Soaring Stars at SUNY Geneseo

The State University of New York College at Geneseo, also known as SUNY Geneseo, is a College in the State University of New York (SUNY) system located in Geneseo, NY. Originally, the college was founded in 1871 as the Wadsworth Normal and Training School before becoming a state liberal arts college in 1948. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. The college serves 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students across 54 degree-granting programs.


Program Director: Annmarie Urso

urso 2Dr. Annmarie Urso is an associate professor in the School of Education at SUNY Geneseo. A 30 year professional in Education, Dr. Urso taught 20 years in rural K-12 schools in New York state as an elementary education, special education, and reading teacher. Her research interests are in cognitive profiles of children who struggle with reading. She is a learning disabilities specialist and an educational diagnositican. Dr. Urso is the president of the NYS Chapter for the Council for Exceptional Children and represents Institutes of Higher Education on the NYS Education Department’s Commissioner’s Advisory Panel on Special Education.