Club Profile: Student Managed Investment Fund

If you are looking to get a glimpse into the world of finance and are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the complexity of the stock market, join the Student Managed Investment Fund. Better known as SMIF, the club allows students to gain hands-on financial experience while getting a feel to what a career in finance would be like following graduation. 

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Under the Knife: MSA fosters cultural discourse, community

The Muslim Student Association works to educate students by hosting events that showcase Muslim culture.

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Under the Knife: PAW Supports Local Animal Shelters

People for Animal Welfare is an organization working to raise community awareness of animal right, both locally and globally.

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Under the Knife: Women's Leadership Institute encourages female community

The Women’s Leadership Institute is an organization that encourages the development of women in leadership roles and supports the idea of community among women on campus. Founded in fall 2007 by Educational Opportunity Program Counselor Patricia Gonzalez, WLI defines itself using five principles or “pearls”: leadership, networking, service, advocacy and support.

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Under the Knife: Pep Band drums up school spirit

At every home hockey game you'll be sure to see President of Geneseo Pep Band senior Peter Thompson and the rest of the group cheering on the Ice Knights with spirited chants and a variety of poppy tunes.

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Under the Knife: Model UN members strengthen debate skills through competition

This year, Geneseo Model UN received positive reviews from bestdelegate.com, which called Geneseo’s team a “dark horse in this league; it’s been holding its own against top teams at smaller conferences, and a similar performance at a larger conference like [McGill Model United Nations] can really help put them on the map.” According to the site’s ranking, Geneseo placed fifth in the “Big East” league.

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Under the Knife: Friends of H.O.R.S.E. Rescue form student-equine bonds

Volunteer activities can range from glamorous to grubby. Volunteering with Geneseo’s Friends of H.O.R.S.E. Rescue may be among the grubbiest.

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Under the Knife: Spanish Club enriches campus life with performances, food, cultural flair

La Casa Hispánica, better known as Spanish Club, is just one of the many cultural organizations on campus. The club teaches students about Spanish culture through field trips and events.

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Under the Knife: Peace Action advocates compromise

Peace Action Geneseo brings students together to inform the campus community of the current issues facing legislation. The club takes a stand against chaos by educating students and actively engaging them in world issues.

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Under the Knife: Poets slam campus with verses

Although the Geneseo Poets’ Society has been versing for four years, this semester is its first as an officially recognized on-campus organization. The poets perform in venues like Muddy Waters Coffee House on Main Street and the KnightSpot, where they recently hosted a two-and-a-half hour-long poetry marathon.

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Under the Knife: M.A.P.S. aims to surpass health education disparities, obstacles

The Minority Association for Pre-Health Students is leading a two-pronged attack on health care, educating people about disparities among minority groups and preparing minority students for careers in the field.

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Under the Knife: Philosophy Club thinks, therefore it exists...or does it?

The Philosophy Club has been a part of Geneseo for many years as a forum for eager and able-minded individuals to discuss various topics pertaining to philosophy, but also all topics relevant to life. The club meets in the Harding Lounge (Welles 111) on Thursday nights from 7 – 9 p.m.

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Under the Knife: Step into line with Swing Dance Club

For about 12 years, an on-campus organization has been teaching students jazz squares and step-ball-changes as they get back into the swing of things. The Geneseo Swing Dance Club welcomes students of all dance levels, as long as they're committed to learning and working with others.

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Under the Knife: Yoga Club stretches to find balance, leans toward inner peace

It can be difficult to balance running to class, doing homework, studying for exams and holding part-time jobs and internships, all while participating in a wide variety of student-run activities.

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Under the Knife: Chemistry Club creates bonds, fuses connections with faculty

A small band of students meets in the Integrated Science Center every Wednesday night, but not for extra help. These students are the enthusiastic members of the Chemistry/Biochemistry Club, and they mean business.

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Under the Knife: Vibrant But Deadly ventures into the realm of long-form improv

Despite the name, Vibrant But Deadly has no intention of murder. Rather, the Geneseo long-form improv group seeks to have its audiences doubling over in laughter.

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Under the Knife: Democracy Matters encourages political awareness

From republicans to democrats and political action committees to lobbyists, many Americans are determined to instigate political change. As college students newly-endowed with the power to vote, we have the opportunity to have our opinions heard and to understand the impact we can have on our government.

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Under the Knife: Musicians for World Harmony crescendos into Geneseo

Musicians for World Harmony is an international non- profit organization founded by the Ugandan-American musician Samite Molundo. Molundo provides music to war torn areas and regions of the world as a form of healing and escape. Geneseo students have been in- spired by Molundo’s goal, creating a Student Association to share the hidden healing power of music on campus and beyond.

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Under the Knife: Bring hope, buy a shirt, save a life

Sophomore Michael Venturiello is currently working hard to start a Geneseo branch of Hippies for Hope, a grassroots nonprofit organization. Hippies for Hope members create homemade tie-dye T-shirts that they sell for $10 each to help fund a girls' school in Tanzania and bring smiles to hospitalized children.

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Under the Knife: Hip-Hop Club brings new culture to Geneseo

Freshmen Justin Kim and Chris McGinn, otherwise known as "VirTru" and "Soular T," are driven and compelled by hip-hop. It has taken them in its hands and exalted them.

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