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Geologist Wins Fulbright Scholar Award

Jeffrey Over, professor of geological sciences, has won a 2022–23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to spend Fall 2022 in the Czech Republic.

SUNY Geneseo Maintains Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

Geneseo’s School of Business has received extension of its business accreditation from the AACSB International (AACSB), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Such accreditation by the AACSB International Board of Directors is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s 16,000 business schools.

Geneseo Pool Repurposed for Library Storage

SUNY Geneseo's library has reclaimed the old pool in Schrader Hall as a satellite storage facility for the print book collection. Watch a video here.

Alums to Speak at 2022 Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Commencements

SUNY Geneseo will celebrate its newest graduates with in-person undergraduate and graduate ceremonies this year.
Commencement for undergraduate students will be held on on Saturday, May 21. Howard Blumenthal ’74, an award-winning television producer, pioneer in early cable television, author, and field researcher, will speak at both the 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies in the Wilson Ice Arena in the Merritt Athletic Center.

Commencement for undergraduate students will be held on on Saturday, May 21. Howard Blumenthal ’74, an award-winning television producer, pioneer in early cable television, author, and field researcher, will speak at both the 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies in the Wilson Ice Arena in the Merritt Athletic Center.

Three Earn DAAD Awards for Study in Germany

Three STEM major students have received DAAD internship scholarships to do research this summer in Germany.

Students Elected to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

SUNY Geneseo recently invited students into the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa this spring, prompted by their recent election by faculty members of the college’s chapter.

Marketing Professor Earns SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Award

School of Business faculty member Intekhab Alam has been awarded the rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor by the SUNY Board of Trustees. Distinguished ranks are the highest honors awarded by SUNY.

Geneseo Is a Tree Campus USA College

SUNY Geneseo is named as a Tree Campus USA College by the Tree Campus Higher Education, an Arbor Day Foundation program that honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Geneseo Chamber Singers Debut New Composition

The Geneseo Chamber Singers recently debuted a new choral work, "Say It Out Loud." Watch a video here.

Brandon Perez ’23 Wins Fund for Education Abroad Award

Brandon Perez '23 has won a 2022–23 Fund for Education Abroad Gateway International Group Scholarship for Fall 2022 study abroad at Rikkyo University in Japan.

New Minor in Ethics & Values in Society

The Department of Philosophy is offering a new minor starting in the Fall 2022 semester. The interdisciplinary ethics and values in society minor includes foundational coursework in philosophy, topical course choices from more than a dozen disciplines, and a student capstone experience.

Michael Hughes ’20 Earns Fulbright to Austria

Michael Hughes ’20 has won a 2022–23 U.S. Student Fulbright Austria Community-Based Combined Award to serve in Vienna as an English Teaching Assistant.

Undergrads Present at National Physics Conference

Four undergraduate physics students will deliver presentations at the American Physical Society’s in-person annual meeting this April.

American Rock Salt Lecture on People, Erosion, and Chemistry

Amanda Schmidt, Ph.D., will deliver this year’s American Rock Salt Lecture in Geology on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Newton Hall room 214. The lecture will also be live-streamed to those who register in advance.

Geneseo Adds Data Analytics Major

The School of Business is introducing a new data analytics major for undergraduate students interested in the science of identifying trends and patterns in raw data and drawing conclusions.

Professor to Publish Letchworth State Park Atlas

Stephen Tulowiecki, associate professor of Geography and Sustainability Studies at SUNY Geneseo, has spent two years developing a thematic map atlas of Letchworth State Park.

New Partnership with Northeast College's Doctor in Chiropractic Program

SUNY Geneseo and the Northeast College of Health Sciences announced a new educational partnership. The institutions have established 11 new articulated program agreements to save students time and money while securing their admission into Northeast’s in-demand doctor of chiropractic program.

Chemistry Alum Turns California Winemaker

Andy Robinson '99, a graduate of SUNY Geneseo and Columbia University’s 3+2 program in chemical engineering, leveraged his degree into a career as a winemaker for the Seghesio Family Vineyards in Sonoma County, CA.

Geneseo Dance Ensemble In Clear Sight

In Clear Sight will be presented in the Alice Austin Theatre on March 3–5, at 7:30 p.m., and March 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and available at the Student Association Ticket Office. Masks are required for audience members.

Roemer Lecture on WWII Liberation

Educator and author Matthew Rozell ’83, ’88 MS, will deliver the annual Kenneth Roemer Lecture on World Affairs. His talk, “Liberation, 1945: An American GI Response to the Holocaust During WWII,” takes place at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in the Doty Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Music Department Welcomes Composer-in-Residence

SUNY Geneseo’s Department of Music & Musical Theatre will welcome composer-in-residence Jocelyn Hagen on February 15–17.

CNN's Keith Boykin to Deliver Diversity Summit Keynote

SUNY Geneseo welcomes CNN political commentator and New York Times best-selling author Keith Boykin, who will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Diversity Summit.

Subject Librarians: Shushing Isn't Their Superpower

SUNY Geneseo's library is home to specialized faculty—subject librarians—who offer students a wide array of educational support. Understanding what they do and how to access their services can make a project or research paper less daunting and stressful.

New Microscope Provides Research Opportunities for Students

SUNY Geneseo has received an award of $210,132 from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program for the chemistry department to purchase a three-dimensional Raman imaging system.

Grant to Support Internships on NYS's Revolutionary War History

The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation (RDLGF) has awarded SUNY distinguished professor of history Michael Leroy Oberg, the SUNY Geneseo Center for Local and Municipal History, and a consortium of six other colleges and universities a three-year grant of more than $300K for The Gardiner Foundation Semiquincentennial Student Fellowship Program.