Words to a New World
Jul14

Words to a New World

Book club members find escape and community at Geneseo for more than 100 years. By Mary-Margaret Dwyer ’20 In 1940, Marie Laure and her father fled to the French countryside when the German army invaded Paris. There she encountered Werner, a German who tracked the Resistance. Their tale, told in Anthony Doerr’s book “All the Light We Cannot See,” is one of survival, and how people try to be good to each other. Doerr’s story won...

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Calendar: Events in fall 2020 and beyond
Jul14

Calendar: Events in fall 2020 and beyond

STAY CONNECTED  Enjoy virtual opportunities to connect with the Geneseo community and share your ideas for new programs. Check out lifelong learning activities like the alumni book club. Take a trip down memory lane through your favorite campus and event photos, download coloring pages, or find a Geneseo Zoom background to show your Geneseo spirit. Visit...

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Fostering a Love of Learning
Jul13

Fostering a Love of Learning

A lifetime of inquiry builds our knowledge and inspires us to serve others. By President Denise A. Battles I am writing this message in early June, as the nation and world continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic and are engaged in a crucial conversation about systemic racism and the need for change. By the time of your reading, the particulars of that environment may have again altered, but there’s little doubt that these public health...

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Video: Reconstructing Fashion
Jul13

Video: Reconstructing Fashion

Katherine Andersen ’19 spent an entire semester creating and constructing a wearable historical traveling gown, inspired by a museum visit while studying abroad in the Netherlands. Bonita Bauter Stubblefield ’82, lecturer in theatre and dance, theatre costume designer, mentors students like Andersen who wish to learn to create costumes. She says she the beauty of students is that they are new to the field and have...

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In Memoriam: Summer 2020
Jul13

In Memoriam: Summer 2020

ALUMNI Phyllis Harrington Olmstead ’38, Jan. 24, 2020 Margaret Block Ball ’45, Jan. 26, 2020 JoAnn Springstead Seyfert ’49, Dec. 30, 2019 Robert W. Yull ’49, April 10, 2020 John “Jack” Samter ’50, March 30, 2020 Rosemary Allen Pisaro ’51, May 19, 2019 Margaret Bellanca Vangalio ’51, April 28, 2020 Barbara Long Dick ’52, Jan. 11, 2020 Michela Marino DiDuro ’52, Aug. 31, 2019 Mary Nash Orbaker ’53, Aug. 22, 2019 Patricia Keenan Steele...

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