Beyond the Red Pin.
Dec11

Beyond the Red Pin.

The power of place thrives at Geneseo. Thanks to Danish inventor, designer and software developer Jens Rasmussen, finding places has never been easier. A searcher simply types in the name or GPS coordinates of any destination, and the ubiquitous red Google Maps pin that Jens designed (or a close variation) precisely marks the location. The pin, however, tells only part of the story. It doesn’t reveal the power of place, the impact...

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Standing the Test of Time
Aug15

Standing the Test of Time

Resilience and sustainability define Geneseo’s ability  to endure Since its founding in 1871, thirteen persons have served SUNY Geneseo as president. I am both honored and humbled to lead the College as we work together to advance this storied institution to even greater heights of distinction.   Upon my arrival, one of my first priorities was to launch a collaborative strategic planning endeavor to chart our direction and guide our...

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Cultivating Community
Apr04

Cultivating Community

Fostering inclusivity makes Geneseo stronger and better. On various occasions, I’ve heard people comment, “There must be something in the water!” to account for the strong sense of place that makes Geneseo so special. It’s almost magical how that feeling of belonging stirs passion among alumni and friends, drawing them close to the Valley across distance and time. I sensed that magic the first time I visited campus, and three years...

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A Fresh Start
Dec01

A Fresh Start

This issue of the Scene marks a new beginning. Over the past several months, members of the College’s advancement and communications teams have redesigned your Geneseo magazine to better capture the spirit and vision of the College, as well as the lives and pursuits of its alumni. We have also established a more robust online presence for the magazine at geneseoscene.com, with stories of students, faculty and alumni illustrating how the College is evolving, while still staying true to its roots and traditions. We encourage you to join us in conversation online and through Facebook and other social media channels.

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