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Geneseo Earns U.S. Green Schools Award

SUNY Geneseo recently earned a 2020 Green Schools Award from the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainability minded design, construction and operations of Red Jacket Dining Complex.

Why Geneseo Is a Pre-Med Powerhouse

SUNY Geneseo’s combination of faculty support and mentoring, undergraduate research opportunities, curricular preparation, and collaborative atmosphere have turned Geneseo into a recognized pre-med powerhouse.

College Senate Seeks SUNY Fossil Fuel Divestment

The College Senate passed a resolution on March 30, urging SUNY to demand that its financial service organization, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA), divest from fossil fuels.

Geneseo Joins Global University Coalition for Sustainability

In the college's ongoing commitment to sustainability, Geneseo is now a signatory member of the University Global Compact, a global platform of universities and higher education organizations committed to working together and in partnership with the United Nations in support of the United Nations' Sustainability Goals.

College Invites Students to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

The State University of New York at Geneseo has invited more than 100 students into the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Undergrads Collaborate Virtually With Russian Students

Pandemic travel restrictions didn’t interfere with an international learning experience that Professor Meredith Harrigan planned for her communication Discussion & Group Dynamics students this semester.

Geneseo Seniors Earn SUNY Excellence Award

Geneseo seniors Awab Shawkat and Sakura Hamazaki have been chosen for the 2021 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Living-Learning Community for Students of Diverse Backgrounds to Open in Fall

Umoja House, a new living-learning community (LLC) for students of diverse backgrounds, will open in the Fall 2021 semester. Named after unity, the first principle of Kwanzaa, Umoja House will create an intellectually engaging, encouraging environment where students can celebrate their identities while also nurturing their leadership skills. 

American Rock Salt Lecture Features the Galapagos Islands

This year's American Rock Salt Lecture will feature a presentation by Karen Harpp, a Colgate University professor who researches geology of the Galapagos Islands. 
The lecture, "Short scientific stories from the Galapagos Islands," is April 15 at 6:30 p.m., and offered over Zoom to the Geneseo community and public

Roemer Lecture Focuses on Importance of Indigenous Peoples in Water and Climate Solutions

The annual Kenneth Roemer Lecture on World Affairs at SUNY Geneseo.

Physics Students Generate Models for Gravitational Waves

Physics students are building theoretical models to help predict and interpret the behavior of gravitational waves, or distortions in the fabric of spacetime.

FoMO Nudges Students Toward Future Happiness

"Personal relationships matter,” says Meredith Harrigan, professor of communication at SUNY Geneseo. A newly published study by Harrigan and five Geneseo undergraduates found that college students are investing in relationships and leveraging the “fear of missing out,” or FoMO, as a reminder to seize the day.

Alumnus Wins Scholarship for Russian Study

Abdul Sanderson ’20 has won a highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship award to study Russian this summer.

Treadgold '23 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Katherine Treadgold '23, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for 2021–22. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long fellowship for community-committed college students from institutions that are members of the Campus Compact.

Accelerated Master's Degree Partnership with Claremont Graduate U.

The SUNY Geneseo Department of History has entered into an agreement with Claremont Graduate University (CGU) to offer an accelerated bachelor's-to-master's program in history or cultural studies with a concentration in museum studies.

Geneseo Names the 2021 Student Ambassadors

The College recently named the 2021 student ambassadors, who will each lead and complete various initiatives they feel are important in the areas of health, gender equality, arts promotion and preservation, identity, or science communication.

Geneseo Dance Ensemble to Perform "Dancing Without Limits"

​​​​​​​SUNY Geneseo’s Department of Theatre and Dance Studies presents the Geneseo Dance Ensemble’s Dancing the Liberal Arts in Dancing Without Limits, featuring live and digital works by dance studies faculty and student choreographers with 25 performers.

Geneseo Named Top Fulbright Producer for Fourth Year Running

SUNY Geneseo has been named a Top Producer of U.S. Student Fulbright awards for the fourth time in the college’s history and the fourth consecutive year.

Geology Students’ Work Impacts NASA Mars Missions

Recent work by SUNY Geneseo geology majors Andrew Schulyler ’20, from Lyons, NY, and Margaret Deahn ’21, from Clarence Center, NY, will impact current and upcoming NASA Mars missions.

Rising Temps at the Bottom of the World

Research in Antarctica by climate scientist Dana Veron '95 has implications for people around the globe.

Geneseo’s Leadership Program Expanding to Offer New Certificate

The Geneseo Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) program is offering a new certificate.

Geneseo's Tshering Sherpa '21 Earns SUNY Achievement Award

Tshering Sherpa ’21 has received SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff, Part 3

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part three in a continuing series.

Research Can Help Pawpaws Gain New Ground

There are only 20 known locations of the pawpaw tree in NYS, virtually all are in WNY. In a recent article, Associate Professor Stephen Tulowiecki studied the conditions that pawpaws favor, and developed a model to predict hidden locations and identify areas that might sustain newly introduced trees.

Academic Affairs Honors Five at 2020 Awards

The Division of Academic Affairs recently recognized five employees with its Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Geneseo’s Values.

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