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Planetary Geologist and Students Preparing for NASA’s InSight Mars Landing

SUNY Geneseo geology majors Megan Kopp '19 and Alyssa DeMott '19 will join Geneseo planetary geologist Nick Warner at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Nov. 26 in Pasadena, Calif., for the scheduled 3 p.m. ET landing of InSight, NASA’s latest mission to Mars. The team will work for several weeks to characterize the area around the lander and make recommendations to NASA engineers on where to place the sensitive geological instruments that will explore the planet's crust, mantle and core.

A Washington Monthly Best College for Student Voting

The College was named to Washington Monthly’s "2018 America’s Best Colleges For Student Voting" list. This is a first-of-its-kind list of the colleges and universities that are doing the most to help their students become engaged citizens.

A Mentor’s Magic

Alumnus Paul Grassi '96 reflects on two moments during his undergraduate years as a business major at Geneseo that would change the course of his professional life.

Residence Hall Conference to Bring 300 Attendees to Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is hosting the North East Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls’ (NEACURH) Regional Leadership Conference, Friday–Sunday, Nov. 2–4. Approximately 300 students and professional staff members from 45 different institutions will be attending the conference.

Livingston CARES Offers 11 Week-Long Service Trips in 2019

Livingston CARES is offering more trips than ever before, to more cities. Eleven week-long trips will be offered in 2019 to students, faculty and staff, and community residents. Registration is open and trips are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Geneseo Foundation, SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association Recognize Exceptional Philanthropy and Service

The Geneseo Foundation and the SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association presented awards for philanthropy and service on Oct. 19 during Geneseo President Denise A. Battles’ annual donor recognition gala, this year a benefit to support the President’s Access to Excellence Scholarship Endowment.


October is National Cyber Security Awareness month. This is the final article in a four-part series on security brought to you by Geneseo’s Information Security Program Team.

School of Business Trading Room Named for Edward Pettinella ’73

The Trading Room in SUNY Geneseo’s School of Business is now the Edward Pettinella ’73 Trading Room in honor of the generous alumnus, whose $750,000 gift to the College will create an endowment to support the annual operating costs of the applied learning lab. The College cut the ribbon two years ago for the facility, which gives business students real-time trading experience.

Geneseo Named to Princeton Review's Green College List

SUNY Geneseo is included in the newly released 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 399 Green Colleges. The College has consistently been included in the annual guide since it was first published in 2010.

I Think I've Been Compromised!

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is the third article in a four-part series on security brought to you by Geneseo’s Information Security Program Team.

Academic Affairs Honors Commitment to Values

The Division of Academic Affairs recently honored five employees with its inaugural Academic Affairs Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Geneseo’s Values.

NYC Business Trip Prepares Students for the World of Finance

Several alumni met with current students from the School of Business during their annual New York City trip. Alums working in finance emphasizes the types of positions available to accounting majors, from financial planners to risk managers.