For Immediate Release —September 15, 2009
David Irwin
Media Relations Manager
(585) 245-5516


SUNY Geneseo Homecoming Packed With Activities, Events for Alumni

GENESEO, N.Y. – The State University of New York at Geneseo Classes of 1999 and 2004 will receive special recognition during the college’s Homecoming festivities Sept. 25-26 on campus. 

“We have wonderful Homecoming activities planned for all alumni but are reaching out to those celebrating their five- and ten-year reunions with a special celebration Saturday evening,” said Rose Anderson, assistant vice president for alumni relations at Geneseo.  “Returning to your alma mater always has special meaning and allows alumni to rekindle friendships and make new connections.  We’re looking forward to a great weekend.”

Friday highlights of this year’s Homecoming include the 3rd Annual Friday Knight 5K Race/Walk at 5:30 p.m. sponsored by Geneseo’s cross country and track and field teams; an alumni/student talent show from 6 - 8 p.m. in the Village Park; and a performance by comedian Eliot Chang in Wadsworth Auditorium at 9 p.m.

Saturday events include the Alzheimers Foundation Memory Walk at 9 a.m. in the Village Park; a Career Connections Brunch in the College Union Ballroom from 10 – 11:30 a.m.; the 2nd annual Block Party from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Village Park; and the Sports Hall of Fame reception and dinner in the College Union Ballroom.  Numerous athletic contests are scheduled throughout the weekend including rugby, men’s soccer and women’s field hockey.

More information about Homecoming 2009, including registration information and lodging options, is available at, or by calling (585) 245-5506.