Student Wins Norton Anthology Recitation Contest
— Friday, December 21, 2012
W.W. Norton & Co recently held the Norton Anthology 2012 Student Recitation Contest, and an Elmira College student was honored as one of the six contest winners. Amy Schmidt ’15 of Batavia, NY is an International Studies major with a...
Elmira College Students Raise More Than $3,400 for Hurricane Sandy Relief
— Wednesday, December 19, 2012
On December 8, 2012, Elmira College students held a “Restore the Shore” event and raised $3,416.96 to donate to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The event started as an idea of Mollyrose Jensen...
Elmira College Featured on Holiday Card
— Monday, December 17, 2012
Elmira College has been featured on the Commission for Independent Colleges and University 2012 holiday card. Every year the institute picks a different theme and has colleges submit photos according to the theme. This year, the holiday card...
Elmira College Students and Faculty Partner with C TRAN to Create Photography Exhibit
— Monday, December 10, 2012
Elmira College students Desiree Caballero ’13 and Renee Bonacci ’13, under the direction of photography professor Jan Kather, are involved in a public art exhibit entitled “Moving Portraits.” The opening...
Elmira College Professor's One Act Play Performed
— Friday, December 07, 2012
Elmira College Director of Theatre John Kelly recently wrote a one act play entitled Mandala. The play received its premier performances October 29th as part of a series of community awareness programs at Seaside High School in Port Orange,...
Students Selected as Finalists for Norton Anthology Contest
— Friday, November 30, 2012
Three Elmira College Students have been chosen as finalists by W. W. Norton & Co editors for The Norton Anthology Student Recitation Contest 2012. These students, Katie Gaskin ’15, Nicole Gentile ’16, and Amy Schmidt...
Elmira College Students to Host “Restore the Shore” Fundraiser
— Monday, November 19, 2012
Elmira College students are hosting a “Restore the Shore” fundraiser on Saturday December 8th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Campus Center Dining Hall and Tifft Lounge. The “Restore the Shore” project is being...
Elmira College Mathematics Students Predict Election Outcome
— Monday, November 19, 2012
On Election Day, three EC mathematics courses participated in a lab to predict the outcomes of the Presidential Election. The students were split into groups and using various sets of polling information, each group predicted the election outcome....
Elmira College Professor Provides Political Commentary on Election
— Monday, November 19, 2012
During the recent election cycle, Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science, maintained a busy schedule. After each of the presidential debates, Dr. Twombly appeared either on Twin Tiers Tonight Late Edition on WENY or Good Morning...
Professor Emeritus of Elmira College Published in Oxford University Publication
— Thursday, November 08, 2012
Gerald Parkhouse, Corning Glass Professor Emeritus of Elmira College, was recently published in Oxford University's termly publication Christ Church Matters. The article is entitled “New Light on the Early Days of the Christ Church Boat...
Elmira College Selected as a Top Military-Friendly College
— Thursday, November 08, 2012
Elmira College has been selected as a G.I. Jobs Magazine Top Military-Friendly College. The College will be recognized in the 2013 issue of G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools for its effort to make it easier for men and women in uniform...
Professor and Student to be Published in Journal of Energy and Development
— Monday, November 05, 2012
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Assistant Professor of Economics, and EC student Cassondra Bruce ’14, have co-authored a paper that will be published as the feature article in volume 38 of the Journal of Energy and Development. The paper is...
Elmira College Professor to Co-Chair Museum of Jewish Heritage Event
— Friday, November 02, 2012
Elmira College Professor of Art Marc Dennis has been named an Honorary Co-Chair at an upcoming event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, on Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. The event "Into The Light" is a program that...
Douglas Blackiston Presents for EC Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Friday, November 02, 2012
Dr. Douglas Blackiston, a researcher at Tufts University, gave a lecture entitled Plasticity of the Vertebrate Nervous System: The Brain's Response to Novel Sensory Information on October 23, 2012, as part of Elmira College’s Lecture...
Elmira College Hosts Mathematical Association of America Conference
— Wednesday, October 31, 2012
On October 19-20, 2012, Elmira College hosted the Fall Meeting of the Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The meeting brought in mathematics faculty and undergraduate students from throughout upstate and western New...
Elmira College Professor Recognized for Community Contributions
— Friday, October 26, 2012
Elmira College Art Professor Chris Longwell was honored last week by Catholic Charities as Advocate of the Year for his dedication to the organization over the last seven years. The even more significant honor was that Catholic Charities decided...
Bryan Karazsia Presents for EC Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Bryan Karazsia, an assistant professor of psychology at the College of Wooster, gave a talk to the EC community on October 18, "Happy Fish and Suicidal Shrimp: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Solutions to the Presence of Antidepressants in...
Elmira College Introduces Women’s and Gender Studies Program
— Thursday, October 18, 2012
Elmira College is proud to announce that the Women’s Studies Program at Elmira College is changing its name to the Women’s and Gender Studies Program (WAGS). “This name reflects a new sense of mission to better serve...
Elmira College to Hold Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Friday, October 12, 2012
Elmira College is holding a Lecture Series in the Sciences. This series will run throughout the fall and is free and open to the public. All of the lectures will take place in the Kolker Lecture Hall at Elmira College. Bryan Karazisia, Ph.D., The...
Elmira College Donates to Community Kitchen and Food Bank of the Southern Tier
— Friday, October 05, 2012
Elmira College students and faculty once again exemplified the College tradition of community service. At the end of the academic year, students and faculty have the option to donate the remaining money on their meal cards to the Elmira Community...
Elmira College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held public lecture by Dr. Sarah L. Keller
— Friday, October 05, 2012
Dr. Sarah L. Keller, a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar from the University of Washington, gave a lecture on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 4:30 P.M. in the Kolker Lecture Hall at Elmira College. The lecture was entitled “How Playing with...
Professor Chris Longwell and Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop to Receive 2012 Arts Partnership Awards
— Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council) is proud to recognize Chris Longwell of Elmira and Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop (Jared Aiosa, proprietor) of Elmira Heights as this year's recipients of The ARTS Council's...
Elmira College Key Winners Honored at Luncheon
— Friday, September 21, 2012
Thirty-three members of the Legendary Class of 2016 who are winners of the Elmira College Key were honored at a luncheon in Hamilton Great Hall. Honorees were congratulated by faculty, administrators, past Key winners, and members of the Elmira...
Top Scholars Recognizes at Convocation
— Friday, September 21, 2012
More than two hundred and fifty top academic scholars in the Legendary Class of 2016 were honored at Fall Convocation in Gibson Theatre. Convocation is one of the College’s time-honored traditions, recognizing the best and brightest of...
Student Science Group Receives National Recognition
— Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Elmira College American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Affiliate group was awarded a Commendable Chapter Award by the ACS. The ACS gives out three different awards, Outstanding, Commendable, and Honorable Mention, and it is a huge success that...
Professor Recognized for Testing Accommodations Research
— Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Dr. Ben Lovett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, is currently co-authoring a book, Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: Research-Based Practice, which is under contract with the American Psychological Association press....
Elmira College’s Octagon Fair 2012
— Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Elmira College invites the public to the 45th annual Octagon Fair on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Elmira College campus. This year’s theme is Circus! Student clubs and organizations will display...
Elmira College Ranks No. 7 in US News & World Report’s 2013 “America’s Best Colleges” Edition
— Friday, September 14, 2012
USNews & World Report announced its 2013 “America's Best Colleges” rankings and Elmira College was ranked seventh in its category. Elmira College was ranked seventh in the “Best Regional College -...
Elmira College Welcomes the Legendary Class of 2016
— Thursday, August 30, 2012
Elmira College’s President, Dr. Ronald Champagne, welcomed 376 freshmen to the College today on the portico of historic Cowles Hall during the College’s nationally recognized Orientation program. On Friday, 44 transfer students...
Elmira College Hosts Congressman Tom Reed’s Academic Roundtable
— Thursday, August 23, 2012
Elmira College hosted Congressman Tom Reed and for a roundtable discussion with the Presidents and other academic administrators for the colleges and universities in his district.Dr. Ronald Champagne, EC President, welcomed the Congressman and the...
Pat Thompson ’75 Appointed First Vice President of Empire 8
— Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Rochester, NY: The Empire 8 Athletic Conference is proud to announce new officers for the next two years, effective July 1, 2012. Pat Thompson, the Director of Athletics at Elmira College will commence a two-year term as first Vice President,...