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Career Services Staff

Michael BlasicMr. Michael Blasic
Director of Career Services
Student Learning Commons at the GTL

Phone: (607) 735-1830
Email: mblasic@elmira.edu

Michael grew up in Horseheads, NY and attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania where he was employed as a Career Advisor for two years. Michael returned to Elmira as the Career Development Coordinator at Elmira Business Institute.

During his time as the Career Development Coordinator at Elmira Business Institute and as the Career Advisor at Saint Francis University, Michael conducted student advising appointments such as resume critiques, job-internship search strategies, and interview preparation. All of this experience has prepared him to work with students at Elmira College.


Ashton Eldridge '12Ashton Eldridge ’12
Student Support Coordinator
Student Learning Commons at the GTL

Phone: (607) 735-1830
Email: aeldridge@elmira.edu

Ashton joined the Career Services staff as a Career Assistant in the Spring of 2009. Ashton worked as Career Assistant throughout her years as an undergraduate student at Elmira College, and was hired in June 2012 as the Student Support Coordinator. Ashton grew up in Indian Lake, NY a small town in the Adirondacks and graduated from Elmira College with a B.S. in Childhood Education and Social Studies. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Literacy from Elmira College. While a student at Elmira, Ashton was a four year athlete as a member of the JV women’s soccer, basketball, and softball teams. Ashton was also Co-President of TEACH, and involved in various other campus activities. Ashton is available to help EC students with declaring a major, self-assessment, and other career development skills. Ashton also coordinates the Parents as Partners program.


Nick BonomoNick Bonomo
Placement Coordinator
Student Learning Commons at the GTL

Phone: (607) 735-1830
Email: nbonomo@elmira.edu

A Southern-Tier native, Nick was born and raised in Corning, NY. He graduated from Corning-Painted Post East High School and went to Corning Community College to study Humanities and Social Sciences, which he later received his Associate’s Degree in. Nick then moved to New York City to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. During this time, he worked as a Research Assistant, collecting data through experimentation for a PhD Candidate’s dissertation study. Through this opportunity, he gained certification in Human Subject Research through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative. He received his B.A. in Forensic Psychology in December, 2012. Nick returned to the Southern Tier shortly after and became the Assistant Manager at the Corning Palace Theatre. Nick is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Management at Elmira College, where he works as the Placement Coordinator in the Office of Career Services. As part of his responsibilities in this position, Nick will be working with students at Elmira College to help find internship opportunities, as well as critiquing resume’s, cover letters, personal statements, and any other career or graduate school related documents. He will also conduct career-related research and administer workshops and events to educate students in the best career practices.