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Csapo Family Endowment Will Support Student Engagement and High-Impact Practices

Frank Csapo, owner of the Ambassador Apartments in Geneseo, NY, and longtime supporter of the College, has made a $100,000 gift to establish the Csapo Family Endowment. The endowment will provide support for student engagement and high-impact practices with the intent to develop, expand, and facilitate educational programs and experiences for Geneseo students.

Online and Study Abroad Intersession Courses Expanded for 2020

Geneseo’s successful enhanced intersession term is expanded this year with additional offerings of online and study abroad courses for winter break. The term, which runs December 30, 2019–January 21, 2020, allows students to earn credits in the interval between fall and spring terms.

Geneseo Celebrates Campus Sustainability Month

The Ephemeral Arts Festival allows students and faculty to make and appreciate art made entirely from nature, from arrangements created with fallen red and orange leaves of fall to moss-covered sticks transformed into sculpture. Each creation is preserved with a photograph.

2019–20 Presidential Scholars

Thirteen SUNY Geneseo students are Presidential Scholars for the 2019–20 academic year, representing a variety of academic areas and exemplifying the college's institutional values. A presidential scholar is a top-achieving member of the senior class who also serves as an ambassador for the College.

Seven Geneseo Alumni Recognized With 40 Under 40 Awards

The <em>Rochester Business Journal</em> and the <em>Buffalo Business First</em> journal selected seven SUNY Geneseo alumni for their annual 40 under 40 awards. Honorees will be formally recognized at award ceremonies in November.

Geneseo Alumni Presidents Returned to Campus for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019

Geneseo alumni college and university presidents returned to campus during Homecoming & Family Weekend to participate in a breakfast panel discussion on careers.

Native American Burning Key to Rare Oak Savannas

Assistant Professor Stephen Tulowiecki and Professor David Robertson, Department of Geography, recently published an article in the <em>Annals of the American Association of Geographers</em> that finds Native American land use—in particular, the use of fire—was critical in shaping the distribution of oak savannas in Western New York at the end of the 1700s.

Summer Campus Visitors Bring Economic Boost to Region

This summer, the Geneseo community welcomed a wide variety of visitors to campus, from fans of WWII aircraft to youth soccer enthusiasts, for events ranging from reunions to orientations. Nearly 9,000 people attended events or took part in activities held in college facilities, bringing to the greater Geneseo area tourist revenue and an economic impact of approximately $132,000.

Geneseo Student Voting Rose Nearly 600% in 2018

Student voting on the SUNY Geneseo campus rose by almost 600 percent in last year’s election, according to a report by the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE). The number of Geneseo students who voted increased from 335 in 2014 to 1,994 (or from 6.3 to 37.5 percent of students) in 2018.

Activist and Leader Winona LaDuke To Deliver Sustainability Lecture Oct. 2

American environmentalist, economist and writer Winona LaDuke will deliver the President’s 2019 Sustainability Lecture on Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Doty Recital Hall. LaDuke will speak about “Economics for the Seventh Generation.”

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff: Part 4

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part four in a continuing series welcoming the newest members of our family and introducing them to the campus.

Geneseo to Purchase Large-Scale Aggregated Renewable Energy

Geneseo is a member of the NY Higher Education Large Scale Renewable Energy consortium of 20 public and private higher education institutions for the purchase of large-scale aggregated renewable energy. The consortium represents one of the state’s largest aggregated purchases of renewable energy to date.

Geneseo's a U.S. News Best Regional College

SUNY Geneseo has again been ranked no. 14 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Regional Universities in the North” <em>Best Colleges 2020</em> guidebook.

SUNY Geneseo Awarded NSF Grant for Undergrad Research

The National Science Foundation’s Division of Astronomical Sciences has awarded a $166,212 grant to SUNY Geneseo to support a collaborative undergraduate research project on understanding stellar structure. The three-year grant, led by professor of physics Aaron Steinhauer, will fund two undergraduate researchers per year and travel to telescopes in Arizona and Australia.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff: Part 3

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part three in a continuing series welcoming the newest members of our family and introducing them to the campus.

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz to Deliver Wadsworth Lecture

Award-winning journalist Martha Raddatz, chief global affairs correspondent and co-anchor of ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, will deliver the Wadsworth Endowed Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 18 at the Wadsworth Auditorium. Raddatz’s talk, “From the White House to the Middle East,” will be followed by a Q&A. The event is free and open to the public.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff: Part 2

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part two in a continuing series welcoming the newest members of our family and introducing them to the campus.

Composer Gregory Spears to Deliver Walter Harding Lecture

Composer Gregory Spears will deliver the 2019 Walter Harding Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25 in Doty Recital Hall on the SUNY Geneseo campus. Spears’ lecture, “Thoreau and Music,” is free and open to the public.

Here’s to Academic Year 2019–20!

New and returning students and faculty are settling in for the start of the 2019–20 academic year as classes begin. The College officially welcomed new students to campus during New Student Convocation Friday evening, which included a keynote address by Monica Schneider, professor of psychology, on the commitment to community, diversity, and inclusivity students can find on this campus.

Meet Our New Faculty and Staff: Part 1

Get to know the faculty and staff who have recently joined Geneseo. This is part one in a continuing series welcoming the newest members of our family and introducing them to the campus.

Service and Research Boost Washington Monthly Rankings

Washington Monthly magazine has again ranked SUNY Geneseo second overall among master’s universities for its contributions to the public good across three broad categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service. To be at the top of the ranking, colleges need to “be excellent across the full breadth of our measures, rather than excelling in just one measure,” the editors note. It’s the seventh year in a row that Geneseo has been in the top five of their classification.

Greeting the Class of 2023

The fall semester is almost upon us, and students and faculty are beginning to arrive on the SUNY Geneseo campus in preparation for the start of the 2019–20 academic year with classes beginning Monday, August 26. Move-in Day is Friday, August 23, when most new students arrive on campus and settle into their residence halls. Upper-level students return on Saturday, August 24.

Susan B. Anthony Performance to Celebrate 19th Amendment

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, SUNY Geneseo’s Women’s and Gender Studies program and the Livingston County Historical Society present Susan B. Anthony: Is It a Crime to Vote?, a one-woman reenactment of critical moments in the life of the suffragist. The dramatization performed by Christine Rausa will be on August 30–31at the Alice Austin Theatre.

SUNY Geneseo Awarded $884K NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded an $883,754 grant to SUNY Geneseo to support women faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). The ADVANCE PLAN project will be led by Wendy Pogozelski, SUNY distinguished teaching professor of chemistry, and Karleen West, associate professor of political science and international relations.

Student Teaching Abroad in Thailand

SUNY Geneseo alumnae Hannah Hunter Chhan ’14 and Samantha Vell ’16 were both working at the Berkeley International School in Thailand. Together, they helped build a student teaching abroad experience in partnership with Geneseo's Ella Cline Shear School of Education.

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