoring in Biology: Accepted a position as a summer intern at Save The River, a grassroots environmental advocacy organization in Clayton, NY; while also volunteering at an organic farm, where I'll learn about sustainable agriculture. Planning on traveling to Shanghai, China to teach English.

Rachel Dorr from Athens, NY double majoring in Mathematics and Adolescent Education: Planning to attend the University at Buffalo to earn a masters in Mathematics Adolescent Education.

Hanna Biedny from Buffalo, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Post Bachelor gap year, then planning to attend Medical School.

Alyssa DeMott from Canandaigua, NY majoring in Geological Sciences: Attending Graduate School to receive an MS in Geology at Central Washington University.

Hannah Frohm from East Aurora, NY majoring in International Relations-Developing World Track/Conflict Studies and Art History minors: Planning to take a gap year to intern with the United Nations Association of Rochester, volunteer at the International Institute of Buffalo, travel, work, and attend graduate school for International Relations and Global Development in the fall of 2020.

Izzy Graziano  from Buffalo, NY majoring in Education: currently working as a reporter for the Bee Group Newspapers in Buffalo, NY since graduating in December. She is enrolled in graduate school at Buffalo State College where she is working towards a Masters in Childhood Education. 

Samantha Gootkin from Bellmore, NY majoring in International Relations: Will be studying abroad in Ghana for the first month after graduation!

Kayla Tandy from Montrose, NY majoring in Economics: Will serve with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest as an Academic Support at an elementary school in Montana.

Faith Blackburn from Victor, NY majoring in Early Childhood Education: Accepted into SUNY Fredonia's Master of Science in Education program and will be studying Curriculum and Instruction for Inclusive Education.

Nicole Acierno from Rochester, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending the University of Vermont to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Nicole Monachino from Pittsford, NY majoring in Biology: Attending medical school at William Carey University.

Victoria Kantymyr from Brooklyn, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending Duke University School of Nursing.

Kylie Griffith from New Hope, PA majoring in Political Science: Attending the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Class of 2022.

Robert DeDona from Bethpage, NY double majoring in Political Science and International Relations: Attending Villanova University College of Law.

Sydney Ng from Staten Island, NY majoring in Applied Mathematics: Attending Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, MPH.

Arianna Osgood from Queensbury, NY majoring in Chemistry: Attending Boston College to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Julian Barber from Clemons, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Attending SUNY Oswego for a Masters in Chemistry.

Ben Owens from Clinton, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a position as a Financial Advisor with Cooper Haims Advisors in Victor, New York.

Samuel Dole from Syracuse, NY majoring in Music: Attending the Eastman School of Music for Graduate Studies.

Julia Sisti from Stony Brook, NY majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing: Will be working for The Walt Disney Company in the Disney World Wide Services division. Accepted a position in Marketing and Communications Strategic Sourcing.

Christian Nydegger from Hampton Bays, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a position within the Management Training program with Enterprise Holdings in Rochester, NY. Planning to pursue graduate studies in management in the future.

Allison Yarri from Williston Park, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending Boston College for a Masters in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs concentration.

Colleen Steward from Gowanda, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Will be matriculating into the University of North Carolina's Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program.

Jennifer Buckhout from New Windsor, NY double majoring in Biology and Psychology: Attending the George Washington University to obtain a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

RT James from Constantia, NY double majoring in History and Black Studies: Will be leaving for Spain to tour with Geneseo Chamber Singers, then will be working on community organizing while applying to grad school for a masters in history.

Emma Brenard from Fishkill, NY majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing: Accepted a position as a Brand Marketing Coordinator at BrandTuitive in Manhattan.

Chris McVeety from Croton-on-Hudson, NY majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Finance: Accepted a position as a Broker Analyst at BGC Partners.

Morgan Kuhn from Buffalo, NY majoring in Accounting: Accepted a position as an Audit Assistant at Deloitte & Touche.

Gina Dominice from Rochester, NY majoring in Biology: Will be going to work for the University of Rochester, doing research on spinal cord repair.

Austin Cutler from Buffalo, NY double majoring in Political Science and Anthropology: Will be getting my Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Mississippi.

Tommy Grammatico from Batavia, NY majoring in Accounting with a minor in Finance: Accepted an Assurance Staff position on the Wealth & Asset Management team within Ernst & Young's Financial Services Organization in Chicago.

Kelsey Galm from Pine Plains, NY majoring in Early Childhood/Childhood Education: Will be starting a Masters in Literacy at UAlbany this summer and work as a substitute teacher!

Austin Mann from Brockport, NY majoring in Biology: Attending University at Buffalo School of Law in Fall 2019.

Andrew Solowski from Hamburg, NY majoring in Business Administration: Will be working at a Real Estate Investment Trust Company called Arbor Realty Trust as a Portfolio Analyst in Buffalo, NY, also pursuing a part-time Professional Master of Business Administration at the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Nina Lurie from Scarsdale, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending Columbia University School of Nursing. Masters Direct Entry through to Doctor of Nursing Practice with a specialty in Pediatrics.

Jacqueline Smith from New Berlin, NY majoring in Economics with a minor in Marketing: Currently in the interviewing process for full-time employment, looking to start the actuarial exams in the Fall of 2019."

Patrick Buckley from Horseheads, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Attending Yale University's Ph.D. program in Microbiology.

Shannon Vallone from Fairport, NY double majoring in Biology and Spanish: Attending St. George's School of Veterinary Medicine.

Lea Carina Rivera from Elmont, NY majoring in Biology with a minor in Human Development: Will be working to complete a Masters in Medical Sciences at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and attend medical school.

Rachel Guinther from Queensbury, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Accelerated Nursing Program, SUNY Binghamton.

Zarmeen Zahid from Staten Island, NY majoring in Neuroscience: Attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a Doctorate degree in Neuroscience.

Amanda Bluver from Northport, NY double majoring in Sociology and Philosophy: Attending Hofstra Law school in the fall.

Erin Sheehan from Alden, NY majoring in History/Theatre/Adolescent Education: Will be teaching social studies in NYC.

Gabriella Clare from Gasport, NY majoring in Biology: Attending the accelerated nursing program and Niagara University.

Madison Albrecht from Delmar, NY majoring in Biology: Attending accelerated nursing program at Binghamton University.

Sydney Hollasch from Corning, NY majoring in Biology: Accepted a position at The Buffalo Zoo as an Educational Assistant, teaching the public about the importance of wildlife conservation.

Amy Farnham from Buffalo, NY majoring in Biology: Attending Duke for their Immunology Ph.D. program.

Phoebe Hartvigsen from Geneseo, NY majoring in Biology: Accepted a position as a wolf educator intern at the International Wolf Center in Minnesota.

Robert Skelly from Salem, NY majoring in Biology: Attending the Iowa State University of Veterinary Science.

Rachel Block from Smithtown, NY majoring in Childhood/SPED: Will be attending the Disney College Program in the Fall!

Hunter Siegel from Syracuse, NY majoring in Political Science: Accepted a position at a business consulting start-up in Rochester, NY.

Valerie Ann Carter from Buffalo, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending St. John Fisher's Nursing Program while working at Strong Memorial Hospital as a Senior Psychiatric Technician within the In-Patient Care Unit.

Madeline Walker from Great Neck, NY double majoring in Communication and Political Science: Accepted a position for the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps AmeriCorps Program, doing conservation and trail work for the summer of 2019. Afterward, planning to take a gap year to work/travel and eventually pursue a Masters in Environmental Policy.

Gavin Lawrence Gleasman from Clinton, NY double majoring in Geological Sciences and Education: Attending Clemson University in their Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences Ph.D. program.

Matt Wasserstrom from Syracuse, NY majoring in Communication: Attending Newhouse at Syracuse University for a Masters Degree in Advertising.

Francesca Bové from Buffalo, NY double majoring in International Relations and Spanish: Attending Binghamton University in the Fall to pursue a Master's in Public Administration.

Meagan Centeno from Brooklyn, NY majoring in Psychology: Accepted a position as a Residence Director at SUNY Geneseo.

Claire Edgington from Buffalo, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending East Carolina University's Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program in the fall.

Marianna Sheedy from Oakdale, NY majoring in English Literature with a double minor in Political Science and the Edgar Fellows Program: Will be taking a gap year to gain work and volunteer experience before attending law school in fall 2020.

Sheamus Kavanaugh from Colonie, NY majoring in Biology: Attending the Utica College Advanced Bachelors in Nursing Program in the fall in Liverpool, New York.

Madeline Ess from Geneva, NY majoring in Geology: Attending the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio for a Paleontology Masters degree.

Briana Sambuchi from East Amherst, NY majoring in Biology: Attending University at Buffalo Dental School.

Rachel Choset from Bellmore, NY majoring in Communication: Attending NYU for a Masters in Higher Education and Student Affairs while working at The Juilliard School as a Student Engagement Assistant.

Rebecca Renzetti from Staten Island, NY majoring in Communication with a minor in Linguistics: Will be traveling and then returning to Western New York to work.

Dillon Szmala from Medford, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a position as a Financial Representative at Wealth Advisory Group on Long Island.

Rob Holcomb from Fairport, NY double majoring in Physics and Math: Attending The University of Rochester for a Ph.D. in Optics.

Clare Maloney from Vestal, NY majoring in Biology: Attending SUNY Cortland for a Masters in Outdoor Recreation.

Caroline Rupp from Liverpool, NY majoring in Math: Accepted a position at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as a Risk Data Analyst.

Christopher Begy from Rochester, NY majoring in Geography: Accepted a position at RxNXT, a startup company located near Columbus, OH.

Kitrick McCoy from Albany, NY majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing: Accepted a position as a Communications Specialist in the Corporate Communications function at KeyBank in Cleveland, Ohio.

Allison Kompare from Rochester, NY majoring in Communication: Accepted a position in the marketing industry to work full time.

Saige Horvath from Fairport, NY majoring in Childhood/SPED: Attending SUNY Geneseo to obtain a Masters in Reading & Literacy B-12, Accepted a position through the Teacher Immersion Fellows Program.

Alexandra Lynch from Rocky Point, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending The Sage Colleges to obtain my Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism.

Emily LaRocca from Livonia, NY double majoring in International Relations and Communication: Will be teaching English abroad in Spain for the next year.

Katie Attea from Amherst, NY majoring in Psychology: Attending the University at Buffalo to obtain my Masters in School Psychology.

Chelsea Pierre-Louis from Wantagh, NY majoring in Psychology: Will be teaching English in Madrid, Spain.

Stephanie Pearl from Great Neck, NY majoring in Childhood/SPED: Attending Teachers College at Columbia University to receive a Professional Certification in Elementary Education.

Lauren Peifer from Monroe, NY majoring in International Relations: Will be serving in Zambia as a TEFL Peace Corps volunteer.

Colin D. Sugrue from Buffalo, NY majoring in Childhood/SPED 1-6: Will be a Special Education Teacher.

Clark Davis from Niskayuna, NY majoring in Biochemistry: Accepted a position as a Research Assistant at Partner's Healthcare in Boston, MA.

Emma Piester from Kinderhook, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a Project Management Internship at FILA in New York City.

Erin MacDougall from Kings Park, NY majoring in Accounting: Will be pursuing a CPA certification this summer and has accepted a position starting next winter as a Staff Assistant Accountant in the Audit Practice of the Bonadio Group's Rochester office.

Kelsey McCann from Putnam Valley, NY majoring in Business Administration: Accepted a position at Express Employment Professionals as a full-time Recruiter!