Photo Gallery: Big Names on Campus
Mar14

Photo Gallery: Big Names on Campus

Some of entertainment’s most beloved artists performed at Geneseo. Students who helped book them remember the experiences. Click on the photo to go to the main gallery.

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Play It Again! Epic playlists from  1960s-now
Mar13

Play It Again! Epic playlists from 1960s-now

In the 1980s and 1990s, people created mix tapes to share music with friends, woo crushes and form bonds over new and favorite artists. Playlists shared via smartphone or text have made music sharing easier. In celebration of the tradition, we asked WGSU DJs and staff and students from the 1960s through 2019 to share an “epic playlist of music from their era.” Read the story about mix tapes traditions morphing into...

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International Treasures Bring Us Together
Dec12

International Treasures Bring Us Together

Milne Library’s special collections include mementos from some of the first Geneseo students who studied abroad. To view the full collection visit: scene.geneseo.edu/web-exclusives In 1969, Chris Walsh ’71 spent the summer in what was then Yugoslavia as a student ambassador. He lived with a family in Split and toured the country to learn about its culture. He remembers after news of the moon landing spread, people approached him to...

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Gallery: Old Friends, Newly Reunited
Nov04

Gallery: Old Friends, Newly Reunited

In our winter 2018 issue that highlights the sense of community Geneseo fosters, we featured alumni who made lifelong friendships at the College, who treasure them through the years. We invited alumni to submit images of their friendships and reunions. Submit yours at scene@geneseo.edu. (Click on the image to see the entire gallery.)

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A Lifetime of Friendship
Apr04

A Lifetime of Friendship

Former Geneseo roommates Joanne Goldstein Siegel ’47 and Eleanor Bonnet Betlem ’47 became lifelong friends shortly after they arrived on campus in 1943. “She didn’t have a sister, and I didn’t have a sister,” said Betlem, “so we became sisters.” Though Siegel settled on Long Island and Betlem in Rochester, they’ve remained close for 75 years. Their husbands, who are both deceased, also became good friends. After Geneseo alumni...

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Seeing the Light
Dec01

Seeing the Light

Everyone knows about Geneseo sunsets: Many evenings, nature’s show is the best show in town. While most students and visitors watch from the gazebo, some students have a secret advantage to viewing the oranges and pinks over the valley — from their rooms. Scott Williams ’20, a political science and geography major, has one of those rooms. When selecting where he was going to live, this perk was something he never anticipated at Genesee Residence Hall.

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