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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.

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School of Business Launches New Major and Minors

SUNY Geneseo’s School of Business is now offering a finance major as well as new minors in entrepreneurship and human resource management.

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Unabashedly Undeclared

One of Geneseo’s most popular majors is no major at all. “Undeclared” is consistently one of the top choices for incoming students.

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Annual List of Geneseo Publications Now Available

Geneseo honored its faculty, staff, and student authors recently by posting its searchable online list of more than 165 research and creative works from the past year.

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Students Named as Presidential Scholars for the 2021-22 Academic Year

Fourteen SUNY Geneseo students were recently selected to serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. 

President Denise Battles speaking at SUNY Geneseo's Opening Convocation
Geneseo Marks Start of Academic Year 2021–22

Two convocations welcomed new and returning students and faculty to campus for the beginning of fall classes.

President Denise Battles and Costas Solomou, vice president for enrollment management, sign the SUNY CCC and LECOM agreement
Agreement with Area Colleges Allows Students Early Acceptance to Med School

Students interested in dental or osteopathic medicine now have an opportunity for early admission into medical school thanks to an articulation agreement signed August 18.

Jolanda Westerhof
Westerhof Named Dean of School of Education

Jolanda Westerhof joined Geneseo on June 24 as dean of the Ella Cline Shear School of Education.

student watering plants
Geneseo Offers New Sustainability Major

The College is offering students the opportunity to pursue a Sustainability Studies major through the Department of Geography and Sustainability Studies, starting this fall.

Through coursework and interdisciplinary studies across themes of society, development and the environment, students build a knowledge base, high-impact practical experiences, and professional skills that prepare them for graduate studies and careers in sustainability.

Barnabas Gikonyo
Fiske Guide 2022 Honors SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022

BIPOC graduates celebrating
Course Challenges Students to Study American History from a New Perspective

SUNY Geneseo now offers a Black Humanities course made possible in part due to a grant from the Modern Language Association.

Lecturer Wes Kennison
SUNY Geneseo Offers Summer Continuing Ed. Courses

The College is offering nearly a dozen continuing education classes this summer—most of which are online.

FDIC 2020-2021 Academic Challenge
SUNY Geneseo Wins FDIC’s Inaugural Academic Challenge

A team from SUNY Geneseo’s School of Business won the inaugural Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC Academic Challenge, a national competition among university and college students concerning the U.S. banking sector.