Sleeping Sickness Research May Advance Our Knowledge of Genetics
Mar15

Sleeping Sickness Research May Advance Our Knowledge of Genetics

Researchers are studying the chemical modifications of a parasite RNA in hopes of finding new treatments for African sleeping sickness. Kevin Militello, a professor of biology at Geneseo, has spent his career studying the genetics of infectious diseases. His current research is supported by a $460,000, three-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Militello and his team study the parasite...

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Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play
Mar14

Irish Dance Meets Athletics for Beautiful Play

Competitive footwork on stage has helped midfielder Caitie Cunningham ’19 on the pitch. Caitie Cunningham ’19 knows a little something about fancy footwork. Her friends have seen her exploits in a Geneseo Knights soccer jersey, but there’s another uniform that’s influenced her on and off the pitch.  It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to realize that soccer and Irish dance may have a lot common, and Cunningham’s aptitude shows...

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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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Photo Gallery: GENseng
Mar14

Photo Gallery: GENseng

GENseng, Geneseo’s Asian American Performance Ensemble, celebrates 20 years of enriching the lives of hundreds of alumni and current students. View a photo album of posters from past performances, and on-stage photos.

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Endowment Supports Faculty Excellence  and Innovation
Dec12

Endowment Supports Faculty Excellence and Innovation

Faculty helped Jack and Carol Patterson Kramer, Class of 1976, realize their potential. Now they are helping professors provide that same inspiration to other students.  Geneseo has long inspired Jack ’76 and Carol Patterson ’76 Kramer — a place where they also first met. As students, their professors guided, supported and motivated them to explore their interests, discover new ones and build the confidence that shapes their lives...

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VentureWorks
Aug15

VentureWorks

  First Words: Student entrepreneurs create businesses and solve problems. Read more about Ben and his fair-trade venture. While still a student, Benjamin Conard ’16 launched a chocolate business that is helping to improve the lives of impoverished cocoa farmers in places like West Africa, where 70 percent of the world’s cocoa is produced. Conard’s chocolate is Fair Trade Certified™ — cocoa that is supported by fair wages, safe...

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Sparking a New Generation of Knights
Aug15

Sparking a New Generation of Knights

Coaches, who themselves were stand-out student-athletes at Geneseo, know their athletes will fit in here.  Sustaining success isn’t always easy, but an important component of Geneseo’s run of athletic accomplishments are our former athletes who assist the next generation of Knight athletes. Their own experiences playing on teams at Geneseo have inspired them to recommend the Knights to their own stand-out student-athletes. Joe Zera...

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Video: Commencement 2018
Aug15

Video: Commencement 2018

Revel in a job well done with the estimated 1,194 new graduates who participated in Commencement at the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena on May...

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Living the Dance
Apr05

Living the Dance

Seven questions with Geneseo Dance Ensemble member Emily Ellmann. As the Geneseo Dance Ensemble celebrates its 50th anniversary this April, Emily Ellmann ’18 has found joy practicing and performing with the group since her freshman year. The ensemble, she says, has inspired her to take new challenges, and nurtured her creative side. This year, Ellmann has showcased her own choreography and is collaborating with Geneseo Dance Ensemble...

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