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New Faculty and Staff, Part 2

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo in part two of our continuing series.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part one in a continuing series welcoming the newest members of our family and introducing them to the campus.

Geneseo Named a 2022 Best College

The Princeton Review has named SUNY Geneseo one of the Best 387 Colleges in 2022.

Geneseo Tops Washington Monthly Rankings

Washington Monthly magazine has named SUNY Geneseo number one on its annual ranking based on what schools do for the country.

Geneseo Updates Mission and Value Statements

SUNY Geneseo has rearticulated its mission and value statements as part of its strategic planning process.

Geneseo Marks Start of Academic Year 2021–22

Two convocations welcomed new and returning students and faculty to campus for the beginning of fall classes.

Agreement with Area Colleges Allows Students Early Acceptance to Med School

Students interested in dental or osteopathic medicine now have an opportunity for early admission into medical school thanks to an articulation agreement signed August 18.

Summer Farmers Market Effort Increases Diversity in Sustainability Activities

Geneseo students are learning the full cycle of farming, from planting in the campus eGarden to selling at an urban farmers market.

Westerhof Named Dean of School of Education

Jolanda Westerhof joined Geneseo on June 24 as dean of the Ella Cline Shear School of Education.

Geneseo Alumni Lead Soaring Stars Summer Program at Geneseo

Four Geneseo alumni from the School of Education are among the six faculty that co-led content and teaching for the Soaring Stars program, providing rising K-6th grade students in the local area with interactive lessons so they can continue to learn over the summer.

Geneseo Offers New Sustainability Major

The College is offering students the opportunity to pursue a Sustainability Studies major through the Department of Geography and Sustainability Studies, starting this fall.

Through coursework and interdisciplinary studies across themes of society, development and the environment, students build a knowledge base, high-impact practical experiences, and professional skills that prepare them for graduate studies and careers in sustainability.

Fiske Guide 2022 Honors SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022

Tracy Marshall Selected as AVP for Administration, College Controller

SUNY Geneseo Finance and Administration Division has named Tracy Marshall as the college’s new assistant vice president for administration and controller. She will begin her new position in mid-August.

Student-Run Respite Program Earns National Recognition

The trained student volunteers who assist local residents with memory loss and their families have been received national recognition from ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center.

Course Challenges Students to Study American History from a New Perspective

SUNY Geneseo now offers a Black Humanities course made possible in part due to a grant from the Modern Language Association.

SUNY Geneseo Bids Farewell to the Class of 2021

On Saturday, May 22, SUNY Geneseo held its 155th commencement. The virtual event included the senior oration, messages from Geneseo alumni, and recognition of each of the nearly 1,200 undergraduates who received their degrees.

SUNY Geneseo Participates in Stanford’s Deliberative Polling Event

SUNY Geneseo was the only SUNY institution selected to participate in "Shaping Our Future," the nation’s largest deliberative polling event for individuals ages 18 to 29. The two-day event was hosted by Stanford University, the Berggruen Institute, and Equal Citizens.

Campus Sustainability Awards Given

The President's Commission on Sustainability recently honored members of the campus community for their efforts to advance sustainability at Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo Offers Summer Continuing Ed. Courses

The College is offering nearly a dozen continuing education classes this summer—most of which are online.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: Sakura Hamazaki

Sakura Hamazaki '21 spent her final semester as a full-time intern at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and has undertaken Geneseo research three times.

SUNY Geneseo Unveils Highway Sign in Memory of Savannah Williams

On May 8, SUNY Geneseo, Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) and Assemblymember Marjorie Byrnes (R-C, Caledonia), hosted the unveiling of a highway sign in memory of 18-year-old first-year student Savannah Williams. Williams was killed in a car accident in December 2016 as she left campus to travel home for the holidays.

Education Professors Provide De-Escalation Training to School Officers

Two School of Education professors with expertise in behavior and conflict resolution recently provided training to school resource officers with tools to de-escalate classroom situations.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: Alexandra Hicks

Alexandra Hicks ‘21, an anthropology major with a concentration in forensics, says her experience at Geneseo taught her about making a difference in the world.

Hillel at Geneseo Intern Uses Grant to Combat Food Insecurity

Hillel at Geneseo was one of 100 college Hillel groups that received a $1,250 Serve the Moment grant to implement service, civic engagement, and social justice programming during the Spring 2021 semester from Hillel International and Repair the World.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: David Rush

When it came time to choose a college, David Rush ’21, from Baldwinsville, NY, was torn between Geneseo and another local college that his brother attended. But he decided to trust his gut.