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Weston Kennison

Lecturer & Fellow in International Programs
Erwin 217
585-245-5546
kennison@geneseo.edu

Wes Kennison is a 1979 graduate of SUNY Geneseo and has been a member of the faculty since 1987.

For more information, visit his previous faculty page, and his other previous faculty page.

Office Hours

Immediately following Western Humanities or by appointment.

Interests

  • Italian Literature and Culture
  • Poetry
  • Latin
  • Politics
  • Religious History
  • Service Learning
  • International Partnerships

Wes Kennison running like the wind, possibly in terror.

Wes Kennison

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Recognitions and Awards

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching

  • Obrien Award for Excellence in Part-time Teaching

  • Geneseo Foundation Distinguished Service Award

  • Geneseo InterFaith Center Distinguished Service Award

Affiliations

  • Faculty Advisor, Community Health Alliance

  • Faculty Advisor, Italian Culture Club

  • Executive Board, Livingston Cares

  • Executive Board, Geneseo Chapter U.U.P.

Education

  • M.A., St. Bonaventure, Franciscan Institute

  • B.A., SUNY Geneseo, English and Medieval Studies

Employment

  • Geneseo Town Supervisor 2000 to 2008

Classes

  • HUMN 221: W/H/Western Humanities II

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.

  • LATN 101: Elementary Latin I

    Introduces the structure and sound of the target language. Develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Culture-based readings and collateral laboratory assignments. This course is designed for the student who has never studied the language before. In general, students who have a one-year high school equivalency may repeat this course, but for no credit. Offered on a 3-semester rotation