Geneseo In the News

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Jun. 29, 2016 History Professor Emilye Crosby Calls Democrats' Sit-in a Teachable Moment History Professor Emilye Crosby argues that the recent sit-in by Democrats in the House of Representatives protesting inaction on gun control legislation is a strong teachable moment. She is quoted in an Education Writers Association blog by Public Editor Emily Richmond.
Jun. 22, 2016 Open SUNY Textbook Program Highlighted in 'Inside Higher Ed' Geneseo's administration of SUNY's Open Textbook initiative is highlighted in an Inside Higher Ed story on open educational resources. Interim Library Director Kate Pitcher is quoted on the college's involvement with the program.
Jun. 15, 2016 School of Education Dean Comments on Teaching Job Trends Anjoo Sikka, dean of the Ellen Cline Shear School of Education, was among those quoted in a recent Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article on the need for substitute teachers and the general trend for teaching jobs, which she says indicates an increasing demand.
Jun. 14, 2016 President Battles Featured in Phi Beta Kappa's 'The Key Reporter' President Battles was featured in "The Key Reporter," Phi Beta Kappa's publication for news and alumni relations. The article was written by alumna Meghan Barrett '16, who received a prestigious Phi Beta Kappa writing internship for 2016.
Sep. 21, 2015 Professor Jeff Koch in the New York Times Jeff Koch, Chair of Political Science & International Relations, recently secured a byline in the New York Times for an opinion piece about third-party challenges in presidential races.
Sep. 21, 2015 Keeping New York's Trails Wild Geological Sciences Chair Ben Laabs published an op-ed piece in the Albany Times Union about the rising popularity of hiking, and the importance of preserving New York's trails.
Mar. 25, 2015 Ian Alam Featured on CardHub Website Ian Alam, professor of marketing in Geneseo's School of Business, was featured on the website CardHub as an "Ask the Experts" panelist responding to a series of questions on price-matching in the retail industry. CardHub is a credit card comparison website for consumers.
Feb. 10, 2015 Robertson's Genesee Oaks Research Featured on Buffalo TV David Robertson, associate professor and chair of the Department of Geography, was recently featured on Buffalo TV station WGRZ describing his research on the Genesee Oaks. A cultural-historical geographer, David's research shows that Geneseo's renowned old growth oak trees are remnants of a Seneca-maintained oak savanna that survived 19th century pioneer land clearance due to the progressive land management policies of the Wadsworth family. David says the project adds to our understanding of the geography and history of the Genesee Valley and advances awareness of Native American environmental agency and landscape heritage in eastern North America. He is now collaborating with natural scientists from the University at Buffalo on a National Science Foundation grant to fund expansion of the project using geospatial modeling and dendrochronology, scientifically studying the annual rings of trees to determine the dates and chronological order of past events.
Jan. 12, 2015 Historian Emilye Crosby Puts Movie 'Selma' into Perspective in Two... SUNY Geneseo Professor of History Emilye Crosby has authored two separate articles that provide historical perspective on the current American historical film "Selma," the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work to secure equal voting rights via the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, leading to the signing of the Voting Rights Act. Crosby has an article titled "The Selma Voting Rights Struggle: 15 Key Points from Bottom-Up History and Why It Matters Today" on the "Teaching for Change" website. A shorter version, titled "Ten Things You Should Know About Selma Before You See the Film," is published on the news website "Common Dreams."
Jan. 7, 2015 Interim President Long Addresses Future of Liberal Arts in 'University... Geneseo Interim President Carol S. Long's essay on the future of the liberal arts is featured on the front page of "University Business" website and in the Professional Opinion section of the current issue.
Dec. 6, 2014 Planetary Geologist Nicholas Warner Featured in Rochester Democrat and Chronicle The Dec. 6 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle has featured planetary geologist Nicholas Warner and his Mars exploration work.
Nov. 21, 2014 Cross Country and Track Coach Mike Woods Featured in Rochester Democrat &... Coach Mike Woods' outstanding cross country and track coaching career and impending retirement was recently featured in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Nov. 13, 2014 Geneseo Planetary Geologist Nicholas Warner Interviewed on WXXI About Comet... SUNY Geneseo planetary geologist Nicholas Warner was interviewed during the WXXI radio program "Connections" with Evan Dawson on the significance of the European Space Agency's successful comet landing. Guest host Scott Fybush interviewed Warner on the feat and on space exploration in general Nov. 12. Warner is an external collaborator for NASA and working on exploring suitable landing sites for upcoming missions to Mars.
Oct. 22, 2014 Chronicle of Higher Education Features Geneseo Thoreau Projects SUNY Geneseo's Digital Thoreau project and an attending "Thoreau-Harding Project" course is featured in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education, among the most commonly read and respected higher education journals in the country.
Oct. 21, 2014 Drachman Suggests Strategy to Check ISIS in Democrat and Chronicle Op-Ed In an op-ed essay in the Oct. 18 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Ed Drachman, professor of political science and international relations, suggests a diplomatic coalition to resist ISIS.
Sep. 30, 2014 Oberg Addresses Washington Redskins' Name in Times Union Op-Ed The Albany Times recently published an op-ed piece by History Professor Michael Oberg on the debate over whether the NFL's Washington Redskins should change its name. Oberg specializes in Native American history and has been on the Geneseo faculty for 16 years.
Aug. 8, 2014 Livingston County News Features Principal 'Carmen' Singers The Livingston County News features principal singers in advance of Finger Lakes Opera's inaugural production of Bizet's "Carmen."
Aug. 4, 2014 Finger Lakes Opera Featured in Rochester Democrat and Chronicle The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle featured Finger Lakes Opera at SUNY Geneseo in its Aug. 3 edition.
Apr. 25, 2014 SUNY Geneseo Receives State Comptroller's Payroll Achievement Award SUNY Geneseo's Human Resources and Payroll Services Department has earned the New York State Comptroller's Payroll Achievement Award for 2013. The award is based on performance measures and statewide performance standards developed by the New York State Payroll Users Group and Bureau of State Payroll Services to evaluate the performance of State agency payroll offices.