Contact Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? Contact the Study Abroad Office by phone or email or stop in and see us.

Study Abroad Office

State University of New York
College at Geneseo
Erwin Hall Room 218
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454, USA
Phone: +1-585-245-5546

Meet the Study Abroad Staff

Samuel Cardamone

Samuel Cardamone, Director

Schedule an appointment with Sam! (SUNY Geneseo login required)

Non-Geneseo students, please email to arrange a meeting.

Sam Cardamone serves as the Director of the Study Abroad Office.  Since July 2012, Sam has been fortunate to serve in many roles in the SUNY Geneseo Study Abroad Office including Study Abroad Advisor, Assistant Director, and Associate Director.  As Director, he oversees the strategic direction of the Study Abroad Office as well as the fiscal and managerial health of the office.

Sam earned his Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel Administration and his undergraduate degree in Adolescent Math Education, both from Canisius College.  As an undergraduate student, his first international experience was to Mexico City for a service immersion program, followed by a semester abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Sippy Downs, Australia, and a year spent teaching abroad on the island of Weno in the state of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.

Sam and his partner, Lisa, have two daughters, Penelope Mae and Tallulah Grace. The whole family enjoys hiking and are committed to becoming Adirondack 46'ers.

Emily McCrossen

Emily McCrossen, Associate Director

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Non-Geneseo students, please email to arrange a meeting.

Emily McCrossen is the Associate Director of Study Abroad at SUNY Geneseo where she has worked since Fall 2016. Emily's role in the Study Abroad Office includes managing faculty-led programs and matters of health and safety.

Prior to joining SUNY Geneseo, Emily spent three years serving as the Coordinator for International Study Opportunities at the University Of New Haven. Emily has a master's degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Canisius College and a graduate certificate in International Education Management through SUNY Albany. 

In her free time, you can find Emily cooking, reading, and spending time doing outdoor activities like biking and hiking. A favorite travel memory for Emily is climbing Mt. Fuji in Japan at night.

Jordain Moore

Jordain Moore, Assistant Director

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Non-Geneseo students, please email to arrange a meeting.

Jordain Moore serves as the Assistant Director of Study Abroad at SUNY Geneseo.   Jordain’s role involves managing the bilateral exchange programs within the Study Abroad Office, including corresponding with incoming and outgoing exchange applicants and partner institutions. Jordain is a proud Geneseo alumna (2015) with a B.A. in Intercultural Communication and Critical Studies as well as Spanish Language (Double Major). She earned her Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from SUNY Buffalo State College in 2020. Jordain speaks fluent Spanish and has studied abroad for a year in Argentina in high school, for a semester in Costa Rica through SUNY Geneseo, as well as in Ukraine, Poland and Germany during her master’s program at Buffalo State.

Prior to returning to SUNY Geneseo for the role of Assistant Director, Jordain served  as the Johnson Center Coordinator for Civic Engagement at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. She has served two terms with AmeriCorps, in Utah as well as Buffalo during grad school.

Jordain is a Finger Lakes native originally from Naples, NY and in her free time she enjoys cross country skiing, hiking with her two Miniature Australian Shepherds, spending time with her family and supporting her family’s business, Inspire Moore Winery.

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Weston Kennison, Faculty Fellow

Schedule an appointment with Wes! (Link coming soon -- Geneseo students only)

Wes Kennison is our Faculty Fellow for International Programs.  

Wes is a member of the Geneseo Class of '79 where he majored in English and minored in Medieval Studies.  As a student, he studied abroad in England and Italy before study abroad was really a thing.  Since 1988, Wes has served on the Geneseo faculty with the Department of English and the Department of Languages and Literatures, teaching Humanities, Latin, Poetry, and Service Learning.  In 2009, he came to work in the study abroad office.  He has led study abroad abroad programs and alumni groups in Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Greece, China, Nicaragua, and Haiti.

Marie Burley

Marie Burley, Secretary