Join Us for #GivingTuesday
— Tuesday, November 21, 2017
We invite you to join us one week from today, Tuesday, November 28, for the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday.  With more than 80 student clubs and organizations, our students are organizing and leading blood drives, making bowls to...
Alumni Spotlight: Casie Fredricks ’16
— Monday, November 20, 2017
Alumna, Casie Frederick ’16 has recently become a thru-hiker of the 2,189 mile long Appalachian Trail, the longest ‘hiking only’ path in the world. Click here to learn more about Casie's journey from high school to...
Third Annual Under the Dome Craft Fair on December 3
— Friday, November 17, 2017
Elmira College is excited to announce that over 110 vendors are registered for the third annual Under the Dome Craft Fair on Sunday, December 3, hosted by the College inside the tennis dome at the Murray Athletic Center, located in Pine Valley,...
Volleyball Fall Clinic Set for November 18
— Thursday, November 16, 2017
 Elmira College men's volleyball will host a one-day clinic on Saturday, November 18, at the Murray Athletic Center Gymnasium, located in Pine Valley, New York. The clinic is open to boys and girls in 7th-12th grades. The...
Community Service Turned Career Passion
— Thursday, November 16, 2017
At Elmira College, community service is not only strongly encouraged, but it is a graduation requirement. As a junior, Yhon Alexander Salvatierra ’19 has already fulfilled his 60-hour requirement, but he’s not done yet. His...
What To Do Wednesday: Campus Activities Board
— Wednesday, November 15, 2017
This week's #WhatToDoWednesday is the Elmira College Campus Activities Board. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) and the Big Events Committee, a group of CAB students, worked to bring the sweet sounds of Mike Stud and Jesse McCartney to the First...
PRIDE Symposium Focused on Coming Out
— Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The past week, the Elmira College campus came together to learn more about the LBGTQ community and coming out process during the annual PRIDE Symposium. The week of events centered on a theme of, “Coming Out Through the...
Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Elmira College
— Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Join us on Tuesday, November 28, as we again participate in the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday. Your donation on this day supports not only Elmira College, but also our students and their work in giving back and making an impact...
Elmira College Establishes Educational Partnership with UB Pharmacy School
— Monday, November 13, 2017
Elmira College and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have formed a new collaborative agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time. A...
Faculty Artwork on Display in the George Waters Art Gallery
— Monday, November 13, 2017
The George Waters Art Gallery is showcasing the artwork of Elmira College faculty members Derek Chalfant, Jan Kather, Chris Longwell and Aaron Kather now through December 8. The exhibit includes a variety of artwork from sculptures and media arts...
Healthcare Professionals Offer Key Insights and Career Advice
— Friday, November 10, 2017
A young, special-needs patient is rushed to the emergency room. Not far behind was EC alumna Deann Perkowski '17. She looked after the child at her daycare business and kept a detailed timeline of his condition. After...
Crunching Numbers and Improving Processes
— Friday, November 10, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess student is accounting and finance double major, Jesse Dedman '18. While it is safe to say that Jesse has a way with numbers, he also has a way of identifying process improvements and workflow efficiencies....
Professor John Kelly Premiering Play in Washington, D.C.
— Thursday, November 09, 2017
A play by Elmira College professor and local playwright, John J. Kelly, was selected for inclusion in “One Year Later: Civic Engagement in the Era of Trump,” a presentation of the Federal Theatre Project. The play, titled...
What To Do Wednesday: Orchesis
— Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Today’s #WhatToDoWednesday shines a spotlight on Orchesis, one of Elmira College’s many talented dance groups completely run by students. The Club welcomes all skill levels and pride themselves on dancing to a wide-variety of...
Fall Into the Season with a Visit to EC
— Wednesday, November 08, 2017
This Saturday, November 11, the Office of Admissions will host its final Fall Open House event. The day will start at 9:30 a.m., and include an academic fair and information on study abroad opportunities and career services. In addition,...
Dr. Conger Chairs Session for New York Economics Association Conference
— Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Dr. Darius Conger, visiting professor of economics, recently chaired a session during the 70th Annual Conference of the New York Economics Association held at Farmingdale State College. Dr. Conger chaired the Demographic Economics and Migration...
Science Lecture Series Concludes with Georgetown University Professor
— Monday, November 06, 2017
On Friday, October 10, the Lecture in the Sciences series concludes with Dr. Martha Weiss, a biology professor and researcher at Georgetown University. Her lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. The presentation...
Professor Matthew Burr Featured in CNN Money
— Friday, November 03, 2017
Matthew Burr, assistant professor of business administration, has recently been featured and quoted in a variety of financial news stories including one from CNN Money.  Burr currently teaches courses in Human Resources Management,...
Emerging Scholar Lecture Explores Art and Literature
— Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Emerging Scholar Lecture Series begins on Tuesday, November 7 with a presentation by Jan Steyn, a Ph.D. candidate from Cornell University. The lecture will take place at 4:30 p.m., in the Gannett Tripp Library Lecture...
Dr. Bezotte Earns Grant through Wells College Finger Lakes Project
— Thursday, November 02, 2017
Dr. Christine Bezotte, associate professor of biology, recently earned a grant through the Finger Lakes Project at Wells College. The grant will be used to develop a sustainability curriculum at Elmira College. The new curriculum aims to...
Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium
— Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Three students, Paula Cook ’18, Ashley Miller ’18, and Emily Bush ’18 recently presented their summer research posters at the 20th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the...
‘God of Carnage’ Next in Elmira College Theatre Schedule
— Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The Elmira College Theatre Program continues its 2017-2018 season with Yasmina Reza’s biting modern comedy, God of Carnage. Performances are scheduled November 9 through 11 at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee November 12 at 2:00 p.m. in Watson...
Community Invited to Health Professions Panel
— Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Elmira College Office of Career Services invites students, alumni and community members to a Health Professions Panel on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Room 206, Cowles Hall at Elmira...
Walsh Lounge Honors Three Generations of Alumnae
— Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Walsh Lounge in Cowles Hall, and a commissioned art quilt, were dedicated during a ceremony held Thursday, October 26, 2017.  The Lounge, named for Elmira College Trustee John M. Walsh, III, honors his wife, former Trustee Martha...
Final ‘The Trouble Begins’ Lecture Explores Obsession
— Monday, October 30, 2017
The fall portion of the 2017-2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, concludes Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m., in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall on the Elmira College campus....
Starting a New Chapter and a Future at the Library
— Friday, October 27, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess student is avid reader and English literature major, Emily Van Allen '18. Emily’s passion for books and reading helped her land a summer internship at the Gold Coast Public Library on Long Island,...
Alumnus Artwork on Display in Gannett-Tripp Library
— Thursday, October 26, 2017
On exhibit at the Gannett-Tripp Library, now through November 17, are original illustrations drawn by Elmira College alumnus and local artist, Chris Bell '00. The illustrations provide an inside view of...
Trick-or-Treat For the Kids
— Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Today’s #WhatToDoWednesday spotlight on student clubs and organizations is all about the Elmira College Chapter of Circle K. Circle K is the collegiate version of Kiwanis, an international nonprofit organization found in over 80...
Dr. Denise Berry-Talenti Earns Certified Nurse Educator Designation
— Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Denise Berry-Talenti, DNP, RN, CNM, CNE, associate professor of nurse education, recently passed the certification examination for nurse educators. Dr. Talenti earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict...
Graduate School Fair Open to Students and the Community
— Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Interested in graduate school? If so, join Elmira College and the Office of Career Services at the 32nd Annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel...
Science Lecture Series Continues with Upstate Medical Researcher
— Tuesday, October 24, 2017
On Friday, October 27, the Lecture in the Sciences series continues with Dr. Jeffrey Amack from SUNY Upstate Medical University. The lecture begins at 6:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall.  Dr. Amack’s presentation...
Community Invited to Discussion on Empowering Women
— Monday, October 23, 2017
On Wednesday, October 25, at 6:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel inside Cowles Hall, the community is invited to participate in a discussion on empowering women for success. Dr. Deborah Owens Elmira College’s Dr. Deborah Owens,...
Elmira College Partners with Chemung County Sheriff’s Office for Operation H.O.P.E.
— Monday, October 23, 2017
On Wednesday, October 25, Elmira College is partnering with the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office for Operation H.O.P.E., or the Heroin and Opioid Prevention Effort. This free educational event begins at 6:30 p.m. in...
Into the Woods for Undergraduate Research
— Friday, October 20, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess feature story goes into the woods with biochemistry major, Emily Repas ’18. Emily spent her summer in the Oak Mountain State Park researching why a nonindigenous pine tree species was growing and...
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel Presents at National Conference and Joins Health and Human Services Advisory Council
— Thursday, October 19, 2017
Elmira College Continuing Education student and Elmira native, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel recently presented at the National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers at the National...
Professor Howell Published in Ceramic Industry Magazine
— Thursday, October 19, 2017
Vincent Howell, adjunct professor in strategic planning, project management and business ethics, recently published an article in Ceramic Industry magazine. The article, titled “Workforce Development: Closing the Skills Gap Now and in...
Scholarship Aiding Nursing Student Success
— Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As the shortage of nurses in the United States continues, Elmira College and the Corning Incorporated Foundation are offering a solution to this need for nurses. This year, four students were awarded the Elmira College - Corning Incorporated...
Chemistry Club Tangles with the Zombies
— Wednesday, October 18, 2017
What if a zombie apocalypse really happened? This past weekend, the Elmira College Chemistry Club found out as they joined the living and undead for the sixth annual “Tangle with Zombies” run at the Tanglewood Nature...
Moser Freshman Prize Awarded to Sofia Moore ’20
— Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The 2017 Moser Freshman Prize was awarded to Sofia Moore ’20. Sofia, a finance major from Allegheny, N.Y., chose Elmira after she was impressed by the small class sizes and the architecture and beauty of the College. During her time...
Alison M. Wolfe, Associate Professor, Named as Corning Incorporated Foundation Chair in Business
— Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Professor Alison M. Wolfe, a member of the Business & Economics faculty of Elmira College since 2003, has been named the Corning Incorporated Foundation Chair in Business as of July 2017. This chaired faculty appointment is part of Corning...
Honoring Dr. Edward J. Grandt, L.H.D. ’16
— Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Elmira College has lost a loyal friend and benefactor with the passing of Dr. Edward J. Grandt. Dr. Grandt, a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, served on the Board of Trustees for more than a decade and was a key force in...
Film Screening to Mark 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York
— Monday, October 16, 2017
Throughout the month of October, Elmira College is partnering with Community Arts of Elmira and the YWCA Elmira and the Twin Tiers to present three events that celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage...
‘The Trouble Begins’ Series Continues This Week
— Monday, October 16, 2017
The fall portion of the 2017-2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, continues Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The lecture, “Mark Twain...
Remembering Dr. Margaret Chase Locke, Jr.
— Friday, October 13, 2017
Elmira College mourns the death of Professor Emerita and Benefactor, Dr. Margaret Chase Locke, Jr. who dedicated her life to helping others further their education and fulfilling their dreams. Dr. Locke began her tenure at Elmira College in 1959...
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar Continues Science Lecture Series
— Thursday, October 12, 2017
On Monday, October 16, the Lecture in the Sciences series continues with Dr. Amy Vollmer, a Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Scholar from Swarthmore College. The presentation titled, “What bacteria can teach us about stress...
Annual Key Awards Presented During Family Weekend
— Thursday, October 12, 2017
Elmira College recognized many of its most promising new students with the 82nd awarding of the Elmira College Key Awards on Friday, October 6 at an afternoon reception in Hamilton Hall. Presented by the Alumni Association, the Key Award...
Fall Open House Offers Firsthand Look into EC
— Wednesday, October 11, 2017
This Saturday, October 14, the Office of Admissions will host the second of three Fall Open House events. “Our Fall Open House events provide high school sophomores, juniors and seniors a firsthand look at what makes Elmira College a...
Students Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma International Honor Society
— Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Last weekend, more than 30 students were inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, the International Honor Society rewarding first-collegiate-year scholarship, during a ceremony held in Peterson Chapel. In addition, Dr. Alexa Yesukevich, adjunct professor...
What To Do Wednesday: Equestrian Club and Team
— Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Our #WhatToDoWednesday series, spotlighting student clubs and organizations, continues today with the Elmira College Equestrian Club and Team. If you are interested in riding, competing, or just love horses, this could be the perfect opportunity...
Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State
— Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Elmira College alumna Alice Robertson, shown here on the right, was the first-elected congresswoman after the passage of the 19th amendment. Throughout the month of October, Elmira College is partnering with Community Arts of...
Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Weekend Preview
— Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The EC Men’s Lacrosse team is hosting a three-day alumni event starting this Thursday, October 12. Here are just some of the highlights for the weekend ahead: Presentation by Dennis Gushue, Director of Talent Brand Solutions at...
Alumna Kicks Off Science Lecture Series
— Monday, October 09, 2017
Alumna, Dr. Tsion Minas ’09 is set to present the first Lecture in the Sciences on Friday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m., in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. Dr. Minas currently works at the National Cancer Institute, which is part of the...
Twain’s Adventures in Early Science Fiction
— Monday, October 09, 2017
The fall portion of the 2017-2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, continues Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Barn at Quarry Farm, with a lecture that explores the...
Summer Internship Gets Social
— Friday, October 06, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights business administration major, Jeff Ahlgrim ’18. Jeff spent his summer posting, creating, and tracking social media for a healthcare staffing company in...
Alumni Chapters Host President & Mrs. Lindsay
— Thursday, October 05, 2017
  The Boston, Rochester, and Elmira alumni chapter's recently hosted events in honor of President Lindsay and his wife, Janna. The receptions provided alumni and guests a chance to mingle and chat with Dr....
Enactus Team Supports Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign
— Thursday, October 05, 2017
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month, and the Elmira College Enactus team, is partnering with Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler Counties to support the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” event...
Annual Octagon Fair Celebrates 50 Years
— Thursday, October 05, 2017
Elmira College invites the community to campus on Saturday, October 7, 2017, for the 50th annual Octagon Fair.  This long-standing EC tradition offers a family-friendly day of fun, food, games, crafts, and entertainment for the entire...
What To Do Wednesday: Enactus
— Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Today, we are kicking off our #WhatToDoWednesday series spotlighting student clubs and organizations. The series starts with the Elmira College chapter of Enactus. With more than 72,000 student members and 1,730 university programs, Enactus is...
Students Volunteer at 36th Annual Wineglass Marathon
— Wednesday, October 04, 2017
This past weekend students from the field hockey, baseball, and men’s soccer teams volunteered at the 36th annual Wineglass Marathon. Students handed out race medals at the finish as well as water, Gatorade and spirited cheers...
NYC Alumni Debut New Play by Professor John Kelly
— Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Members of the Elmira College New York City Alumni Chapter recently performed a staged reading of a new full-length play by playwright and Elmira College Professor, John J. Kelly. Alumni, friends, and family gathered at the Dramatist Guild Fund...
Alumna Essay Featured in The Oswald Review
— Tuesday, October 03, 2017
An essay written by recently minted alumna, Diandra Alvarado ’17, is now published in The Oswald Review, an international journal of undergraduate research and criticism.  In the essay titled, “The Monstrosity of...
First ‘Trouble Begins’ Lecture is All About the Dogs
— Monday, October 02, 2017
The fall portion of the 2017-2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, begins Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in Cowles Hall, with the lecture and pet-related exhibits and...
A Wild Internship at the Zoo
— Friday, September 29, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess feature story heads to the zoo with Nathan Edwards ’18. As a biology major with a passion for wildlife, Nathan experienced a variety of animals in action during his internship at the Utica...
Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Weekend Set for October 12-14
— Thursday, September 28, 2017
Elmira College is pleased to announce that the upcoming EC Men's Lacrosse Alumni Weekend will be held on October 12-14. The weekend is filled with various events throughout the three days, highlighted by the team's alumni game on Saturday...
Documentary Filmmaker On Campus for Film Screening
— Thursday, September 28, 2017
Today, Thursday, September 28, the community is invited to a film screening and Q&A with Luis Argueta, an award-winning director, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Gannett Tripp Library Lecture Hall. The screening will feature...
Five Things to Make Your EC Experience Truly Unsurpassed
— Wednesday, September 27, 2017
At the beginning of this month, Elmira College welcomed the Unsurpassed Class of 2021. As students continue to settle into college life, senior biology major, Baily Thomas ’18, shares the top “Five Things that will Make Your...
Students, Professor Present Research at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
— Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Earlier this month, two students, Anna Copp '18 and Ashley Kelly '18, along with Dr. Daniel Clay, assistant professor of criminal justice, presented a research paper during a conference at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During the annual...
Visiting Artist Conducts Cyanotype Workshop with Students
— Tuesday, September 26, 2017
As part of the “Alternative Photo Process” exhibition on display in the George Waters Art Gallery now through Friday, October 13, Photography I students participated in a workshop on making cyanotypes, or blueprints, with...
A Friendly, Artistic Competition to End Hunger
— Monday, September 25, 2017
The EC Ceramics Department is partnering with Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schulyer Counties for the second annual Community Throwing Night to End Hunger on Thursday, September 28 fro 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Fassett Commons. The community is...
Student Red Cross Club Hosts Community Blood Drive
— Monday, September 25, 2017
After a decline in summer blood donations, the Red Cross is facing a blood and platelet shortage. To help, the Elmira College Red Cross Club is hosting a community blood drive tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26. The drive is scheduled for 9:00...
Alumnus Scores Big with Career Opportunities
— Friday, September 22, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess hits the rink to spotlight alumnus, Keith Cummings ’16. While Keith was a student studying business administration with a concentration in marketing, he had the opportunity to intern with the...
Twain Lecture Series Begins with a Bark
— Thursday, September 21, 2017
On Wednesday, October 4, The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies is going to the dogs (and cats). The first lecture, which begins at 7:00 p.m. in Cowles Hall at Elmira...
Annual Service Honors Memory of Alumni
— Wednesday, September 20, 2017
... // On Mountain Day, students, faculty and administrators took a moment to honor and remember more than 85 loyal alumni who passed away this past year. The annual Service of Remembrance, hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations,...
Time to Celebrate Mountain Day
— Wednesday, September 20, 2017
On Tuesday, September 19, Elmira College students celebrated Mountain Day. This annual tradition, dating back almost a hundred years, formally kicked off the night before. Students gathered outside the Admissions House, formerly the...
NYC Alumni Prepare to Hit the Stage
— Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The Elmira College New York City Alumni Chapter is getting ready to hit the stage and debut a new full-length play by playwright and Elmira College Professor, John J. Kelly. Alumni will perform a staged reading of the play, Changes, on Sunday,...
Elmira College Receives Grant from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation
— Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Elmira College recently received a generous grant for a fifth consecutive year from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation. The $15,000 grant-in-aid is distributed to selected Tioga County, New York, students who have demonstrated financial need...
Katie Koestner, Activist, Educator, Survivor to Speak on Campus
— Monday, September 18, 2017
The campus community is invited to Elmira College’s Gibson Theatre this Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m., for guest speaker, Katie Koestner, a sexual assault activist, educator, and survivor. The evening will focus on discussion,...
Inspecting and Improving the Environment
— Friday, September 15, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess spotlights, Maggie Groce ’18. As an environmental studies and business administration double major Maggie spent her summer with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Her...
George Waters Gallery Features Contemporary Photographers
— Friday, September 15, 2017
  The community is invited to the first exhibition of the academic year at the George Waters Gallery, titled “Alternative Photo Processes.” The exhibition, on display September 21 through October 13, features...
Dr. Daniel Clay Presents Research at International Law Conference
— Thursday, September 14, 2017
Dr. Daniel N. Clay, assistant professor of criminal justice, recently presented a research paper at the Philosophical Foundations of International Criminal Law: Its Intellectual Roots, Related Limits and Potential research conference in Delhi,...
Dr. Sharma to be Published in Journal of International and Global Economic Studies
— Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A research paper by Dr. Amarendra Sharma, associate professor of economics, was recently accepted for publication in a forthcoming volume of the Journal of International and Global Economic Studies. In this paper, titled “Does Mexican...
Dr. McCall Co-Edits a New Collection of Herman Melville Writings
— Wednesday, September 13, 2017
   Dr. Corey McCall, associate professor of philosophy, and Dr. Tom Numi, assistant professor of English at Montana State University-Billings, co-edited a new collection of writings...
Elmira College Named National Best Liberal Arts College
— Tuesday, September 12, 2017
In their just-released 2018 BEST COLLEGES rankings, U.S. News & World Report again named Elmira College to the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.  “We are honored to once again be included in the U.S. News &...
Elmira College Theatre Opens Season September 14
— Monday, September 11, 2017
The Elmira College Theatre Program begins its 2017-2018 season with Barbara Lebow’s touching drama, A Shayna Maidel. Performances are scheduled September 14 through 16 at 8:00 p.m., with a matinee September 17 at 2:00 p.m. in Gibson...
Students, Organizations Find Match at Community Service Fair
— Friday, September 08, 2017
... // On Thursday, September 7, the Office of Career Services hosted the annual Community Service Fair in Speidel Gymnasium. This event, focused on helping students find opportunities to complete their 60-hour volunteer requirement, featured...
A New Generation of Legacies
— Thursday, September 07, 2017
As we welcomed the Class of 2021 to campus this past weekend we welcomed new faces and familiar ones. For eight students and their family members, choosing Elmira College has strengthened their bond to one another as this year's class members...
Elmira College Remembers 9/11 Through A Day of Service
— Thursday, September 07, 2017
On Monday, September 11, Elmira College students will honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 through a day of service and remembrance. The activities begin at 8:00 a.m. as students, faculty, and administrators place 2,996 American flags along...
College Offers Helping Hands for Harvey
— Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The Elmira College Office of Career Services is leading a “Helping Hands for Harvey,” effort to collect donations and items for those impacted by the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. From now until Wednesday, September 13, the...
Welcome Class of 2021
— Friday, September 01, 2017
“I am very excited because today is all about my son. Since his junior year he knew he wanted to come here,” said Elmira proud parent, Louise Joseph. Today, her son Rafael Joseph ’21 began his college journey as a...
Fall 'Trouble Begins' Lecture Series Set
— Thursday, August 31, 2017
The fall portion of the 2017-2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies features four lectures, with the first event set for Wednesday, October 4 in Cowles Hall at Elmira...
Alumni Welcome New Students with a Sweet Treat
— Thursday, August 31, 2017
This week the campus community welcomes new students and the “Unsurpassed Class of 2021.” To join in on the fun, members of the local Elmira Alumni Chapter wrapped and packaged cookies as a small welcome gift for new students...
Dr. McCall Published by Philosophy in Review Journal
— Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Dr. Corey McCall, associate professor of philosophy, recently published a review of Idit Dobbs-Weinstein's Spinoza's Critique of Religion and Its Heirs: Marx, Benjamin, and Adorno. The review, published in the...
Alumni Begin Master’s Programs at Regent’s University London
— Tuesday, August 29, 2017
As students arrive on campus this week, several newly minted Elmira College alumni are headed across the pond to earn their master’s degrees at Regent’s University London. The alumni, including Lily Burtner ‘17 and...
Elmira Again Named a National Best by Washington Monthly
— Monday, August 28, 2017
Elmira College again was named to the list of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges on Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings.The rankings, released earlier today, focus on what colleges are doing for their students,...
Summer Intern to Full-Time Employee
— Friday, August 25, 2017
This week our #SoaringToSuccess series features Carolyn Zesut '18, an accounting and business administration double major who interned this summer at the United Technologies Corporation. Carolyn just ended her summer on a high note by accepting a...
2017-2018 Elmira College Theatre Season Announced
— Thursday, August 24, 2017
The 2017-2018 Theatre Season at Elmira College promises to be one of the best in the over 100-year history of the program. Comedy, drama, and musical theatre are all included in this year’s offerings. The season begins in September...
Wind Down the Summer with a Campus Visit
— Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  The summer is winding down and the Office of Admissions invites prospective students and their families to wrap up the season with a visit to campus this Friday, August 25. The final Friday on the Lawn summer visit event kicks off at...
Graduate Student’s Work Featured in George Waters Gallery Exhibit
— Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The community is invited to the George Waters Gallery for an exhibit featuring artist and graduate student, Kelsey Saunders. The exhibit titled “The Hunt,” and opens this Saturday, August 26 with an opening reception from...
Dr. Twombly Featured in New Weekly Political Segment
— Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Dr. Jim Twombly, Professor of Political Science, will be featured on a new political segment on WENY News titled, “Politics in 2.” The short segments attempt to explain the theories, concepts, and terms behind today's...
Solar Eclipse of the Century
— Monday, August 21, 2017
Today, Monday, August 21, millions of people across the United States will look to the sky for the first total eclipse since 1979. This is one of the most exciting astronomical events and to learn more we checked in with Dr. Charlie Jacobson,...
Testing Out a Future Career in the Lab
— Friday, August 18, 2017
The end of the summer season is upon us and our students are hard at work completing internships. This week our #SoaringToSuccess series spotlights biology major, Zoey Perham '18. Zoey went from on-campus science labs to a healthcare-focused lab...
Faculty Participate in Science Camp at Tanglewood Nature Center
— Thursday, August 17, 2017
Dr. Lynn Gillie, dean of academic affairs and professor of biology, as well as Dr. Forrest Meekins, adjunct professor of biology, participated in the Meg Lowman Treetops Camps recently held at the Tanglewood Nature Center. During the camp,...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Presents Awards During International Conference
— Thursday, August 17, 2017
Earlier this month, the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies honored two Twain scholars with the Henry Nash Smith and John Tuckey Awards. The awards were presented as part of the Eighth International Conference on the State of Mark Twain...
Solar Eclipse Tips
— Wednesday, August 16, 2017
On Monday, August 21, 2017, people in most of the continental United States will be able to view a solar eclipse. This is one of the most dramatic events in astronomy and to get ready we sat down with Dr. Charlie Jacobson, Associate Professor of...
Elmira College Again Named “A Best in the Northeast” by The Princeton Review
— Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Elmira College, again this year, was named one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Elmira College as one of 229 colleges on its "Best in the Northeast"...
Move-In Monday: Tips for Parents Letting Go
— Monday, August 14, 2017
The summer is starting to wind down and the campus move-in day is drawing closer. College is a big transition for students, but also for many parents. Whether it is a parent’s first or fifth child in college, letting go can be...
Red Cross Club Hosting Community Blood Drive
— Monday, August 14, 2017
The Red Cross is facing a summer blood and platelet shortage. To help, the Elmira College Red Cross Club is hosting a community blood drive on Wednesday, August 16. The blood drive, scheduled for 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Stephans...
An Artful Summer in Cape Cod
— Friday, August 11, 2017
As the upcoming solar eclipse approaches, our #SoaringToSuccess continues to shed some light on the internships our students are completing this season. This week features, Samantha Berger '18, an English literature major with an interest in art,...
Students, Professor Present Research at the University of The Bahamas San Salvador
— Thursday, August 10, 2017
Earlier this summer, Dr. Daniel Kjar, Associate Professor of Biology, and two research students, Ashley Miller ’18 and Bridget Yaw ’20, attended the Second Joint Symposium on the Natural History and Geology of The Bahamas, at...
Alumna and Professor Publish Joint Research
— Thursday, August 10, 2017
        Joint research by alumna Ashley Youngs ’16, and Dr. Allyson Graf, Assistant Professor of Psychology, was recently published in The Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health...
Special Bourbon Release Honors Twain, International Conference
— Wednesday, August 09, 2017
   In late summer of 2016, Dr. Joseph Lemak, director of the Center for Mark Twain Studies, approached former fellow Elmira College professor, and now head distiller at Finger Lakes Distilling (FLD), Dr. Jared Baker, about the...
New Twain Exhibit Shares A Rare Look Into Quarry Farm
— Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The community is invited to view a new exhibit titled, “Mark Twain's Elmira: Through the Lens of the Langdons,” on display through September 8 in the Gannett-Tripp Library. Prepared especially for the recent Center for Mark...
Move-In Monday: Go-To Spots on Campus
— Monday, August 07, 2017
Move-in day and orientation are almost here, and our “Move-In Monday” series continues with key locations and resources on the purple and gold campus. Today, the Residence Life team shares some of the go-to spots on campus...
Interning, Tutoring, and Helping the Community
— Friday, August 04, 2017
The summer might be winding down, but our #SoaringToSuccess series blazes on to highlight the internships our students are completing this season. This week features, Payton Rusin '18, a psychology major who interned at the Broome County Higher...
Writing Lecturers Present at the World-Ecology Research Network
— Thursday, August 03, 2017
   Writing lecturers Dr. Erin Riddle and Dr. Minjeong Kim recently presented at the third annual conference of the World-Ecology Research Network in Binghamton, New York. This year’s conference was titled,...
Dr. Myra Glenn Set to Publish Fourth Book
— Thursday, August 03, 2017
Dr. Myra Glenn, Professor of American History, is set to publish her fourth book, a study of the life and autobiography of Dr. Harriot Kezia Hunt [1805-1875], the pioneering Boston physician and women's rights advocate. The news of the upcoming...
Local Students Share Original Works at Second Annual Literacy SLAM Showcase
— Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Reading, writing, art, and music fused together last week during the Second Annual Literacy SLAM Showcase. The event, hosted by students in the Master of Science in Education: Literacy: Birth to 12 program, marked the end of a weeklong literacy...
Dr. Nageldinger Presents at International Literacy Conferences
— Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Earlier this summer, Dr. James Nageldinger, Assistant Professor of Literacy, presented at two international literacy conferences. His first presentation titled, “Class Act: Using Their Language to Connect Boys to Literacy Through...
Elmira College Awarded for Extraordinary Professional Programming
— Tuesday, August 01, 2017
National guide for colleges endorses schools for holistic professional education For years, students across the country have known that they could turn to Colleges of Distinction as a one-of-a-kind resource to find the best-fit school for them....
Essay by Dr. Seybold Appears in Los Angeles Review of Books
— Tuesday, August 01, 2017
A review essay by Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, recently appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books.  The essay, titled...
Move-In Monday: Reaching Out to Your Roommate
— Monday, July 31, 2017
As August rolls around, roommate selections are going out to incoming students. To help with the “getting-to-know-you” process, our Move-In Monday series continues with advice and practical ways to reach out and get to know...
Investing in a Future Career
— Friday, July 28, 2017
Our #SoaringToSuccess continues this summer with Justin Porrett ’19. Justin is an accounting and finance double major currently working as a private wealth management intern at Laidlaw & Company. This experience is preparing Justin...
Soaring Summer Scholars Experience College Learning
— Thursday, July 27, 2017
This 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 visits, coordinated by Finn Academy and...
Dr. Corey McCall Participates in Academic Roundtable, Paper Presentation, and Review
— Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Throughout the summer, Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, has participated in an academic roundtable discussion, paper presentation, and review with national and international colleges and...
Alumnus Participates in Local Street Painting Festival
— Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Alumnus Chris Bell ’00, an artist and art teacher in the Horseheads School District, recently participated in the Tenth Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival. Bell’s impressive chalk drawing of an octopus represented two...
Fresh Facts on a New Culinary Experience
— Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Earlier this summer, Elmira College welcomed Parkhurst Dining, who offers a fresh culinary experience with made-from-scratch food. As students return this fall, they will see and sample the new menus, ideas, and flavors from Parkhurst...
Move-In Monday: Learning, Experiencing Campus
— Monday, July 24, 2017
Our summer “Move-In Monday” series continues with new tips and tricks for the incoming Class of 2021. Today, the Residence Life team shares some of the lingo and traditions unique to Elmira College. They also share some...
Behind the Counter and Ready for the Future
— Friday, July 21, 2017
As the summer blazes on, our #SoaringToSuccess series continues to spotlight the internships our students are completing this season. This week features, Mikaela Buntz ’18 a chemistry major with a pre-pharmacy concentration. She is...
Sarah Burr ’11: Author, Dreamer, Alumna
— Thursday, July 20, 2017
Alumna Sarah Burr ’11, recently authored her debut novel, “The Ducal Detective,” and announced a sequel titled, “A Feast Most Foul.” Burr’s suspense novels feature a medieval twist and...
Karen Johnson Appointed Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment
— Thursday, July 20, 2017
President Charles Lindsay is pleased to announce that Ms. Karen Johnson has been appointed Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment, effective immediately. Reporting directly to President...
Center for Mark Twain Studies to Host International Conference
— Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Next month, Mark Twain scholars from around the world will gather at Elmira College for The Eighth International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies from August 3 to 5. The conference, hosted by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, will...
Transfer Visit Day on July 21
— Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Interested in transferring to Elmira College this fall? Register today for the Transfer Visit Day this Friday, July 21 from noon to 3:00 p.m.  Interested students who send in their transcripts by July 20 will receive...
Move-In Monday: Take or Toss?
— Monday, July 17, 2017
Today kicks off our summer "Move-In Monday" series. Over the next few weeks, the Residence Life team will share tips and tricks to get new students packed, moved, and settled into life at Elmira College. Starting with what to...
Marketing, Advertising, Experiencing A Future Career
— Friday, July 14, 2017
As the summer continues, our #SoaringToSuccess series heats up to spotlight the internships our students are completing this season. This week features Kyra McDonald'18, a psychology major with a business administration minor, who is starting off...
Slam Dunk Start to Summer Basketball Camps
— Thursday, July 13, 2017
While the Student Life team and Orientation Leaders are busy welcoming the Class of 2021, Elmira men's basketball is working with prospects from the Class of 2027 and beyond. The team’s four-day youth camps, for students in Grades 1-8,...
Aloha Term III – Students Experience the Big Island of Hawaii
— Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Term III at Elmira College provides the opportunity for students to explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning. One class titled, “Field Biology and Advanced Ecology,” took Dr. Corey Stilts,...
Elmira College Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction
— Tuesday, July 11, 2017
National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Elmira College earned the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of...
Martha Klayf Everett ’77: A Life Remembered August 12, 1955 - September 11, 2012
— Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Classmates, former professors, and friends gathered in Tompkins Lounge during Reunion 2017 for a memorial service to remember and honor the life of Martha Klayf Everett ’77, a special alumna who positively impacted their...
Twain Sites Receive Proceeds from Commemorative Twain Coin Sales
— Monday, July 10, 2017
On December 4, 2012, Public Law 112-201 instructed “the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain.” The $5 gold and $1 silver coins, which were available for purchase through the U.S. Mint, went...
Summer Orientation Welcomes Class of 2021
— Friday, July 07, 2017
The Class of 2021 begins their Elmira College journey next week during Summer Orientation sessions on July 10 and 11, as well as July 14 and 15. Orientation provides an opportunity for students to sign up for classes, meet faculty, staff and...
Investigating a Career in Criminal Justice
— Friday, July 07, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Alyssa Hollow '18. This human services and criminal justice double major is learning everything it takes to fight crime through her internship at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms,...
Admissions Staff Help Local Students Prep for College Search
— Thursday, July 06, 2017
Leslie Daloia, senior associate director of admissions, recently joined college admissions staff from across the country for a college admissions and application workshop for local high students and parents at the Watson Homestead Retreat Center...
Board of Trustees Grant ‘Emeritus’ Status to Dr. Norman Smith
— Thursday, July 06, 2017
  The Elmira College Board of Trustees has awarded Dr. Norman R. Smith, fourteenth president of Elmira College, emeritus status. Smith, who served in an acting interim role for two academic years from 2015 to 2017, oversaw major...
Trip of a Lifetime: Student Reflects on Term III Excursion to South Africa
— Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Meaningful student experience. It's what individuals hope to achieve during their academic careers at collegiate institutions. One of the ways students at Elmira College can reach this goal is through the college's unique Term III travel abroad...
Lindsay Begins Term as Fifteenth President of Elmira College
— Saturday, July 01, 2017
Dr. Charles “Chuck” Lindsay begins his term today as the fifteenth president of Elmira College. Previously serving as Dean of Academic Affairs and Provost at Elmira, Lindsay plans to draw on those experiences as he assumes...
Accounting for a Future Career
— Friday, June 30, 2017
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Marisa Bernadi '18. Marisa, an accounting and business administration double major with a concentration in management recently interned at Valicenti Advisory Services in...
New Ideas, New Look for the Dining Hall
— Thursday, June 29, 2017
Elmira College is excited to welcome Parkhurst Dining to the campus community. Parkhurst is renovating the Campus Center dining hall and bringing new menus, new ideas, and a fresh new look. The changes to the dining hall started today. All of...
Mark Twain Scholar Prepares a Legacy for the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College
— Thursday, June 29, 2017
John and Patty have noted how every gift to the Center is wisely used to continue the rich heritage and relevancy of Mark Twain, his works, and his world for present and new generations to come. Mark Twain Scholar John Pascal and his wife Patty...
Alumna Published in Journal of Historical Research
— Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Alumna McKayla Sluga ’17 was recently published in the May edition of History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research, Volume 14.  Her article, titled “The Emergence of Scientific,...
Basketball Youth Camp Offers “Early Eagle” Discount
— Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Elmira College men's basketball team is hosting two youth summer camp sessions on July 10 to 13, and July 24 to 27. Register before July 1 for the first session, or before July 15 for the second session, and receive an “Early...
Artemus Ward: Paving the Way for Twain
— Monday, June 26, 2017
The 2017 Park Church Summer Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, concludes Wednesday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m., with the lecture, “Artemus Ward: The Man Who Made Lincoln Laugh,”...
A Summer Downtown: Interning and Experiencing Elmira
— Friday, June 23, 2017
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships. Our #SoaringToSuccess series will spotlight some of the internships our students are completing this season, starting with Jessica McKelvis ’18. Jessica, a...
Dr. McCall Presents at Rowan University Conference
— Thursday, June 22, 2017
Earlier this month Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, presented at a conference, Deleuze & Guattari: Here and There, Then and Now at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. The conference, part of the...
Reunion 2017 Brings Memories, Classmates and Friends Together
— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Reunion 2017 drew alumni of all ages from across the country for a weekend of traditions, reminiscing, and connecting with friends old and new. Alumni from the classes of 1942 to 2017 were represented including the 50th Anniversary Class of...
Empire 8 Awards 11 Elmira College Teams, 59 Student-Athletes With Spring Academic Honors
— Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Empire 8 Conference recognized a record number of student-athletes and teams for their academic achievements during the 2017 spring semester, as 897 student-athletes and 123 teams were acknowledged with President's List and...
This Day in History: Alumna Alice Robertson ’76
— Tuesday, June 20, 2017
On June 20, 1921, almost 100 years ago, Oklahoma native and Elmira College alumna (Class of 1876), U.S. Rep. Alice Mary Robertson (R-Okla.) was the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives. Among her many...
Alumna’s Artwork on Display at Local Library
— Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Artwork by alumna Aya Watanabe ’17 from Tokyo, Japan is currently on display at the Chemung County Library District's Horseheads Free Library now through Labor Day. The exhibit features a modified version of her art installation...
Magic, Memory and Huckleberry Finn
— Monday, June 19, 2017
The 2017 Park Church Summer Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, continues Wednesday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m., with the lecture, “Conjuring the Superstitions of a Nation: Magic, Memory, and...
Five Under Five: Lucrecia Mena '12
— Friday, June 16, 2017
As Reunion festivities begin, we are continuing our “Five Under Five,” series featuring a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Today, meet Lucrecia Mena who graduated...
Term III Takes Learning to The Emerald Isle
— Thursday, June 15, 2017
     Term III at Elmira College provides the opportunity for students to explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning. One Term III class, “The Natural and Social History of...
Term III Students Curate and Host Art Exhibit
— Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Term III at Elmira College is a special six-week session that provides students with a deeper look into new topics and subjects through experiential learning. One experience this spring included a museum studies class.  These students...
Dr. Allyson Graf Published in the Journal of Adult Development
— Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Research by Dr. Allyson Graf, Assistant Professor of Psychology, was recently published in the Journal of Adult Development. The article, titled “Successful Aging Across Adulthood: Hassles, Uplifts, and Self-Assessed Health in Daily...
Community Invited to Wine Fest on Saturday
— Tuesday, June 13, 2017
This Saturday, June 17 the community is invited to attend the Third Annual Wine Fest from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College campus. This year’s event features a variety of wineries and distilleries from the local area...
Employees Recognized for Service and Dedication
— Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Last week, Elmira College employees gathered for the annual Recognition Breakfast to honor their colleagues with 10 and 25+ years of service as well as those who have retired or announced their retirement. The following individuals were honored...
2017 Park Church Lecture Series Begins June 14
— Monday, June 12, 2017
The 2017 Park Church Summer Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, begins Wednesday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m., in the historic and cultural landmark, The Park Church, 208 W. Gray Street, Elmira....
Five Under Five: Sarah Thomassen ’12
— Friday, June 09, 2017
As Reunion weekend draws closer, we are continuing our “Five Under Five,” series featuring a question and answer session with an Elmira alumnus who graduated within the last five years. Today, meet Sarah Thomassen who...
Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Jackson ’12
— Thursday, June 08, 2017
Stephanie Jackson ’12, from her small town roots in Tully, New York, has nurtured a blossoming global career in education. As a teacher-trainer volunteer with the Peace Corps in the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, located on the northwestern...
Kick-Off Your Summer With Fridays on the Lawn
— Wednesday, June 07, 2017
This Friday, June 9, the Office of Admissions kicks off their summer visit series, Fridays on the Lawn. Prospective students and their families are invited to learn more about life at Elmira College and why Elmira College should be on the short...
Pinning Ceremony Honors Nursing Graduates
— Tuesday, June 06, 2017
As part of Commencement weekend the nurse education program hosted the annual Nurse Pinning Ceremony in Speidel Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized the students who have completed the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in nursing. In...
ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Officers
— Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Three graduating Elmira College cadets were commissioned during the annual Army & Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Peterson Chapel as part of Commencement weekend festivities. This ceremony marked the beginning of their service to our...
Elmira College Celebrates 162nd Commencement
— Sunday, June 04, 2017
Elmira College celebrated the graduation of 328 students during its 162nd  Commencement on Sunday, June 4 at the Murray Athletic Center, Pine Valley.    The exercises included the conferring of 296 undergraduate...
Where Are They Now: Julianne Heggie '16
— Friday, June 02, 2017
This weekend marks one year since the Legendary Class of 2016 graduated from Elmira College. Today, as this year’s graduates prepare to cross the Commencement stage, we are catching up Julianne Heggie '16. This young alumna is...
Student Essay to be Featured in International Research Journal
— Thursday, June 01, 2017
An essay written by Diandra Alvarado ’17, an English literature major, has been accepted for publication in The Oswald Review, an international journal of undergraduate research and criticism.  Diandra's essay, “The...
Basketball and Volleyball Youth Camps Set for July
— Thursday, June 01, 2017
   The Elmira College men's basketball and volleyball teams recently announced dates for their July youth summer camps. Two sessions of the basketball camp will be offered: July 10 to 13, and July 24 to 27. Both sessions are...
Dr. Khawar Authors Comparative Economic Development Book
— Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Dr. Mariam Khawar, Professor of Economics, recently authored a book titled, “The Geography of Underdevelopment: Institutions and the Impact of Culture.” The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, examines how the differences...
Twain Talks Begin June 14 at Park Church
— Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce the 2017 Park Church Summer Lecture Series.  The lecture series features three lectures in June at the historic and cultural landmark, The Park...
Where Are They Now: Andrea Esposito '16
— Friday, May 26, 2017
It has been nearly one year since the Legendary Class of 2016 walked across the Commencement stage. Today, we are catching up with these young alumni to see how they are doing and share their advice for the Class of 2017.  This...
2017 Student Show and Awards Reception Held
— Thursday, May 25, 2017
The Elmira College art department recently hosted the annual opening reception for the 2017 Student Student Show, which featured senior and undergraduate artwork installed in the George Waters Gallery and Tifft Lounge. The reception also...
Reunion Features Several Lectures
— Thursday, May 25, 2017
Reunion 2017 is only three weeks away. As part of the traditions and festivities, alumni can also get back into the classroom with educational lectures from Dr. Thomas Fiala, Professor Emeritus, Arkansas State University, and Dr. Matt Seybold,...
Students Jury Congressional Art Competition
— Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Pictured here are Gabrielle, Miranda, and Professor Longwell with Congressman Reed's Executive Assistant Sharon Murphy as they view art works submitted for the annual art competition. Earlier this month, students Gabrielle...
Dylan Bellinger, Katelyn Moore Named Athletes of the Year
— Tuesday, May 23, 2017
For the 47th consecutive year, the Elmira College Department of Athletics recognized several student-athletes, athletic teams, and staff members for their outstanding achievements on the field and in the classroom. At the 2016-17 Athletic Awards...
Dr. Matt Seybold Published in the Henry James Review
— Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, authored an essay for the Spring 2017 issue of Henry James Review. In the essay titled, “Delusive Hopes of Matrimony and Dollars:...
President’s Council Presents Annual Awards
— Monday, May 22, 2017
The President’s Council of Elmira College awarded their highest honors, The President’s Council Award and the Stand Energy Prize, during a ceremony held May 18 in Peterson Chapel. The President’s Council Award was...
Trouble Begins Lecture Series Concludes May 24
— Monday, May 22, 2017
The spring portion of the 2016-2017 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, concludes Wednesday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m., in the Barn at Quarry Farm. ...
Where Are They Now: Caitlin Dwyer '16
— Friday, May 19, 2017
It has been nearly a year since the Legendary Class of 2016 crossed the Commencement stage. Today, we are catching up with these young alumni to see how they are doing and share their advice for the Class of 2017. This week’s...
Nationally Cited Book Aids With College Decision
— Friday, May 19, 2017
Summer is quickly approaching and, for many graduating high school students, the countdown to, and excitement for, college has begun.  But for some, that decision has yet to be made and the pressure is on. The book, “Mistakes...
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker Published by the Genetics Society of America
— Thursday, May 18, 2017
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker, Assistant Professor of Biology, and her research group, were recently published in the Genetic Society of America’s (GSA) Spotlight Journal. The publication is now available digitally through the GSA’s...
Join us for Wine Fest on June 17
— Thursday, May 18, 2017
The community is invited to the Third Annual Wine Fest on Saturday, June 17, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College campus. This year’s event features a variety of wineries and distilleries from the Finger Lakes area including...
Students Present at Eighth Annual Research Conference
— Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Last week Elmira College hosted the Eighth Annual Student Research Conference in Cowles Hall. More than 40 Elmira students, representing 10 disciplines and all class years, presented course projects and independent research conducted with...
Purple & Gold Golf Outing This Weekend
— Wednesday, May 17, 2017
This Saturday, May 20 is the annual Purple & Gold Golf Outing at the Mark Twain Golf Course.  This four-person captain-and-crew tournament kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. Proceeds from the outing benefit the Elmira...
Five Under Five: Shannon Mosier ’12
— Tuesday, May 16, 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 Shannon Mosier who graduated Elmira with the Astonishing Class of 2012...
How It’s Made: Term III Students Learn Manufacturing Processes
— Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Term III at Elmira College is a special six-week session that provides students with a deeper look into new topics and subjects through experiential learning. One experience is an operations class for business administration students. The...
Bawiec, Fogarty Earn Final Athlete of the Week Awards
— Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Baseball standouts Conor Bawiec '18 and Tommy Fogarty '20 have been awarded the Elmira College Athlete of the Week awards for their efforts at the Empire 8 Conference Championships in the final week of...
Student Presents Research at Political Science Conference
— Monday, May 15, 2017
Alexandria Woodard ’18, a political science major with a concentration in American politics, presented a research paper during the recent New York State Political Science Association Conference at Nazareth...
The Trouble Begins Lecture Series Continues May 17
— Monday, May 15, 2017
The spring portion of the 2016-2017 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, continues Wednesday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m., in the Barn at Quarry Farm. ...
Where Are They Now: Ashley Youngs '16
— Friday, May 12, 2017
It has been nearly a year since the Legendary Class of 2016 crossed the Commencement stage.  In the new series, “Where Are They Now,” we catch up with these young alumni to see how they are doing. This week features...
Alumna Helps Raise $5 Million for Cancer Research
— Thursday, May 11, 2017
Community service is a cornerstone of the Elmira College experience. Recently, alumna Katie Knott DePrimo '08, an anthropology and sociology graduate, demonstrated that this innate spirit of service and giving does not stop at commencement. As...
Campus Community Celebrates Annual May Days
— Thursday, May 11, 2017
After a one-week inclement weather postponement, May Days 2017 will get underway this Saturday, May 13 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. in front of Campus Center.  The traditional event will include food, fun and music for the entire campus...
Theatre Season Concludes With Musical ‘Seesaw’
— Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Elmira College Theatre Department concludes its 2016-2017 season with the Cy Coleman musical, “Seesaw,” on May 25 through May 28 in Gibson Theatre.   The musical, with lyrics by...
Attend the Spring Open House
— Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Students and their families are invited to a Spring Open House this Saturday, May 13.  This special visit day is a chance for high school sophomores and juniors to get an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national...
SAC Hosts JDRF OneWalk, Raises More Than $45,000
— Tuesday, May 09, 2017
This past weekend, students and community members braved rainy weather to participate in the annual JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) OneWalk hosted by Elmira College and held on campus.  The event raised more than...
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel Featured as Key Speaker at Alzheimer's Association's Early Stage Conference
— Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Elmira native and Continuing Education student, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel was the keynote speaker at the recent Alzheimer's Association's Early Stage Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Cynthia was diagnosed with mild cognitive...
Student Enactus Team Presents at Regional Competition
— Monday, May 08, 2017
  The Elmira College Enactus Team recently participated in the Enactus Regional Competition in Washington, D.C. The students shared the impact of their entrepreneurial-based projects with local organizations including the Chemung County...
New York Literary Landmark Plaque Dedication Held at Quarry Farm
— Monday, May 08, 2017
Quarry Farm, summer home of literary icon Mark Twain, was recently designated a New York State Literary Landmark and an official plaque dedication was held Wednesday, May 3 at the Farm.  Representatives from the Center for Mark Twain...
Where Are They Now: Magee Barney '16
— Friday, May 05, 2017
As commencement and graduation season approaches, we are continuing a new series, titled, “Where Are They Now?” We are catching up with alumni from the Class of 2016, finding out what they are doing today, and sharing their...
Alpha Sigma Lambda Inducts New Members
— Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Beta Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honor Society for non-traditional undergraduate students, recently welcomed the 2017 initiates at a ceremony held on the Elmira College campus, Friday, April 28.  Students...
Students Host Diabetes Fundraiser Walk
— Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The community is invited to participate in the annual JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) OneWalk this Sunday, May 7 on the Elmira College campus. This event, hosted by the Elmira College Student Alumni Council and the JDRF...
Five Under Five: Olga Bermudez Paiva ’12
— Tuesday, May 02, 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. Today, meet Olga Bermudez Paiva who graduated from Elmira with the Astonishing Class of...
Wargo, Carlin Honored As Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Senior student-athletes Lindsay Wargo '17 of the women's lacrosse team and Emily Carlin '17 of the softball team were named Elmira College Athlete of the Week following their record performances last...
Trouble Begins Lecture Series Continues with New York Literary Landmark Plaque Dedication
— Monday, May 01, 2017
The 2016-2017 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series continues May 3 at Quarry Farm with the lecture and a special plaque dedication ceremony honoring the recent designation of Quarry Farm as a New York Literary...
Where Are They Now: Tyler Tarnowicz '16
— Friday, April 28, 2017
As commencement season approaches, we are kicking off a new series, titled, “Where Are They Now?” We are catching up with alumni from the Class of 2016, finding out what they are doing today, and sharing their advice for the...
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...