The Door Opens to Cuba
Jun24

The Door Opens to Cuba

Geneseo begins study abroad in the country, offering students new pathways to global citizenship. Studying abroad is one of the most beneficial things you can do in your undergraduate career, or in life, to connect with other people around the world.” The statement from Marisa Sanquini ’20, an anthropology major with minors in history and Native American studies, echoes one of Geneseo’s values: Study abroad helps students become...

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Video: The Doors Open to Cuba
Jun21

Video: The Doors Open to Cuba

Geneseo has started a historic partnership with the Universidad de Holguín in Cuba, creating opportunities for students to study abroad. The first students went with Geneseo faculty last January, spending time with Cuban students and studying “Race, Racism and the Black Experience in the...

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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: Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners
Dec11

Gallery: Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners

Geneseo students first started studying and living abroad more than 40 years ago. Now, some 40 percent of all Geneseo students will learn internationally before they graduate, choosing from more than 600 programs, with more than 50 led by Geneseo faculty. The annual photo contest — sponsored by the Study Abroad Office, the Geneseo Scene, and Campus Auxiliary Services — celebrates the moments big and small that make up such journeys,...

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Gallery: International Treasures
Dec11

Gallery: International Treasures

In 1969, Chris Walsh ’71 spent the summer in what was then Yugoslavia as a student ambassador as part of the College Ambassador Program. He lived with a family in Split and toured the country to learn about its culture. He was one of the first Geneseo students to study abroad. In appreciation, Walsh gave the College a silver Turkish coffee and sugar set from Sarajevo. He said it represented the many cultures of people who live in...

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