THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT BROCKPORT & STUDY ABROAD IN CUERNAVACA, MORELOS, MEXICO

The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Brockport has a long history of engagement in Study Abroad in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, a celebrated center for teaching Spanish as a second language. In the 1960s, the college offered limited opportunities for student experiences overseas. During his tenure from 1965 to 1981, President Albert W.…

IN MEMORIAM: RUTH GEARY,1958-2018

  Our Cuernavaca community lost one of its dearest members when Ruth Geary passed away suddenly in October 2018. Originally from the Bay Area of California, Ruth loved Mexico and made it her home as well as her place of business. In July she celebrated the 5th anniversary of her beautiful boutique Hotel/Restaurant Gusto. The…

DAMAGED BUT UNDAUNTED,  MORELOS BECKONS TOURISTS, October 3, 2017­­­

On September 19, 2017, an earthquake struck Mexico causing severe to moderate damage in Mexico City and the states of Puebla and Morelos. The estimated 7.1 Richter-scale quake damaged about 150 thousand homes, some completely destroyed. Government sources confirm 366 lives lost, including 225 in the capital and 74 in Morelos.   Mexican first responders, the army,…