Academic Affairs News

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Academic Affairs in the 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.

Barnabas Gikonyo
Geneseo Welcomes a New Academic Year

New and returning students and faculty gathered at two campus convocations to mark the beginning of Fall 2023.

SUNY Geneseo Names New Dean for School of Business

SUNY Geneseo has appointed Lerong He, PhD, as the next dean of the School of Business, effective July 6.

2023 graduates
Congratulations to the Class of 2023

On Saturday, May 20, SUNY Geneseo held its 157th Commencement, conferring nearly a thousand degrees before a…

Geneseo Adds Marketing Major

Geneseo's School of Business is introducing a new marketing major for undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2023…

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Adabra Elected to Council on Undergraduate Research

Kodjo Adabra, associate professor of Francophone studies in Global Languages and Cultures, has been elected to a…

Geneseo Launches New Study Abroad Course in Africa

SUNY Geneseo is launching a new study abroad program this summer in Equatorial Guinea. It is one of several programs…

Alexis Blatz ’26, left, who played Alicia, a white Hollywood actress hired to portray a Native American, makes final costume and makeup preparations beside actress Hannarose Manning ’23.
60 Minutes Until Showtime

Student actors and theatre crew share what happens behind the curtain and what they bring to their performances.

Winning FDIC Academic Challenge team
SUNY Geneseo Wins FDIC Academic Challenge

A four-member team of students from Geneseo’s School of Business has won the Third Annual FDIC Academic Challenge.…

Michelly Meza-Benitez '23 standing with her award with the chancellor and others.
Sociology Major Earns SUNY Award

Michelly Meza-Benitez ’23 is one of 46 students in SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program to receive the 2023 Norman…

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…

illustration of three women in silhouette.
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…