Happy Holidays From Elmira College
— Thursday, December 22, 2016
From everyone at Elmira College, we wish you and your family a joyous holiday season, and a very happy, healthy New Year. Please enjoy our 2016 holiday video featuring a capella groups A1 & The Sauce, The Chiclettes and EC Naturals...
Gold Keys Open the Door to Elmira College
— Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Are you a high school senior? Still deciding to which colleges to apply? Flip through our recent Gold Key feature stories for an in-depth look at Elmira College from the eyes of current sophomore, junior, and senior students. As Gold...
Alumni Participate in College President Inaugurations
— Monday, December 19, 2016
Each year the Office of Alumni Relations reaches out to alumni to invite them to attend the inaugurations of presidents at colleges from their area, on behalf Elmira College and President, Dr. Norman Smith. During these inauguration events the...
Alumna’s Passion for Literacy Grows in Graduate School
— Friday, December 16, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story features recent graduate, Victoria Wright '16. While at Elmira College she was an elementary education and English literature double major, and now her journey continues at the University of New...
Enjoy the Holidays with Public Skate at the MAC
— Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Murray Athletic Center (MAC) will hold its final public skate for 2016 on Sunday, December 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  The evening, a great holiday activity for families, is open to the community and skate rentals are available for...
Keys to the Future
— Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Gold Keys are soaring with knowledge when it comes to Elmira College. Over the past few weeks, they’ve shared with us some of their favorite traditions, faculty members and spots on campus. Time at Elmira can seem just as fast as...
Student Photography on Display
— Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A collection of black and white student photographs printed in the darkroom are on display in the Gannett-Tripp Library lobby showcases through January 20, ushering in the upcoming 2017 Arts Alive exhibition.  On display is the...
Prance, Hall Take Home Athlete of the Week Awards
— Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Women's Ice Hockey senior captain Jessica Prance '17 and men's ice hockey rookie forward Joseph Hall '20 have been awarded Elmira College Athletes of the Week after each scored a goal against Trinity College...
Counselor Event Gives Inside Look at Life at EC
— Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The College admissions staff recently welcomed high school college counselors to campus from across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions for an in-depth look at what Elmira College offers students. The two-day event included a campus tour, a...
Students Dive Into Finals after Festive Traditions
— Monday, December 12, 2016
It is finals week at Elmira College and this past weekend students were busy hitting the books, but with a few study breaks for the traditional Finals Breakfast and some holiday fun. On Sunday evening, students enjoyed holiday carols under the...
An Attorney in the Making
— Friday, December 09, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Thomas Finnigan III ’18. As an economics and political science double major, Thomas intends to go to law school. And we won’t object that his summer internship...
Keys to Campus and College Life
— Thursday, December 08, 2016
The past few weeks, we have highlighted a few of our Gold Key students. Being the ambassadors and guides to visiting students and families, this group of students always has the insider scoop on everything Elmira College. This week is dedicated...
Students Present Research at Sigma Xi Conference
— Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Drew E. I. Barber ‘17 and Leslie T. Hixon ’17, accompanied by Dr. Todd Egan, Associate Professor of Biology, recently presented their research at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference in...
Theatre Season Continues with ‘A Delicate Balance’
— Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The uneasy existence of two suburbanites and their revolving door of houseguests comes to life in the play, A Delicate Balance, presented by the Theatre Department, December 8 through 11 in Watson Arena, located in the Watson Fine Arts...
Campus Gathers Together for Annual Holiday Banquet
— Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Last Friday evening students, faculty, and administrators gathered in Campus Center for the traditional Holiday Banquet. This celebration, one of the oldest of Elmira College's many time-honored traditions, is where students "invite" their...
Cuffee, Green Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, December 05, 2016
Henry Cuffee '19 of the men's basketball team and Emily Green '18 of the women's basketball team been awarded the Elmira College Athlete of the Week Awards for the week ending December 4th. Click here to read more...
Professor Kelly’s Play Wins Competition
— Monday, December 05, 2016
A short play written by Professor John J. Kelly, Director of the Theatre Program, recently won “full-play category” in the Roots of the Bluegrass New Play Contest in Lexington, Kentucky. The play, titled WC (war crimes), was...
International Internship Means Business
— Friday, December 02, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Lilly Burtner’17. As an international studies and business administration dual major, with concentrations in international business and European studies, Lilly spent her summer in...
Professor Elected to Serve as SME International Director
— Thursday, December 01, 2016
Vincent Howell, adjunct professor in strategic planning, project management and business ethics, was recently elected to serve as part of the Society of Mechanical Engineers International Directors and Member Council. His term will begin in...
Dr. Thomas Keith Meier, L.H.D. ’12, Twelfth President of Elmira College, 1987-2012
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Dr. Thomas Keith Meier, Elmira College’s Twelfth President and Simeon Benjamin Professor of English Literature, has passed away. Dr. Meier began his tenure as President at Elmira College in 1987. He was the second-longest serving...
Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Goal
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On behalf of current and future students, we extend a heartfelt thank you to the alumni, parents, employees, and friends of Elmira College who supported yesterday’s #GivingTuesday event. Thanks to your generosity, we not only met, but...
Second Annual Under the Dome Craft Fair Set for December 4th
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Elmira College is pleased to announce the second annual "Under the Dome Craft Fair" will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Similar to the inaugural event, the venue for this year's holiday craft fair will be at the...
Celebrate #GivingTuesday Today
— Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Today, Tuesday, November 29, Elmira College is participating in #GivingTuesday for the fourth year. This global giving campaign ensures that Elmira College continues to offer students scholarships and new educational opportunities. To get the...
Cuce, Vespucci Awarded Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 28, 2016
First-year forward Matthew Cuce '20 of the men's ice hockey team and second-year post player Rachel Vespucci '19 of the women's basketball team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the...
Clarke Health Center Presents AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel
— Monday, November 28, 2016
The Clarke Health Center will present a panel from the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Campus Center from Monday, November 28 – Sunday, December 4.  The panel display is part of the World AIDS Day activities sponsored by the...
Step Back in Time This Thanksgiving
— Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Many Thanksgiving dinner tables traditionally feature roasted turkey with sides of green bean casserole, stuffing, and potatoes. But have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving might have been like in the past? Were the food staples or traditions...
College Participates in Global #GivingTuesday Campaign
— Tuesday, November 22, 2016
On Tuesday, November 29, Elmira College once again will participate in the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday.  Funds raised on this day will support College scholarships, which make an immediate and direct impact for many aspiring,...
Harkins, Granato Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 21, 2016
The high-scoring efforts of men's basketball 3-point marksman Hayden Harkins '18 and women's ice hockey second-year forward Katie Granato '19 earned the two student-athletes the Elmira College Athlete of the...
#ECGivesThanks: Share Your Turkey Day Festivities
— Monday, November 21, 2016
Thanksgiving Break is here and we want to know what you’re thankful for and what kinds of family traditions mean the most to you. Use #ECGivesThanks and share your Thanksgiving festivities on social media. Whether you’re...
Studying Art History, Discovering Her Future
— Friday, November 18, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess student is McKayla Sluga ’17. The history and American studies double major collaborated with Dr. Charles Mitchell, Professor of American Studies and Dean of Academic Affairs, to complete...
NYC-Area Alumni Gather for Hockey Game
— Thursday, November 17, 2016
This past weekend alumni in the New York City area gathered for an Elmira College men’s hockey game against Manhattanville College in Rye, New York. Classes ranging from 1978 to 2014 cheered on the Soaring Eagles while catching up with...
Professor, Student Co-Author Paper to be Published
— Thursday, November 17, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, and Abigail Carr ’16, an economics and accounting alumna, recently co-authored a paper that has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Applied...
Golden Keys To Elmira College
— Wednesday, November 16, 2016
When you visit Elmira College, you will likely meet a Gold Key or two. These aren’t literal keys, but students who serve as tour guides and ambassadors for the College. Each of these students has a tremendous amount of...
A New Set of Keys
— Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Upon arriving at the purple and gold campus of Elmira College, you’ll be greeted by a Gold Key. A student who has key insights to the best studying spots, all the clubs and activities offered on campus, along with stories of their...
Enactus, Sunshine Insurance Host Annual Scholarship Contest
— Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Four Bahamian secondary students were the recipients of $150,000 in scholarships for their entrepreneurial spirit during the 14th Annual Elmira College Enactus – Sunshine Insurance Essay Contest recently held in Nassau. Yamille Moss of...
New Edition of the EC Octagon Available Online, Mobile
— Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The EC Octagon, the College’s student-run newspaper, just published a new online mobile-friendly edition. The student writers focused this edition on the recent presidential election as well as opinion pieces on trending events,...
Jerolman, Lahey Crowned Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 14, 2016
Classmates Maddy Jerolman '19 and Meg Lahey '19 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team have been named the Elmira College Athletes of the Week after leading the Soaring Eagles to a sweep of Chatham...
PRIDE Symposium Focused on LGBTQ Healthcare
— Monday, November 14, 2016
The PRIDE Symposium, recently held on campus, was an opportunity for students and local healthcare professionals to come together and learn more about the LGBTQ community. The week of events included a film screening, training workshop, panel...
Dr. Pitner’s Paper Presented at State Conference
— Monday, November 14, 2016
Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, presented the paper titled, “Changing perceptions of disability in early imperial China” at the New York Conference of Asian Studies recently held at Utica...
A Scientific Summer of Research, Learning
— Friday, November 11, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess spotlights Brandon Davis '17. This science-focused double major spent this past summer conducting research in a biomolecular lab in Rochester, New York. Let’s learn more from...
George Waters Art Gallery Displays Faculty Artwork
— Thursday, November 10, 2016
The George Waters Art Gallery will showcase the artwork of Elmira College faculty members Derek Chalfant, Jan Kather, Chris Longwell and Aaron Kather from November 10 - December 9. The exhibit includes a variety of artwork from sculptures and...
Fall Visit Day Offers In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Wednesday, November 09, 2016
This Saturday, November 12, the Office of Admissions will host the third and final Fall Visit Day of the season, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Elmira College Receives Grant from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation
— Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Elmira College recently received a generous grant for a fourth consecutive year from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation. The $15,000 grant-in-aid has been distributed to selected Tioga County, New York students who have demonstrated...
Community Invited to Documentary Film Screening
— Tuesday, November 08, 2016
On Thursday, November 10, Mexican documentary filmmaker, Tin Dirdamal, will screen his first film, De nadie, in the Gannett Tripp Library Lecture Hall at 4:00 p.m. Originally screened during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema...
Laura Hurd Memorial Weekend, November 11-12
— Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Former Elmira College women's ice hockey great Laura Hurd '05 was as good as they came, dominating the NCAA Division III hockey world from 2001-05, while helping the Soaring Eagles capture a pair of national titles in...
Lippiatt Durnell, Theodoulou Earn Athlete of the Week
— Monday, November 07, 2016
Junior skaters Louisa Lippiatt Durnell '18 of the women's ice hockey team and Tyler Theodoulou '18 of the men's ice hockey team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their career...
Professor’s Artwork on Display in Solo Exhibition
— Monday, November 07, 2016
Artwork by Elmira College Art Professor Aaron Kather is now on exhibit in the Corning Community College Atrium Gallery through December 23, 2016. The exhibition, which includes both 2D and 3D work, alludes to themes from...
Business Strategy, Creativity, and One Exciting Future
— Friday, November 04, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess features Elizabeth Paolucci '17. While her studies as a business major and art minor seem be to polar opposites, she brought them together for a perfect union during an internship at a full-service...
Cheerleading Team Hosts Annual Competition
— Thursday, November 03, 2016
On Sunday, November 6 the Elmira College Cheerleading team is hosting the annual Fall Cheer and Dance Classic competition at the Murray Athletic Center. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the competition begins at 10:00 a.m. This event is open to high...
Co-Authored Paper to be Published in International Journal
— Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Dr. James K. Nageldinger, Assistant Professor of Literacy, co-authored a paper that was recently accepted for publication by the Athens Journal of Education. In this paper, titled “New Perspectives on Picture Books,”...
Alumna Presenting Final Science Lecture
— Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Alumna Katie Moring '09 presents the third and final Lecture in the Sciences on Friday, November 4 at 6:00 p.m. in Kolker Hall. Katie is the Assistant Operations Manager for the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell...
Students Inducted into Nursing Honor Society
— Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Twenty-one Elmira College senior nursing majors were inducted into the Rho Gamma Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International earlier this month.   Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) recognizes individuals...
Look at Samuel Clemens, Brand Manager
— Monday, October 31, 2016
The final lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 2 in Cowles Hall on the Elmira College campus. Beginning...
Internship at Veterinary Hospital Furthers Career Direction
— Friday, October 28, 2016
This week's ‪#‎SoaringToSuccess features Elizabeth Johnson '17. The biology major, who aspires to become a veterinarian, interned for two summers and many school breaks at the Rotterdam Veterinary Hospital in Rotterdam, New...
Families Invited to Trick-or-Treat for a Cause
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
Local trick-or-treaters and their families are invited to the Elmira College campus on Monday, October 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a family-friendly night of trick-or-treating and games – all for a...
Emerging Scholar Lecture Explores Theory, Thinking
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Emerging Scholar Lecture Series begins on Tuesday, November 1 with a presentation by Nicolette Bragg, a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University, at 4:30 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. Bragg’s presentation titled,...
Dr. Sharma's Research Paper to be Published
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, has had his paper “Remittances and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Mexico” accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of the International Labour Review....
Student Artwork on Display in George Waters Gallery
— Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The George Waters Gallery will showcase the works of Elmira College students enrolled in studio art courses, including painting, drawing, illustration, ceramics, sculpture, photography and electronic arts classes. This installation is the first...
Men’s Lacrosse Fundraising to Support HEADstrong Foundation
— Wednesday, October 26, 2016
For the second consecutive year, the Elmira College men's lacrosse team has partnered with the HEADstrong Foundation to raise money for cancer victims through the organization's annual Lacrosse Mustache Madness campaign. HEADstrong was...
Virtual Tour Provides Look Inside House at Quarry Farm
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
In accordance with the agreement Elmira College holds with the Langdon family, the house at Quarry Farm is normally open only to Mark Twain scholars.  But a new website and online virtual tour are now making it possible for the public...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Hosts Contemporary Performer
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies welcomes contemporary performer, Dan Hoyle to Gibson Theatre on Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. Hoyle blends his talents as a journalist, comedian, actor, and social critic into a unique and innovative genre...
Fall Visit Days Offer In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
This Saturday, October 29, the Office of Admissions will host the second of three Fall Visit Days, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Last week three students, Cory Blanchard ‘17, Melody Rubeiro ’17, and Zachory Park ’17, accompanied by Dr. Christine Bezotte, Associate Professor of Biology, presented their summer research posters at the 19th Annual...
Alumni Enjoy Visit to Fenimore Art Museum
— Monday, October 24, 2016
This past weekend more than 30 alumni, administrators, and faculty members visited the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, for an alumni event. The group enjoyed a guided tour through The Instruction of Young Ladies: Arts from Private...
Hodlofski, Schieder Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 24, 2016
Jordan Hodlofski '17 of the men's soccer team and Natalie Schieder '19 of the women's volleyball team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their fine individual efforts over the week that was. Click...
Teacher Education Grant Focuses on New York’s Indigenous Communities
— Monday, October 24, 2016
   A growing number of students of color are enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade in schools in New York State. Specifically in the 2013-2014 school year, 15,390 self-identified Indigenous students were enrolled...
Term III Travel Inspires Graduate Studies Abroad
— Friday, October 21, 2016
It is now the final countdown to the Elmira College Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 27 in Speidel Gymnasium. To get ready, our #SoaringToSuccess series is spotlighting alumni now hard at work in graduate school. This week is Kaitlyn...
Graduate School Fair Open to Students, Community
— Friday, October 21, 2016
Join Elmira College and the Office of Career Services at the 31st Annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. Speak with representatives from over 55 colleges and...
Mid-Term Break Brings Fall Fun
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
The mid-semester mark is here and students are heading out on fall break starting Thursday, October 20. Classes will resume on Monday, October 24. If you are a student and traveling, heading home or staying local, share your fall break...
Twain Symposium Attracts International Scholars
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
Earlier this month the Center for Mark Twain Studies hosted a weekend symposium at Quarry Farm titled, “Mark Twain and Youth.” More than 45 Mark Twain Scholars and enthusiasts from across the globe gathered to hear...
Community Invited to Lecture, Discussion on Diversity and Literature
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
How does art spark dialogue across barriers and confront stereotypes through fictional characters? Creative writer, Alex Juffer will address this question in his presentation, "Stirring the Melting Pot: Race, Literature and the Misrepresentation...
Weekend Features Regional Alumni Events
— Wednesday, October 19, 2016
This fall weekend offers two event opportunities for alumni in the Cooperstown and Rochester regions. In Cooperstown, alumni are invited for cocktails, dinner and a tour at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, October 22, at the Fenimore Art Museum. The...
Soccer Programs To Host Alumni Weekend
— Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Elmira College head men's soccer coach Keith Moore and head women's soccer coach Kaitlyn Mallernee are pleased to host the EC Soccer Alumni Weekend on Campus Field on Saturday, October 22nd, and Sunday,...
Service of Remembrance Held
— Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations hosted the annual Service of Remembrance to honor more than 60 loyal alumni who passed away this past year. During the ceremony, photos and memories were shared on each alumni, current students recited poetry, and...
Alumni Spotlight: Iiona Scully '11
— Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Iiona Scully '11 has a long-standing fascination with psychology. A fascination that started in high school and has taken her through an undergraduate degree at Elmira College, a graduate degree at Towson University, and now a doctorate degree...
Twain's Fashions Suit His Purpose
— Monday, October 17, 2016
The next lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 19 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open at 7:30...
Professor Kelly’s Plays Published and Competing
— Monday, October 17, 2016
Professor John J. Kelly, Director of the Theatre Program, continues his playwriting success with new publication and competition opportunities. His short play, titled Special, was recently selected for inclusion in the anthology, Best 5-Minute...
Fritsche, Kaznowski Crowned Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 17, 2016
James Fritsche '18 of the men's cross country team and Taylor Kaznowski '19 of the women's volleyball team have been awarded Elmira College Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending October 16th. Click here to...
Visiting Scholar Lecture Open to Community
— Friday, October 14, 2016
***The presentation by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Jeremy Sabloff, scheduled for Monday, October 17th has had to be cancelled.  We hope to welcome Dr. Sabloff to campus during the 2017 Winter Term.  New information will...
Climb Every Mountain, Study Everything Chemistry
— Friday, October 14, 2016
The EC Graduate School Fair, set for Thursday, October 27, is quickly approaching. To get ready we are #SoaringToSuccess with Elmira College alumni now in graduate school. This week spotlights Tyler Myers ’16. Tyler is a materials...
Fall Visit Days Offer In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Thursday, October 13, 2016
This Saturday, October 15, the Office of Admissions will host the first of three Fall Visit Days, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Men's Lacrosse to Host Alumni Game
— Thursday, October 13, 2016
Elmira College head men's lacrosse coach Preston Chapman is pleased to host the Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game at the Murray Athletic Center on Saturday, October 15 at 3 p.m. All former Elmira men's lacrosse players and their guests are...
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture Open to Community
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
***The presentation by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Jeremy Sabloff, scheduled for Monday, October 17th has had to be cancelled.  We hope to welcome Dr. Sabloff to campus during the 2017 Winter Term.  New information will...
Students Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
More than 30 students were inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society during a ceremony held last week in Hamilton Hall. Phi Eta Sigma emphasizes not only academic achievements but three personal qualities which are essential to a...
Sara Kazerouni, Tilila El Yazidi Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A multi-goal effort from Sara Kazerouni '18 of the women's soccer team and a record-setting weekend for Tilila El Yazidi '20 of the women's tennis team have earned the two student-athletes Elmira College...
Elmira College Key Recognizes Student Potential
— Monday, October 10, 2016
Elmira College recognized many of its most promising new students with the 81st awarding of the Elmira College Key on Friday, October 7 at an afternoon reception in Hamilton Great Hall. Presented by the Alumni Association, the Key Award...
Twain-Twichell Letters Reveal the Personal Side of Twain
— Monday, October 10, 2016
The second lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented by Peter Messent, at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 12 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open...
Alumna Shares Her Law School Experience
— Friday, October 07, 2016
In preparation for the Graduate School Fair on October 27 in Speidel Gymnaisum, this month’s  #SoaringToSuccess stories feature Elmira alum now in grad school, including alumna, Caiti Anderson ’15. Caiti is attending...
Propel Your Future Forward This Month with Career Services
— Friday, October 07, 2016
Throughout the month of October the Office of Career Services is hosting a variety of events for students and the community, including Mentor Mondays, Lunch and Learn and Live @ Five workshops, and the Graduate School Fair.  Mentor...
Theatre Season Opens with 2000-Year-Old Comedy
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
Frogs, Greek Gods, Bacchants, monsters and many more make their appearance upon Elmira College’s Gibson Theatre stage from October 13 through the 16 as Aristophanes The Frogs opens the 2016-2017 Theatre...
Alumnus Presenting in Science Lecture Series
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
Alumnus Dillon Damuth ’13, Ph.D. student in developmental biology at Georgetown University, continues the Lecture Series in the Sciences with a presentation on Friday, October 7 at 6 p.m. in Kolker...
Men's Hockey Hosting Columbus Day Skills Clinic
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
The storied Elmira College men's ice hockey program will hold a Columbus Day Skills Clinic for boys and girls at the Murray Athletic Center on Monday, October 10. Players who attend the Columbus Day Skills Clinic will have the opportunity to...
Octagon Fair Offers Food, Music, Activities
— Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Elmira College invites the public to the annual Octagon Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Elmira College campus. The family-friendly event offers a variety of fun, food, games, crafts, and live entertainment...
Students Volunteer at Annual Wineglass Marathon
— Tuesday, October 04, 2016
This past weekend students from the field hockey, baseball, and men’s basketball teams volunteered at the local Wineglass Marathon. Students handed out water, Gatorade and spirited cheers at three different stations along the racecourse...
New Book Guides Students Through College Choice
— Monday, October 03, 2016
In a recently published book, Mistakes to Avoid When Deciding on Your College, Dr. Norman Smith provides insight and tips for families to consider as students begin the college selection process. The book is available as a free...
Audrey Clarke '18, Atu Machika '18 Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 03, 2016
Classmates Audrey Clarke '18 of the women's golf team and Atu Machika '18 of the field hockey team have been crowned Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their outstanding efforts throughout the week ending...
Extra, Extra, Read All About: Haley Brown ’17
— Friday, September 30, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess student is Haley Brown ’17. This psychology major and English literature minor spent her summer writing for The Daily Review, a newspaper located in Towanda, Pennsylvania. Her experience brought...
Term III: Life-Changing Studies, Travels, Experiences
— Thursday, September 29, 2016
Do you want to travel? Study abroad during Term III gives students not just that, but an opportunity to experience and understand countries, cultures and topics differently. “Traveling is challenging, but traveling is...
Nursing Scholarship Changing Lives
— Wednesday, September 28, 2016
There is a shortage of nurses nationwide, but the Elmira College-Corning Incorporated Foundation Nursing Scholarship is offering students a chance to help solve that problem. This year five students were awarded the scholarship: Andrea Gridley...
Seybold to Give Final Twain Presentation at the Chemung Valley Museum
— Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, is presenting at the Chemung Valley Museum on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. His presentation, titled, “The Making of Chimerica:...
Charl Pretorius, Julia Derco Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Second-year men's golfer Charl Pretorius '19 and fourth-year field hockey defender Julia Derco '17 have been selected as Elmira College Athletes of the Week.  Click to read more about Charl and...
2016-2017 Twain Lectures Begin Next Wednesday
— Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies will host the first The Trouble Begins at Eight lecture in the 2016-2017 series on Wednesday, October 5 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The four-part lecture series begins with a presentation titled,...
Community Throwing Night to End Hunger
— Monday, September 26, 2016
The College Ceramics Department is teaming up with Catholic Charities and local business owners for the first Community Throwing Night to End Hunger on Thursday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Fassett Commons. This lighthearted...
Internship Reaffirms Career Choice and Passion
— Friday, September 23, 2016
Miranda Satterly  ’17, this week’s #SoaringToSuccess student, just recently completed a marketing and design internship at the CBORD Group in Ithaca, N.Y.  For this double major focusing on marketing and...
This Weekend on Campus
— Thursday, September 22, 2016
      The first fall weekend at Elmira College brings a variety of campus events - arts, academics, and athletics - for all to enjoy.  Kick-off the weekend on Thursday, by joining the Art Department...
What Do You Say? It’s Mountain Day!
— Wednesday, September 21, 2016
It is Mountain Day at Elmira College. This annual tradition, dating back almost a hundred years, is a day for students, faculty and administrators to come together for a host of fun activities and games. The tradition commenced on Tuesday night,...
Michael Bryant, Natalie Schieder Named Elmira College Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Michael Bryant '18 of the men's soccer team and Natalie Schieder '19 of the women's volleyball team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week following a pair of high-scoring outings for their respective...
Nobel Prize Winner Kicks-Off Lecture Series
— Monday, September 19, 2016
Dr. Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry and Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters Emeritus at Cornell University, kicks off the 2016 Lecture Series in the Sciences with his presentation, “Protochemistires are a...
Focusing on the Past for a Bright Future
— Friday, September 16, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess features Hannah Gaston ’18.  The History and Sociology & Anthropology double major, spent her summer immersed in the past as she completed her internship with the Fenimore Art Museum...
Alumna’s Work Included in George Waters Gallery Opening Photography Exhibit
— Thursday, September 15, 2016
The work of nine regional and international photographers, including alumna Christine Heusner ‘03, will be featured in the opening exhibit at the George Waters Gallery, from Thursday, September 22 through Friday, October 14. The...
Community Service Fair this Friday
— Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Office of Career Services will host the annual Community Service Fair on Friday, September 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in Speidel Gymnasium. This event is focused on helping students find local opportunities to complete their 60-hour...
Elmira College Elevated to ‘Top Tier’ National Rankings by U.S. News BEST COLLEGES 2017
— Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Elmira, New York – In their just-released 2017 BEST COLLEGES rankings, U.S. News & World Report elevated Elmira College from the north regional category of colleges to the national liberal arts category placing Elmira in the top...
Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Nickerson '11
— Monday, September 12, 2016
As a two-time Elmira College Graduate, Andrea Nickerson ‘11 didn’t walk but sprinted to her goals. In the short time since obtaining her Bachelor of Science in History in 2011, Andrea completed...
A Summer at the Museum
— Friday, September 09, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess spotlights Zac Park '17.  The biology and biochemistry double major interned at the Smithsonian Institution`s National Museum of Natural History. However, he wasn’t dusting off artifacts...
Partnership Expands Twain Programming
— Thursday, September 08, 2016
In 1985, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College began offering “The Trouble Begins at Eight” lecture series in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The popular series, now offered in the fall and spring each year, provides...
Elmira College to Hold 9/11 Memorial Service
— Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Elmira College will hold its annual 9/11 Memorial Service at 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 11, around the College flagpole, located near Speidel Gymnasium and the Campus Center. The public is invited to join the campus...
Megan Fitzgerald, Caitlin Malanowski Named Elmira College Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 06, 2016
With the first week of competition in the 2016-17 academic year now in the books, its time to award our first Elmira College Athletes of the Week. Those honors go to Megan Fitzgerald '18 of the women's tennis team...
Welcoming a New Generation of Legacies
— Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Last week, the Class of 2020 arrived on campus, but for 14 students and their families, Elmira College isn’t a new place, but a second home. This group of students are legacies following in the footsteps of a family member or, in some...
Community Service at the SPCA Fills More Than Requirement
— Friday, September 02, 2016
Community service is a graduation requirement at Elmira College. The 60-hour commitment can be completed at home or abroad, but many students fulfill their community service locally. During the 2015-2016 academic year, Elmira College students...
Welcome to the Visionary Class of 2020
— Friday, September 02, 2016
For Patricia Boorum of Ontario, New York, today is a big day. Her grandson, Jeremy Boorum, a business administration major and member of the Class of 2020, just moved into Columbia Hall.   “I helped my own children move into...
Term III in the British Isles: Exploring the United Kingdom and Ireland
— Thursday, September 01, 2016
Term III at Elmira College provides students a deeper look into new topics and subjects through experiential learning and travel. Emeritus Professor Gerald C. Parkhouse started offering this course 30+ years ago with the focus on international...
Alumni Wrap up Special Treats for New Students
— Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Campus is abuzz this week as students and alumni get ready to welcome the “Visionary Class of 2020.” Today, members of the Elmira Alumni Chapter and parents gathered in the Campus Center to wrap and package cookies that will be...
Elmira Named on “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” List by Washington Monthly
— Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Elmira Named on “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” List by Washington Monthly Elmira College has been named one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges on Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings. These...
Parents: Tips for Letting Go
— Monday, August 29, 2016
This week we welcome our new students as they move to campus. And as much as college is a transition for them, it is a big change for parents as well.  Whether it is a parent’s first or fifth child in college, saying goodbye and...
Nursing Program Featured in Local News
— Monday, August 29, 2016
Students and faculty in the nursing program recently participated in an emergency simulation training designed to help prepare volunteers for disaster situations. Read and watch the news coverage: WENY WETM The training, which simulated a...
Nursing Faculty Member Completes Doctoral Degree
— Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Susan Gustafson, EdD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, recently completed the requirements for a doctorate degree in Executive Leadership, at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, St. John Fisher College.  Dr. Gustafson...
2016-2017 Theatre Season Offers Full Line-Up of Shows
— Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Elmira College Theatre Program is pleased to announce its upcoming 2016-2017 season. The year begins with Aristophanes’ 2300-year-old comedy The Frogs, followed by Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize...
New Students: Learning the Elmira Way
— Monday, August 22, 2016
Orientation and the first day of classes are right around the corner. For new students moving to campus, they might notice some lingo or things that are unique not only to Elmira College, but also to college life in general. The Residence...
Summer on the Shore Means Research for this Student
— Friday, August 19, 2016
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Join Us for Special Boston Send-Off Event
— Thursday, August 18, 2016
On Tuesday, August 23, all new and current students, as well as alumni and families are invited to attend a Summer Send-Off event from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Newton in the Riverbend Grille. The social event, hosted by alumna...
Local Teachers Discover Mark Twain, “Man of Letters”
— Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies recently collaborated with the Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga-Corning Teachers’ Center to offer the 2016 Summer Teachers’ Institute. More than 45 teachers attended the two-day...
Term III Students Head into the Wilds of Alaska
— Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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Keep Calm & Move On Into College
— Monday, August 15, 2016
It is T-minus 12 days until Friday, September 2 - also known as move-in day for incoming freshmen at Elmira College. It might sound a little scary, and for some new students and their families, it definitely can be. However, the Residence Life...
A Scientific Summer for One Rising Senior
— Friday, August 12, 2016
The summer may be winding down, but many Elmira College students are still busy completing a variety of internships. Throughout the summer we’ve spotlighted some of the internships our students are experiencing, and this week...
Summer Training Institutes Focus on Campus Safety, Prevention and Education
— Thursday, August 11, 2016
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Nursing Faculty Members Receive Certification, Grant
— Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Donna Ryan, DNP, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor for Nurse Education, recently passed the certification examination for nurse educators. Dr. Ryan earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility...
Soaring Eagles Gearing Up for Fall Season
— Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The summer is winding down, but with just 22 days until the kick-off of the fall season, the Soaring Eagles athletic teams are gearing up for a full line-up of competition.  Schedules for all nine fall athletic teams are now available on...
Term III in Australia: the Opera House to the Outback
— Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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Roommate Reach-Out: How To Start the Conversation
— Monday, August 08, 2016
Move-in Day, Fall Orientation, and Term I are almost here at Elmira College. For new students, moving on campus and having a roommate for the first time could be exciting or totally terrifying. Today, the Residence Life team shares practical...
Internship Experience “Accounts for” Career Passion
— Friday, August 05, 2016
The summer might be winding down, but many Elmira College students are still busy experiencing a variety of internships. Throughout the summer we’ve highlighted some of the internships our students are completing, and this week...
Women's Lacrosse Honored By IWLCA For Academic Success
— Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Elmira College women's lacrosse team and six of its members received recognition from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for their outstanding work in the classroom...
Final Summer Lecture Explores the Many Sides of Twain
— Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies will host the final lecture in “The Park Church Summer Lecture Series,” with a lecture by Boston University’s A.B. Effgen on Wednesday, August 10 at the historic and...
Paper on “Imperious Curiosity” Presented at ISSEI Conference
— Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, recently presented his paper "Imperious Curiosity" via Skype as part of the 2016 Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas or ISSEI. The conference...
Local Students Express Themselves at Literacy SLAM Showcase
— Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Art and literacy fused together in self-expression as eight local high school students celebrated the culmination of a weeklong literacy program at the First Annual Literacy SLAM Showcase. The event, held in Gibson Theatre, was hosted by students...
Term III Provides Insight into Ireland’s Natural & Social History
— Tuesday, August 02, 2016
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Take or Toss? What New Students Should Pack for College
— Monday, August 01, 2016
Move-in day is almost here at Elmira College. For new students, and their families, moving on campus for the first time could mean excitement, nervous jitters, or even angst. In the next few weeks, the Residence Life team will share all the...
Internship in Italy Fosters New Ways to Communicate & Learn
— Friday, July 29, 2016
Summer is in full swing and for many Elmira College students that means internships. We are highlighting some of the internships our students are experiencing, including Laura Butts ’18. Laura recently completed an internship in Italy as...
Resume Workshop Offers Support to Local Job Seekers
— Friday, July 29, 2016
Elmira College's Office of Career Services is partnering with Employment Solutions to offer a free resume workshop, open to the community, on Wednesday, August 10 in Stephan’s Lounge, Meier Hall on the Elmira College campus. The...
Summer Research Team Solves Dairy Goat Illness
— Thursday, July 28, 2016
Dr. Christine Bezotte, Associate Professor of Biology, and students Corey Blanchard '17, and Melody Ribeiro '17, conducted a summer research project in partnership with a dairy goat farm in Vermont. Originally the project was intended to...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Hosts First Lecture in New Series
— Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College will host the first lecture in a new series titled, “The Park Church Summer Lecture Series.”  The lecture will take place Wednesday, August 3 at the historic and...
Women’s Volleyball Honored with AVCA Team Academic Award
— Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Another successful season of Elmira College women's volleyball has been in the books for quite some time now since the end of the 2015 season, one that saw the Soaring Eagles post 18 wins and qualify for the Empire 8 Conference Tournament....
Term III Students Dive into Island Ecology
— Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Term III at Elmira College gives students the opportunity to explore subjects and concepts through experiential learning and travel. This spring, a group of 15 students spent Term III studying the plants, animals, and history of San Salvador...
Elementary School Students Experience College Learning
— Monday, July 25, 2016
Last week elementary students from the Soaring Summer Scholars program at Finn Academy, an Elmira charter school, were on campus for guided tours and an interactive look at college life.  The visit, coordinated by Finn Academy and the...
Men’s and Women’s Tennis Garner ITA Academic Honors
— Monday, July 25, 2016
The Elmira College men's and women's tennis teams were recognized for their efforts off the court this season, as both squads received academic honors through the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Both teams were named to the ITA...
Exploring Beyond Clinical Psychology
— Friday, July 22, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships. We are highlighting some of the internships our students are experiencing, and this week is Taelor Moyer ’18. Taelor is interning in the Social and Behavioral...
Good Luck Kelsey!
— Thursday, July 21, 2016
Good luck to alumna and former EC soccer player, Kelsey Kiel '13, who is competing in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games just outside of Los Angeles this week. The competition, which began in 2007, is widely considered the Olympics of...
Student & Alumni Drawings “Chalk Up” Awards
— Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Student and alumni chalk drawings won a handful of awards during the Ninth Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival on July 9 and 10, 2016. Although threatened by rain on Saturday, the artists were able to finish and showcase their drawings in...
Students Explore Nicaraguan Culture During Term III
— Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Term III at Elmira College gives students a chance to further explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning. This spring, Dr. Lauren Shaw, Associate Professor of Spanish, utilized her Term III course,...
McCall Article Published by Foucault Studies
— Monday, July 18, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, recently had an article titled, "Rituals of Conduct and Counter-Conduct” published in a special issue of the Foucault Studies. In the article, Dr. McCall provides an...
From Paper and Pencils...
— Friday, July 15, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships. Throughout the summer we’ll highlight some of the internships our students are completing, including Alli Woodard ’18, who is working at the...
Summer Registrations Welcome Class of 2020
— Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Class of 2020 begins their Elmira College journey this week as the College hosts Summer Registrations for incoming freshmen on July 14 and July 16. Each SR provides and opportunity for students to sign up for classes, meet faculty, staff and...
77 Athletes, Record 14 Teams Earn Empire 8 Academic Honors
— Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The Empire 8 Conference recently released its President's List and All-Academic recognitions for the 2016 spring semester. Elmira College was once again one of the most well-represented institutions in the conference, as 77 student-athletes...
Students Explore Globalization in China During Term III
— Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Term III at Elmira College provides students an opportunity to further explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning.  Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of Asian History, utilized Term III this spring to...
Student Photography Featured in “Dodge and Burn” Book
— Monday, July 11, 2016
Dodge and Burn, a print-on-demand book, features selected photos and statements by Elmira College students enrolled in Photography I courses during the 2015-2016 academic year. The words "dodge and burn" are rarely spoken in Photoshop's digital...
Elmira College Named to 9th Annual Forbes Top College List
— Friday, July 08, 2016
Elmira College was once again named to the Forbes list of America’s Top Colleges. According to the Forbes website, “This list of 660 schools distinguishes itself from competitors by our belief in...
Genetics Research Presented at International Conference
— Thursday, July 07, 2016
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker, Assistant Professor of Biology, recently presented her research at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Meiosis held at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH from June 26 - July 1. The conference included...
Two Youth Basketball Clinics Offered in July
— Wednesday, July 06, 2016
The men's basketball team will offer two youth summer camps, both of which will take place on campus at Speidel Gymnasium. The first session will take place from July 11-14th, while the second session will be July 25-28th. Sessions are open to...
Elmira College Reaccredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
— Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Elmira College Reaccredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Elmira College has received reaccreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This accreditation, based on the Commissions’ 14 Standards...
Admissions, Financial Aid Move to New Location
— Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid recently moved from the terrace level of Hamilton Hall (250 W. Washington Street) to, what has historically been, The President’s Home at 855 College Avenue. Chris Coons, Vice President of...
Power Skating & Hockey Skills Clinic Set for August 29th
— Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Elmira College men's ice hockey team will once again hold their annual Power Skating & Hockey Skills Clinic, which will take place on Monday, August 31st through Friday, September 2nd.  The five-day clinic will be held at the...
National Conference Connects High School, College Admissions Staff
— Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The new academic year is underway and that means crunch time is right around the corner for high school counselors and college admissions staff working to help students with the college admissions process.  Recently more than 6,000...
A Summer at Tory Burch
— Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships.  Earlier this year, Elmira College was ranked first in the nation for internships by U.S. News & World Report, with 100% of students completing an internship...
State of the Art Gallery Exhibit Features Kather
— Monday, June 27, 2016
As part of a State of the Art Gallery (Ithaca, NY) exhibition with Stan Bowman and Mary Ann Bowman, Elmira College media artist Jan Kather will present her installation "The Wedding Portfolio: Imitation Paintings," a group of digitally enhanced...
Fridays on the Lawn to Kick Off Summer Admissions Events
— Friday, June 24, 2016
The Office of Admissions kicks off their summer events on June 24th, as they host the first of the new Fridays on the Lawn events for prospective students and their families. At each event, students and parents will have the chance to...
Twain-Inspired Murals Find New Home at Quarry Farm
— Thursday, June 23, 2016
Three Mark Twain-inspired murals, created by Ithaca artist Wayne D. Stokes, were recently donated to the Quarry Farm Barn by mural owners, Joe Caparulo and Lynne Rusinko ‘90.   Caparulo commissioned the murals in the...
Reunion 2016 Draws Alumni From Near and Far
— Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Reunion 2016 drew 275 alumni of all ages from across the country for a weekend of activities that provided a chance to reconnect with old friends, reminisce, and make new connections and memories. Alumni representing classes ranging from 1946 to...
‘Points of Inspiration’ Leads to Twain Study
— Monday, June 20, 2016
The Mark Twain Study, located on the Elmira College campus, is one the country’s greatest literary treasures.  For years the study served as Mark Twain’s place of inspiration as he wrote some of his most well-known...
Wine Fest Returns to Carnegie Lawn
— Friday, June 17, 2016
On Saturday, June 18th, the Elmira College Wine Fest returned to Carnegie Lawn from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and once again featured live music and tasting samples from Finger Lakes wineries, breweries and Finger Lakes Distilling.   Sponsors of...
Reunion 2016 Underway
— Thursday, June 16, 2016
Reunion 2016 officially gets underway today as alumni of all ages begin to gather for a full weekend of activities, both on- and off-campus, that provide a chance to reconnect with old friends, reminisce, and make new connections and...
New AnthroClub Off to Great Start
— Wednesday, June 15, 2016
This past year, an AnthroClub was added to the extensive list of clubs and organizations in which students can choose to participate at Elmira College.  Anthropology Clubs (AnthroClubs) is an official student program for undergraduate...
Local Students Delve Into World of Mark Twain
— Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Each year the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College hosts local school students as they delve into the world of one of America’s greatest literary figures, Mark Twain.  Students ranging from elementary to high school...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Announces New Lecture Series
— Monday, June 13, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce The Park Church Summer Lecture Series.  This new lecture series features two lectures that will take place in August at the historic and cultural...
Eclectic Shop Offers Spot for Alumni Gathering
— Friday, June 10, 2016
On Saturday, May 21st, a group of Elmira College alumni and guests pulled up a chair and sat down for a cozy conversation in Agora Downtown, a coffee shop in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  The event was hosted by Elmira alumnae Laurann Owsley...
Employees Honored for Service and Dedication
— Thursday, June 09, 2016
The Campus Community gathered in the Campus Center on June 9th for the annual Elmira College Employee Recognition Breakfast.  Employees with 10, 25, and 40 years of service were recognized along with employees, with 25-plus years of...
Reunion 2016 to Feature Financial Expert, Author, and Alumna, Kim Curtis
— Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Reunion 2016 is just one week away and the Planning Committee is pleased to welcome alumna Kim Curtis ‘83, a nationally recognized wealth management advisor, as one of the weekend’s speakers. Curtis is President and CEO of...
Elmira College Celebrates 161st Commencement
— Sunday, June 05, 2016
Elmira College celebrated the graduation of 376 students during its 161st Commencement on Sunday, June 5th at the Murray Athletic Center, Pine Valley.    The exercises included the conferring of 330...
2nd Annual Elmira College Wine Fest Set for June 18
— Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association’s Elmira Chapter will present the 2nd Annual Wine Fest, Saturday June 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College Campus. This year’s event will once again feature...
Term III Student Art Show Concludes and Prize Winners Selected
— Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The Term III Student Art Show featured the work of Elmira College students who have taken art courses during the 2015-2016 academic year. Tifft Lounge was filled with art work from undergraduate students and non-art majors including ceramics,...
Autocross Event to Support Center for Mark Twain Studies
— Friday, May 27, 2016
The Genesee Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, hosted an autocross event on Saturday, May 28 at the Murray Athletic Center, in support of the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. The event, scheduled...
Griffin and Spoljaric Highlight 46th Annual Athletics Awards Banquet
— Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Elmira College Department of Athletics recognized the incredible achievements made by its student-athletes and staff members during the 2015-16 academic year during the 46th Annual Athletics Award Banquet, held in Campus Center Dining...
Jan Kather Presents “Erasures” at State of the Art Gallery
— Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Invoking sources as varied as Robert Rauschenberg, Milan Kundera and George Orwell, Elmira College Media Artist Jan Kather is presenting an assembly of found poems, prints and video in an installation titled "Erasures" in the annual members show...
Listen To My Heart Closes Elmira College Theatre Season
— Monday, May 23, 2016
The Elmira College Theatre will close its 2015-2016 season with the musical review Listen To My Heart, the songs of David Friedman. Performances are scheduled in the college’s Gibson Theatre Thursday, Friday,...
2nd Annual Elmira College Wine Fest Set for June 18
— Friday, May 20, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association’s Elmira Chapter will present the 2nd Annual Wine Fest, Saturday June 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College Campus. This year’s event will once again feature...
Alison Wolfe Named a Recipient of The John Berens Marketing Education Award
— Thursday, May 19, 2016
Alison M. Wolfe, Associate Professor of Marketing, was recently named a recipient of the “Best Paper in Track, Marketing Education, The John Berens Marketing Education Award” for her research paper entitled, “Student...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Concludes May 18
— Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The final lecture in the spring portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series was presented by Dr. Matthew Seybold, at 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 18 in the Cowles Hall. The lecture was free and open to the public. Samuel Clemens lived...
Garrison Keillor Completes 2015-2016 Presidential Lecture Series
— Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Garrison Keillor, one of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, will complete the 2015-2016 Presidential Lecture Series this Thursday, May 19, when he presents “An Evening of Storytelling,” at 7:00 p.m., at the...
Mentor Monday Discussion Features Mental Health Awareness, Dina O’Herron
— Monday, May 16, 2016
Dina O’Herron, LMHC was on campus Monday, May 16 as part of the Mentor Monday campaign. Students interested in mental health awareness and mental health therapy were encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from...
Annual Research Conference Offers Look at Student Research
— Monday, May 16, 2016
The Seventh Annual Elmira College Student Research Conference will be held Wednesday, May 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m., in Cowles Hall at Elmira College. The public is invited to attend. The annual conference is a faculty-organized conference that...
Professor Presents Paper at Regional Meeting
— Friday, May 13, 2016
Professor Joel Stoker, Fellow in Religious Studies, presented a paper entitled “Reconstructing a Discipline: Problematizing the Conversation of World Religions and Religious Studies” in a panel on Teaching Religion and the...
Professor to Attend Philosophy Association Summer School and Conference
— Thursday, May 12, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, will be attending the Caribbean Philosophical Association Summer School and Conference from June 12-18, 2016, at the University of Connecticut.  While there, he will present his...
Autocross Event to Support Center for Mark Twain Studies
— Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Genesee Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, will host an autocross event on Saturday, May 28 at the Murray Athletic Center, in support of the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. The event, scheduled...
Research Group Presents Molecular Genetics Research at Annual Symposium
— Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker, Assistant Professor of Biology, and her research group presented their molecular genetics research at the 20th Annual Buffalo DNA Replication and Repair Symposium on May 5 and 6. The research group, which has been studying the...
Alpha Sigma Lambda Inducts New Members
— Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The Beta Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honor Society for non-traditional undergraduate students, recently welcomed the 2016 initiates at a ceremony held on the Elmira College campus, Friday, May 6.  Students inducted...
Mentor Monday Discussion Features Marketing, Joyce Favicchio
— Monday, May 09, 2016
Joyce Favicchio was on campus Monday, May 9 as part of the Mentor Monday campaign. Students interested in marketing were encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Joyce’s experience in the business world....
"CUBA: November 2015" Featured Through June 6, 2016
— Friday, May 06, 2016
The Arts Alive exhibition CUBA: November 2015, a series of photographs by Ithaca-based photographer Sheryl Sinkow, is on display in the lobby of the Gannett-Tripp Library through June 6, 2016.  Prior to President Obama’s trip to...
Film Screening and Discussion Bring Awareness to Mental Health
— Thursday, May 05, 2016
On Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m., Active Minds and The Office of Retention & Advocacy sponsored a screening of the film My Depression in the Tripp Lecture Hall located in the lower level of the Gannett-Tripp Library. This event...
Students Earn Gold at National Collegiate Taekwondo Tournament
— Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Two Elmira College students, Waeya Lin '16 and Christina Kim '16, recently competed in the 2016 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships in Boulder, CO.  The 41st annual competition hosted several hundred college students...
Local Students Visit as Part of Kids2College Program
— Tuesday, May 03, 2016
During the week of May 2, approximately 430 students from Broadway Academy will visit Elmira College as part of the College2Kids-Kids2College Program. Dr. Linda Pratt, Charles Dana Professor of Education and Executive Director of Teacher Education...
Mentor Monday Features Criminal Justice, Attorney Christopher Denton
— Monday, May 02, 2016
Attorney Christopher Denton will be on campus Monday, May 2 as part of the Mentor Mondays campaign. Students interested in criminal justice careers are encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Attorney Denton’s...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Begins May 4
— Monday, May 02, 2016
The first lecture in the spring portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented by Dr. Seema Sharma, at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 4 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open...
Students Host Annual JDRF One Walk
— Friday, April 29, 2016
The Elmira College Student Alumni Council hosted its annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk on Sunday, May 1. Each year SAC advisors and committee members work in conjunction with the JDRF Rochester Chapter to raise awareness...
Professor of American Literature Receives National Recognition
— Thursday, April 28, 2016
Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature and Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool. He will attend one of 23 seminars and institutes supported by the...
Clarke, Spoljaric Receive Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Audrey Clarke '18 of the women's golf team and Moorea Spoljaric '16 of the women's lacrosse team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 24th. It marks the second time that...
Men’s Golf Takes Third at Spring Invitational
— Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Elmira College men's golf team played host to its annual spring tournament on Tuesday afternoon, welcoming a competitive field to Elmira Country Club for the 2016 Elmira College Spring Invitational. The Elmira men grinded through difficult...
Lunch 'n Learn Explores Salary Negotiation
— Monday, April 25, 2016
On Tuesday, April 26, the Office of Career Services hosted another installment in the Lunch 'n Learn series. Salary Negotiation with Matthew Burr, Human Resources Consultant for Burr Consulting, LLC, offered tips and tricks to leveraging skills,...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Begins May 4
— Friday, April 22, 2016
The spring portion of the 2015-2016 The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies features four lectures, with the first event set for Wednesday, May 4 in the Barn at...
Mentor Monday Features Healthcare Industry, Dr. Pedro Gonzalez
— Thursday, April 21, 2016
Dr. Pedro Gonzalez, Arnot Health, will be on campus on Monday, April 25 as part of the Mentor Mondays campaign. Students interested in healthcare careers are encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Dr....
Men's Lacrosse Continues Support of USILA-HEADstrong Cancer Awareness
— Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Elmira College men's lacrosse continues its support of The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) partnership with the HEADstrong Foundation to help raise cancer awareness and funds for improving the quality of life...
Student: Erik Griffin Becomes Elmira’s First Two-Time AVCA All-American
— Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Fourth-year talent Erik Griffin '16 was voted as an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First-Team All-American, as announced by the national office on Monday, April 18. This is the first time in the programs...
Baseball Earns First Empire 8 Series Win at Dunn Field
— Monday, April 18, 2016
The Elmira College baseball team concluded its three-game series against Houghton College on Saturday, April 16, splitting a doubleheader with an 8-5 win in game one, before coming up on the short end of an 8-4 decision in the series capper....
Dr. Rebecca Page Johnson Presents at National Education Conference
— Friday, April 15, 2016
Dr. Rebecca Page Johnson, Assistant Professor of Education at Elmira College, presented her paper, Parental Rhetoric and Response: Social Media and Movement Building in the New York  Opt Out Movement at the 100th American Education...
Pretorius Claims Bronze at 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships
— Thursday, April 14, 2016
  "The whole trip, start to finish, was enjoyable and definitely one I will remember for a long time." In early March, Elmira College men's ice hockey rookie netminder Charl Pretorius '19...
Grant Highlights Suffragette Collections at Elmira College
— Thursday, April 14, 2016
The South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) recently awarded Elmira College a grant of $1,629.52 for the creation of a digital exhibition showcasing women’s suffrage-related materials.  The exhibit will highlight items...
Dr. Charlie Mitchell and Dr. Corey McCall Present Papers at National Meeting
— Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Dr. Charlie Mitchell, Professor of American Studies and Dean of Faculty, and Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, presented papers as part of a panel entitled "Why Does Art Matter? Reflections on a National Endowment...
Student: McKayla Sluga Presents Paper at Annual Philosophy Conference
— Tuesday, April 12, 2016
McKayla Sluga '17 presented her paper, entitled "Applying Walter Benjamin's Philosophy to Sebastiao Salgado's Photography: Are Salgado's Works Revolutionary?" at the 21st Annual SUNY-Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, held April 8 and...
Cheerleading Wins Bronze at 2016 NCA College Nationals
— Monday, April 11, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team overcame a season of adversity to win bronze at the 2016 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals, marking the third straight season the Soaring Eagles have placed third in the biggest...
Outstanding Senior Chemistry Students Honored
— Friday, April 08, 2016
On Tuesday, April 5th, several Elmira College chemistry students were honored at the annual Samuel R. Scholes Award Lecture at Alfred University. Tyler Meyers '16 was recognized as the outstanding senior at Elmira College. Christina Kim '16...
Professor Shaw Presents Paper, Chairs Panel at Regional and International Events
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
On March 19th, Dr. Lauren Shaw, Associate Professor of Romance Languages, presented a paper and chaired a panel at the Northeast Modern Languages conference hosted by the University of Connecticut. Dr. Shaw’s panel was on Latin...
Arts Alive: One Act Plays Directed by and Starring Students
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
The Elmira College Theater Department will be hosting One Act Plays from Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 10 in Watson Arena, Watson Hall. Evening shows on April 7-9 will start at 8:00 p.m. with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday, April...
Cheerleading Eyes NCA College National Title
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
Heading into last year's National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals, the Elmira College cheerleading team was as confident as ever. After winning Cheersport Nationals in February, the Soaring Eagles went on to take first place in...
Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration Held
— Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration was held Thursday, March 31, in Gibson Theatre.  At the celebration, the campus community gathered to recognize students, administrators and faculty who have gone above and beyond...
Dance Marathon Raises More Than $10,000 for Children’s Miracle Network
— Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The first-ever Elmira College Dance Marathon got off to a strong start after raising more than $10,000 at the inaugural event on Saturday, April 2.  Monies raised benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Arnot Ogden Medical...
Cheerleading Unveils National Championship Routine
— Monday, April 04, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team unveiled its routine for the 2016 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals on Monday, April 4th, at 4:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. The EC cheerleaders will use the special performance as...
Eli Young Band Performance at First Arena
— Friday, April 01, 2016
Eli Young Band took the stage, Friday, April 1st, at the First Arena.  The concert, presented by Elmira College, featured the Grammy-nominated group with special guest and opening act, Austin Moody. With three No. 1 hits under their...
Career and Internship Expo in Speidel Gymnasium
— Thursday, March 31, 2016
Community members were invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offered an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
Alumnus Named to 2016 World Cup Hockey Communications Staff
— Thursday, March 31, 2016
  “Playing hockey my whole life and watching the past World Cup tournaments as a kid, it is a thrill that I will now have the chance to work with some of the finest coaches and players in the...
College to Host Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon
— Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Elmira College is proud to host the inaugural Dance Marathon event to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network beginning on April 2 at 4 p.m. until April 3 at midnight. Participants will dance, raise money, and celebrate the work of the...
Henderson’s Shot Named 2016 GEICO Play of the Year
— Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Elmira College Athletics fans got news they were hoping for on Saturday afternoon when the much-anticipated announcement of the winner of the 2016 GEICO Play of the Year was made on the CBS Best of College Basketball Special. After six weeks...
Elmira College Students Receive ISM-FLR Scholarships
— Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Two Elmira College students were named 2016 ISM-FLR Scholarship recipients at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Elmira Country Club. Brittney Cirinna’17 and Marisa...
Enactus - EC Entrepreneur Team Competes in Regionals
— Monday, March 28, 2016
The Elmira College Enactus Team will travel to Washington, DC on March 29, 2016, to compete at the Enactus United States Regional Competition. One of seven regional competitions, the event in Washington, DC, provides the Elmira team a chance to...
Exhibit Focuses on Meaning of Peace
— Friday, March 25, 2016
A Peace of My Mind: American Stories Exploring the Meaning of Peace, One Story at a Time Elmira College exhibited the work of Award-winning photographer and author John Noltner, who has spent the past three years exploring the meaning of...
College to Host Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon
— Thursday, March 24, 2016
Elmira College is proud to host the inaugural Dance Marathon event to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network beginning on April 2 at 4 p.m. until April 3 at midnight. Participants will dance, raise money, and celebrate the work of the...
Career and Internship Expo Slated for March 31
— Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Community members are invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offers an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
Exhibit to Focus on Meaning of Peace
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
A Peace of My Mind: American Stories Exploring the Meaning of Peace, One Story at a Time Elmira College will exhibit the work of Award-winning photographer and author John Noltner, who has spent the past three years exploring the meaning of...
Arts Alive 2016: Dr. Mark J. Spicer, Piano
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Elmira College’s Department of Music presented Dr. Mark J. Spicer’s annual piano recital, in conjunction with Arts Alive at Elmira College, which started at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall. Dr....
Professor Seybold Presents at Harvard University
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  “While recent events prove that economics is too important to be left exclusively to economists, who habitually underestimate how much their work depends of imagination and pure invention, popular polemical...
Concert Ensemble Performs As Part of Arts Alive
— Monday, March 21, 2016
The Elmira College Concert Ensemble invited members of the community to attend their Spring Concert, Monday, March 21 in the Campus Center Dining Hall. The evening included a guest performance by the Corning Area Community Concert Band. This...
Center for Twain Studies, WENY Partner to Get Kids Reading
— Monday, March 21, 2016
On Thursday, March 17, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College and WENY-TV delivered books about Mark Twain to third graders at Candor Elementary School. The program, which has been in place for about ten years, provides each student...
Women’s Ice Hockey WINS Third-Place In The NCAA National Championship!
— Saturday, March 19, 2016
In the final game of the 2015-16 season, the fifth-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team flew past fourth-ranked Middlebury College, 4-1, to claim the NCAA Division III Third-Place trophy. The Soaring Eagles conclude their season with...
Sami Wyatt ’16 Featured in Latest Edition of American Cheerleader Magazine
— Friday, March 18, 2016
Elmira College Cheerleading has been a force on the national level since it began the competition portion of its program during the 1990's. While the team's exploits at competitions across the country cannot often be found on the front page of...
Ceramic Mural Grand Opening, with Artist and Professor Chris Longwell
— Friday, March 18, 2016
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum revealed their newest art installation, created by Chris Longwell, Lecturer of Art and Art History and Director of the George Waters Gallery at Elmira College, at a 2:00 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, March 19....
Orchesis Dances Into Arts Alive
— Thursday, March 17, 2016
Orchesis, Elmira College’s dance troupe, opens its Term II show tonight, Thursday, March 17 with performances Thursday and Friday at 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday 2:00 p.m. matinee in Gibson Theatre located in Emerson Hall. Doors open at 7:30...
Four Students Present Research At Chemical Society Meeting
— Thursday, March 17, 2016
Four students from Dr. Corey Stilts' research group presented their research at the National American Chemical Society meeting in San Diego on March 14th, 2016. Christopher Hall ’16 and Fatima Iqbal ’16 presented their...
Women’s History Focus of Arts Alive Event
— Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Join the Elmira College community at Arts Alive 2016’s “We Are Women, Hear Us Roar: A Spoken Word Event” on Wednesday, March 16 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Tifft Lounge, Campus Center. This event is sponsored by Culture...
Career and Internship Expo Slated for March 31
— Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Community members are invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offers an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey FINAL FOUR Information
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Following a 3-1 win over second-ranked Adrian College, the Elmira College women's ice hockey team will travel to Plattsburgh, NY, for the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships, hosted by Plattsburgh State at the Stafford Ice Arena.   ...
Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 Accepted at Harvard for Grad School
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Congratulations to Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 on his acceptance into Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Tyler also was recently inducted into Elmira College’s nationally-recognized Phi Beta Kappa chapter. In addition...
A Grateful Granddaughter
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The Bryant-Macquarrie Skilled Nursing Lab Health Sciences Center, Cowles Hall   “Together, my grandparents gave me everything that money couldn’t buy. It is my sincere hope that all who study...
Woman's hockey team in the FINAL FOUR for the NCAA national championship!
— Monday, March 14, 2016
For the third time in the past four years, Elmira College women's ice hockey will be making the trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament Final Four. The fifth-ranked Soaring Eagles utilized a pair of power-play goals to secure a 3-1 win over...
Baseball Breaks Program Record in 31-2 Rout of Valley Forge
— Monday, March 14, 2016
The Elmira College baseball team had the bats break out in a big way on Sunday afternoon in the final day of its weekend swing through Pennsylvania. The Soaring Eagles absolutely obliterated their previous program record for runs scored in a...
Women’s Ice Hockey Earns NCAA Berth, Heads to Adrian for Quarterfinal Rematch
— Friday, March 11, 2016
The NCAA Selection Committee unveiled its much-anticipated 2016 Division III Women's Ice Hockey Tournament field on Monday morning. In what has become a nearly annual tradition, the Elmira College women’s ice hockey team are among the...
Alumni Association to Celebrate Class of ’16
— Friday, March 11, 2016
The Alumni Association celebrated the Class of 2016’s countdown to Commencement with its annual reception for the graduating class.   At 5:30 p.m., March 11, in Meier Hall’s Stephans Lounge, Alumni Board members...
Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 Accepted at Harvard for Grad School
— Friday, March 11, 2016
Congratulations to Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 on his acceptance into Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Tyler also was recently inducted into Elmira College’s nationally-recognized Phi Beta Kappa chapter. In addition...
Arts Alive 2016: George Waters Gallery Exhibition
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
In celebration of Arts Alive 2016 the George Waters Gallery exhibition opening March 10 at 5:00 p.m. for March features the winners of last year's Arts Alive Regional Juried Show: Ron Faris (photographer), Connie Zehr (installation artist),...
Rites of Passion and Jealousy at Gibson Theatre
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
Rites of Passion and Jealousy will be presented by the Elmira College Department of Theatre on March 10-12 at 8:00 p.m. and March 13 at 2:00 p.m., at Gibson Theatre, Elmira College.  The performances are free and open to the...
Students Enjoy the Outdoors As March Comes In Like a…Lamb?
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
The Elmira College community enjoyed free ice cream courtesy of Student Activities during unexpected, yet delightful warm weather Wednesday, March 9. The ice cream hit the spot and the “sunny and 75” weather reminded us that...
Professor Chairs Session at Divisional Meeting
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Philosophy and Religion, organized and chaired a session at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Chicago, which was held March 3-6.  The session...
VOTE NOW! Henderson in Final Round for GEICO Play of the Year
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Elmira College fans, it's time for the final push to get Justin Henderson '16 and his three-quarter court buzzer-beater the 2016 GEICO Play of the Year!   Over a month ago, Elmira sports fans flocked to the polls to...
Psychology Professor Presents Research in New York City
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Allyson Graf recently presented her research at the 87th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association held in New York City, from March 3 - March 5, 2016. Dr. Graf's investigation examined...
Alumni Offer Expertise, Connections at Networking Event
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
More than a dozen Elmira College alumni will be on-hand during the Alumni Networking event scheduled for 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 11 in the Gannett-Tripp Library.  Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of...
All-Inclusive Tuition Rate Announced for 2016-2017
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, Elmira College will move to an all-inclusive tuition rate of $41,900.  The all-inclusive rate reflects the College’s decision to eliminate all mandatory fees, including activity and...
Ceramic Mural Grand Opening, with Artist and Professor Chris Longwell
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum will reveal their newest art installation, created by Chris Longwell, Lecturer of Art and Art History and Director of the George Waters Gallery at Elmira College, at a 2:00 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, March 19....
Elmira College Joins List of SHRM Education Partners
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce that it has been named an Education Partner with the Society for Human Resource Management. The Office becomes one of just over 260...
Career Services and Student Activities' Mentor Mondays: Randy Reid
— Monday, March 07, 2016
On Monday, March 7, Randy Reid, owner of Reid Media Group, will be on campus to participate in the Office of Career Services and Student Activities' Mentor Monday program. The first and third Mondays of each month, a business professional from the...
Elmira College Offers Gender Neutral Housing Option
— Monday, March 07, 2016
Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, Elmira College will offer students the option to choose Gender Inclusive Housing. Gender Inclusive Housing is a housing option that provides sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students the...
Dr. Sharma Presents at International Economic Conference
— Friday, March 04, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, recently presented a paper entitled “Food Insecurity and Standardized Test Scores” at the ECONference-2016 on Inclusive and Sustainable Development organized by the...
Pop-Up Art Show Features Work Elmira College Students
— Thursday, March 03, 2016
Elmira College student Gabrielle Higgins '18, an intern at Community Arts of Elmira, curated a "pop-up" art show that featured the work of Elmira College art students. The show, as part of the Community Arts Blog Launch and Exhibition Season...
LEAD Institute Workshops Continue with AJ Smith
— Thursday, March 03, 2016
The next LEAD Institute workshop, Explore Entrepreneurship with guest speaker AJ Smith, Chief Technology Officer at Jozii, was Thursday, March 3 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Tifft Lounge. The event, presented by the Elmira College...
Former Democratic National Convention Delegate Headlines Annual Women’s Studies Symposium
— Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Denise King will be the keynote speaker for the annual Elmira College Reinstein Symposium in Women’s and Gender Studies.  Her talk, “An Insider’s Perspective on the ‘Genderational Gap’...
Garrison Keillor Completes Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series at Clemens Center
— Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Garrison Keillor, one of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, will complete the 2015-2016 Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series when he presents “An Evening of Storytelling,” at 7:00...
Arts Alive Juried Student Art Exhibition, Annual Art Alumna Show
— Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Arts Alive 2016 continues in March with the Juried Student Art Exhibition and Annual Art Alumna Show from March 1-31 in the lobby of the Gannett-Tripp Library. This year’s exhibit also features alumna Jodie Marie Traugott '84 and...
Professor of Philosophy and Religion Publishes Review
— Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, has published a review of Dorminic Erdozain's intellectual history of modern Christianity and secularization, The Soul of Doubt: The Religious Roots of Unbelief from Luther to...
Shinkaruk Inks Contract with Idaho Steelehead of ECHL
— Monday, February 29, 2016
Just days after playing his final game with the Elmira College men's ice hockey team, Carter Shinkaruk '16 has signed a Professional Try Out (PTO) contract with the Idaho Steelheads of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL)....
Griffin, Kawecki of Men's Volleyball Named EC Athletes of the Week
— Monday, February 29, 2016
After a 5-0 week, including a five-set thriller over No. 7 Stevenson University, a pair of Elmira College men's volleyball players earned EC Athlete of the Week honors for the week of February 22-28. Senior Erik Griffin '16...
Former Democratic National Convention Delegate Headlines Annual Women’s Studies Symposium
— Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Denise King will be the keynote speaker for the annual Elmira College Reinstein Symposium in Women’s and Gender Studies.  Her talk, “An Insider’s Perspective on the ‘Genderational Gap’...
Mansell, Faccio Tabbed Athletes of the Week
— Monday, February 22, 2016
The Elmira College men's tennis and men's volleyball programs posted some impressive results this past week, each sweeping a trio of matches over the weekend. Austin Mansell '16 of the men's tennis and Carlos...
Professors Hosted Discussion Following Film Screening
— Monday, February 22, 2016
On Monday, February 22, Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion, and Dr. Matthew Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature, hosted a discussion following a documentary screening of James Baldwin: The Price of...
Eli Young Band to Perform at First Arena
— Friday, February 19, 2016
  Did you hear? Eli Young Band is coming to Elmira.  On Friday, April 1st, Elmira College will present the Grammy-nominated group at the First Arena with special guest Austin Moody. With three No. 1 hits under...
Women’s Ice Hockey No. 2 in First NCAA Regional Ranking
— Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team checked-in at No. 2 in the first NCAA East Regional Ranking of the 2015-16 season. Elmira is also ranked second in the latest D3hockey.com poll and third in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll. ...
Club Celebrated World Anthropology Day Thursday
— Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Anthropology Club celebrated World Anthropology Day on Thursday, February 18 from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. in the Campus Center. #AnthroDay About World Anthropology Day World Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate and...
Alumni, Trustees lead Finance & Career Seminar
— Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team sponsored a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles Hall...
Depp’s Overtime Penalty Shot Leads Men’s Ice Hockey Past Utica 3-2
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The ending to Saturday night's Elmira College men's ice hockey game against Utica College was like something you would see in a movie. Game tied in overtime, puck on the senior captain's stick, one-on-one versus the goaltender, a raucous crowd on...
Cheerleading Takes First Place At Cheersport Nationals
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team topped the University of Guelph to successfully defend its Cheersport National Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The Soaring Eagles claimed the College 6...
No. 2/3 Women’s Ice Hockey Blows by William Smith 7-1
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The No. 2/3 Elmira College women's ice hockey team continued to showcase a potent offense on Sunday afternoon, blowing past William Smith College 7-1 in Geneva, NY. With the victory, Elmira moves within one point of clinching the second seed and a...
Career Services’ Mentor Mondays: Krista Matia ’09
— Monday, February 15, 2016
On Monday, February 15, alumna Krista Matia ’09, Development Manager of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, was on campus to participate in the Office of Career Services’ Mentor Monday program. The first and third Mondays of...
Alumni, Trustees lead Finance & Career Seminar
— Friday, February 12, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team will sponsor a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles...
Arts Alive: Poetry Reading set for February 14
— Friday, February 12, 2016
A poetry reading will be held in conjunction with “Lyric Visions, Part II” at State of the Art Gallery in downtown Ithaca, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14 as part of 2016 Arts Alive. Organized by Elmira College’s Jan...
Ellison Takes Home ECAC Division III North Player of the Week Honors
— Thursday, February 11, 2016
Awards for fourth-year outside hitter Mike Ellison '16 continue to pour in, as the Victor, NY, native was named the ECAC Division III North Player of the Week.   In a 3-1 week at the Golden Flyer Invitational,...
College Office of Career Services to Host Internship Panel Discussion
— Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. in the Morris Classroom, Meier Hall, the Elmira College Office of Career Services will be hosting “The Ins & outs of Interning,” a panel discussion featuring area industry...
Elmira Native and EC Student to be Featured on NBC Nightly News
— Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  An NBC Nightly News crew was on campus filming an interview with Elmira College Continuing Education student, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel, as part of a story that takes a look at the Framingham Heart Study that...
Elmira College Campus Ministry to Host Ash Wednesday Services
— Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Elmira College Campus Ministry will be sponsoring two Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Services on February 10, 2016, in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. The first service will begin at 12:35 p.m., with Father Joseph Shetui leading. The second service will...
Elmira College to Host Finance & Career Seminar
— Tuesday, February 09, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team will sponsor a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles...
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar to Present at Elmira College
— Monday, February 08, 2016
Richard Sylla, visiting Phi Beta Kappa scholar, will present “Whither the American Business Corporation?” today, Monday, February 8 at 4:00 p.m., in the Tripp Lecture Hall at Elmira College.  The event is free and...
Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Friday, February 05, 2016
Elmira College invites alumni athletes and fans to return to Campus this weekend, February 5th & 6th, to participate in Alumni Games and cheer on current Soaring Eagles athletic teams in their varsity games. Click...
Elmira College to Host Workshop Featuring Andy Hilfiger
— Thursday, February 04, 2016
Elmira College’s Office of Career Services will be hosting Build Your Brand Workshop featuring businessman and musician, Andy Hilfiger of Andy Hilfiger Entertainment, on Friday, February 5 at 4:00 p.m. in Stephans Lounge, Meier...
Arts Alive 2016 Open Studios Set for This Week
— Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Elmira College Art Club will host two open studios in Fassett Commons this Friday and Saturday as part of the Elmira College Arts Alive 2016. On Friday, February 5 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., there will be live music by students Karissa Andersen'17...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally today, February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in...
Men’s Basketball, Henderson Nominated for GEICO Play of the Year
— Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The Elmira College men's basketball team continues to gather press for its thrilling 62-59 buzzer-beater victory over Endicott College earlier this season, as the game-winning three-quarter court shot by Justin Henderson '16...
Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chapter at Elmira College Installed, New Members Inducted
— Monday, February 01, 2016
On Friday, January 29, 2016, the Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon national chemical honor society was officially installed at Elmira College.  The installation of the chapter occurred with a representative from the...
Elmira College Department of Athletics To Host 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Friday, January 29, 2016
To Register Online: Click Here The Elmira College Department of Athletics will be hosting 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend on Friday, February 5th through Saturday, February 6th. Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of athletic...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Thursday, January 28, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally on February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in historic...
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar to Present at Elmira College
— Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Richard Sylla, visiting Phi Beta Kappa scholar, will present “Whither the American Business Corporation?” on Monday, February 8 at 4:00 p.m., in the Tripp Lecture Hall at Elmira College.  The event is free...
Women’s Ice Hockey Holds Strong at Second in the Country in Latest National Polls
— Monday, January 25, 2016
Following another flawless weekend of ECAC West competition, the Elmira College women's ice hockey team remained as the country's second-ranked team, according to both U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls. ...
Land Donation Secures Future of Quarry Farm
— Sunday, January 24, 2016
A recent donation to Elmira College of 100+ acres surrounding Quarry Farm by Elmira businessman and philanthropist, George L. Howell, has helped secure the future protection of the historic farm. As a part of the 100-acre donation to the College,...
Softball Announces Weekend Clinic on January 23rd & 24th
— Friday, January 22, 2016
Elmira College head softball coach Rhonda Faunce has announced a two-day softball clinic at the Murray Athletic Center in Pine Valley, NY, on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th. EC staff and players will...
New Professional Development Courses Now Offered at Elmira College
— Friday, January 22, 2016
The Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies at Elmira College is now offering several new, non-credit professional development programs designed to assist working professionals in strengthening job skills and meeting continuing...
Elmira College Tap Ensemble Presents "Lights, Camera, Tap!"
— Thursday, January 21, 2016
Elmira College Tap Ensemble will be performing on Friday, January 22 at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gibson Theater, Emerson Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The performance’s theme for this...
Defense Keys Comeback as Women’s Basketball Bests Houghton 67-56
— Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Elmira College women's basketball team wrapped up its four-game road swing through the Empire 8 Conference on a positive note, besting Houghton College 67-56 at the Nielsen Center on Tuesday night. The victory lifts Elmira to a 2-2 mark over...
Elmira College Offers Students, Alumni New Career Connection
— Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Elmira College now offers students and alumni access to an online hub for career opportunities and professional mentoring through College Central Network (CCN).   The Elmira College hub on CCN provides students and alumni the ability to...
Women’s Ice Hockey Holds Steady at No. 2 in Latest National Polls
— Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team will enjoy yet another week as the country's second-ranked team, according to both U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls.   Elmira is not even 24-hours off of...
Elmira Closes Out Martha’s Vineyard Tournament with 4-1 Win over Curry
— Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Elmira College men's ice hockey team rebounded nicely this afternoon, as the Soaring Eagles breezed past Curry College in the final game of the Martha's Vineyard Tournament, 4-1. Elmira's balanced attack was an important ingredient in its...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Thursday, January 14, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally on February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in historic...
Elmira College Athletics Announces 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Elmira College athletics department is excited to announce that the 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend will be held on Friday, February 5th through Saturday, February 6th. Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of athletic contests at both...
#2 Elmira College Women’s Ice Hockey Unbeaten Streak Continues
— Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The second-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team concluded its brutal stretch of non-conference play on Tuesday evening when it welcomed unbeaten No. 3/6 Amherst College to the Murray Athletic Center Ice Arena. In a thrilling...
Elmira College Professor John Kelly Premiering “WC” at Arnot Art Museum
— Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A new full-length drama, “WC (war crimes),” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere Thursday and Friday, January 14th and 15th at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. WC concerns an...
Arts Alive 2016 Underway at Elmira College
— Monday, January 11, 2016
Arts Alive 2016 is underway at Elmira College with the display of Head of Titian's Venus 2015, a large scale oil painting by Elmira artist Dan Reidy.  The painting will be displayed on the Gannett-Tripp Library's terrace level now through...
Shinkaruk, Durnell Named EC Athletes of the Week
— Monday, January 11, 2016
Carter Shinkaruk '16 of the men's ice hockey team and Louisa Lippiatt Durnell '18 of the women's ice hockey team have been named this week's EC Athletes of the Week for their scoring prowess over the...
Men's Hockey to Host Annual Wounded Warrior Game on Feb. 6
— Monday, January 11, 2016
In what has been a yearly tradition since 2010, the Elmira College men's ice hockey team will once again be joining the effort to support the Wounded Warrior Project, through the Hockey Helpers program, when it hosts Nazareth College at the...
Men’s Volleyball Ranked 12th in AVCA Coaches Top 15 Preseason Poll
— Friday, January 08, 2016
The Elmira College men's volleyball team will open the 2016 campaign as the nation's 12th-ranked team according to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Coaches Top 15 Preseason Poll. Elmira is one of five United Volleyball Conference...
Elmira College Professor John Kelly Premiering “WC” at Arnot Art Museum
— Friday, January 08, 2016
A new full-length drama, “WC (war crimes),” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere Thursday and Friday, January 14th and 15th at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. WC concerns an issue...
Softball Announces Weekend Clinic on January 23rd & 24th
— Thursday, January 07, 2016
Elmira College head softball coach Rhonda Faunce has announced a two-day softball clinic at the Murray Athletic Center in Pine Valley, NY, on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th. EC staff and players will...
Elmira College Offers Students, Alumni New Career Connection
— Thursday, January 07, 2016
Elmira College now offers students and alumni access to an online hub for career opportunities and professional mentoring through College Central Network (CCN).   The Elmira College hub on CCN provides students and alumni the ability to...
Piku and Crawford Claim ECAC West Weekly Honors
— Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Phoebe Piku '16 and Kelcey Crawford '18 of the Elmira College women's ice hockey team received accolades from the ECAC West conference office for their superb play last week. Piku was named the conference's Player of...
Women’s Ice Hockey Checks In at No. 2 in First Poll of 2016
— Tuesday, January 05, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team remained as the nation's second-ranked team according to the latest U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls.   Elmira opened 2016 with a nail-biting 2-1 win...
Henderson’s Buzzer Beater Lifts Elmira Past Endicott 62-59
— Friday, January 01, 2016
The Elmira College men's basketball team secured one the most thrilling victories the program has witnessed in recent memory, as the Soaring Eagles returned to action against Endicott College in the second day of the Salem State Holiday...