Dr. McCall Participates at Cornell University Conference
— Thursday, April 27, 2017
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, was recently invited to chair a session at the "Foucault to the Second Power: The Posthumous in the Present" conference, which was hosted by Cornell University last...
Alumni Spotlight: Debbie Baerlocher ’96
— Thursday, April 27, 2017
Debbie Baerlocher ’96, helps newborn babies hear for the first time. Debbie has always had a passion for helping people. During her years at Elmira College, she discovered audiology and her passion met her life’s...
Save the Date: Reunion 2017
— Thursday, April 27, 2017
Get out your calendars and mark the date! The Elmira College Reunion is on June 15 – 18 for the class years ending in the numbers two and seven. The fun-filled weekend includes academic lectures from Elmira College professors, tours...
Professor Howell Authors New Project Management Book
— Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Vincent Howell, adjunct professor in strategic planning, project management and business ethics, recently authored a book titled, “Managing Projects in Ministry.” The book, published by Judson Press, outlines how to apply...
Carlin, Tracey Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Emily Carlin '17 of the softball team and Patrick Tracey '18 of the men's tennis team have been awarded Elmira College Athlete of the Week accolades for their performances during the week ending April 23. Read...
Trouble Begins Lecture Series Starts April 26
— Monday, April 24, 2017
The spring portion of the 2016-2017 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, starts Wednesday, April 26, at 7:00 p.m., in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall at Elmira...
Community Invited to Saint Baldrick’s Fundraising Event
— Monday, April 24, 2017
The community is invited to participate in a Saint Baldrick’s event sponsored by the Elmira College Love Your Melon Crew on Friday, April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Meier Hall. During this event, participants will have their...
Law Internship Provides Hands-On Experience, Career Connections
— Friday, April 21, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Michelle Insalaco '17. The political science major, who plans to attend law school after Elmira, interned at the Sullivan Trail Legal Attorneys for Children in downtown Elmira. All the...
Student Volunteering and Community Service
— Thursday, April 20, 2017
April is National Volunteer Month, and to celebrate we are looking back at a handful of student-lead community service events and projects. In fact, in the 2015-2016 academic year, EC students completed 15,780 hours of community service throughout...
ISM Finger Lakes Region, Inc. Endows Prize at Elmira College
— Thursday, April 20, 2017
ISM Finger Lakes, local affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management, recently presented Elmira College with funds to endow an annual prize for a student or students studying business and economics at the College. "I'm pleased to present...
Alumni Spotlight: Jade Williams Jones ’11
— Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Jade Williams Jones ’11 has always loved exploring the world. Growing up in The Bahamas, Jade’s mother brought her along for almost all of her business trips, exposing Jade to different cultures, economic environments, and...
Goetz, Reed Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Rachael Goetz '20 of the women's lacrosse team and Andy Reed '19 of the baseball team have been crowned Elmira College Athletes of the Week in recognition of their standout performances against Empire 8 Conference...
Dr. Corey Stilts, Students Present at National American Chemical Society
— Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Dr. Corey Stilts, Associate Professor of Chemistry, and four science majors recently presented at the 253rd National American Chemical Society meeting in San Francisco.  Dr. Stilts presented on technologies incorporated into the...
Student Presents at Annual Philosophy Conference
— Monday, April 17, 2017
McKayla Sluga ’17, a history and American studies double major,  presented at the 22nd Annual SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, held April 7 and 8. Her paper titled, “Benjamin's Aestheticizing the...
Internship Leads to International Business Savvy
— Friday, April 14, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess takes to New York City and a start-up business called, Lemonsqueeze, LCC. Marcus Astesana '17, a finance and international business double major, interned at the company and learned a great deal about how...
Gannett-Tripp Library Wraps Up National Library Week
— Friday, April 14, 2017
This week was National Library Week and to finish out the festivities we spotlight the people you might see the most when you walk into the Elmira College Gannett-Tripp Library – the front desk staff. Pam Wheeler and Blaine...
Trouble Begins Lecture Series Begins April 26
— Thursday, April 13, 2017
The spring portion of the 2016-2017 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies features four lectures, with the first event set for Wednesday, April 26 in Cowles Hall at...
Men's Lacrosse Supports HEADstrong Foundation in Fight Against Cancer
— Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Elmira College men's lacrosse team has continued its commitment to help better the lives of those affected by cancer through its extended partnerships with the lacrosse-based HEADstrong Foundation over the past two...
Celebrate National Library Week with the Gannett-Tripp Library
— Wednesday, April 12, 2017
This week is National Library Week, and to celebrate we visited the staff of the Elmira College Gannett-Tripp Library to learn more about the staff and the databases, resources, and archives available through the library. Who are the...
Dr. Sharma Presents at the Midwest Economic Association Conference
— Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, recently participated in the Midwest Economic Association’s annual conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. At the conference, hosted by the University of Cincinnati and the Federal...
A Celebration Honoring the Class of 2017
— Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Wonderful Class of 2017 celebrated the Graduating Class Reception in Meier Hall on March 24.  The annual celebration included presentations of the Outstanding Graduate Award, Alumnae and Alumni Rings, and alumni pins, as well as the...
McDougal, Bellinger Earn EC Athlete of the Week Honors on the Diamond
— Monday, April 10, 2017
Katie McDougal '18 of the softball team and Dylan Bellinger '17 of the baseball team have been named the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their superb efforts on the diamond over the past week. Click here to...
Elmira College Cheerleading Places Third at 2017 NCA College Nationals
— Monday, April 10, 2017
The Elmira College cheerleading team placed third at the 2017 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals on Friday evening in Daytona Beach, Florida. By taking bronze, the Soaring Eagles extended their streak of finishing third in...
Management for the Future
— Friday, April 07, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess features Scotty Creelman '17, a business administration major, with a specialization in management. Scotty’s internship provided him with real-world, hands-on experiences that he hopes to continue...
Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration Held
— Thursday, April 06, 2017
The Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration, held Thursday, March 30, in Gibson Theatre, recognized students, administrators, and faculty for exceptional achievement during their time at Elmira College. Dr. Allyson Graf, Assistant...
Siblings Create Scholarship in Honor of Parents
— Thursday, April 06, 2017
Dr. Robert Shabanowitz ’75 and sister Judith Shabanowitz Raatz ’70 shared a desire to honor their parents’ legacy.  Since their family held that continuing education was a noble, worthwhile goal, they...
Student Alumni Council Raises Awareness for Autism
— Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The Student Alumni Council (SAC) lit the campus up in blue throughout the week of March 27 in support of autism awareness. A variety of activities helped raise awareness about autism as well as funds to support children with autism in the Elmira...
Sculpture by Professor Chalfant Selected to Honor Legendary American Author
— Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Derek Chalfant, Associate Professor of Art, was recently selected to create a sculpture honoring the acclaimed author, Edgar Lawrence "E. L." Doctorow. The sculpture will be in the center of New Rochelle, New York, the city that inspired...
Five Under Five: Emily Ewald ’12
— Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Our “Five Under Five” series features a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Meet Emily Ewald who graduated Elmira with the Astonishing Class of 2012 with a bachelor of...
Lacrosse Standouts LaRusso, McDonald Garner Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, April 04, 2017
After leading the men's and women's lacrosse teams to their first victories of the 2017 season with career games, Anthony LaRusso '17 and Kyra McDonald '18 have been named the Elmira College Athletes of the...
Quarry Farm Designated New York State Literary Landmark
— Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Quarry Farm, summer home of literary icon Mark Twain, has been designated a New York State Literary Landmark by United for Libraries and the Empire State Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. The...
New Student Photography and Artwork on Display
— Monday, April 03, 2017
Photo by Noah Perry '17 This month, the Elmira College Arts Alive events continue with student exhibits in the Gannett-Tripp Library and in Gibson Theatre Lobby. For the month of April, the Gannett-Tripp Library display cases will feature...
Dr. Corey McCall Contributes to Book Symposium
— Monday, April 03, 2017
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, was recently published in a book symposium by the Journal of the Society for Contemporary Thought and the Islamicate World, or SCTIW. Dr. McCall’s paper, titled,...
Dr. Matt Seybold Published in New Annual
— Monday, April 03, 2017
  Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, contributed an essay in the recent, inaugural volume of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual.  The Annual is published by Clemson University...
EC Partners with Regent’s University London on Post-Graduate Programs
— Thursday, March 30, 2017
Students seeking post-graduate study now have an international study option through a new partnership with Regent’s University London.  Dr. Norman Smith, President of Elmira College, recently hosted Regent’s...
Women’s History Month: Jan Kather
— Thursday, March 30, 2017
March is Women’s History Month, and throughout the month, we highlighted women like Anita B. Ogden, Rena Rockwell '05, and Julia Reinstein '28, who positively impacted the Elmira College community. Today, as the month draws to a close,...
Dr. Daniel Clay Presents Research at Westminster Law School Conference
— Thursday, March 30, 2017
Dr. Daniel N. Clay, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, recently presented a research paper at the Westminster Law School Conference in London, England. The paper, titled, “Protecting Due Process During Terrorism Adjudications:...
Annual Elmira College Big Event Features Rising Electronic Dance Music Producers
— Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  Elmira College’s Big Events Committee presents music producer and electronic dance sensation, Whethan, at the annual Big Event on Saturday April 1 in Speidel Gymnasium.  Opening for Whethan is music...
Students Inducted into International Honor Society in Psychology
— Tuesday, March 28, 2017
On March 26, the Elmira College Chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, inducted 14 new members during a ceremony and reception held in Cowles Hall. Psi Chi was founded in 1929 with the goal of encouraging,...
Red Cross Student Club Hosts On-Campus Blood Drive
— Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The community is invited to participate in a blood drive sponsored by the student-lead Elmira College Red Cross Club on Thursday, March 30. The blood drive is scheduled to run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Stephans Lounge, Meier...
Dance Marathon Raises More Than $15,000 for Children’s Miracle Network
— Monday, March 27, 2017
The second annual Elmira College Dance Marathon set a new fundraising record at the event held on Saturday, March 25, raising $15, 899.09 in support of the Children’s Miracle Network at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. “We set a...
Theatre Season Continues With ‘A Gown for His Mistress’
— Monday, March 27, 2017
The Elmira College Theatre Department continues its 2016-2017 season with the French farce, “A Gown for His Mistress,” on March 30 through April 2 in Watson Arena.  The play, by author Georges Feydeau, follows the...
Finding a Personal and Professional Passion
— Friday, March 24, 2017
 This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Lyssa Fradella '17. This senior nursing major credits coursework and clinical rotations for preparing her for her journey after graduation – a job caring for cancer...
Women’s History Month: Rena Rockwell '05
— Thursday, March 23, 2017
March is Women’s History Month, and throughout the month, we are celebrating the women, like alumna Rena Rockwell '05, who made an impact on the Elmira College community.  Rockwell fought for equal pay, specifically for...
Students and Faculty Present at Eastern Psychological Association
— Thursday, March 23, 2017
Three students, Zoë Shelton ‘18, Emma Miklinski ‘17, and Chloe Depew ‘19, and two psychology faculty members, Dr. Allyson Graf and Dr. Ping Zheng, recently attended the Eastern Psychological Association...
Dr. Corey McCall Presents at American Philosophy Annual Meeting
— Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, recently presented his paper titled, "Baldwin, Dewey, and Forgetting of History" as part of the panel "Against Innocence: James Baldwin and the Weight of History." The panel took place during...
Students Inducted Into National Theatre Society
— Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Society, recently inducted new members into the Elmira College cast, or chapter. With over 600 casts, Alpha Psi Omega is the largest collegiate honor society in the nation, recognizing accomplishments in...
Dr. Lauren Shaw Presents at International Conference
— Wednesday, March 22, 2017
On March 10, Dr. Lauren Shaw, Associate Professor of Romance Languages, presented a paper in Buenos Aires at the 19th International Conference of Hispanic Literature and Hispanic Studies. Her presentation was part of a panel on Latino migration...
Women’s History Events Happening This Week
— Tuesday, March 21, 2017
March is Women’s History Month, and to mark the occasion the Elmira College Women's and Gender Studies Program invites the community to attend two happenings on campus this week. The first event, on Thursday, March 23, is a spoken...
Five Under Five: Alison Donan ’12
— Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Our “Five Under Five” series features a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Today, meet Alison Donan who graduated Elmira with the Astonishing Class of 2012 with a...
Kawecki, Kogan Receive Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 19 are Mark Kawecki '17, who guided the men's volleyball team to a pair of wins, and Yaniv Kogan '18, who swept his singles and doubles matches...
Second Annual Dance Marathon Looks to Raise Funds for Children’s Miracle Network
— Monday, March 20, 2017
The second annual Elmira College Dance Marathon is set for Saturday, March 25, from noon to midnight, at St. Anthony’s Community Center on Washington Avenue. The annual event raises funds for the Children’s Miracle Network at...
Regional Internship Explores International Relations
— Friday, March 17, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story features Vanessa Bauch '17, a double major in international studies and foreign languages. Vanessa’s love of languages and her willingness to go outside her comfort zone led to an...
Elmira College Celebrates Teachers, Education
— Friday, March 17, 2017
On Saturday, March 11, Elmira College celebrated teachers and the College’s legacy as an historic institution that continues to play an important role in preparing teachers.  A partnership between the Office of Alumni Relations,...
Women’s History Month: Dr. Anita B. Ogden
— Thursday, March 16, 2017
March is Women’s History Month, and throughout the month, we are honoring the women, like Dr. Anita B. Ogden, who made an impact on the Elmira College community.  Dr. Ogden, a nationally known nursing leader, was the director...
Cheerleading Team Heads to “Battle at the Capital” Competition
— Thursday, March 16, 2017
This weekend the Elmira College cheerleading team heads to Maryland to compete in the Battle at the Capital All-Star Dance and Cheer Competition. The Soaring Eagles will perform on Saturday, March 18 at 4:20 p.m. and Sunday, March 19 at 5:20...
Students Inducted into National Leadership Honor Society
— Tuesday, March 14, 2017
On Saturday, March 11, Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, inducted 36 new members into the Elmira College circle, or chapter.               ...
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts New Members
— Monday, March 13, 2017
The Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College held its annual induction on Friday, March 10 in Peterson Chapel. The newly elected members included 22 seniors of high scholarly attainment. Prizes were also presented to outstanding...
Quail, Chivers Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, March 13, 2017
The Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 12 are senior Kelsey Quail '17 of the women's lacrosse team, who recorded a career-high-tying four points in the season opener against Lycoming, and...
Chilean Study Abroad Means Full Cultural Immersion
— Friday, March 10, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story travels to South America with Angela Cataldo '17, a foreign languages and human services double major. Angela’s concentration in Spanish gave her the opportunity to study abroad in Chile,...
Community Invited to Women’s History Month Events
— Thursday, March 09, 2017
The Elmira College Women's and Gender Studies Program invites the community to celebrate Women’s History Month this March through a series of on-campus events. This year’s events include an alumna and student art show, as...
Women’s History Month: Julia Reinstein '28
— Wednesday, March 08, 2017
March is Women’s History Month, and throughout the month, we will honor women who made an impact on the Elmira College community. Today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, and we kick-off the celebration with Julia...
Students Present at Cornell University Research Symposium
— Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Two Elmira College seniors, Meredith Rector ’17 and Vanessa Baunch ’17, recently presented papers at a research symposium organized by the Latin American Studies Program at Cornell University. Meredith, an international...
Students Inducted into National History Honor Society
— Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Five students were inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society during a recent ceremony in Meier Hall. Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of...
Five Under Five: Jesse Ellis ’12
— Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Our “Five Under Five” series features a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Today, meet Jesse Ellis ‘12 who graduated from Elmira with the Astonishing Class...
National Health Lecturer to Highlight Annual Dr. Anita B. Ogden Symposium
— Monday, March 06, 2017
Dr. Merrily Kuhn, one of the nation’s most popular lecturers in health and medicine, is the guest speaker at this year’s Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium on Friday, March 17, 8:30-11:45 a.m., in...
New Exhibit Featuring Local, Regional Artists
— Monday, March 06, 2017
As part of Elmira College’s ongoing Arts Alive events, the community is invited to a new art exhibit featuring local and regional artists that opens this week in the George Waters Gallery. The Regional Juried Show, on display now...
Museum Experience Paints Future Career Path
— Friday, March 03, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story heads to the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, New York with intern Campbell Grade '17. This internship experience continues today and fuels this art and sociology and anthropology double major to pursue a...
Professor to Perform Piano Recital
— Thursday, March 02, 2017
Dr. Mark J. Spicer, Professor of Music, will perform a piano recital on Tuesday, March 7, at 8:00 p.m. in Gibson Theatre as part of Elmira College’s ongoing Arts Alive events.  The recital will include works by Bach,...
Professor’s Artwork on Display in Ceramics Invitational
— Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Ceramic artwork by Elmira College’s Chris Longwell, Lecturer of Art and Art History, and Director of the George Waters Gallery, will be featured in the 12th Annual Ceramics Invitational Exhibit hosted by the River Gallery in Rocky...
Students Inducted Into Economics, Business Honor Societies
— Wednesday, March 01, 2017
On Tuesday, February 28, the Elmira College Business and Economics department hosted an induction ceremony for students joining honor societies focused on economics, business, management and administration. Ten students (shown above) were...
Black Student Union Hosts Local Business Fair
— Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Elmira College Black Student Union invites the community to the “F.U.B.U.” (For Us By Us) event featuring local businesses on Wednesday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Tifft Lounge, located inside the Campus...
March Brings New Art Exhibits, Performances
— Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Arts Alive, an EC celebration of the arts, continues in March with new presentations, performances, and exhibitions by faculty, students and special guests. Many Arts Alive events are free and all are open to the public. The March events...
Bawiec, Evangelous Receive Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 26th are Conor Bawiec '18, who led the baseball team to victory over Rutgers University-Camden with a record pitching performance, and Maddie...
Women’s Ice Hockey Advances to ECAC West Championship
— Monday, February 27, 2017
The No. 4/5 nationally-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team left it all out on the Murray Athletic Center ice this afternoon, as the second-seeded Soaring Eagles throttled Buffalo State, 6-0, in the semifinal round of the ECAC West...
Rotaract Club Sponsors Canned Food Drive
— Monday, February 27, 2017
The Elmira College Rotaract Club is sponsoring a canned food drive benefitting the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. The drive kicks off today, February 27 and runs until March 8.  The community is invited to donate canned foods in...
Campus Ministry Hosts Ash Wednesday Services
— Monday, February 27, 2017
The Elmira College Campus Ministry invites the community to Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Services on Wednesday, March 1, in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. The service will begin at 12:35 p.m., with Father Joseph Shetui leading. During the service,...
Dr. Charles Lindsay Chosen as Next Elmira College President
— Friday, February 24, 2017
Dr. Charles “Chuck” Lindsay has been chosen as the fifteenth president of Elmira College.  Lindsay, who assumes his role on July 1, will succeed Dr. Norman Smith, who has served as acting interim president for the...
Student Teaching Becomes Career Learning Experience
— Friday, February 24, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Marissa Silverman '17, an adolescent education major. Her student teaching experience at a local high school presented some unique challenges, but an overall rewarding experience. ...
Community Invited to Lecture by Local Artist, Professor
— Friday, February 24, 2017
The community is invited to attend a lecture by artist and art educator, Professor Dan Reidy from Corning Community College, on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:20 a.m. in the Tripp Lecture Hall located in the Gannett-Tripp Library. The lecture, part...
Throwback Thursday: Elizabeth Case ’53
— Thursday, February 23, 2017
As the Elmira College Chiclettes a cappella group gets ready to perform in Disney World today, we throwback to an alumni that also had a special Disney connection. Elizabeth Case ’53, worked as an animation artist for Walt...
Student Artwork on Display in Local Gallery
— Thursday, February 23, 2017
In celebration of National Youth Art Month, the community is invited to view artwork by Elmira College students in an exhibit with Community Arts of Elmira, a local arts center  Curated by Elmira College student Gabrielle Higgins '18,...
Students Perform in New Full-Length Drama Premiere
— Wednesday, February 22, 2017
This weekend, a new, full-length drama by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, New York. The play, titled “aide et réconfort,” will be...
Chiclettes Performing in Disney World
— Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Chiclettes, Elmira College’s student-run women’s a cappella group, is performing in Disney World this Thursday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. Catch the songs and action live on the Student Activities Facebook and Elmira...
Five Under Five: Daniel Bastardo Blanco ’12
— Tuesday, February 21, 2017
“Five Under Five” is a series that features a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Meet Daniel Bastardo Blanco who graduated from Elmira with the Astonishing Class of...
Vespucci, Grampp Take Home Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Forward Rachel Vespucci '19 of the women's basketball team and blueliner Rachel Grampp '18 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their efforts...
Alumni Participate in Finance and Career Seminar
— Monday, February 20, 2017
On February 16, Elmira College alumni, professors, trustees, and administrators came together to host the Finance and Career Seminar. The event, sponsored by the Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services, and the Business and Economics...
Professor Alison Wolfe Joins Board for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier
— Monday, February 20, 2017
    The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently welcomed Alison Wolfe, Associate Professor of Business and Marketing, as a new member to its board of directors. Formally a businesswoman in the corporate world, Wolfe’s...
Students Inducted Into Gamma Sigma Epsilon Honor Society
— Monday, February 20, 2017
The Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemical Honor Society held student inductions on February 10. There were 28 inductees. Gamma Sigma Epsilon is a national chemistry honor society founded in 1919 at Davidson College....
Connecting Medicine with Manufacturing
— Friday, February 17, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess spotlights James Fritsche '18, a biology and biochemistry double major. He recently interned at the manufacturing company, Ahlstrom Nonwovens, LLC in Connecticut. Aspiring toward a future in medicine, his...
Throwback Thursday: Visits from the First Lady
— Thursday, February 16, 2017
In celebration of the upcoming Presidents' Day holiday on February 20, we are looking back at campus visits and connections with former First Ladies. In 1932, Mrs. Herbert Hoover planted a tree on campus with the College’s...
Cheerleading Team Hosts Winter Competition
— Thursday, February 16, 2017
On Sunday, February 19 the Elmira College Cheerleading team is hosting the annual Winter Cheerleading Challenge at the Murray Athletic Center. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and the competition will begin at 11:00 a.m. This event is open to high...
Alumni Spotlight: Sheila Williams ’78
— Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Sheila Williams ’78, a Massachusetts native dreamed of a career as a science fiction magazine editor at the age of 14, and never stopped thinking about it. When college rolled around she knew that science fiction writing was a...
Professor Seybold Published in the LA Review of Books
— Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature and Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, was recently published in the LA Review of Books blog. The piece, which The Atlantic selected as one of ten "highlights from seven days of...
Teammates Buffum, McDonough Win Athlete of the Week Awards
— Wednesday, February 15, 2017
After leading the men's volleyball team to a trio of straight-set victories at the Elmira College Invitational at Speidel Gymnasium, third-year hitters Matthew Buffum '18 and Ryan McDonough '18 have been named...
A Love for the Ages
— Tuesday, February 14, 2017
On this Valentine’s Day, we take a look back at the love story between Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain, and Olivia Langdon, an Elmira native and 1864 Elmira College graduate. Their relationship is documented, in part, through...
Arts Alive Events Continue with Student Artwork, Music
— Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Arts Alive, a celebration of the arts during Terms II and III, that features presentations, performances, and exhibitions by faculty, students and special guests, continues with new events starting today, February 14. The community is invited...
Professor John Kelly Premiering New Play at the Arnot Art Museum
— Monday, February 13, 2017
     A new, full-length drama titled, “aide et réconfort,” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere February 25 at 8:00 p.m. and February 26 at 2:00...
23rd Annual Julia Reinstein ’28 Symposium
— Monday, February 13, 2017
This week marks the 23rd annual Julie Reinstein ’28 Symposium sponsored by the Elmira College Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Students Against Sexism and Stereotypes (SASS). This year’s Symposium...
Teaching, Researching and Soaring to Success
— Friday, February 10, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess spotlights, Kari Gagnon ’17. As a childhood special education major focusing on grades one through six, Kari has completed student teaching, presented research on using emojis in the classroom, and...
Planning and Project Management Students Make a Difference in the Community
— Thursday, February 09, 2017
A key course in Elmira College’s Master of Science in management program is Planning and Project Management, in which students learn and apply knowledge about strategic planning and project management. Strategic planning within an...
Student Articles Published in CUSLAR Newsletter
— Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Two Elmira College seniors, Meredith Rector ’17 and Vanessa Bauch ’17, recently contributed articles in the Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) newsletter as part of an internship with the...
Dr. Mark G. Pitner Receives Dr. Malcolm and Virginia Marsden Award
— Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Dr. Mark G. Pitner, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies, is the recipient of The Malcom and Virginia Marsden Award. The fund for this award was established with gifts from members of the Class of 1958 to support faculty development for...
Five Under Five: Kat Slye ’12
— Tuesday, February 07, 2017
“Five Under Five” is a new series that features a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Today, meet Katherine (Kat) Slye who graduated Elmira in the Astonishing Class of...
Crawford, Parrucci Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Kelcey Crawford '18 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team and Anthony Parrucci '20 of the men's ice hockey team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their efforts on the ice over the...
Best, Tran Earn Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 5 are Jeremy Best '19, who helped guide the men's volleyball team to one of its finest offensive performances of the season, and Theo Tran '20,...
Students Inducted into Women’s Studies Honor Society
— Monday, February 06, 2017
The Mu Chapter of Iota Iota Iota (or Triota), the national honor society for women’s studies, recently inducted students during a ceremony in Cowles Hall. The induction ceremony recognized students who have excelled academically in...
George Waters Gallery Features Regional Artists
— Monday, February 06, 2017
A new exhibit featuring a variety of two- and three-dimensional art created by four regional artists will be on display in the George Waters Gallery from February 9 through March 3, 2017. The artists include Mavin Ambrose (Elmira), Gigi...
Internship Abroad Expands Career Horizon
— Friday, February 03, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess features Anna Tude ’17 who traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to intern for two summers with a prominent international bank. This economics and business administration major, with a specialization in...
Throwback Thursday: Athletes of the Past
— Thursday, February 02, 2017
In anticipation of the upcoming 35th annual Athletics Alumni Weekend, today we honor the EC athletes of the past, including the women’s basketball and field hockey teams. While the College had physical fitness requirements very early...
Happy Anniversary to Samuel and Olivia Clemens
— Thursday, February 02, 2017
On this day in 1870, Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain, and Olivia Langdon, an 1864 Elmira College graduate, were married in the Langdon House on Church Street in Elmira. To celebrate this occasion, the community is invited to the...
NYC-Area Alumni Gather to Network, Socialize
— Thursday, February 02, 2017
More than 30 NYC-area alumni from classes ranging from 1980 to 2015 gathered for an evening of socializing and networking, organized and hosted by Bob Basel ’80. A fundraiser raffle was held to support future NYC alumni chapter...
Professor and Daughter Help Create New Family Resource Center
— Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The Elmira Family Resource Center (EFRC) started out as a hypothetical idea. Today, it exists as a new resource to help the growth, development, and health of children in Elmira. The EFRC, which opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting...
Students Inducted into National Biological Honor Society
— Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The Eta Sigma Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society recently held student inductions. There were 36 inductees, all of whom met the requirements for membership. Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) has three major objectives: to promote...
Professor Emeritus Gerald C. Parkhouse Passes Away
— Wednesday, February 01, 2017
   The Elmira College community was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Professor Emeritus Gerald C. Parkhouse, Corning Glass Professor of International Business.  He was 85. Throughout his 19-year career at...
Celebrate Athletic Alumni Weekend
— Tuesday, January 31, 2017
This weekend marks the 35th annual Athletics Alumni Weekend, Friday, February 3 through Saturday, February 4. The festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of events that will take place at Speidel Gymnasium and the Murray Athletic Center....
Five Under Five: Peter Lane ’12
— Tuesday, January 31, 2017
“Five Under Five” is a new series featuring five questions with an Elmira College alumnus who graduated within the last five years. This series begins with Peter Lane who graduated from Elmira with the Astonishing Class of 2012...
Cleary, Powell Receive Athlete of the Week Awards
— Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Danielle Cleary '18 and Connor Powell '20, the leading scorers for the women's basketball and men's ice hockey teams, respectively, have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week in recognition of their strong...
Theatre Season Continues with Informed Consent
— Monday, January 30, 2017
The Elmira College Theatre Program continues its 2016-2017 season with a production of Informed Consent February 9-12 in Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall. How do we as a people deal with scientific breakthroughs that seemingly happen at breakneck...
From Courthouse Trials to a Career Ambition
— Friday, January 27, 2017
Our #SoaringToSuccess series continues this week with Ashley Ogozaly ’17. This psychology major and criminal justice minor interned with a nearby district attorney’s office. Her experience helping with legal briefs and trials...
Throwback Thursday: Women’s Suffrage Lecture On Campus
— Thursday, January 26, 2017
This year marks the 100th anniversary from when women won the right to vote in New York State. To help mark this occasion we remember a momentous lecture on campus in January of 1917. Dr. Scott Nearing, an economist, educator, writer and...
Remembering Ellen Gibbs Matson
— Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The Elmira College community was saddened to learn of Ellen Gibbs Matson's passing on Friday morning. Matson was a nine-year veteran of the Elmira College Department of Athletics from 1979 to 1988 serving as coach, Director of Intramurals and a...
Franklin, Ischiropoulos Earn Athlete of the Week
— Tuesday, January 24, 2017
A pair of first-year guards have earned Elmira College Athlete of the Week for their standout performances against Empire 8 Conference foes, as Lauren Franklin '20 of the women's basketball team and Alex...
Softball Clinic Set for January 28 & 29
— Monday, January 23, 2017
Elmira College softball has announced that its two-day softball clinic will take place on Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29, at the Murray Athletic Center. The clinic begins at 9:00 a.m. and wraps up at 2:00 p.m. on both days. ...
Community Meal Marks Culmination of Healthy Kitchens Project
— Friday, January 20, 2017
Students and community members came together on Thursday, January 19, at the Transformation Center at 314 W. Church Street, for a Healthy Kitchens Project culminating event, the preparation and serving of a community dinner. The meal, planned by...
Studying Across the Pond and Amid the City
— Friday, January 20, 2017
In this week’s #SoaringToSuccess we travel across the pond with alumni, Liam Burtt ’16. Liam is now a graduate student studying intelligence and information security at King’s College in London. While his time at...
Throwback Thursday: Soaring Eagles
— Thursday, January 19, 2017
In honor of this weekend's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days, we are flying back in time to when Soaring Eagle was named the Elmira College mascot.  After becoming co-educational in 1969, Elmira College launched a robust men's sports program,...
Red Cross Club Hosts On-Campus Blood Drive
— Thursday, January 19, 2017
On Monday, January 23 the community is invited to participate in a blood drive sponsored by the Elmira College Red Cross Club from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Stephans Lounge, Meier Hall. The month of January marks National Blood Donor Month. According...
New Study Abroad Opportunity in London
— Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Elmira College is partnering with Regent’s University London to offer students a new study abroad opportunity. This new partnership provides students the chance to spend an entire semester living and learning in London while...
Jerolman, Nolan Earn Athlete of the Week Honor
— Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Maddy Jerolman '19 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team and Eddie Nolan '17 of the men's ice hockey team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week, for the week ending November 15th. Read...
Student Drawings of U.S. Presidents on Display
— Tuesday, January 17, 2017
As part of the 2017 Arts Alive celebration, three Elmira College students contributed drawings to The American Presidency exhibit at the Gannett-Tripp Library.  The community is invited to view the exhibit, on display in the...
Community Service Luncheon Highlights Student Volunteerism
— Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The Office of Career Services recently hosted the first annual Excellence in Community Service Luncheon. The event, in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, highlighted the importance of students volunteering and giving back to the...
Student Research Solves Dairy Goat Illness
— Friday, January 13, 2017
Today’s #SoaringToSuccess features a double header of undergraduate research from students Cory Blanchard and Melody Ribeiro. Cory, a biology major and chemistry minor, reflects on his summer research that helped save the lives of baby...
Student Research Helps Vermont Dairy Farm
— Friday, January 13, 2017
Today’s #SoaringToSuccess focuses on undergraduate research from two students, Melody Ribeiro and Cory Blanchard. Here Melody, a biochemistry and biology double major, shares her experiences from a summer research project that helped...
EC Names 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awardee
— Thursday, January 12, 2017
“Be open to opportunities. You never know what will come your way,” advises alumna Barbara Munder Riordan ’67, recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award, which will be presented to Barbara at...
Community Invited to Campus Lecture
— Thursday, January 12, 2017
The community is invited to attend a campus lecture by motivational speaker and leadership trainer, Coach Sherry Winn on Monday, January 16 at 4:00 p.m. in Gibson Theater. Coach Winn, author of the book “Unleash the Winner Within...
Attend the Upcoming Winter Visit Day
— Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Students and their families are invited to a Winter Visit Day on Monday, January 16, 2017.  This special Visit Day is a chance for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to get an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a...
Arts Alive Events Throughout January
— Wednesday, January 11, 2017
January marks the beginning of Arts Alive, a Term II celebration of the arts that features presentations, performances, and exhibitions by faculty, students and special guests. Many of the Arts Alive events are free and all are open to the...
Student Illustrations on Display at Local Comic Book Shop
— Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Comic book illustration by Gabrielle Higgins '18 Super heroes, villains, aliens from another planet – all captured in the imaginative world of comics and a new art exhibition from Elmira College students. Illustrating Comics: An...
Magliocco, Fanfara Earn Athlete of the Week Honors
— Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Senior goalie Sal Magliocco '17 of the men's ice hockey team and junior forward Meghan Fonfara '18 of the No. 2-ranked women's ice hockey team have been named the first Elmira College Athletes of the Week of...
Term II: Welcome Back Students
— Monday, January 09, 2017
Welcome to new students and welcome back to current students, faculty, and administrators. We hope you had a joyous and relaxing holiday break. As a reminder, Term II classes begin today, Monday, January 9 and there will be a mid-term break...
Red Cross Club Hosts On-Campus Blood Drive
— Monday, January 09, 2017
The month of January marks National Blood Donor Month and the community is invited to participate in a blood drive sponsored by the student-lead Elmira College Red Cross Club. The blood drive is Monday, January 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Internship Brings Inspiration to Local Students
— Friday, January 06, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story focuses on Alissa Abbott '17. This psychology and gender studies double major interned at the local YWCA and made a lasting impact with the students and children at the organization. Let’s...
Throw Back Thursday: Gannett-Tripp Library
— Thursday, January 05, 2017
This Thursday we are throwing back to January of 1967 when Ralph J. Murray, then president of Elmira College, announced plans to construct a new library and learning resource center on campus.  The building, funded in part by Frank E....
Trivia Day: Test Your Purple and Gold Knowledge
— Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Today, January 4, 2017, is National Trivia Day and to celebrate we pulled together a short quiz about Elmira College. How well do you know the Purple and Gold?  Test your EC knowledge, challenge fellow classmates, alumni, or friends,...
2017 Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Tuesday, January 03, 2017
As the New Year begins, be sure to mark your calendar for the 35th annual Athletics Alumni Weekend on Friday, February 3 through Saturday, February 4, 2017.  Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of events that will take place...