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...
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...
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...