Your Guide to a Little Zen — Anywhere
Mar05

Your Guide to a Little Zen — Anywhere

  Pausing a few minutes inspires mindfulness and boosts your everyday well-being. By Kris Dreessen Deadlines. Errands. There are a million tasks to do each day. But by taking a few minutes to sit, breathe and immerse ourselves in the present, we can boost our focus, reset our distracted minds and bring some much-welcome calm. “There is a natural slowing down when you are not trying to do 20 things at once,” says Beth Cholette,...

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Preparing Yourself for a Challenge
Mar05

Preparing Yourself for a Challenge

Ice Knights Captain Conlan Keenan ’20 on how to get your mind in the game. By Brett Ford Conlan Keenan ’20, a three-year captain of the Geneseo men’s ice hockey team, has played in over 100 games in his college career, leading the Knights to back-to-back State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the NCAA Frozen Four in 2019. A leader on and off...

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Pro Tips for Better Athletic Photos
Nov27

Pro Tips for Better Athletic Photos

Geneseo’s award-winning photographer Keith Walters ’11 has learned a few key things over the past eight years that he’s photographed hundreds of athletic events and players. See his photo gallery of favorite shots that illustrate his best tips for getting better photos, whether of your kids or friends on the field — and off. And, read his full story. Photo by Keith Walters ’11

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Video: Learn Helpful American Sign Language Words
Nov27

Video: Learn Helpful American Sign Language Words

As of fall 2019, Geneseo students can take American Sign Language to fulfill foreign language requirements for graduation. Stephanie Pearl ’19, a member of the student club Gestures: Organization for Deaf Awareness, shares with us helpful signs to get anyone...

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Your Guide to the Good Shots
Nov26

Your Guide to the Good Shots

Our award-winning photographer shares tips on taking images you’ll want to keep. See Keith’s gallery of favorite  athletic photos to illustrate the tips. With fall sports underway, many Geneseo alumni hope to make memorable photographs of their children and friends competing. As the College’s lead photographer, I’ve learned a few key things during the past eight years of photographing athletic events that help me better tell a...

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Making Everyday Life, Art
Mar14

Making Everyday Life, Art

Zach Motl ’07 skyrocketed his design career when he transformed his tiny room into a stylish house. Now he creates living spaces that can always evolve. Zach Motl ’07 arrived at Geneseo as a musical theater major with plans to launch an acting career after graduation. But after taking a sculpture class his junior year, his passion shifted to the visual arts.  Outside of class, Motl experimented with interior design by...

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Making Time to Make a Difference
Mar14

Making Time to Make a Difference

Read and watch multimedia about the Biloxi trip with Dan Martin ’16. Daniel Martin’ 16 is building his career and volunteer skills. What he’s learned helps us find our niche and carve time to make a difference. When Superstorm Sandy hit New York City and Long Island in 2012, Daniel Martin ’16 rushed to help clear debris and start the rebuilding effort. Several of his classmates and their families were impacted by the...

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It’s All in the Numbers
Mar14

It’s All in the Numbers

Data can help athletes of all levels achieve their goals. Geneseo’s award-winning swimming and diving coach gets us started. If you take a look at Geneseo swimming and diving Head Coach Paul Dotterweich’s resumé since taking over the program in 2000, a couple of numbers jump off the page:  32: The number of SUNYAC Championships his teams have won.  18: The times he has been voted SUNYAC Coach of the Year.  What is the secret to...

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How to: Making a Bucket List 101
Mar13

How to: Making a Bucket List 101

Krista Muscarella ’12 spent this past Christmas on Ofu, a remote island of America Samoa. She and her friends shared a meal with a local family, sampled the local dish of coconut crab, and looked forward to 2019 surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. With that, she is one adventure closer to completing another item on her bucket list — which includes visiting all 60 U.S. national parks. She has ridden the “Swing at the Edge of the World” in...

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Worthy Reads
Dec13

Worthy Reads

Judge a book by its cover? Yup, you can. Shortly after graduation, psychology majors Sunday Steinkirchner ’03 and Joshua Mann ’03 found an old copy of “Alice in Wonderland” at a street sale for $1. “We thought, ‘We don’t know what this is worth, but it’s more than this,’” Steinkirchner remembered. Living in New York City, they were looking for a way to earn extra money. That copy wasn’t valuable, but their investigation resulted in a...

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