VIDEO: Namesakes of Geneseo’s Buildings
Oct29

VIDEO: Namesakes of Geneseo’s Buildings

Do you know who Geneseo’s buildings are named after? Take a tour of some of the history with us:

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In Memoriam: Fall 2021
Oct29

In Memoriam: Fall 2021

ALUMNI Sylvia Wightman Hunter Eaton ’51, Feb. 15, 2021 Anita Yazak Keenan ’51, Aug. 18, 2021 Freida Buerman Mulheron ’56, July 17, 2021 Beatrice Frisby Dewey ’58, July 31, 2021 John Cucinotta ’59, Sept. 3, 2021 Elizabeth Root Riedinger ’59, Aug. 30, 2021 Carol Morrison Rose ’61, Oct. 1, 2021 Marian McGraw ’63, July 13, 2021 Barbara Stanley Welch ’63, Aug. 15, 2021 Patricia Marcus...

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VIDEO: Enjoy the Geneseo Alma Mater
Oct29

VIDEO: Enjoy the Geneseo Alma Mater

Listen to the carillon play the SUNY Geneseo alma mater in celebration of the college’s 150th anniversary:    

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Generations of Mentors
Oct29

Generations of Mentors

Geneseo faculty and staff making a difference — past and present  By Carol Marcy View the complete (and growing) collection of comments about inspiring faculty. “Most successful people remember the one teacher in their lives who turned on the light for them and made them believe they could be all they wanted to be,” says Jim Sheehan ’71, a law professor and author of best-selling legal thrillers.  For Sheehan, that one teacher...

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The Music Will (Now) Always Play On
Oct29

The Music Will (Now) Always Play On

Because of Tom Matthews’ dedicated collecting, students have a permanent collection of 50 years of Geneseo’s concerts. By Robyn Rime Bonus track: YouTube can help you, too, relive Geneseo’s music history. See the MUSC 100 Playlist of Geneseo’s better-known performers.  More on the public exhibition.   In 1972, for the now-unimaginable price of $410, Aerosmith rocked the College Union Ballroom.  In 1970 — before...

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50 Years of Creating Opportunities — A Campus Tour
Oct29

50 Years of Creating Opportunities — A Campus Tour

From labs to landmarks, donors leave their marks on student experiences.  By Carol Marcy Fifty years ago, Geneseo’s then-president Robert W. MacVittie made the visionary decision to create the Geneseo Foundation, in recognition that private support would be needed in the years ahead to supplement declining state support for the College.   In the early years, contributions to the foundation from alumni and community members allowed the...

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Epiphany: 150 Years, Founded on a Normal School “Soul
Oct29

Epiphany: 150 Years, Founded on a Normal School “Soul

SUNY Distinguished professor and School of Education director Dennis Showers examines the college’s teaching history — and how it enriches Geneseo’s soul. By Dennis Showers Ella Cline Shear, for whom our School of Education is named, came to the Geneseo Normal and Training School in 1933 and stayed engaged with us for more than six decades. As director of the School of Education, I had the pleasure of corresponding with her over...

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Stay Connected: Alumni Events and Programs 2021-2022
Oct29

Stay Connected: Alumni Events and Programs 2021-2022

Visit the alumni website and like @SUNYGeneseoAlumni on Facebook to connect with fellow alums and hear about the latest alumni programming. Look for our 150th-anniversary posts on #TraditionsTuesdays and #ThrowbackThursdays and chances to win a deck of Geneseo traditions playing cards. Geneseo Storytellers: A Celebration of 150 Years: In honor of 150 years of SUNY Geneseo history, we are partnering with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to...

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