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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.

McKinley Wins Scholarship for Study in Scotland

Samson McKinley ’23 from Ithaca, NY, has won an extremely competitive Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York Scholarship for graduate study in Scotland.

Three New Foundation Board Officers Elected

Three new Geneseo Foundation Board officers were elected recently to start a three-year term: Robert Walley '83, chair; Clare Cusack '96, vice chair; and Jessica Blair '00, secretary. 

Video: Meet Nicole Kemmett ’24

Meet Nicole Kemmett ’24, an English and political science double major from Queens, NY.

60 Minutes Until Showtime

Student actors and theatre crew share what happens behind the curtain and what they bring to their performances.

SUNY Geneseo Honors Morses’ Philanthropy

Mary Cockram Morse and her late husband, William Edward Morse, were honored for their generosity and support of the College at the Donors of Distinction ceremony on April 27.

Geneseo Is Named a 2023 Best Value College

The Princeton Review has named SUNY Geneseo as a Best Value College in 2023.
Geneseo is among 209 outstanding institutions chosen for the designation, based on a combination of institutional and student survey data, including academics, affordability, and career outcomes of graduates.

Disposable Cameras Make a Grainy Comeback

Move aside smartphones. Some students are choosing to go back in time over the immediacy of digital images and social media.

SUNY Geneseo Wins FDIC Academic Challenge

A four-member team of students from Geneseo’s School of Business has won the Third Annual FDIC Academic Challenge.

Sociology Major Earns SUNY Award

Michelly Meza-Benitez ’23 is one of 46 students in SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program to receive the 2023 Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

Video: Meet Shayda Ramsammy ’25

Meet Shayda Ramsammy ’25, a musical theatre major.

Geneseo Students Earn 2023 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Josephine "Jo" Lewis '23 and Rocio Ruiz '23 have received the 2023 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for their academic and extracurricular successes and leadership.

Spanish Major Earns Fulbright Award to Colombia

Bryan Gilman-Orozco ’23, a Spanish major from Hudson, MA, has won a 2023–24 US Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award to Colombia.

College Celebrates Earth Day with a Week of Activities

The Office of Sustainability and members from more than five student organizations are spearheading activities for a week of events in celebration of Earth Day, April 22.