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...
Art Quilt Honors Generations of Elmira College 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...