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SUNY Geneseo Named a Best Value College for 2024

The Princeton Review has named SUNY Geneseo as a Best Value College for 2024.

Phi Theta Kappa Names SUNY Geneseo to Transfer Honor Roll

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society named SUNY Geneseo to its 2024 Transfer Honor Roll.

Hundreds Return to Campus for Reunion 2024

Over 900 alumni returned to SUNY Geneseo for Reunion 2024.

SUNY Geneseo Celebrates the Class of 2024

SUNY Geneseo held its 158th Commencement on May 18, conferring more than 800 degrees before a capacity audience of family, friends, faculty, and staff.

Six Students Win Prestigious Gilman Scholarships

In a national competition, six SUNY Geneseo students have won 2024–25 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

VIDEO: 6th Annual Sankofa Graduation Recognition

2024 marked the 6th annual Sankofa Graduation Recognition ceremony. Watch this video to learn more.

The Geneseo Foundation Announces Five New Board Members

The Geneseo Foundation Announces Five New Board Members

Spanish Major Earns Fulbright Award to Colombia

Spanish major Elle Maier '24 from Fairport, NY, has won a 2024–25 Fulbright US Student award to Colombia.

How to: Let It Go and Feel Better in Your Own Home

Professional organizer Allison Zales ’04 shares the secrets of decluttering made easy.

Look at That!

When Jessie J. McNall graduated from the Geneseo Normal School in the Class of 1903, she wore this dress for the occasion.

Physics Major to Conduct Research in Germany

Physics and biophysics double major Matt Willard ’26 has received a 2024 DAAD RISE scholarship to intern this summer at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.

Q&A with PRODiG Fellow and Sociologist Reece Torres

Reece Torres joined the Geneseo sociology department in Fall 2023 as a 2023–25 SUNY PRODiG Fellow.

Schneider Earns Distinguished Teaching Professor Distinction

The SUNY Board of Trustees has bestowed Professor Monica Schneider, a faculty member of the Department of Psychology, with the rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor.

History Grad Wins Award to Study in Japan

Liam Murphy ‘24, a history with adolescence education major from Bellport, NY, will spend the 2024–25 academic year in Japan after winning a national award through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET Program USA).

First-Year Students Earn Top Honors in Business Pitch Competition

Geneseo’s VanArsdale Business Pitch competition earlier this month awarded the grand prize of $2,500 to Pod God Productions, helmed by Jackie Conti ‘27 and Emily Whalen ‘27.

Bio Major Had a ‘GREAT Day’ at International Conference

Jakob Pericak ‘24 credits the experience of presenting at GREAT Day with his success presenting at an international conference, the World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy), which was held in Athens, Greece.

SUNY Geneseo Celebrates Earth Week

SUNY Geneseo has been celebrating Earth Month with several student-organized events that are open to all, including a tree planting on April 27.

Fulbright Award Winner Will Teach in Honduras

Torianna Robleto ’24, a childhood with special education major and a concentration in Spanish, has won a 2024–25 Fulbright US Student award to Honduras.

Partnership Programs Save Students Time and Money

SUNY Geneseo’s partnership programs offer savings of time and money for students interested in pre-health, engineering, business, or history.

History Alum Wins Fulbright to Germany

Andrew Biittig ’23 has won a 2024–25 Fulbright US Student English Teaching Assistant Award to Germany.

Alumni Speakers Announced for 2024 Commencement Ceremonies

SUNY Geneseo has announced its speakers for the 2024 undergraduate and master’s degree ceremonies.

Geneseo Students Earn 2024 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Jocelyn Haines ‘24 and Laura Wright ‘24 have been selected for the 2024 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

SUNY Geneseo Alums Norris and Himelstein to Receive Honorary Degrees

SUNY Geneseo alumni Jackie Dycke Norris ’92 and Bruce Himelstein ’76 will receive honorary degrees at the undergraduate Commencement 2024 ceremonies on Saturday, May 18.

Physics Dept at SUNY Geneseo Earns Honors for Teacher Grads

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at SUNY Geneseo was recently awarded a letter of commendation from the American Physical Society (APS) and the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) for its "outstanding contributions to the education of future physics teachers."

Tax Prep Program Assists Local Residents

SUNY Geneseo’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides volunteer income tax assistance to eligible Livingston County residents through a partnership with the Livingston County Office for the Aging.