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SUNY Geneseo commencement 2018
Noted Oceanographer David Gallo Challenges Graduates to Grasp a Changing World

One of the world's best-know oceanographers, David Gallo, related some of his life journey as keynote speaker for Geneseo’s 152nd commencement ceremonies on May 12.

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Seven from Geneseo Receive SUNY Scholar-Athlete Awards

Seven SUNY Geneseo student-athletes were named recipients of the 2017-18 State University of New York Scholar-Athlete Award, in recognition of outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement. SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson recognized all of this year’s recipients in announcing the awards Wednesday.

Tom and Betsy Matthews
Tom Matthews Retirement Celebration Among Reunion Events June 1-2

Alumni and friends will be returning to campus June 1-2 for Reunion 2018. The annual event will highlight class years ending in three and eight, affinity anniversaries, and a celebration of the 51-year career of Tom Matthews, associate dean of leadership and service.

Rob DiCarlo
New ‘Handshake’ System Expanding Career Development’s Reach

SUNY Geneseo’s Department of Career Development has implemented a new career management system that greatly enhances the department’s ability to manage job and internship postings, run career fairs and track student usage.

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Mark Scott Named Vice President of Finance and Administration

SUNY Geneseo has named Mark Scott, executive director of Campus Auxiliary Services, Inc. (CAS), as SUNY Geneseo’s new vice president for finance and administration. He will begin his new position on June 28.

Kate Dunn '15 in Malaysian school
For Kate Dunn '15, a Rewarding Fulbright Experience in Malaysia

As a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Malaysia, Kate Dunn '15 is living her dream of becoming a global citizen and helping build positive relationships among nations.

David McGlashon '18
David McGlashon '18 Has Found His Place in the Classroom

As a childhood/special education major with a natural sciences concentration, David McGlashon '18 credits the Shear School of Education with providing him the skills to be an effective teacher.

Tanairi Taylor, left, and Terese Caiazza, far right, are the first to graduate as women's and gender studies majors. Professor of English and Music Melanie Blood is with them.
Women's and Gender Studies Graduates Make History

Commencement is always a time to celebrate, but this year, Terese Caiazza ’18 and Tanairi Taylor’ 18 will make College history, becoming the first to graduate with a major in women’s and gender studies.

Miguel Baique welcomes McNair Scholars
SUNY Geneseo Welcomes First Group of McNair Scholars

A group of 25 rising juniors and seniors have become the first SUNY Geneseo students to enter the McNair Scholars Program, designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities.

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Group Returning to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief Work

SUNY Geneseo students are returning to Puerto Rico May 14-20 for hurricane relief work, the second trip the College has made there since Hurricane Maria devastated much of the island last fall.

Denise Scott (left) and Jun Okada
Denise Scott, Jun Okada Receive Fulbright Awards

Two SUNY Geneseo faculty members have received highly competitive Fulbright Awards for the Spring 2019 semester. Denise Scott, professor of sociology, will conduct research at the H.N.B. Garhwal University in Srinagar, India, and Jun Okada, associate professor of English, will teach and conduct research at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Final Preparations in Progress for Commencement May 12

Fnal exams wrapped up Wednesday and crew members have begun to prepare the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena for Saturday’s two undergraduate commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. An estimated 1,194 students will participate in the ceremonies.

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Academic Affairs Team Addressing Student Retention

"WIG" is a new initiative to improve student retention rates within the Division of Academic Affairs’ Office of the Provost. “We’ve only been at this for one semester, but already we’re speaking a common language and building a culture that will allow us to not only do our best work within the whirlwind, but in spite of it," says Provost Stacey Robertson. "It’s not an ‘either/or’ choice: We’re very confident that we will achieve our Widely Important Goal and increase retention.”  

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Chamber Singers to Celebrate 60th Anniversary with Spring Concert

Some 120 alumni from as far back as 1960 who sang in the Geneseo Chamber Singers will be on campus this weekend celebrating the organization’s 60th anniversary with a variety of events, culminating in a spring concert May 5 at 8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium, assisted by the Alumni Choir.

Gary Towsley
Strategic Plan Update: Curriculum Management

Interim Assistant Provost for Curriculum and Assessment Bill Harrison has taken the lead managing a software purchase and implementation project that will automate the curriculum management and catalog process, saving the College both time and money.