The Green Quotient
Nov22

The Green Quotient

Faculty and students from several majors created a course that focuses on sustainability. Watch the student teaching assistants explain the course and mission. Lara Mangino ’21 was part of a team of faculty and fellow students last year who developed the Geneseo Green Quotient, an innovative course that draws on multiple disciplines. Until then, she had never connected humanities with sustainability. “It was very eye-opening,” said...

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Siblings and Friends: The Research of Ganie DeHart
Nov20

Siblings and Friends: The Research of Ganie DeHart

Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology Ganie DeHart has been studying sibling and friend relationships for almost three decades. Nearly 400 students have helped her work on various sibling projects through the years. This fall, some 60 students are conducting research on 11 different projects, six related to the long-term study, four cultural studies and one project on positive social behavior. (Read a story about the research...

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A Stitch in Time
Jun24

A Stitch in Time

Students rekindle the art of knitting and crocheting on campus. At 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Adelaide Weidner ’20 and other members of Geneseo’s Stitches Club gather in the College Union, needles, yarn and project ideas in hand.  Students of all experience levels knit and crochet while sharing stories and camaraderie with one another. At each meeting, everyone tells their names, preferred pronouns, class year and major before turning...

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Three Days in Nature Prep Students for Four Years at Geneseo
Jun24

Three Days in Nature Prep Students for Four Years at Geneseo

Christina Morrow ’20 shares how the award-winning, First-Year Experience Program helped her acclimate to the rigors and embrace the opportunities of college life. Before Christina Morrow ’20 started classes at Geneseo, she spent three days in Letchworth State Park with other students also new to college life. They learned about local indigenous history and the park’s flora, fauna and biodiversity. They camped, hiked, rafted in...

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A Matchmaker on Campus
Jun21

A Matchmaker on Campus

An online hub connects students with businesses and organizations seeking experts, interns and volunteers. Each year, more than 4,700 Geneseo students volunteer, from assisting patients at a local hospice to helping residents rebuild their homes in areas hit by natural disaster. Up to 45 percent of Geneseo students complete internships, student teach or are teaching assistants. The College’s new online service, Engage Geneseo,...

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Video: Bringing Back Knitting and Crocheting
Jun21

Video: Bringing Back Knitting and Crocheting

The student club Stitches is rekindling the art of knitting and crocheting on...

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Art That Dreams
Jun21

Art That Dreams

Artist Steve Prince and students create art that asks how we want to live together. Poverty. War. Greed.  Love. Beauty. Music.  A community art project in Geneseo’s Kinetic Gallery last winter tackled powerful 21st-century problems and proposed solutions in a collaborative piece that brought together students to create art and generate meaningful discussions.  Titled “Urban Garden,” the artwork was part of the innovative...

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Press Play: The Songs of Your Life
Mar14

Press Play: The Songs of Your Life

Cassette tapes are gone but sharing music lives on — with a digital touch. View our epic playlists created by WGSU DJs and students from 1960 to now. The iconic image of John Cusack in “Say Anything” holding a boombox over his head to the music of Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” to win back his girlfriend, is an enduring honor to the power of the “mix tape.”  In the 1980s and 1990s, people created mix tapes (with track titles written...

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20 Years of Empowering Asian American Students Through Theatre
Mar14

20 Years of Empowering Asian American Students Through Theatre

A Q&A with alumnus and co-founder GENseng Carl Marcelo ’01. See our photo gallery of GENseng posters and performance photos.  GENseng, Geneseo’s Asian American Performance Ensemble, is celebrating 20 years of enriching the lives of hundreds of alumni and current students. It’s the only company of its kind in the 64-campus SUNY system. GENseng’s primary mission is to provide theatre training and performance opportunities —...

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The Gift of Music
Mar14

The Gift of Music

Distinguished Service Professor James Walker and his spouse Barbara Walker endowed a scholarship for incoming musicians. Retired SUNY Distinguished Service Professor James Walker and his spouse, Barbara, a retired nurse practitioner and former French hornist, made a gift to the College to create The James and Barbara Walker Scholarship in Music. Up to four scholarships will be awarded each year to incoming instrumental music majors...

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