GENESEO, N.Y. – David Gallo was thumbing through a National Geographic magazine while selling shoes during his formidable years in Albany, N.Y., and came across an article about the world beneath the oceans. That sparked a life-long interest in geology that has placed him among the world’s best-know oceanographers, and Gallo related some of his journey as keynote speaker for Geneseo’s 152nd commencement ceremonies May 12.

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo has named Mark Scott, executive director of Campus Auxiliary Services, Inc. (CAS), as SUNY Geneseo’s new vice president for finance and administration. He will begin his new position on June 28.

In providing leadership for CAS, Scott has served the Geneseo community for more than 10 years, overseeing campus services such as dining and catering, financial agent resources, the College bookstore, the Pearson Teacher Prep Testing Center and the operation of the Big Tree Inn in the Village of Geneseo.

GENESEO, N.Y. – Two SUNY Geneseo faculty members have received highly competitive Fulbright Awards for the Spring 2019 semester.

Denise Scott, professor of sociology, will conduct research at the H.N.B. Garhwal University in Srinagar, India, and Jun Okada, associate professor of English, will teach and conduct research at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, in Lisbon, Portugal.

GENESEO, N.Y. -- Aspiring film producer Shauna Ricketts ’18 fell in love with the art and educational power of documentaries while studying abroad during the spring 2017 semester in Southeast Asia at Thailand’s Mahidol University. Her coursework encouraged her to analyze contemporary issues in Southeast Asia through an interdisciplinary lens focusing on ethnicity, nationalism and the social constructions surrounding women in Southeast Asia.


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