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Sustainability News

Sustainability is central to the mission and strategic plan of SUNY Geneseo, and we're proud of the many ways our campus community has effected positive change in the world we all share.

The College Green, from above
Light Project Boosts Campus Sustainability

As a cost-savings and sustainability effort, the College is replacing traditional lights on campus with Light Emitting Diode (LED) illumination. Forty-four projects have been completed in the switch-over since 2015, and several are in progress, according to George Stooks, assistant vice president for facilities and planning.

Students mingle during the Mardi Gras celebration.
New Living-Learning Communities Initiative in Student Life

The Department of Student Life has redesigned the housing options on campus to more closely align with its educational priorities, which is to help ensure that Geneseo students are best prepared to build positive relationships and become socially responsible citizens and engaged learners.

Jessica Kroenert '15 with a child from her village in Senegal.
SUNY Geneseo Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities

Geneseo is ranked No. 10 among medium- size schools on the Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Currently, 23 Geneseo alumni are volunteering with the program worldwide.

David Gallo
Noted Oceanographer David Gallo Will Deliver Commencement Keynote Address

American oceanographer and explorer David Gallo will deliver the keynote address for Geneseo’s two commencement ceremonies on May 12 in the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena. The morning ceremony begins at 10 a.m.; the afternoon ceremony begins at 2 p.m.

Denise Reed Lamoreaux '84
Alumnae Among Those Addressing Women’s Leadership Conference

Students will have the opportunity to develop stand-out skills and learn how to project an authentic leadership style during SUNY Geneseo’s eighth-annual Women’s Leadership Conference and Networking Dinner on Feb. 28.

Pamela Harris
Math Research Weekend Features 'Dreamer' Lecture

Against a backdrop of national debate on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, mathematician Pamela Harris from Williams College will deliver a campus lecture titled “The Lonely Reality of an Academic Dreamer,” Jan. 25.