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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.

Six Students Win Gilman International Scholarships

An institutional record number of six SUNY Geneseo students have so far won Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships in the 2021–22 national competition.

Katherine Rodgers '22: Creator of @geneseocameraroll

Katherine Rodgers '22 has found a niche in media — and created a popular Geneseo-themed social media account.

Collective Memories of HIV Pandemic Helped Men Navigate COVID-19

Amy Braksmajer, an assistant professor of sociology at SUNY Geneseo, has co-authored two peer-reviewed articles based on interview data collected from 30 sexual minority men (men who have sex with men).

School of Business Professor Earns Highest SUNY Distinction

School of Business faculty member Avan Jassawalla has been awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor by the SUNY Board of Trustees.

School of Business Launches New Major and Minors

SUNY Geneseo’s School of Business is now offering a finance major as well as new minors in entrepreneurship and human resource management.

College Renews Compact with Village of Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo and the Village of Geneseo recently renewed the Geneseo Village-College Relations Compact.

Kimball Digital Collection Records Rural NY’s Musical Past

The SUNY Geneseo College Library’s newly digitized James W. Kimball Traditional Music and Dance in New York State Collection is now accessible to researchers and the public.

Unabashedly Undeclared

One of Geneseo’s most popular majors is no major at all. “Undeclared” is consistently one of the top choices for incoming students.

Annual List of Geneseo Publications Now Available

Geneseo honored its faculty, staff, and student authors recently by posting its searchable online list of more than 165 research and creative works from the past year.

Geneseo Recognized as a 2022 "Green College"

SUNY Geneseo is one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2022 Edition.

Director of Admissions Named a SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute Fellow

Geneseo director of admissions Christie Torruella Smith has been named a fellow of SUNY’s 2022 Hispanic Leadership Institute.

You Might Not Know What You’re Saying

SUNY Geneseo associate professor of psychology Jason Ozubko is the first author on a recent paper that looks at a type of memory glitch we’ve all experienced.

New Faculty and Staff, Part 5

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

Temple Hill Cemetery Spirit Walk Channels SUNY Geneseo’s 150th

The annual Spirit Walk at Geneseo’s Temple Hill Cemetery on October 16 honored the 150th Anniversary of SUNY Geneseo.

NEH Grant Supports Undergrad Internships in Public History

Geneseo Center for Local and Municipal History was awarded an $170K NEH grant, which will support 21 undergrad interns.

Students Named as Presidential Scholars for the 2021-22 Academic Year

Fourteen SUNY Geneseo students were recently selected to serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. 

Limiting COVID-19 on College Campuses

A recent study published in PLOS ONE by SUNY Geneseo biologist Professor Gregg Hartvigsen reveals the most effective non-pharmaceutical ways to limit the the spread of COVID-19 on college campuses.

Harding Lecture Features Storyteller and Cultural Geographer

Author, storyteller, and cultural geographer Carolyn Finney will deliver SUNY Geneseo’s annual Walter Harding Lecture on Thursday, October 28, at 6:15 p.m. in Doty Recital Hall.

Geneseo Alumni earn Forty Under 40 Awards

Three SUNY Geneseo alumni are being honored with Forty under 40 awards.

New Faculty and Staff, Part 4

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