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A Small Trench-Dwelling Fish Makes a Splash in Deep-Sea Evolution

In 2018, SUNY Geneseo marine biologist, Mackenzie Gerringer, was part of an international team of scientists who used free-falling “landers” to study the Atacama Trench, gathering images and specimens of deep-sea creatures. The team discovered a new snailfish species unique to the trench and to all other known fish species.

Student-Faculty Research Teams Selected for National Program

Two Geneseo student-faculty research mentor teams have been chosen for the 2022 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) advocacy program Scholars Transforming Through Research (STR).

Poet Cecily Parks to Deliver Walter Harding Lecture October 20

Poet Cecily Parks will deliver the annual Walter Harding Lecture at SUNY Geneseo on Thursday, October 20, at 6:15 p.m. It is free and open to the public. 

Geneseo's Own Ben Ludlow '23

Feature video on student-athlete Ben Ludlow '23

Geneseo is U.S. News' Best in Undergraduate Teaching

U.S. News & World Report has named SUNY Geneseo the best university for undergraduate teaching in the North. Geneseo earned several other high rankings from the magazine’s 2023 Best Colleges lists, as well.

Video: Alum's Fulbright in Taiwan

Geneseo alum and US Student Fulbright award winner, Sean Welch '19, returns from 18 months in Taiwan and reflects on his experience.

Sustainability Lecture on Connection Between Environment and Health

American activist, biologist, author, senior scientist, and cancer survivor Dr. Sandra Steingraber will deliver the President’s Sustainability Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 2:30 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom. 

Geneseo Scholars Join NEH-Funded Effort to Revise History Curriculum

Professor Justin Behrend and Associate Professor Kathleen Mapes of SUNY Geneseo’s Department of History joined thirteen historians from ten SUNY campuses as part of a federally funded effort to reimagine the US history curriculum at Geneseo and across the SUNY system.

Geneseo Earns High Rankings from Washington Monthly

SUNY Geneseo is second in the country for master's universities for what it does for the public good, and in the top 50 for schools that offer outstanding education at an affordable price.

Geneseo Launches a New Academic Year

Two convocations welcomed new and returning students and faculty to campus for the beginning of Fall 2022.

SUNY Geneseo Recognized by The Princeton Review as a "Best" College

SUNY Geneseo is included in Princeton Review's 2023 Best 388 Colleges and noted as a “Best Regional Colleges: Northeast.”

Video: Ecoacoustics Summer Research

Geneseo biology student Micah Hosely '24 and Kristina Hannam, associate professor of biology, conducted research this summer to collect data on the ecoacoustics of local freshwater ponds. Ecoacoustics refers to the study of the relationship between natural sounds, human-made sounds, and the environment.

Wadsworth Lecture by Ambassador Bloch

Wadsworth Lecture Features U.S. Ambassador

Geneseo Featured in 2023 Fiske Guide to Colleges

SUNY Geneseo makes another appearance in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Inclusion in the guide is based on the quality of academic offerings and includes students’ social and quality-of-life ratings.

Soaring Stars Program Receives $20,000 Award

​​​​​​​The Soaring Stars Program recently earned a $20,000 award to help fund its 11th year of summer programming for at-risk, K-5 rural school children.

Middle States Reaffirms SUNY Geneseo's Accreditation

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaffirmed the college's institutional accreditation. Accreditation from Middle States signifies Geneseo’s overall quality and efficacy in addressing it's institutional mission.

SUNY Geneseo Adds Cooperative Admission Program with FLCC

A new cooperative admission program between SUNY Geneseo and Finger Lakes Community College allows FLCC students to transfer to Geneseo without an additional application.

SUNY Geneseo Class of 2022 Celebrates Commencement

Let's take a look back at last month's Undergraduate Commencement for the SUNY Geneseo Class of 2022.

Ewanow Named Chief of SUNY Geneseo’s University Police Department

Scott Ewanow ’06 has been appointed chief of the University Police Department (UPD) at SUNY Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo Alumni Reunion 2022 Draws Record Attendance

SUNY Geneseo hosted its largest alumni reunion weekend earlier this month. The College welcomed 1,800 alums and friends back to campus for two days of events.

Dani Drews Appointed as SUNY Geneseo Director of Athletics

SUNY Geneseo has named Dani Drews as its next director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation. She will begin in this role on July 7.

SUNY Geneseo Donors Recognized for Exceptional Philanthropy

The Geneseo Foundation and SUNY Geneseo recognized three donors for their exceptional generosity and support of the College at Donors of Distinction ceremonies in April.

Geneseo Celebrates the Class of 2022

On Saturday, May 22, SUNY Geneseo held its 156th commencement with students and families attending in person for the first time in three years.

Two Win Awards to Study in Japan

Michael Kleinlercher ’22 and Jarrett Marrapese ’23 will spend the 2022–23 academic year in Japan after winning nationally competitive awards.

Geneseo Receives SUNY Shared Governance Award

The State University of New York (SUNY) Faculty Senate presented SUNY Geneseo with its Shared Governance Award for academic year 2021–22.