Trading Spaces
Aug15

Trading Spaces

Take a tour of the most beloved and new spaces where students gather to study, snooze or defy gravity. While Geneseo has evolved, one thing hasn’t changed: a desire for student study and community space. Join us for a walk-through and sample some of Geneseo’s tried and true — and new — favorite study and gathering spots on campus.  Bailey Hall main lobby  The sweeping renovations on the 1966 Bailey Hall included much needed updates to...

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VentureWorks
Aug15

VentureWorks

  First Words: Student entrepreneurs create businesses and solve problems. While still a student, Benjamin Conard ’16 launched a chocolate business that is helping to improve the lives of impoverished cocoa farmers in places like West Africa, where 70 percent of the world’s cocoa is produced. Conard’s chocolate is Fair Trade Certified™ — cocoa that is supported by fair wages, safe working conditions, and without child or slave...

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Courageous Voices
Aug15

Courageous Voices

#MeToo Highlights the importance of speaking out, even when it is difficult. In 2017, actress Alyssa Milano published a simple Tweet on social media: “Me Too.” She suggested every woman who has been a victim of sexual harassment and abuse do the same.  Users shared or reacted to the post 24 million times in 24 hours, according to the Associated Press. “Me too” has since become a movement of speaking up about the problem so powerful...

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Calendar
Aug15

Calendar

Homecoming & Family Weekend Sept. 21 and 22, 2018 | Campus Come home to Geneseo this autumn for a fun-filled weekend designed for alumni and families alike. Featured events include the Annual Genesee Valley Wing Festival on Main Street, Friday Knight 5K, athletic events, alumni games, mini-college sessions and much more! Learn more: go.geneseo.edu/homecoming. Wall Street Association Event Oct. 25 |  New York City Save the date for...

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Living the Dance
Apr05

Living the Dance

Seven questions with Geneseo Dance Ensemble member Emily Ellmann. As the Geneseo Dance Ensemble celebrates its 50th anniversary this April, Emily Ellmann ’18 has found joy practicing and performing with the group since her freshman year. The ensemble, she says, has inspired her to take new challenges, and nurtured her creative side. This year, Ellmann has showcased her own choreography and is collaborating with Geneseo Dance Ensemble...

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… If it Ain’t Got That Swing
Apr04

… If it Ain’t Got That Swing

Jazz-Era Swing is back in style — a student club revives ’20s dance moves. It’s 7 p.m. in Sturges, and “Just Sitting and a Rockin” by Duke Ellington can be heard through the halls. Although it’s 2018, it’s swing dance time. Members of the Geneseo Swing Dance club form a giant circle for a group stretch before more experienced student dancers demonstrate a few new moves, and share the history of the dance. They focus on the...

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