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Inspiration, Success, and Giving Back

Schiller C. Joseph ’04 draws on his Geneseo foundation to help others in his career.

Geneseo Earns "Best" Spots in U.S. News & World Report 2024 Rankings 

SUNY Geneseo is in the top ten for undergraduate teaching, innovation, and top public schools. 

Student Creates First Disabled Student Alliance on Campus

Kaitlin Anzalone ’24 has created the first Disabled Student Alliance.

Majora Carter to Deliver Sustainability Lecture

Social entrepreneur and urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter will deliver this year's President's Sustainability Lecture on October 4.

SUNY Geneseo Welcomes New Medical Director

Christian Wightman, MD, joins SUNY Geneseo as medical director for Student Health and Counseling Center.

Geneseo Welcomes a New Academic Year

New and returning students and faculty gathered at two campus convocations to mark the beginning of Fall 2023.

SUNY Geneseo Earns the Top Spot in Washington Monthly Ranking

SUNY Geneseo earned first place in Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings of more than 604 master’s universities for contribution to the public good.

Indoor Track and Field Teams Make History

In March, the men’s indoor track and field team made Geneseo history with their wins at the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships. 

Insect Ethics: Two Alums Explore What it Means for Insect Welfare.

Aside from animated movies starring adorable bugs, people don’t generally think about insects having feelings.

Look at That! The College’s Special Collections

File this under the heading Cool College Trivia: Geneseo students once corresponded with world leaders.

Geneseo is a 2024 Princeton Review Best College

SUNY Geneseo is included in The Princeton Review's 2024 The Best 389 Colleges and in its “Best Regional Colleges: Northeast.”

Alum Wins Fulbright Research Award for Italy

Laura D’Amico ’18, who majored in biology with a minor in dance studies, has won a 2023–24 Fulbright US Student Study/Research award for Italy.

His Creations Help Musicians Strum the Perfect Notes

John "JD" Dennis '79 crafted functional art all his life. Then, he found his passion for creating banjos. 

Bollinger Named Division III SUNY Scholar Athlete of the Year

The State University of New York recognized Geneseo men’s lacrosse player Trevor Bollinger ’24 as the SUNY Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year for Division III institutions.

Geneseo Featured in 2024 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Geneseo Featured in 2024 Fiske Guide to Colleges

SUNY Geneseo and Medaille Sign Teach-out Agreement

SUNY Geneseo has signed a teach-out contract with Medaille University, which announced its closing in May.

SUNY Geneseo Names New Dean for School of Business

SUNY Geneseo has appointed Lerong He, PhD, as the next dean of the School of Business, effective July 6.

Geneseo Names Director of Multicultural Affairs

SUNY Geneseo has named Clifton Harcum as its new director of multicultural affairs, beginning June 22.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023

On Saturday, May 20, SUNY Geneseo held its 157th Commencement, conferring nearly a thousand degrees before a capacity audience of family, friends, faculty, and staff.

Geneseo Adds Marketing Major

Geneseo's School of Business is introducing a new marketing major for undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2023.

Adabra Elected to Council on Undergraduate Research

Kodjo Adabra, associate professor of Francophone studies in Global Languages and Cultures, has been elected to a three-year term as a councilor in the Arts and Humanities Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Abdul Sanderson ’20 Awarded Rangel and Fulbright Fellowships

Abdul Sanderson ’20 has been awarded both a prestigious 2023 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship and a 2023–24 US Student Fulbright award for Kyrgyzstan in highly competitive national competitions.

Three Honored with AIM Awards

​​​​​​​Three members of the campus community were recently recognized with the second annual Advancing Our Institutional Mission (AIM) awards for their dedication to the college’s mission and for exemplifying the SUNY Geneseo spirit.

Geneseo Launches New Study Abroad Course in Africa

SUNY Geneseo is launching a new study abroad program this summer in Equatorial Guinea. It is one of several programs led by Geneseo faculty.

Alexander Ruiz '24 Elected SUNY Student Assembly President

Alexander Ruiz '24 has been elected as the SUNY Student Assembly president.
His one-year term begins June 1. As president, Ruiz will lead Student Assembly members representing all 64 SUNY campuses.