Feb. 19, 2014

Doty Hall old and new

The college is hosting an open house of its grand new front door — Doty Hall. On March 1 and 2, members of the campus and wider community are invited to come in for a look around, to celebrate the milestone, and to enjoy talents of Geneseo in the new facilities.

Feb. 19, 2014

Donna Zamboni driving

After 28 years of driving the Zamboni at Geneseo’s Wilson Ice Arena, 80-year-old Donna Recktenwald is used to being the center of attention. Fans always cheer when she drives out onto the ice. “The small kids, they wave to me and if I know somebody I wave to them,” she says. “But you’ve got to concentrate on what you’re doing too.”

Feb. 18, 2014

job fair poster

More than 55 local and national companies, and government and nonprofit organizations will be on campus Thursday, March 6, at the college’s first Professional Job and Internship Fair, assisting graduating students with networking and finding career opportunities.

Feb. 18, 2014


For 27 years, locksmith Richard Canarvis has served the Geneseo campus community. He is honored this year with the college’s Gloria and Van Quaal Outstanding Quality Service Award for 2013. He received the award during the Division of Administration and Finance's recent recognition ceremony.

Feb. 18, 2014


Geneseo is hosting two musical performances this week — on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23— that highlight the talent of faculty, students and alumni, as well as special guests.

Feb. 18, 2014

Dance poster

Student artists of the Geneseo Dance Ensemble will peform new works by Department of Theatre and Dance faculty and guest choreographers in the upcoming performances of "46Live: New Voices Bold Moves," Feb. 27 through March 2 in the Alice Austin Theatre.

Feb. 18, 2014

Professor Emeritus Stan Rutherford, a longtime chair of the Department of Communications, died on Jan. 29, 201

Feb. 18, 2014

Waldman drawing


Jan. 22, 2014


The college's Steinway grand piano is in its new home in the recital hall of renovated Doty Hall. It will be used for guests artists, the faculty and student concert series and student graduation recitals.

Jan. 22, 2014


The college will host a Geneseo Global World Café on Saturday, Feb. 1, to gather students, faculty and staff to discuss and brainstorm how the school can build a truly global campus.



  • On Wednesday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom, Amber Madison, author of All Are Guys Assholes?, and a nationally noted sex educator and media personality, will be presenting a lecture entitled “The Truth About Guys,” as part of the All-College Hour Speaker Series.

  •  On Wednesday, March 12, from 2:30 to 4 p.m., in Newton 214,  film maker Sharon Delmendo will present on the Filipino version of Oscar Schindler, made famous by the film "Schindler's List," Manuel Quezon. This event is co-sponsored by Asian/Asian American Studies and Programming and the Department of History.

  • On Tuesday, March 25, at 2:30 p.m., there will be an opportunity for the college community to discuss expectations for the next president. More details to follow. This is the third of four opportunities available throughout the semester.

  • On Wednesday, April 9, from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Professor Sharon Delmendo will present "An Open Door: Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines." The presentation includes parts of her film of the same name about Manuel Quezon, the "Oscar Schindler" of the Philippines who saved 1,300 German Jews from the Nazi death camps. Delmendo is a professor of English at St. John Fisher College, and is writing a history of the Manilaners (the rescued Jews of the Philippines), and is the co-producer and humanities scholar of the documentary film of the same name.