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Campus Sustainability Awards Given

The President's Commission on Sustainability recently honored members of the campus community for their efforts to advance sustainability at Geneseo.

SUNY Geneseo Offers Summer Continuing Ed. Courses

The College is offering nearly a dozen continuing education classes this summer—most of which are online.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: Sakura Hamazaki

Sakura Hamazaki '21 spent her final semester as a full-time intern at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and has undertaken Geneseo research three times.

SUNY Geneseo Unveils Highway Sign in Memory of Savannah Williams

On May 8, SUNY Geneseo, Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) and Assemblymember Marjorie Byrnes (R-C, Caledonia), hosted the unveiling of a highway sign in memory of 18-year-old first-year student Savannah Williams. Williams was killed in a car accident in December 2016 as she left campus to travel home for the holidays.

Education Professors Provide De-Escalation Training to School Officers

Two School of Education professors with expertise in behavior and conflict resolution recently provided training to school resource officers with tools to de-escalate classroom situations.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: Alexandra Hicks

Alexandra Hicks ‘21, an anthropology major with a concentration in forensics, says her experience at Geneseo taught her about making a difference in the world.

Hillel at Geneseo Intern Uses Grant to Combat Food Insecurity

Hillel at Geneseo was one of 100 college Hillel groups that received a $1,250 Serve the Moment grant to implement service, civic engagement, and social justice programming during the Spring 2021 semester from Hillel International and Repair the World.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: David Rush

When it came time to choose a college, David Rush ’21, from Baldwinsville, NY, was torn between Geneseo and another local college that his brother attended. But he decided to trust his gut.

Geneseo Earns Regional Academic Library of the Year

Geneseo's Milne Library has been named the Academic Library of the Year by Rochester Regional Library Council. Milne was chosen from libraries within a five-county region, including Monroe and Livingston.

Geneseo Senior Spotlight: Isabella Higgins

For Isabella Higgins ‘21, attending Geneseo was much more than just the next step after high school—it was a way to forge a path honoring the values of education and civic engagement instilled in her by her family.

Pre-College Courses Open for Registration

SUNY Geneseo is opening a number of online summer college courses to high school juniors and seniors.

SUNY Geneseo Wins FDIC’s Inaugural Academic Challenge

A team from SUNY Geneseo’s School of Business won the inaugural Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC Academic Challenge, a national competition among university and college students concerning the U.S. banking sector.

Student Leadership Wins Three SUNY-Wide Awards

The SUNY Student Assembly recently recognized outstanding Geneseo student efforts with three 2021 SUNY Student Government Association awards.

Video: Importance of Indigenous Communities in Fighting Climate Change

Geneseo recently hosted the Kenneth Roemer Lecture on World Affairs, featuring Manuela L. Picq, a professor of international relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador.

The Princeton Review Names Geneseo a "Best Value College"

SUNY Geneseo has been named one of 200 Best Value Colleges for 2021 by The Princeton Review, for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price.

Geneseo Earns U.S. Green Schools Award

SUNY Geneseo recently earned a 2020 Green Schools Award from the U.S. Green Building Council for the sustainability minded design, construction and operations of Red Jacket Dining Complex.

Why Geneseo Is a Pre-Med Powerhouse

SUNY Geneseo’s combination of faculty support and mentoring, undergraduate research opportunities, curricular preparation, and collaborative atmosphere have turned Geneseo into a recognized pre-med powerhouse.

College Senate Seeks SUNY Fossil Fuel Divestment

The College Senate passed a resolution on March 30, urging SUNY to demand that its financial service organization, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA), divest from fossil fuels.

Geneseo Joins Global University Coalition for Sustainability

In the college's ongoing commitment to sustainability, Geneseo is now a signatory member of the University Global Compact, a global platform of universities and higher education organizations committed to working together and in partnership with the United Nations in support of the United Nations' Sustainability Goals.

College Invites Students to Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

The State University of New York at Geneseo has invited more than 100 students into the college’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Undergrads Collaborate Virtually With Russian Students

Pandemic travel restrictions didn’t interfere with an international learning experience that Professor Meredith Harrigan planned for her communication Discussion & Group Dynamics students this semester.

Geneseo Seniors Earn SUNY Excellence Award

Geneseo seniors Awab Shawkat and Sakura Hamazaki have been chosen for the 2021 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Living-Learning Community for Students of Diverse Backgrounds to Open in Fall

Umoja House, a new living-learning community (LLC) for students of diverse backgrounds, opened in August of 2021. Named after unity, the first principle of Kwanzaa, Umoja House will create an intellectually engaging, encouraging environment where students can celebrate their identities while also nurturing their leadership skills. 

American Rock Salt Lecture Features the Galapagos Islands

This year's American Rock Salt Lecture will feature a presentation by Karen Harpp, a Colgate University professor who researches geology of the Galapagos Islands. 
The lecture, "Short scientific stories from the Galapagos Islands," is April 15 at 6:30 p.m., and offered over Zoom to the Geneseo community and public

Roemer Lecture Focuses on Importance of Indigenous Peoples in Water and Climate Solutions

The annual Kenneth Roemer Lecture on World Affairs at SUNY Geneseo.