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...