Video: A Forest Sanctuary
Mar05

Video: A Forest Sanctuary

Geneseo’s Director of Sustainability Dan DeZarn and Kimberly Keil-DeZarn ’06 show us around their home, which they’ve built to have many sustainability related features. It’s even built from mostly recycled and reclaimed...

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A Gift to Support Generations of Student Engagement
Mar05

A Gift to Support Generations of Student Engagement

Frank Csapo came to America to pursue his own dreams. He has since helped more than 160 students pursue theirs, too. By Carol Marcy When Frank Csapo was 20 years old, he arrived in Montreal, Canada, from Europe wearing a label on his lapel with his sponsor’s address because he didn’t know English. He had left his homeland in Hungary to flee post-revolution and political turmoil. By 1962, he settled in Avon, N.Y., where he built a life...

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Home Away from Home
Mar05

Home Away from Home

Raina Schoen Thomas ’20 builds connections and friendships by volunteering in a respite program for senior citizens and caregivers. By Kris Dreessen If it’s a Tuesday or Thursday, Terry Price ’58 is probably on the Geneseo campus, spending several hours with student volunteers visiting, taste testing cooking projects, creating art and enjoying their company. Price and his wife, Dianne Price ’60, are part of the Home Away from...

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Simple Wins the Game
Mar05

Simple Wins the Game

Women’s basketball head coach Alyssa Polosky ’11 focuses on team cohesiveness and uncomplicated strategy. By Brett Ford Alyssa Polosky ’11 has always done her best to keep things simple.Her approach has led to success as an All-American women’s basketball student-athlete for the Knights and as part of the Geneseo coaching staff for nine seasons. Now, in her second year as women’s basketball head coach, Polosky preaches...

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Calendar: Events May 2020 and beyond
Mar05

Calendar: Events May 2020 and beyond

Sankofa Recognition: May 14, 2020 | On campus Join the celebration for graduating seniors who self-identify as students of color as they prepare for commencement. Alumni are encouraged to attend the ceremony. If you are interested in learning more about the Alumni of Color Affinity Chapter or the Sankofa Recognition, please complete the form. Lavender Recognition: May 1, 2020 | On campus Honor graduating seniors who identify as LGBTQ+...

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Rewind: A View of Yesterday
Mar05

Rewind: A View of Yesterday

Peek down memory lane with an iconic view of Main Street. By Kris Dreessen This image from the College archives captures the feel of the 1950s, with finned cars, the Red & White Food Market and other Main Street businesses. Much has changed, though the small-town welcome and independent stores operated by neighbors — and Geneseo alumni — stay the same. Emmeline, the bear statue, has watched over Main Street for more than 100...

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Video: Geneseo’s Beekeeping Club
Mar05

Video: Geneseo’s Beekeeping Club

Geneseo Beekeeping Club’s Allison Menendez ’20 takes us on a visit to the campus hives, and shares how members explore the complex role of honeybees in the world and how they help them thrive on...

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Video: A Voice for LGBTQ History
Mar05

Video: A Voice for LGBTQ History

Michael Venturiello ’13, founder of Christopher Street Tours in New York City, speaks about his path at Geneseo and his path to start his own walking tour that highlights LGBTQ history:  

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It’s Complicated
Mar05

It’s Complicated

Geneseo’s liberal education prepares students to simplify complex problems. By President Denise A. Battles “Aaah, the good ol’ days!” While that expression harkens back to a supposedly less complicated time, it’s largely an illusion. Our society has always presented us with complex problems — and throughout Geneseo’s history, the College has striven to provide a liberal education essential to solving them. Today...

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In Memoriam
Mar05

In Memoriam

Alumni Lois Thorne ’36, Oct. 5, 2019 Jean Kupack Block ’45, Oct. 13, 2013 Hope DePuy ’45, Feb. 13, 2018 June Brignall Renner ’45, Oct. 20, 2019 Barbara Jean Roach McCaffrey ’51, Aug. 9, 2019 Cynthia Witt ’51, Feb. 19, 2018 Mary Philippone ’53, Oct. 2, 2019 MaryAnn Leicht Blum ’54, Nov. 1, 2019 Harlan Munn ’54, Dec. 29, 2019 Rosalie Bly McCaffrey ’56, Sept. 20, 2019 John Bellomo ’58, Dec. 29, 2019 Nancy Habes Rathke ’64, Oct. 23, 2019...

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