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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Find Your Flow
Mar13

Find Your Flow

These alumni have built successful careers doing what they love. The old adage “do what you love and you will never work a day in your life” has been repeated in various forms, but the aspirational advice continues to resonate.  Eric Hinman ’02 has created his entire career on it. “The key for me is to find what I love and find ways to do it — all the time,” says Hinman.  Hinman has created several businesses based on his love for...

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The Importance of Play
Mar13

The Importance of Play

Play. It’s a simple word that we learn at an early age, and it embodies wide-ranging activities that help shape our essential nature through adulthood. Who hasn’t heard the shout of, “Will you play with me?” or “Let’s play hide-and-go-seek!” We engage in a multitude of sports — “Play ball!” The billion-dollar game industry capitalizes on our penchant for play, and we play in orchestras and playact on stage and screen. The list is...

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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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Video: How to Identify a Valuable Book
Dec12

Video: How to Identify a Valuable Book

What makes a book valuable? Joshua Mann ’03 and Sunday Steinkirchner ’03, owners of B&B Rare Books, dive into some key characteristics of rare and valuable...

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Beer + Dinner 101
Apr04

Beer + Dinner 101

Master brewer Peter Kreinheder ’92 shares tips on how to best pair beer with food — even dessert. Peter Kreinheder’s path as a master brewer, a beer connoisseur and a restaurateur illustrates the power of inspiration and imagination. After teaching youth about oceanography, then working for a high-end print and photography company, the Class of 1992 graduate became interested in brewing. He completed a brewing course in California...

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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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Credo Kitchen: Try It At Home
Apr03

Credo Kitchen: Try It At Home

Chefs share traditional recipes you can do in your own kitchen. On campus, senior Sofia Villalón invites guest chefs who hail from other countries and now live in the United States to share their stories — and favorite dishes from their country — with students. The Credo Kitchen series sparks discussion, and cultural appreciation. Chef Habiba Boru shares her recipe for spicy red lentil stew from Ethiopia, and Alex Nnamdi Obinatu...

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