Media Advisory

Thursday, May 11, 2006

SUNY Geneseo's 140th Commencement


Approximately 1,150 undergraduates at the State University of New York at Geneseo will receive their diplomas, and approximately 35 graduate students will receive master's degrees during the college's 140th Commencement.

10 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2006


On the site of the "B" parking lot on campus, adjacent to South Hall, just off of Park Street/College Drive between Main Street and Route 63 on the SUNY Geneseo campus.


Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy will deliver the commencement address. Duffy, the city's popular police chief for seven years, was elected mayor in November 2005, winning 72 percent of the vote in a four-way race.

Geneseo's commencement will be broadcast live on the Web at


Media passes are required for admittance to the grandstand. For more information, or to obtain a pass, call Sarah Grace Pretzer at (585) 245-5516, or after 6:30 p.m. and on weekends at (585) 657-5488.