Academic Affairs News

The news items below are sorted by date published (newest at the top). The Division of Academic Affairs also puts out a periodic newsletter, Acmes and Accolades.

professor Jennifer Apple looks for the spider in Europe.
Investigating the Spider that Masquerades as an Ant

A  biology professor and student researchers are discovering more about a species not documented in the United…

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Using Fiction to Illuminate the Truth

Geneseo’s director of creative writing Kristen Gentry on writing — and revising — what you know.

Meredith Harrigan at a table in the Union
The Importance of Communication In Our Lives — And For Our Well-Being

Professor of Communication Meredith Harrigan studies people’s experiences with their families and social circles to…

Student in research lab
Video: Meet Nic Elia ’23

Learn about the Geneseo experience of biochemistry major Nic Elia ’23 in this video story.

Members of the Geneseo Dance Ensemble perform against a blue background
Geneseo Dance Ensemble Presents 110th Concert in March

The Geneseo Dance Ensemble presents in “Dancing on Instinct,” featuring works by student choreographers with 32…

Geology Professor Earns Distinguished Professor Award

Department of Geological Sciences faculty member D. Jeffrey Over has been awarded the rank of Distinguished…

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Music Adds Minor and Specialty Tracks of Study

The Department of Music & Musical Theatre at SUNY Geneseo recently added a new minor option for students, as…

Geneseo Scholars Join NEH-Funded Effort to Revise History Curriculum

Professor Justin Behrend and Associate Professor Kathleen Mapes of SUNY Geneseo’s Department of History joined…

SUNY Geneseo President Denise Battles speaking at New Student Convocation
Geneseo Launches a New Academic Year

Two convocations welcomed new and returning students and faculty to campus for the beginning of Fall 2022.

Biology research conducted at local wetland
Video: Ecoacoustics Summer Research

Geneseo biology student Micah Hosely '24 and Kristina Hannam, associate professor of biology, conducted research…

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SUNY Geneseo Adds Cooperative Admission Program with FLCC

A new cooperative admission program between SUNY Geneseo and Finger Lakes Community College allows FLCC students to…

Graduates celebrating at Commencement
SUNY Geneseo Class of 2022 Celebrates Commencement

Let's take a look back at last month's Undergraduate Commencement for the SUNY Geneseo Class of 2022.