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    A Warm Geneseo Welcome

    We're excited to welcome our newest Knights and their family members to campus this summer. If you're a first-year student who hasn't registered for orientation, you can sign up online. See you soon!

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    Experience the World

    International study is available through more than 600 programs?in 65 countries. Many departments also offer immersive field trips abroad.

    Photo: Geneseo students on a study abroad course in Cuba, Jan. 2019/Keith Walters '11

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    Undergraduate Research

    In a recent survey, 40% of graduating seniors reported that they undertook a research project at Geneseo. Just one example is SURGE, an NSF-funded summer research program run by the Department of Physics & Astronomy.


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Geneseo a Forbes Best Value College

SUNY Geneseo has been named to Forbes’ 2019 “America’s Best Value Colleges” list, ranking 115th on the comprehensive list of 300 public and private colleges, up from 175th when Forbes first began the ranking in 2016. The College ranks fifth out of the ten SUNY institutions on the list.

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2019 Relay For Life Raises $150K

SUNY Geneseo students raised $150,197 in this year’s Relay For Life, an annual fundraiser that supports the American Cancer Society. The student-run 12-hour event in the Ira S. Wilson Ice Arena was packed with performances, activities, and speakers to help to raise money for cancer research and services for cancer patients.

Catherine Shields '19 and Isabel Owen '19
Catherine Shields ’19, Isabel Owen ’19 Win Fulbright Awards

History majors Isabel Owen ’19 and Catherine Shields ’19 have won 2019–20 U.S. Student Fulbright awards for Brazil and Turkey, respectively. They will serve as English Teaching Assistants in a university or post-secondary institution for a year. The grants cap off a record-breaking year for Geneseo Fulbrights with seven awards and 12 semifinalists.


Weeks of Welcome

A slew of special events and activities mark the first few weeks of the fall semester, welcoming our new students. More about Weeks of Welcome.

First Day of Classes

The first day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester! Visit the SUNY Geneseo Academic Calendar for more information and other important dates.

Fall Break

Fall Break for 2019 is October 14-15. During thebreak, classes are not in session. See theFall 2019 academic calendarmore important dates and deadlines.

In the Spotlight...

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Alumni Association Recognizes Three Honorees at 2019 Reunion

The SUNY Geneseo Alumni Association (SGAA) recognized three individuals — John Lombardo ’74, Chad Salitan ’09, and former athletic director Marilyn Moore — for their professional achievements at the college’s annual alumni reunion, a two-day weekend event that drew more than 700 alumni and friends to Geneseo on June 7 and 8.

Katherine Andersen '19
Reconstructing Fashion

While studying abroad in the Netherlands International relations major Katherine Andersen ‘19 saw an exhibit at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum museum on the Dutch trade industry during the 18th century. It inspired her to research how women’s fashion evolved with the growing international trade in textiles.

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Advancing Cultural Competency Certificate (ACCC) Program Will Launch Campus-Wide in Fall 2019

The Advancing Cultural Competency Certificate (ACCC) successfully completed its pilot initiative and will launch campus-wide in Fall 2019 as an opt-in program open to all SUNY Geneseo and Campus Auxiliary Services employees.