Geneseo Alumni representing Rochester in Congress, praises Geneseo for education

Hitting the bars and sleeping through classes may be familiar experiences to many alumni, but few have been able to finesse those experiences into a career walking through the halls of power. Representative Joseph Morelle ’86 serves constituents in Rochester and most of Monroe County as the first Geneseo alumnus to be elected to Congress. 

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Club Profile: Circus Club

The Circus Club is a great way to meet talented and creative students while also honing your performing skills. 

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Beyond the Borders: Multilingual student navigates various cultures

Biology major freshman Ana Clara Amorim Da Silva Gusmini has led a fascinating life, as she has lived in three different countries and can already speak multiple languages.

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Founder of The Onion lectures students about personal writing journey

On Thursday April 18, Scott Dikkers, one of the founders of the satirical newspaper The Onion, spoke to students in Doty Recital Hall about both his personal journey as a cartoonist and editor, and the growth of The Onion from a small college newspaper to a multimedia empire. 

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Alumni reflects on involvement at Geneseo, influences career path

After graduation, everyone hopes to find their dream job, and recent Geneseo graduate Leila Sedigh ’17 found hers. 

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Invasion of privacy: Incoming editor-in-chief pursues journalism passion, eager for future role

Communication major junior Julia Skeval will take on the role of editor-in-chief of The Lamron for the 2019-2020 school year. Being part of the organization for the past two years has made her enthusiastic about her upcoming role and the paper’s future in general.

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Student participants present research on various topics for annual GREAT Day

Students, faculty and administrators gathered together on April 17 for Geneseo Recognizing Excellence, Achievement and Talent Day. The day allowed students to present the research they have been diligently working on, with topics ranging from science to arts and beyond.

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Management course intellectually stimulates students, analyzes business problems

Associate professor of management Farooq Sheikh teaches a rigorous Production & Operations Management course which serves to teach students about looking at business problems from an analytical perspective. Sheikh has taught this course since graduate school, and his passion for the material and his students shines through in the classroom.

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Beyond the Boarders: Nepalese student explores interest for international education systems, study abroad

Physics and mathematics double major sophomore Pranish Shrestha feels passionately about cultural and racial issues. As an international student originally from Nepal, he studied abroad in the Netherlands where he fostered his fascination with learning about different cultures, and he currently works closely with the International Student & Scholar Services office at Geneseo. 

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Outreach program introduces high school students to philosophical questions, topics

Beginning in fall 2018, Geneseo students have been visiting local high schools through a philosophy outreach program developed by associate professor and chair of philosophy David Levy. The students devise lesson plans to introduce philosophical topics to high school students and encourage philosophical thinking among younger audiences.

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Meet the Greeks: Sisters Making a Change

Sisters Making a Change is a sorority on campus that promotes service work, volunteerism and sisterhood within its members. The sorority was founded in 2004 and has since grown both in its membership and in becoming part of Greek Life at Geneseo.

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Geneseo Recognizing Excellence, Achievement and Talent Day

Geneseo hosted its 13th annual Geneseo Recognizing Excellence, Achievement and Talent Day on Wednesday April 17 in various locations around campus. Hundreds of students presented and attended the two poster sessions held in the College Union ballroom and various research presentations in academic buildings. 

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Geneseo alumnus reminisces on travels, returning as CAS employee

Ward Parker ‘00 is a Geneseo alumnus who has traveled the world spending his life looking for the next best adventure. Parker attended Geneseo in 1975. In 1984, Parker left Geneseo and moved to California, and returned in 2000 to finish his degree in communication.    

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Nutritionist informs about benefits of detoxing, harmful products to avoid

When you hear the word “detox,” you may picture someone making drastic cuts to their daily diet or participating in extreme and unsupervised fasting. Nutritionist and Wellness Coordinator Heather Carrera wants you to think otherwise.

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All-College hour speaker shares experience of social media harassment to encourage student activism

Social media’s prevalence within society has allowed people to write and comment on pictures that they would never have the courage to do in person. Kate Welshofer, a news reporter for WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, N.Y., has experienced this first-hand, and has consequently become an “accidental activist.” 

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G.R.E.A.T. Day speaker will address democracy, systematic power

Accomplished data strategist Stephanie Singer will speak at this year’s Geneseo Recognizes Excellence, Achievement and Talent Day. With her wide range of impressive life accomplishments and experiences, she will educate students by addressing the issues of power and democracy and discussing their prominent role in society.

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Sabor Latino dinner exposes students to Spanish culture through traditional food, telenovela play

The Latino Student Association presented Sabor Latino in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom on Saturday April 6, a dinner intended to highlight aspects of Spanish culture and raise money for the Worker Justice Center of New York. 

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“Out of the Darkness” walk raises awareness, money for suicide prevention, resources

Love and positive vibes radiated throughout the College Green as both students and community members prepared to participate in the annual “Out of the Darkness” walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention.  The event was hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and local sorority Sisters Making a Change.

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Invasion of privacy: Senior fully explores love for photography during time at Geneseo

Communication major senior Annalee Bainnson is an aspiring photographer. While she does not plan to pursue a full-time photography career, she believes that she will always feel connected to the hobby. 

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Club Profile: Original Expressions

Original Expressions is a dance organization at Geneseo that offers students a mix of different styles of urban dance. Students who are actively involved in this organization provide a happy, welcoming environment to participants who may or may not have previous dancing experience. 

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