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SUNY Geneseo and RIT Partner on Master's Sustainability Degree

A new partnership agreement between SUNY College at Geneseo and Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability will enable qualified students from Geneseo to enroll in RIT’s sustainable systems master's degree program beginning next fall. Application fees are waived for the program.

Dance Ensemble Performs November 9–12

SUNY Geneseo’s Dance Ensemble will perform on campus in Brodie Hall’s Alice Austin Theatre on November 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and November 12 at 2 p.m.

Geneseo Launches Opportunities Rising: Largest Campaign in 152-Year History

Opportunities Rising: Geneseo for Generations is SUNY Geneseo's largest-ever fundraising campaign. With a goal of 45 million dollars, the campaign will support the college's strategic plan by elevating access, creating experiences, and demonstrating impact. 

SUNY Geneseo Is a Green College

SUNY Geneseo has again been named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review.

2023–24 Presidential Scholars Named

Ten SUNY Geneseo students will serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2023¬¬–24¬ academic year.

Education Specialist Brings Awareness to Title IX

Abigail Ranieri ’23, Title IX Prevention Education Specialist, discusses her transition from a student to an employee of SUNY Geneseo.

New Alum Helps Shape the Future of a National Park

Nearly three million people visit the wilds of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming every year. Recent graduate Liz Haley ’23, a psychology and sustainability double major, served this summer as a social science intern at the park.

Student-Faculty Research Teams Selected for Advocacy Program

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected three SUNY Geneseo student-faculty research mentor teams for the 2023 advocacy program Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR).

Robin Wall Kimmerer to Deliver Harding Lecture on October 19

This year's Walter Harding Lecture will be delivered by Robin Wall Kimmerer, author, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, and founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment.

Six Geneseo Alumni Honored With Forty Under 40 Awards

Six Geneseo alumni have been recognized for their professional achievements in Rochester Business Journal’s annual “Forty under 40” list. This recognition underscores their significant contributions in their respective fields and the Rochester community.

Hello? Geneseo Present and Future is on the Line

If you are an alum and you receive a phone call from a student, it just may be Claire on the phone.

SUNY Geneseo Ranks Nationally for Economic Diversity

SUNY Geneseo is among the top selective colleges in the nation for serving students from low-income backgrounds, according to a list recently published in The New York Times Magazine.

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 Implications 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.