Weston Kennison

Emeritus 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.

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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

  • HONR 209: W/H/HonSemWCH:Virtual StAb

    This seminar is an introduction to a topic or set of topics drawn from the Humanities and Western Civilization, as designated by the subtitle. The course is designed to engage all students and will not assume any prior knowledge of the discipline(s) involved. As a seminar, the class will focus on a lively discussion and analysis of the issues.

  • HUMN 220: W/H/Western Humanities I

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

  • LATN 101: Elementary Latin I

    Introductory communication-based language course. Develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Intensive practice of real-world communication and cultural knowledge. For the general education requirement, it is recommended that 102/L be taken the following Spring semester.