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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. 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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Crawford, Parrucci Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Kelcey Crawford '18 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team and Anthony Parrucci '20 of the men's ice hockey team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their efforts on the ice over the...
Students Inducted into Women’s Studies Honor Society
— Monday, February 06, 2017
The Mu Chapter of Iota Iota Iota (or Triota), the national honor society for women’s studies, recently inducted students during a ceremony in Cowles Hall. The induction ceremony recognized students who have excelled academically in...
George Waters Gallery Features Regional Artists
— Monday, February 06, 2017
A new exhibit featuring a variety of two- and three-dimensional art created by four regional artists will be on display in the George Waters Gallery from February 9 through March 3, 2017. The artists include Mavin Ambrose (Elmira), Gigi...
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 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...
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...
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...
Happy Holidays From Elmira College
— Thursday, December 22, 2016
From everyone at Elmira College, we wish you and your family a joyous holiday season, and a very happy, healthy New Year. Please enjoy our 2016 holiday video featuring a capella groups A1 & The Sauce, The Chiclettes and EC Naturals...
Gold Keys Open the Door to Elmira College
— Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Are you a high school senior? Still deciding to which colleges to apply? Flip through our recent Gold Key feature stories for an in-depth look at Elmira College from the eyes of current sophomore, junior, and senior students. As Gold...
Alumni Participate in College President Inaugurations
— Monday, December 19, 2016
Each year the Office of Alumni Relations reaches out to alumni to invite them to attend the inaugurations of presidents at colleges from their area, on behalf Elmira College and President, Dr. Norman Smith. During these inauguration events the...
Alumna’s Passion for Literacy Grows in Graduate School
— Friday, December 16, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story features recent graduate, Victoria Wright '16. While at Elmira College she was an elementary education and English literature double major, and now her journey continues at the University of New...
Enjoy the Holidays with Public Skate at the MAC
— Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Murray Athletic Center (MAC) will hold its final public skate for 2016 on Sunday, December 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  The evening, a great holiday activity for families, is open to the community and skate rentals are available for...
Keys to the Future
— Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Gold Keys are soaring with knowledge when it comes to Elmira College. Over the past few weeks, they’ve shared with us some of their favorite traditions, faculty members and spots on campus. Time at Elmira can seem just as fast as...
Student Photography on Display
— Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A collection of black and white student photographs printed in the darkroom are on display in the Gannett-Tripp Library lobby showcases through January 20, ushering in the upcoming 2017 Arts Alive exhibition.  On display is the...
Prance, Hall Take Home Athlete of the Week Awards
— Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Women's Ice Hockey senior captain Jessica Prance '17 and men's ice hockey rookie forward Joseph Hall '20 have been awarded Elmira College Athletes of the Week after each scored a goal against Trinity College...
Counselor Event Gives Inside Look at Life at EC
— Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The College admissions staff recently welcomed high school college counselors to campus from across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions for an in-depth look at what Elmira College offers students. The two-day event included a campus tour, a...
Students Dive Into Finals after Festive Traditions
— Monday, December 12, 2016
It is finals week at Elmira College and this past weekend students were busy hitting the books, but with a few study breaks for the traditional Finals Breakfast and some holiday fun. On Sunday evening, students enjoyed holiday carols under the...
An Attorney in the Making
— Friday, December 09, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Thomas Finnigan III ’18. As an economics and political science double major, Thomas intends to go to law school. And we won’t object that his summer internship...
Keys to Campus and College Life
— Thursday, December 08, 2016
The past few weeks, we have highlighted a few of our Gold Key students. Being the ambassadors and guides to visiting students and families, this group of students always has the insider scoop on everything Elmira College. This week is dedicated...
Students Present Research at Sigma Xi Conference
— Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Drew E. I. Barber ‘17 and Leslie T. Hixon ’17, accompanied by Dr. Todd Egan, Associate Professor of Biology, recently presented their research at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference in...
Theatre Season Continues with ‘A Delicate Balance’
— Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The uneasy existence of two suburbanites and their revolving door of houseguests comes to life in the play, A Delicate Balance, presented by the Theatre Department, December 8 through 11 in Watson Arena, located in the Watson Fine Arts...
Campus Gathers Together for Annual Holiday Banquet
— Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Last Friday evening students, faculty, and administrators gathered in Campus Center for the traditional Holiday Banquet. This celebration, one of the oldest of Elmira College's many time-honored traditions, is where students "invite" their...
Cuffee, Green Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, December 05, 2016
Henry Cuffee '19 of the men's basketball team and Emily Green '18 of the women's basketball team been awarded the Elmira College Athlete of the Week Awards for the week ending December 4th. Click here to read more...
Professor Kelly’s Play Wins Competition
— Monday, December 05, 2016
A short play written by Professor John J. Kelly, Director of the Theatre Program, recently won “full-play category” in the Roots of the Bluegrass New Play Contest in Lexington, Kentucky. The play, titled WC (war crimes), was...
International Internship Means Business
— Friday, December 02, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess story spotlights Lilly Burtner’17. As an international studies and business administration dual major, with concentrations in international business and European studies, Lilly spent her summer in...
Professor Elected to Serve as SME International Director
— Thursday, December 01, 2016
Vincent Howell, adjunct professor in strategic planning, project management and business ethics, was recently elected to serve as part of the Society of Mechanical Engineers International Directors and Member Council. His term will begin in...
Dr. Thomas Keith Meier, L.H.D. ’12, Twelfth President of Elmira College, 1987-2012
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Dr. Thomas Keith Meier, Elmira College’s Twelfth President and Simeon Benjamin Professor of English Literature, has passed away. Dr. Meier began his tenure as President at Elmira College in 1987. He was the second-longest serving...
Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Goal
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
On behalf of current and future students, we extend a heartfelt thank you to the alumni, parents, employees, and friends of Elmira College who supported yesterday’s #GivingTuesday event. Thanks to your generosity, we not only met, but...
Second Annual Under the Dome Craft Fair Set for December 4th
— Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Elmira College is pleased to announce the second annual "Under the Dome Craft Fair" will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Similar to the inaugural event, the venue for this year's holiday craft fair will be at the...
Celebrate #GivingTuesday Today
— Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Today, Tuesday, November 29, Elmira College is participating in #GivingTuesday for the fourth year. This global giving campaign ensures that Elmira College continues to offer students scholarships and new educational opportunities. To get the...
Cuce, Vespucci Awarded Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 28, 2016
First-year forward Matthew Cuce '20 of the men's ice hockey team and second-year post player Rachel Vespucci '19 of the women's basketball team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the...
Clarke Health Center Presents AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel
— Monday, November 28, 2016
The Clarke Health Center will present a panel from the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Campus Center from Monday, November 28 – Sunday, December 4.  The panel display is part of the World AIDS Day activities sponsored by the...
Step Back in Time This Thanksgiving
— Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Many Thanksgiving dinner tables traditionally feature roasted turkey with sides of green bean casserole, stuffing, and potatoes. But have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving might have been like in the past? Were the food staples or traditions...
College Participates in Global #GivingTuesday Campaign
— Tuesday, November 22, 2016
On Tuesday, November 29, Elmira College once again will participate in the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday.  Funds raised on this day will support College scholarships, which make an immediate and direct impact for many aspiring,...
Harkins, Granato Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 21, 2016
The high-scoring efforts of men's basketball 3-point marksman Hayden Harkins '18 and women's ice hockey second-year forward Katie Granato '19 earned the two student-athletes the Elmira College Athlete of the...
#ECGivesThanks: Share Your Turkey Day Festivities
— Monday, November 21, 2016
Thanksgiving Break is here and we want to know what you’re thankful for and what kinds of family traditions mean the most to you. Use #ECGivesThanks and share your Thanksgiving festivities on social media. Whether you’re...
Studying Art History, Discovering Her Future
— Friday, November 18, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess student is McKayla Sluga ’17. The history and American studies double major collaborated with Dr. Charles Mitchell, Professor of American Studies and Dean of Academic Affairs, to complete...
NYC-Area Alumni Gather for Hockey Game
— Thursday, November 17, 2016
This past weekend alumni in the New York City area gathered for an Elmira College men’s hockey game against Manhattanville College in Rye, New York. Classes ranging from 1978 to 2014 cheered on the Soaring Eagles while catching up with...
Professor, Student Co-Author Paper to be Published
— Thursday, November 17, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, and Abigail Carr ’16, an economics and accounting alumna, recently co-authored a paper that has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Applied...
A New Set of Keys
— Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Upon arriving at the purple and gold campus of Elmira College, you’ll be greeted by a Gold Key. A student who has key insights to the best studying spots, all the clubs and activities offered on campus, along with stories of their...
Golden Keys To Elmira College
— Wednesday, November 16, 2016
When you visit Elmira College, you will likely meet a Gold Key or two. These aren’t literal keys, but students who serve as tour guides and ambassadors for the College. Each of these students has a tremendous amount of...
Enactus, Sunshine Insurance Host Annual Scholarship Contest
— Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Four Bahamian secondary students were the recipients of $150,000 in scholarships for their entrepreneurial spirit during the 14th Annual Elmira College Enactus – Sunshine Insurance Essay Contest recently held in Nassau. Yamille Moss of...
New Edition of the EC Octagon Available Online, Mobile
— Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The EC Octagon, the College’s student-run newspaper, just published a new online mobile-friendly edition. The student writers focused this edition on the recent presidential election as well as opinion pieces on trending events,...
Jerolman, Lahey Crowned Athletes of the Week
— Monday, November 14, 2016
Classmates Maddy Jerolman '19 and Meg Lahey '19 of the nationally-ranked women's ice hockey team have been named the Elmira College Athletes of the Week after leading the Soaring Eagles to a sweep of Chatham...
PRIDE Symposium Focused on LGBTQ Healthcare
— Monday, November 14, 2016
The PRIDE Symposium, recently held on campus, was an opportunity for students and local healthcare professionals to come together and learn more about the LGBTQ community. The week of events included a film screening, training workshop, panel...
Dr. Pitner’s Paper Presented at State Conference
— Monday, November 14, 2016
Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, presented the paper titled, “Changing perceptions of disability in early imperial China” at the New York Conference of Asian Studies recently held at Utica...
A Scientific Summer of Research, Learning
— Friday, November 11, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess spotlights Brandon Davis '17. This science-focused double major spent this past summer conducting research in a biomolecular lab in Rochester, New York. Let’s learn more from...
George Waters Art Gallery Displays Faculty Artwork
— Thursday, November 10, 2016
The George Waters Art Gallery will showcase the artwork of Elmira College faculty members Derek Chalfant, Jan Kather, Chris Longwell and Aaron Kather from November 10 - December 9. The exhibit includes a variety of artwork from sculptures and...
Fall Visit Day Offers In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Wednesday, November 09, 2016
This Saturday, November 12, the Office of Admissions will host the third and final Fall Visit Day of the season, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Elmira College Receives Grant from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation
— Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Elmira College recently received a generous grant for a fourth consecutive year from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation. The $15,000 grant-in-aid has been distributed to selected Tioga County, New York students who have demonstrated...
Community Invited to Documentary Film Screening
— Tuesday, November 08, 2016
On Thursday, November 10, Mexican documentary filmmaker, Tin Dirdamal, will screen his first film, De nadie, in the Gannett Tripp Library Lecture Hall at 4:00 p.m. Originally screened during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema...
Laura Hurd Memorial Weekend, November 11-12
— Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Former Elmira College women's ice hockey great Laura Hurd '05 was as good as they came, dominating the NCAA Division III hockey world from 2001-05, while helping the Soaring Eagles capture a pair of national titles in...
Lippiatt Durnell, Theodoulou Earn Athlete of the Week
— Monday, November 07, 2016
Junior skaters Louisa Lippiatt Durnell '18 of the women's ice hockey team and Tyler Theodoulou '18 of the men's ice hockey team have been crowned the Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their career...
Professor’s Artwork on Display in Solo Exhibition
— Monday, November 07, 2016
Artwork by Elmira College Art Professor Aaron Kather is now on exhibit in the Corning Community College Atrium Gallery through December 23, 2016. The exhibition, which includes both 2D and 3D work, alludes to themes from...
Business Strategy, Creativity, and One Exciting Future
— Friday, November 04, 2016
This week's #‎SoaringToSuccess features Elizabeth Paolucci '17, who combined her business major and art minor for a perfect union during an internship at a full-service marketing agency.      Let’s...
Cheerleading Team Hosts Annual Competition
— Thursday, November 03, 2016
On Sunday, November 6 the Elmira College Cheerleading team is hosting the annual Fall Cheer and Dance Classic competition at the Murray Athletic Center. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the competition begins at 10:00 a.m. This event is open to high...
Co-Authored Paper to be Published in International Journal
— Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Dr. James K. Nageldinger, Assistant Professor of Literacy, co-authored a paper that was recently accepted for publication by the Athens Journal of Education. In this paper, titled “New Perspectives on Picture Books,”...
Alumna Presenting Final Science Lecture
— Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Alumna Katie Moring '09 presents the third and final Lecture in the Sciences on Friday, November 4 at 6:00 p.m. in Kolker Hall. Katie is the Assistant Operations Manager for the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell...
Students Inducted into Nursing Honor Society
— Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Twenty-one Elmira College senior nursing majors were inducted into the Rho Gamma Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International earlier this month.   Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) recognizes individuals...
Look at Samuel Clemens, Brand Manager
— Monday, October 31, 2016
The final lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 2 in Cowles Hall on the Elmira College campus. Beginning...
Internship at Veterinary Hospital Furthers Career Direction
— Friday, October 28, 2016
This week's ‪#‎SoaringToSuccess features Elizabeth Johnson '17. The biology major, who aspires to become a veterinarian, interned for two summers and many school breaks at the Rotterdam Veterinary Hospital in Rotterdam, New...
Families Invited to Trick-or-Treat for a Cause
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
Local trick-or-treaters and their families are invited to the Elmira College campus on Monday, October 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a family-friendly night of trick-or-treating and games – all for a...
Emerging Scholar Lecture Explores Theory, Thinking
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Emerging Scholar Lecture Series begins on Tuesday, November 1 with a presentation by Nicolette Bragg, a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University, at 4:30 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall. Bragg’s presentation titled,...
Dr. Sharma's Research Paper to be Published
— Thursday, October 27, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, has had his paper “Remittances and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Mexico” accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of the International Labour Review....
Student Artwork on Display in George Waters Gallery
— Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The George Waters Gallery will showcase the works of Elmira College students enrolled in studio art courses, including painting, drawing, illustration, ceramics, sculpture, photography and electronic arts classes. This installation is the first...
Men’s Lacrosse Fundraising to Support HEADstrong Foundation
— Wednesday, October 26, 2016
For the second consecutive year, the Elmira College men's lacrosse team has partnered with the HEADstrong Foundation to raise money for cancer victims through the organization's annual Lacrosse Mustache Madness campaign. HEADstrong was...
Virtual Tour Provides Look Inside House at Quarry Farm
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
In accordance with the agreement Elmira College holds with the Langdon family, the house at Quarry Farm is normally open only to Mark Twain scholars.  But a new website and online virtual tour are now making it possible for the public...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Hosts Contemporary Performer
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies welcomes contemporary performer, Dan Hoyle to Gibson Theatre on Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. Hoyle blends his talents as a journalist, comedian, actor, and social critic into a unique and innovative genre...
Fall Visit Days Offer In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
This Saturday, October 29, the Office of Admissions will host the second of three Fall Visit Days, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium
— Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Last week three students, Cory Blanchard ‘17, Melody Rubeiro ’17, and Zachory Park ’17, accompanied by Dr. Christine Bezotte, Associate Professor of Biology, presented their summer research posters at the 19th Annual...
Alumni Enjoy Visit to Fenimore Art Museum
— Monday, October 24, 2016
This past weekend more than 30 alumni, administrators, and faculty members visited the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, for an alumni event. The group enjoyed a guided tour through The Instruction of Young Ladies: Arts from Private...
Hodlofski, Schieder Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 24, 2016
Jordan Hodlofski '17 of the men's soccer team and Natalie Schieder '19 of the women's volleyball team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their fine individual efforts over the week that was. Click...
Teacher Education Grant Focuses on New York’s Indigenous Communities
— Monday, October 24, 2016
   A growing number of students of color are enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade in schools in New York State. Specifically in the 2013-2014 school year, 15,390 self-identified Indigenous students were enrolled...
Graduate School Fair Open to Students, Community
— Friday, October 21, 2016
Join Elmira College and the Office of Career Services at the 31st Annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. Speak with representatives from over 55 colleges and...
Term III Travel Inspires Graduate Studies Abroad
— Friday, October 21, 2016
It is now the final countdown to the Elmira College Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 27 in Speidel Gymnasium. To get ready, our #SoaringToSuccess series is spotlighting alumni now hard at work in graduate school. This week is Kaitlyn...
Mid-Term Break Brings Fall Fun
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
The mid-semester mark is here and students are heading out on fall break starting Thursday, October 20. Classes will resume on Monday, October 24. If you are a student and traveling, heading home or staying local, share your fall break...
Twain Symposium Attracts International Scholars
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
Earlier this month the Center for Mark Twain Studies hosted a weekend symposium at Quarry Farm titled, “Mark Twain and Youth.” More than 45 Mark Twain Scholars and enthusiasts from across the globe gathered to hear...
Community Invited to Lecture, Discussion on Diversity and Literature
— Thursday, October 20, 2016
How does art spark dialogue across barriers and confront stereotypes through fictional characters? Creative writer, Alex Juffer will address this question in his presentation, "Stirring the Melting Pot: Race, Literature and the Misrepresentation...
Weekend Features Regional Alumni Events
— Wednesday, October 19, 2016
This fall weekend offers two event opportunities for alumni in the Cooperstown and Rochester regions. In Cooperstown, alumni are invited for cocktails, dinner and a tour at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, October 22, at the Fenimore Art Museum. The...
Soccer Programs To Host Alumni Weekend
— Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Elmira College head men's soccer coach Keith Moore and head women's soccer coach Kaitlyn Mallernee are pleased to host the EC Soccer Alumni Weekend on Campus Field on Saturday, October 22nd, and Sunday,...
Service of Remembrance Held
— Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations hosted the annual Service of Remembrance to honor more than 60 loyal alumni who passed away this past year. During the ceremony, photos and memories were shared on each alumni, current students recited poetry, and...
Alumni Spotlight: Iiona Scully '11
— Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Iiona Scully '11 has a long-standing fascination with psychology. A fascination that started in high school and has taken her through an undergraduate degree at Elmira College, a graduate degree at Towson University, and now a doctorate degree...
Twain's Fashions Suit His Purpose
— Monday, October 17, 2016
The next lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 19 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open at 7:30...
Professor Kelly’s Plays Published and Competing
— Monday, October 17, 2016
Professor John J. Kelly, Director of the Theatre Program, continues his playwriting success with new publication and competition opportunities. His short play, titled Special, was recently selected for inclusion in the anthology, Best 5-Minute...
Fritsche, Kaznowski Crowned Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 17, 2016
James Fritsche '18 of the men's cross country team and Taylor Kaznowski '19 of the women's volleyball team have been awarded Elmira College Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending October 16th. Click here to...
Visiting Scholar Lecture Open to Community
— Friday, October 14, 2016
***The presentation by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Jeremy Sabloff, scheduled for Monday, October 17th has had to be cancelled.  We hope to welcome Dr. Sabloff to campus during the 2017 Winter Term.  New information will...
Climb Every Mountain, Study Everything Chemistry
— Friday, October 14, 2016
The EC Graduate School Fair, set for Thursday, October 27, is quickly approaching. To get ready we are #SoaringToSuccess with Elmira College alumni now in graduate school. This week spotlights Tyler Myers ’16. Tyler is a materials...
Men's Lacrosse to Host Alumni Game
— Thursday, October 13, 2016
Elmira College head men's lacrosse coach Preston Chapman is pleased to host the Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game at the Murray Athletic Center on Saturday, October 15 at 3 p.m. All former Elmira men's lacrosse players and their guests are...
Fall Visit Days Offer In-Depth Look at Elmira College
— Thursday, October 13, 2016
This Saturday, October 15, the Office of Admissions will host the first of three Fall Visit Days, providing high school sophomores, juniors and seniors an in-depth look at what makes Elmira College a top-tier national liberal arts...
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture Open to Community
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
***The presentation by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Jeremy Sabloff, scheduled for Monday, October 17th has had to be cancelled.  We hope to welcome Dr. Sabloff to campus during the 2017 Winter Term.  New information will...
Students Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
More than 30 students were inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society during a ceremony held last week in Hamilton Hall. Phi Eta Sigma emphasizes not only academic achievements but three personal qualities which are essential to a...
Sara Kazerouni, Tilila El Yazidi Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A multi-goal effort from Sara Kazerouni '18 of the women's soccer team and a record-setting weekend for Tilila El Yazidi '20 of the women's tennis team have earned the two student-athletes Elmira College...
Elmira College Key Recognizes Student Potential
— Monday, October 10, 2016
Elmira College recognized many of its most promising new students with the 81st awarding of the Elmira College Key on Friday, October 7 at an afternoon reception in Hamilton Great Hall. Presented by the Alumni Association, the Key Award...
Twain-Twichell Letters Reveal the Personal Side of Twain
— Monday, October 10, 2016
The second lecture in the fall portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented by Peter Messent, at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 12 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open...
Propel Your Future Forward This Month with Career Services
— Friday, October 07, 2016
Throughout the month of October the Office of Career Services is hosting a variety of events for students and the community, including Mentor Mondays, Lunch and Learn and Live @ Five workshops, and the Graduate School Fair.  Mentor...
Alumna Shares Her Law School Experience
— Friday, October 07, 2016
In preparation for the Graduate School Fair on October 27 in Speidel Gymnaisum, this month’s  #SoaringToSuccess stories feature Elmira alum now in grad school, including alumna, Caiti Anderson ’15. Caiti is attending...
Men's Hockey Hosting Columbus Day Skills Clinic
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
The storied Elmira College men's ice hockey program will hold a Columbus Day Skills Clinic for boys and girls at the Murray Athletic Center on Monday, October 10. Players who attend the Columbus Day Skills Clinic will have the opportunity to...
Alumnus Presenting in Science Lecture Series
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
Alumnus Dillon Damuth ’13, Ph.D. student in developmental biology at Georgetown University, continues the Lecture Series in the Sciences with a presentation on Friday, October 7 at 6 p.m. in Kolker...
Theatre Season Opens with 2000-Year-Old Comedy
— Thursday, October 06, 2016
Frogs, Greek Gods, Bacchants, monsters and many more make their appearance upon Elmira College’s Gibson Theatre stage from October 13 through the 16 as Aristophanes The Frogs opens the 2016-2017 Theatre...
Octagon Fair Offers Food, Music, Activities
— Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Elmira College invites the public to the annual Octagon Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Elmira College campus. The family-friendly event offers a variety of fun, food, games, crafts, and live entertainment...
Students Volunteer at Annual Wineglass Marathon
— Tuesday, October 04, 2016
This past weekend students from the field hockey, baseball, and men’s basketball teams volunteered at the local Wineglass Marathon. Students handed out water, Gatorade and spirited cheers at three different stations along the racecourse...
Audrey Clarke '18, Atu Machika '18 Named Athletes of the Week
— Monday, October 03, 2016
Classmates Audrey Clarke '18 of the women's golf team and Atu Machika '18 of the field hockey team have been crowned Elmira College Athletes of the Week for their outstanding efforts throughout the week ending...
New Book Guides Students Through College Choice
— Monday, October 03, 2016
In a recently published book, Mistakes to Avoid When Deciding on Your College, Dr. Norman Smith provides insight and tips for families to consider as students begin the college selection process. The book is available as a free...
Extra, Extra, Read All About: Haley Brown ’17
— Friday, September 30, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess student is Haley Brown ’17. This psychology major and English literature minor spent her summer writing for The Daily Review, a newspaper located in Towanda, Pennsylvania. Her experience brought...
Term III: Life-Changing Studies, Travels, Experiences
— Thursday, September 29, 2016
Do you want to travel? Study abroad during Term III gives students not just that, but an opportunity to experience and understand countries, cultures and topics differently. “Traveling is challenging, but traveling is...
Seybold to Give Final Twain Presentation at the Chemung Valley Museum
— Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, is presenting at the Chemung Valley Museum on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. His presentation, titled, “The Making of Chimerica:...
Nursing Scholarship Changing Lives
— Wednesday, September 28, 2016
There is a shortage of nurses nationwide, but the Elmira College-Corning Incorporated Foundation Nursing Scholarship is offering students a chance to help solve that problem. This year five students were awarded the scholarship: Andrea Gridley...
2016-2017 Twain Lectures Begin Next Wednesday
— Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies will host the first The Trouble Begins at Eight lecture in the 2016-2017 series on Wednesday, October 5 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The four-part lecture series begins with a presentation titled,...
Charl Pretorius, Julia Derco Named Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Second-year men's golfer Charl Pretorius '19 and fourth-year field hockey defender Julia Derco '17 have been selected as Elmira College Athletes of the Week.  Click to read more about Charl and...
Community Throwing Night to End Hunger
— Monday, September 26, 2016
The College Ceramics Department is teaming up with Catholic Charities and local business owners for the first Community Throwing Night to End Hunger on Thursday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Fassett Commons. This lighthearted...
Internship Reaffirms Career Choice and Passion
— Friday, September 23, 2016
Miranda Satterly  ’17, this week’s #SoaringToSuccess student, just recently completed a marketing and design internship at the CBORD Group in Ithaca, N.Y.  For this double major focusing on marketing and...
This Weekend on Campus
— Thursday, September 22, 2016
      The first fall weekend at Elmira College brings a variety of campus events - arts, academics, and athletics - for all to enjoy.  Kick-off the weekend on Thursday, by joining the Art Department...
What Do You Say? It’s Mountain Day!
— Wednesday, September 21, 2016
It is Mountain Day at Elmira College. This annual tradition, dating back almost a hundred years, is a day for students, faculty and administrators to come together for a host of fun activities and games. The tradition commenced on Tuesday night,...
Michael Bryant, Natalie Schieder Named Elmira College Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Michael Bryant '18 of the men's soccer team and Natalie Schieder '19 of the women's volleyball team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week following a pair of high-scoring outings for their respective...
Nobel Prize Winner Kicks-Off Lecture Series
— Monday, September 19, 2016
Dr. Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry and Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters Emeritus at Cornell University, kicks off the 2016 Lecture Series in the Sciences with his presentation, “Protochemistires are a...
Focusing on the Past for a Bright Future
— Friday, September 16, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess features Hannah Gaston ’18.  The History and Sociology & Anthropology double major, spent her summer immersed in the past as she completed her internship with the Fenimore Art Museum...
Alumna’s Work Included in George Waters Gallery Opening Photography Exhibit
— Thursday, September 15, 2016
The work of nine regional and international photographers, including alumna Christine Heusner ‘03, will be featured in the opening exhibit at the George Waters Gallery, from Thursday, September 22 through Friday, October 14. The...
Community Service Fair this Friday
— Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Office of Career Services will host the annual Community Service Fair on Friday, September 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in Speidel Gymnasium. This event is focused on helping students find local opportunities to complete their 60-hour...
Elmira College Elevated to ‘Top Tier’ National Rankings by U.S. News BEST COLLEGES 2017
— Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Elmira, New York – In their just-released 2017 BEST COLLEGES rankings, U.S. News & World Report elevated Elmira College from the north regional category of colleges to the national liberal arts category placing Elmira in the top...
Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Nickerson '11
— Monday, September 12, 2016
As a two-time Elmira College Graduate, Andrea Nickerson ‘11 didn’t walk but sprinted to her goals. In the short time since obtaining her Bachelor of Science in History in 2011, Andrea completed...
A Summer at the Museum
— Friday, September 09, 2016
This week’s #SoaringToSuccess spotlights Zac Park '17.  The biology and biochemistry double major interned at the Smithsonian Institution`s National Museum of Natural History. However, he wasn’t dusting off artifacts...
Partnership Expands Twain Programming
— Thursday, September 08, 2016
In 1985, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College began offering “The Trouble Begins at Eight” lecture series in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The popular series, now offered in the fall and spring each year, provides...
Elmira College to Hold 9/11 Memorial Service
— Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Elmira College will hold its annual 9/11 Memorial Service at 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 11, around the College flagpole, located near Speidel Gymnasium and the Campus Center. The public is invited to join the campus...
Welcoming a New Generation of Legacies
— Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Last week, the Class of 2020 arrived on campus, but for 14 students and their families, Elmira College isn’t a new place, but a second home. This group of students are legacies following in the footsteps of a family member or, in some...
Megan Fitzgerald, Caitlin Malanowski Named Elmira College Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, September 06, 2016
With the first week of competition in the 2016-17 academic year now in the books, its time to award our first Elmira College Athletes of the Week. Those honors go to Megan Fitzgerald '18 of the women's tennis team...
Welcome to the Visionary Class of 2020
— Friday, September 02, 2016
For Patricia Boorum of Ontario, New York, today is a big day. Her grandson, Jeremy Boorum, a business administration major and member of the Class of 2020, just moved into Columbia Hall.   “I helped my own children move into...
Community Service at the SPCA Fills More Than Requirement
— Friday, September 02, 2016
Community service is a graduation requirement at Elmira College. The 60-hour commitment can be completed at home or abroad, but many students fulfill their community service locally. During the 2015-2016 academic year, Elmira College students...
Term III in the British Isles: Exploring the United Kingdom and Ireland
— Thursday, September 01, 2016
Term III at Elmira College provides students a deeper look into new topics and subjects through experiential learning and travel. Emeritus Professor Gerald C. Parkhouse started offering this course 30+ years ago with the focus on international...
Alumni Wrap up Special Treats for New Students
— Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Campus is abuzz this week as students and alumni get ready to welcome the “Visionary Class of 2020.” Today, members of the Elmira Alumni Chapter and parents gathered in the Campus Center to wrap and package cookies that will be...
Elmira Named on “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” List by Washington Monthly
— Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Elmira Named on “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” List by Washington Monthly Elmira College has been named one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges on Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings. These...
Nursing Program Featured in Local News
— Monday, August 29, 2016
Students and faculty in the nursing program recently participated in an emergency simulation training designed to help prepare volunteers for disaster situations. Read and watch the news coverage: WENY WETM The training, which simulated a...
Parents: Tips for Letting Go
— Monday, August 29, 2016
This week we welcome our new students as they move to campus. And as much as college is a transition for them, it is a big change for parents as well.  Whether it is a parent’s first or fifth child in college, saying goodbye and...
Nursing Faculty Member Completes Doctoral Degree
— Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Susan Gustafson, EdD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, recently completed the requirements for a doctorate degree in Executive Leadership, at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, St. John Fisher College.  Dr. Gustafson...
2016-2017 Theatre Season Offers Full Line-Up of Shows
— Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Elmira College Theatre Program is pleased to announce its upcoming 2016-2017 season. The year begins with Aristophanes’ 2300-year-old comedy The Frogs, followed by Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize...
New Students: Learning the Elmira Way
— Monday, August 22, 2016
Orientation and the first day of classes are right around the corner. For new students moving to campus, they might notice some lingo or things that are unique not only to Elmira College, but also to college life in general. The Residence...
Summer on the Shore Means Research for this Student
— Friday, August 19, 2016
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Join Us for Special Boston Send-Off Event
— Thursday, August 18, 2016
On Tuesday, August 23, all new and current students, as well as alumni and families are invited to attend a Summer Send-Off event from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Newton in the Riverbend Grille. The social event, hosted by alumna...
Local Teachers Discover Mark Twain, “Man of Letters”
— Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies recently collaborated with the Schuyler-Chemung-Tioga-Corning Teachers’ Center to offer the 2016 Summer Teachers’ Institute. More than 45 teachers attended the two-day...
Term III Students Head into the Wilds of Alaska
— Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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Keep Calm & Move On Into College
— Monday, August 15, 2016
It is T-minus 12 days until Friday, September 2 - also known as move-in day for incoming freshmen at Elmira College. It might sound a little scary, and for some new students and their families, it definitely can be. However, the Residence Life...
A Scientific Summer for One Rising Senior
— Friday, August 12, 2016
The summer may be winding down, but many Elmira College students are still busy completing a variety of internships. Throughout the summer we’ve spotlighted some of the internships our students are experiencing, and this week...
Summer Training Institutes Focus on Campus Safety, Prevention and Education
— Thursday, August 11, 2016
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Soaring Eagles Gearing Up for Fall Season
— Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The summer is winding down, but with just 22 days until the kick-off of the fall season, the Soaring Eagles athletic teams are gearing up for a full line-up of competition.  Schedules for all nine fall athletic teams are now available on...
Nursing Faculty Members Receive Certification, Grant
— Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Donna Ryan, DNP, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor for Nurse Education, recently passed the certification examination for nurse educators. Dr. Ryan earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility...
Term III in Australia: the Opera House to the Outback
— Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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Roommate Reach-Out: How To Start the Conversation
— Monday, August 08, 2016
Move-in Day, Fall Orientation, and Term I are almost here at Elmira College. For new students, moving on campus and having a roommate for the first time could be exciting or totally terrifying. Today, the Residence Life team shares practical...
Internship Experience “Accounts for” Career Passion
— Friday, August 05, 2016
The summer might be winding down, but many Elmira College students are still busy experiencing a variety of internships. Throughout the summer we’ve highlighted some of the internships our students are completing, and this week...
Women's Lacrosse Honored By IWLCA For Academic Success
— Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Elmira College women's lacrosse team and six of its members received recognition from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for their outstanding work in the classroom...
Final Summer Lecture Explores the Many Sides of Twain
— Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies will host the final lecture in “The Park Church Summer Lecture Series,” with a lecture by Boston University’s A.B. Effgen on Wednesday, August 10 at the historic and...
Local Students Express Themselves at Literacy SLAM Showcase
— Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Art and literacy fused together in self-expression as eight local high school students celebrated the culmination of a weeklong literacy program at the First Annual Literacy SLAM Showcase. The event, held in Gibson Theatre, was hosted by students...
Paper on “Imperious Curiosity” Presented at ISSEI Conference
— Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, recently presented his paper "Imperious Curiosity" via Skype as part of the 2016 Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas or ISSEI. The conference...
Term III Provides Insight into Ireland’s Natural & Social History
— Tuesday, August 02, 2016
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Take or Toss? What New Students Should Pack for College
— Monday, August 01, 2016
Move-in day is almost here at Elmira College. For new students, and their families, moving on campus for the first time could mean excitement, nervous jitters, or even angst. In the next few weeks, the Residence Life team will share all the...
Internship in Italy Fosters New Ways to Communicate & Learn
— Friday, July 29, 2016
Summer is in full swing and for many Elmira College students that means internships. We are highlighting some of the internships our students are experiencing, including Laura Butts ’18. Laura recently completed an internship in Italy as...
Resume Workshop Offers Support to Local Job Seekers
— Friday, July 29, 2016
Elmira College's Office of Career Services is partnering with Employment Solutions to offer a free resume workshop, open to the community, on Wednesday, August 10 in Stephan’s Lounge, Meier Hall on the Elmira College campus. The...
Summer Research Team Solves Dairy Goat Illness
— Thursday, July 28, 2016
Dr. Christine Bezotte, Associate Professor of Biology, and students Corey Blanchard '17, and Melody Ribeiro '17, conducted a summer research project in partnership with a dairy goat farm in Vermont. Originally the project was intended to...
Women’s Volleyball Honored with AVCA Team Academic Award
— Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Another successful season of Elmira College women's volleyball has been in the books for quite some time now since the end of the 2015 season, one that saw the Soaring Eagles post 18 wins and qualify for the Empire 8 Conference Tournament....
Center for Mark Twain Studies Hosts First Lecture in New Series
— Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College will host the first lecture in a new series titled, “The Park Church Summer Lecture Series.”  The lecture will take place Wednesday, August 3 at the historic and...
Term III Students Dive into Island Ecology
— Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Term III at Elmira College gives students the opportunity to explore subjects and concepts through experiential learning and travel. This spring, a group of 15 students spent Term III studying the plants, animals, and history of San Salvador...
Men’s and Women’s Tennis Garner ITA Academic Honors
— Monday, July 25, 2016
The Elmira College men's and women's tennis teams were recognized for their efforts off the court this season, as both squads received academic honors through the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Both teams were named to the ITA...
Elementary School Students Experience College Learning
— Monday, July 25, 2016
Last 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 visit, coordinated by Finn Academy and the...
Exploring Beyond Clinical Psychology
— Friday, July 22, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships. We are highlighting some of the internships our students are experiencing, and this week is Taelor Moyer ’18. Taelor is interning in the Social and Behavioral...
Good Luck Kelsey!
— Thursday, July 21, 2016
Good luck to alumna and former EC soccer player, Kelsey Kiel '13, who is competing in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games just outside of Los Angeles this week. The competition, which began in 2007, is widely considered the Olympics of...
Student & Alumni Drawings “Chalk Up” Awards
— Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Student and alumni chalk drawings won a handful of awards during the Ninth Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival on July 9 and 10, 2016. Although threatened by rain on Saturday, the artists were able to finish and showcase their drawings in...
Students Explore Nicaraguan Culture During Term III
— Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Term III at Elmira College gives students a chance to further explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning. This spring, Dr. Lauren Shaw, Associate Professor of Spanish, utilized her Term III course,...
McCall Article Published by Foucault Studies
— Monday, July 18, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, recently had an article titled, "Rituals of Conduct and Counter-Conduct” published in a special issue of the Foucault Studies. In the article, Dr. McCall provides an...
From Paper and Pencils...
— Friday, July 15, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships. Throughout the summer we’ll highlight some of the internships our students are completing, including Alli Woodard ’18, who is working at the...
Summer Registrations Welcome Class of 2020
— Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Class of 2020 begins their Elmira College journey this week as the College hosts Summer Registrations for incoming freshmen on July 14 and July 16. Each SR provides and opportunity for students to sign up for classes, meet faculty, staff and...
77 Athletes, Record 14 Teams Earn Empire 8 Academic Honors
— Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The Empire 8 Conference recently released its President's List and All-Academic recognitions for the 2016 spring semester. Elmira College was once again one of the most well-represented institutions in the conference, as 77 student-athletes...
Students Explore Globalization in China During Term III
— Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Term III at Elmira College provides students an opportunity to further explore subjects and concepts through travel and experiential learning.  Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of Asian History, utilized Term III this spring to...
Student Photography Featured in “Dodge and Burn” Book
— Monday, July 11, 2016
Dodge and Burn, a print-on-demand book, features selected photos and statements by Elmira College students enrolled in Photography I courses during the 2015-2016 academic year. The words "dodge and burn" are rarely spoken in Photoshop's digital...
Elmira College Named to 9th Annual Forbes Top College List
— Friday, July 08, 2016
Elmira College was once again named to the Forbes list of America’s Top Colleges. According to the Forbes website, “This list of 660 schools distinguishes itself from competitors by our belief in...
Genetics Research Presented at International Conference
— Thursday, July 07, 2016
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker, Assistant Professor of Biology, recently presented her research at the 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Meiosis held at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH from June 26 - July 1. The conference included...
Two Youth Basketball Clinics Offered in July
— Wednesday, July 06, 2016
The men's basketball team will offer two youth summer camps, both of which will take place on campus at Speidel Gymnasium. The first session will take place from July 11-14th, while the second session will be July 25-28th. Sessions are open to...
Elmira College Reaccredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
— Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Elmira College Reaccredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education Elmira College has received reaccreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This accreditation, based on the Commissions’ 14 Standards...
Admissions, Financial Aid Move to New Location
— Thursday, June 30, 2016
The Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid recently moved from the terrace level of Hamilton Hall (250 W. Washington Street) to, what has historically been, The President’s Home at 855 College Avenue. Chris Coons, Vice President of...
National Conference Connects High School, College Admissions Staff
— Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The new academic year is underway and that means crunch time is right around the corner for high school counselors and college admissions staff working to help students with the college admissions process.  Recently more than 6,000...
Power Skating & Hockey Skills Clinic Set for August 29th
— Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Elmira College men's ice hockey team will once again hold their annual Power Skating & Hockey Skills Clinic, which will take place on Monday, August 31st through Friday, September 2nd.  The five-day clinic will be held at the...
A Summer at Tory Burch
— Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Summer is here and for many Elmira College students, that means internships.  Earlier this year, Elmira College was ranked first in the nation for internships by U.S. News & World Report, with 100% of students completing an internship...
State of the Art Gallery Exhibit Features Kather
— Monday, June 27, 2016
As part of a State of the Art Gallery (Ithaca, NY) exhibition with Stan Bowman and Mary Ann Bowman, Elmira College media artist Jan Kather will present her installation "The Wedding Portfolio: Imitation Paintings," a group of digitally enhanced...
Fridays on the Lawn to Kick Off Summer Admissions Events
— Friday, June 24, 2016
The Office of Admissions kicks off their summer events on June 24th, as they host the first of the new Fridays on the Lawn events for prospective students and their families. At each event, students and parents will have the chance to...
Twain-Inspired Murals Find New Home at Quarry Farm
— Thursday, June 23, 2016
Three Mark Twain-inspired murals, created by Ithaca artist Wayne D. Stokes, were recently donated to the Quarry Farm Barn by mural owners, Joe Caparulo and Lynne Rusinko ‘90.   Caparulo commissioned the murals in the...
Reunion 2016 Draws Alumni From Near and Far
— Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Reunion 2016 drew 275 alumni of all ages from across the country for a weekend of activities that provided a chance to reconnect with old friends, reminisce, and make new connections and memories. Alumni representing classes ranging from 1946 to...
‘Points of Inspiration’ Leads to Twain Study
— Monday, June 20, 2016
The Mark Twain Study, located on the Elmira College campus, is one the country’s greatest literary treasures.  For years the study served as Mark Twain’s place of inspiration as he wrote some of his most well-known...
Wine Fest Returns to Carnegie Lawn
— Friday, June 17, 2016
On Saturday, June 18th, the Elmira College Wine Fest returned to Carnegie Lawn from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and once again featured live music and tasting samples from Finger Lakes wineries, breweries and Finger Lakes Distilling.   Sponsors of...
Reunion 2016 Underway
— Thursday, June 16, 2016
Reunion 2016 officially gets underway today as alumni of all ages begin to gather for a full weekend of activities, both on- and off-campus, that provide a chance to reconnect with old friends, reminisce, and make new connections and...
New AnthroClub Off to Great Start
— Wednesday, June 15, 2016
This past year, an AnthroClub was added to the extensive list of clubs and organizations in which students can choose to participate at Elmira College.  Anthropology Clubs (AnthroClubs) is an official student program for undergraduate...
Local Students Delve Into World of Mark Twain
— Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Each year the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College hosts local school students as they delve into the world of one of America’s greatest literary figures, Mark Twain.  Students ranging from elementary to high school...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Announces New Lecture Series
— Monday, June 13, 2016
The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce The Park Church Summer Lecture Series.  This new lecture series features two lectures that will take place in August at the historic and cultural...
Eclectic Shop Offers Spot for Alumni Gathering
— Friday, June 10, 2016
On Saturday, May 21st, a group of Elmira College alumni and guests pulled up a chair and sat down for a cozy conversation in Agora Downtown, a coffee shop in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  The event was hosted by Elmira alumnae Laurann Owsley...
Employees Honored for Service and Dedication
— Thursday, June 09, 2016
The Campus Community gathered in the Campus Center on June 9th for the annual Elmira College Employee Recognition Breakfast.  Employees with 10, 25, and 40 years of service were recognized along with employees, with 25-plus years of...
Reunion 2016 to Feature Financial Expert, Author, and Alumna, Kim Curtis
— Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Reunion 2016 is just one week away and the Planning Committee is pleased to welcome alumna Kim Curtis ‘83, a nationally recognized wealth management advisor, as one of the weekend’s speakers. Curtis is President and CEO of...
Elmira College Celebrates 161st Commencement
— Sunday, June 05, 2016
Elmira College celebrated the graduation of 376 students during its 161st Commencement on Sunday, June 5th at the Murray Athletic Center, Pine Valley.    The exercises included the conferring of 330...
2nd Annual Elmira College Wine Fest Set for June 18
— Wednesday, June 01, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association’s Elmira Chapter will present the 2nd Annual Wine Fest, Saturday June 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College Campus. This year’s event will once again feature...
Term III Student Art Show Concludes and Prize Winners Selected
— Tuesday, May 31, 2016
The Term III Student Art Show featured the work of Elmira College students who have taken art courses during the 2015-2016 academic year. Tifft Lounge was filled with art work from undergraduate students and non-art majors including ceramics,...
Autocross Event to Support Center for Mark Twain Studies
— Friday, May 27, 2016
The Genesee Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, hosted an autocross event on Saturday, May 28 at the Murray Athletic Center, in support of the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. The event, scheduled...
Griffin and Spoljaric Highlight 46th Annual Athletics Awards Banquet
— Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Elmira College Department of Athletics recognized the incredible achievements made by its student-athletes and staff members during the 2015-16 academic year during the 46th Annual Athletics Award Banquet, held in Campus Center Dining...
Jan Kather Presents “Erasures” at State of the Art Gallery
— Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Invoking sources as varied as Robert Rauschenberg, Milan Kundera and George Orwell, Elmira College Media Artist Jan Kather is presenting an assembly of found poems, prints and video in an installation titled "Erasures" in the annual members show...
Listen To My Heart Closes Elmira College Theatre Season
— Monday, May 23, 2016
The Elmira College Theatre will close its 2015-2016 season with the musical review Listen To My Heart, the songs of David Friedman. Performances are scheduled in the college’s Gibson Theatre Thursday, Friday,...
2nd Annual Elmira College Wine Fest Set for June 18
— Friday, May 20, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association’s Elmira Chapter will present the 2nd Annual Wine Fest, Saturday June 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., on the Elmira College Campus. This year’s event will once again feature...
Alison Wolfe Named a Recipient of The John Berens Marketing Education Award
— Thursday, May 19, 2016
Alison M. Wolfe, Associate Professor of Marketing, was recently named a recipient of the “Best Paper in Track, Marketing Education, The John Berens Marketing Education Award” for her research paper entitled, “Student...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Concludes May 18
— Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The final lecture in the spring portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series was presented by Dr. Matthew Seybold, at 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 18 in the Cowles Hall. The lecture was free and open to the public. Samuel Clemens lived...
Garrison Keillor Completes 2015-2016 Presidential Lecture Series
— Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Garrison Keillor, one of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, will complete the 2015-2016 Presidential Lecture Series this Thursday, May 19, when he presents “An Evening of Storytelling,” at 7:00 p.m., at the...
Annual Research Conference Offers Look at Student Research
— Monday, May 16, 2016
The Seventh Annual Elmira College Student Research Conference will be held Wednesday, May 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m., in Cowles Hall at Elmira College. The public is invited to attend. The annual conference is a faculty-organized conference that...
Mentor Monday Discussion Features Mental Health Awareness, Dina O’Herron
— Monday, May 16, 2016
Dina O’Herron, LMHC was on campus Monday, May 16 as part of the Mentor Monday campaign. Students interested in mental health awareness and mental health therapy were encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from...
Professor Presents Paper at Regional Meeting
— Friday, May 13, 2016
Professor Joel Stoker, Fellow in Religious Studies, presented a paper entitled “Reconstructing a Discipline: Problematizing the Conversation of World Religions and Religious Studies” in a panel on Teaching Religion and the...
Professor to Attend Philosophy Association Summer School and Conference
— Thursday, May 12, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy, will be attending the Caribbean Philosophical Association Summer School and Conference from June 12-18, 2016, at the University of Connecticut.  While there, he will present his...
Research Group Presents Molecular Genetics Research at Annual Symposium
— Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dr. Amy M. Lyndaker, Assistant Professor of Biology, and her research group presented their molecular genetics research at the 20th Annual Buffalo DNA Replication and Repair Symposium on May 5 and 6. The research group, which has been studying the...
Autocross Event to Support Center for Mark Twain Studies
— Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Genesee Valley Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America, will host an autocross event on Saturday, May 28 at the Murray Athletic Center, in support of the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. The event, scheduled...
Alpha Sigma Lambda Inducts New Members
— Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The Beta Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honor Society for non-traditional undergraduate students, recently welcomed the 2016 initiates at a ceremony held on the Elmira College campus, Friday, May 6.  Students inducted...
Mentor Monday Discussion Features Marketing, Joyce Favicchio
— Monday, May 09, 2016
Joyce Favicchio was on campus Monday, May 9 as part of the Mentor Monday campaign. Students interested in marketing were encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Joyce’s experience in the business world....
"CUBA: November 2015" Featured Through June 6, 2016
— Friday, May 06, 2016
The Arts Alive exhibition CUBA: November 2015, a series of photographs by Ithaca-based photographer Sheryl Sinkow, is on display in the lobby of the Gannett-Tripp Library through June 6, 2016.  Prior to President Obama’s trip to...
Film Screening and Discussion Bring Awareness to Mental Health
— Thursday, May 05, 2016
On Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m., Active Minds and The Office of Retention & Advocacy sponsored a screening of the film My Depression in the Tripp Lecture Hall located in the lower level of the Gannett-Tripp Library. This event...
Students Earn Gold at National Collegiate Taekwondo Tournament
— Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Two Elmira College students, Waeya Lin '16 and Christina Kim '16, recently competed in the 2016 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships in Boulder, CO.  The 41st annual competition hosted several hundred college students...
Local Students Visit as Part of Kids2College Program
— Tuesday, May 03, 2016
During the week of May 2, approximately 430 students from Broadway Academy will visit Elmira College as part of the College2Kids-Kids2College Program. Dr. Linda Pratt, Charles Dana Professor of Education and Executive Director of Teacher Education...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Begins May 4
— Monday, May 02, 2016
The first lecture in the spring portion of The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series will be presented by Dr. Seema Sharma, at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 4 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. Doors open...
Mentor Monday Features Criminal Justice, Attorney Christopher Denton
— Monday, May 02, 2016
Attorney Christopher Denton will be on campus Monday, May 2 as part of the Mentor Mondays campaign. Students interested in criminal justice careers are encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Attorney Denton’s...
Students Host Annual JDRF One Walk
— Friday, April 29, 2016
The Elmira College Student Alumni Council hosted its annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk on Sunday, May 1. Each year SAC advisors and committee members work in conjunction with the JDRF Rochester Chapter to raise awareness...
Professor of American Literature Receives National Recognition
— Thursday, April 28, 2016
Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature and Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool. He will attend one of 23 seminars and institutes supported by the...
Men’s Golf Takes Third at Spring Invitational
— Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Elmira College men's golf team played host to its annual spring tournament on Tuesday afternoon, welcoming a competitive field to Elmira Country Club for the 2016 Elmira College Spring Invitational. The Elmira men grinded through difficult...
Clarke, Spoljaric Receive Athletes of the Week
— Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Audrey Clarke '18 of the women's golf team and Moorea Spoljaric '16 of the women's lacrosse team have been named Elmira College Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 24th. It marks the second time that...
Lunch 'n Learn Explores Salary Negotiation
— Monday, April 25, 2016
On Tuesday, April 26, the Office of Career Services hosted another installment in the Lunch 'n Learn series. Salary Negotiation with Matthew Burr, Human Resources Consultant for Burr Consulting, LLC, offered tips and tricks to leveraging skills,...
The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series Begins May 4
— Friday, April 22, 2016
The spring portion of the 2015-2016 The Trouble Begins at Eight Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies features four lectures, with the first event set for Wednesday, May 4 in the Barn at...
Mentor Monday Features Healthcare Industry, Dr. Pedro Gonzalez
— Thursday, April 21, 2016
Dr. Pedro Gonzalez, Arnot Health, will be on campus on Monday, April 25 as part of the Mentor Mondays campaign. Students interested in healthcare careers are encouraged to take this opportunity to network with and learn from Dr....
Men's Lacrosse Continues Support of USILA-HEADstrong Cancer Awareness
— Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Elmira College men's lacrosse continues its support of The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) partnership with the HEADstrong Foundation to help raise cancer awareness and funds for improving the quality of life...
Student: Erik Griffin Becomes Elmira’s First Two-Time AVCA All-American
— Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Fourth-year talent Erik Griffin '16 was voted as an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First-Team All-American, as announced by the national office on Monday, April 18. This is the first time in the programs...
Baseball Earns First Empire 8 Series Win at Dunn Field
— Monday, April 18, 2016
The Elmira College baseball team concluded its three-game series against Houghton College on Saturday, April 16, splitting a doubleheader with an 8-5 win in game one, before coming up on the short end of an 8-4 decision in the series capper....
Dr. Rebecca Page Johnson Presents at National Education Conference
— Friday, April 15, 2016
Dr. Rebecca Page Johnson, Assistant Professor of Education at Elmira College, presented her paper, Parental Rhetoric and Response: Social Media and Movement Building in the New York  Opt Out Movement at the 100th American Education...
Grant Highlights Suffragette Collections at Elmira College
— Thursday, April 14, 2016
The South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) recently awarded Elmira College a grant of $1,629.52 for the creation of a digital exhibition showcasing women’s suffrage-related materials.  The exhibit will highlight items...
Pretorius Claims Bronze at 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships
— Thursday, April 14, 2016
  "The whole trip, start to finish, was enjoyable and definitely one I will remember for a long time." In early March, Elmira College men's ice hockey rookie netminder Charl Pretorius '19...
Dr. Charlie Mitchell and Dr. Corey McCall Present Papers at National Meeting
— Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Dr. Charlie Mitchell, Professor of American Studies and Dean of Faculty, and Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, presented papers as part of a panel entitled "Why Does Art Matter? Reflections on a National Endowment...
Student: McKayla Sluga Presents Paper at Annual Philosophy Conference
— Tuesday, April 12, 2016
McKayla Sluga '17 presented her paper, entitled "Applying Walter Benjamin's Philosophy to Sebastiao Salgado's Photography: Are Salgado's Works Revolutionary?" at the 21st Annual SUNY-Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, held April 8 and...
Cheerleading Wins Bronze at 2016 NCA College Nationals
— Monday, April 11, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team overcame a season of adversity to win bronze at the 2016 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals, marking the third straight season the Soaring Eagles have placed third in the biggest...
Outstanding Senior Chemistry Students Honored
— Friday, April 08, 2016
On Tuesday, April 5th, several Elmira College chemistry students were honored at the annual Samuel R. Scholes Award Lecture at Alfred University. Tyler Meyers '16 was recognized as the outstanding senior at Elmira College. Christina Kim '16...
Cheerleading Eyes NCA College National Title
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
Heading into last year's National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals, the Elmira College cheerleading team was as confident as ever. After winning Cheersport Nationals in February, the Soaring Eagles went on to take first place in...
Arts Alive: One Act Plays Directed by and Starring Students
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
The Elmira College Theater Department will be hosting One Act Plays from Thursday, April 7 through Sunday, April 10 in Watson Arena, Watson Hall. Evening shows on April 7-9 will start at 8:00 p.m. with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday, April...
Professor Shaw Presents Paper, Chairs Panel at Regional and International Events
— Thursday, April 07, 2016
On March 19th, Dr. Lauren Shaw, Associate Professor of Romance Languages, presented a paper and chaired a panel at the Northeast Modern Languages conference hosted by the University of Connecticut. Dr. Shaw’s panel was on Latin...
Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration Held
— Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Academic Honors and Student Recognition Celebration was held Thursday, March 31, in Gibson Theatre.  At the celebration, the campus community gathered to recognize students, administrators and faculty who have gone above and beyond...
Dance Marathon Raises More Than $10,000 for Children’s Miracle Network
— Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The first-ever Elmira College Dance Marathon got off to a strong start after raising more than $10,000 at the inaugural event on Saturday, April 2.  Monies raised benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Arnot Ogden Medical...
Cheerleading Unveils National Championship Routine
— Monday, April 04, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team unveiled its routine for the 2016 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) College Nationals on Monday, April 4th, at 4:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. The EC cheerleaders will use the special performance as...
Eli Young Band Performance at First Arena
— Friday, April 01, 2016
Eli Young Band took the stage, Friday, April 1st, at the First Arena.  The concert, presented by Elmira College, featured the Grammy-nominated group with special guest and opening act, Austin Moody. With three No. 1 hits under their...
Alumnus Named to 2016 World Cup Hockey Communications Staff
— Thursday, March 31, 2016
  “Playing hockey my whole life and watching the past World Cup tournaments as a kid, it is a thrill that I will now have the chance to work with some of the finest coaches and players in the...
Career and Internship Expo in Speidel Gymnasium
— Thursday, March 31, 2016
Community members were invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offered an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
College to Host Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon
— Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Elmira College is proud to host the inaugural Dance Marathon event to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network beginning on April 2 at 4 p.m. until April 3 at midnight. Participants will dance, raise money, and celebrate the work of the...
Elmira College Students Receive ISM-FLR Scholarships
— Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Two Elmira College students were named 2016 ISM-FLR Scholarship recipients at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the Elmira Country Club. Brittney Cirinna’17 and Marisa...
Henderson’s Shot Named 2016 GEICO Play of the Year
— Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Elmira College Athletics fans got news they were hoping for on Saturday afternoon when the much-anticipated announcement of the winner of the 2016 GEICO Play of the Year was made on the CBS Best of College Basketball Special. After six weeks...
Enactus - EC Entrepreneur Team Competes in Regionals
— Monday, March 28, 2016
The Elmira College Enactus Team will travel to Washington, DC on March 29, 2016, to compete at the Enactus United States Regional Competition. One of seven regional competitions, the event in Washington, DC, provides the Elmira team a chance to...
Exhibit Focuses on Meaning of Peace
— Friday, March 25, 2016
A Peace of My Mind: American Stories Exploring the Meaning of Peace, One Story at a Time Elmira College exhibited the work of Award-winning photographer and author John Noltner, who has spent the past three years exploring the meaning of...
College to Host Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon
— Thursday, March 24, 2016
Elmira College is proud to host the inaugural Dance Marathon event to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network beginning on April 2 at 4 p.m. until April 3 at midnight. Participants will dance, raise money, and celebrate the work of the...
Career and Internship Expo Slated for March 31
— Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Community members are invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offers an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
Professor Seybold Presents at Harvard University
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
  “While recent events prove that economics is too important to be left exclusively to economists, who habitually underestimate how much their work depends of imagination and pure invention, popular polemical...
Arts Alive 2016: Dr. Mark J. Spicer, Piano
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Elmira College’s Department of Music presented Dr. Mark J. Spicer’s annual piano recital, in conjunction with Arts Alive at Elmira College, which started at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall. Dr....
Exhibit to Focus on Meaning of Peace
— Tuesday, March 22, 2016
A Peace of My Mind: American Stories Exploring the Meaning of Peace, One Story at a Time Elmira College will exhibit the work of Award-winning photographer and author John Noltner, who has spent the past three years exploring the meaning of...
Center for Twain Studies, WENY Partner to Get Kids Reading
— Monday, March 21, 2016
On Thursday, March 17, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College and WENY-TV delivered books about Mark Twain to third graders at Candor Elementary School. The program, which has been in place for about ten years, provides each student...
Concert Ensemble Performs As Part of Arts Alive
— Monday, March 21, 2016
The Elmira College Concert Ensemble invited members of the community to attend their Spring Concert, Monday, March 21 in the Campus Center Dining Hall. The evening included a guest performance by the Corning Area Community Concert Band. This...
Women’s Ice Hockey WINS Third-Place In The NCAA National Championship!
— Saturday, March 19, 2016
In the final game of the 2015-16 season, the fifth-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team flew past fourth-ranked Middlebury College, 4-1, to claim the NCAA Division III Third-Place trophy. The Soaring Eagles conclude their season with...
Sami Wyatt ’16 Featured in Latest Edition of American Cheerleader Magazine
— Friday, March 18, 2016
Elmira College Cheerleading has been a force on the national level since it began the competition portion of its program during the 1990's. While the team's exploits at competitions across the country cannot often be found on the front page of...
Ceramic Mural Grand Opening, with Artist and Professor Chris Longwell
— Friday, March 18, 2016
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum revealed their newest art installation, created by Chris Longwell, Lecturer of Art and Art History and Director of the George Waters Gallery at Elmira College, at a 2:00 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, March 19....
Four Students Present Research At Chemical Society Meeting
— Thursday, March 17, 2016
Four students from Dr. Corey Stilts' research group presented their research at the National American Chemical Society meeting in San Diego on March 14th, 2016. Christopher Hall ’16 and Fatima Iqbal ’16 presented their...
Orchesis Dances Into Arts Alive
— Thursday, March 17, 2016
Orchesis, Elmira College’s dance troupe, opens its Term II show tonight, Thursday, March 17 with performances Thursday and Friday at 8:00 p.m. and a Saturday 2:00 p.m. matinee in Gibson Theatre located in Emerson Hall. Doors open at 7:30...
Career and Internship Expo Slated for March 31
— Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Community members are invited to attend Elmira College’s Career and Internship Expo on Thursday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. This event offers an excellent opportunity for students to network with...
Women’s History Focus of Arts Alive Event
— Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Join the Elmira College community at Arts Alive 2016’s “We Are Women, Hear Us Roar: A Spoken Word Event” on Wednesday, March 16 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Tifft Lounge, Campus Center. This event is sponsored by Culture...
NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey FINAL FOUR Information
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Following a 3-1 win over second-ranked Adrian College, the Elmira College women's ice hockey team will travel to Plattsburgh, NY, for the 2016 NCAA Division III Championships, hosted by Plattsburgh State at the Stafford Ice Arena.   ...
A Grateful Granddaughter
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The Bryant-Macquarrie Skilled Nursing Lab Health Sciences Center, Cowles Hall   “Together, my grandparents gave me everything that money couldn’t buy. It is my sincere hope that all who study...
Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 Accepted at Harvard for Grad School
— Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Congratulations to Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 on his acceptance into Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Tyler also was recently inducted into Elmira College’s nationally-recognized Phi Beta Kappa chapter. In addition...
Baseball Breaks Program Record in 31-2 Rout of Valley Forge
— Monday, March 14, 2016
The Elmira College baseball team had the bats break out in a big way on Sunday afternoon in the final day of its weekend swing through Pennsylvania. The Soaring Eagles absolutely obliterated their previous program record for runs scored in a...
Woman's hockey team in the FINAL FOUR for the NCAA national championship!
— Monday, March 14, 2016
For the third time in the past four years, Elmira College women's ice hockey will be making the trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament Final Four. The fifth-ranked Soaring Eagles utilized a pair of power-play goals to secure a 3-1 win over...
Women’s Ice Hockey Earns NCAA Berth, Heads to Adrian for Quarterfinal Rematch
— Friday, March 11, 2016
The NCAA Selection Committee unveiled its much-anticipated 2016 Division III Women's Ice Hockey Tournament field on Monday morning. In what has become a nearly annual tradition, the Elmira College women’s ice hockey team are among the...
Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 Accepted at Harvard for Grad School
— Friday, March 11, 2016
Congratulations to Tyler Tarnowicz ’16 on his acceptance into Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Tyler also was recently inducted into Elmira College’s nationally-recognized Phi Beta Kappa chapter. In addition...
Alumni Association to Celebrate Class of ’16
— Friday, March 11, 2016
The Alumni Association celebrated the Class of 2016’s countdown to Commencement with its annual reception for the graduating class.   At 5:30 p.m., March 11, in Meier Hall’s Stephans Lounge, Alumni Board members...
Students Enjoy the Outdoors As March Comes In Like a…Lamb?
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
The Elmira College community enjoyed free ice cream courtesy of Student Activities during unexpected, yet delightful warm weather Wednesday, March 9. The ice cream hit the spot and the “sunny and 75” weather reminded us that...
Rites of Passion and Jealousy at Gibson Theatre
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
Rites of Passion and Jealousy will be presented by the Elmira College Department of Theatre on March 10-12 at 8:00 p.m. and March 13 at 2:00 p.m., at Gibson Theatre, Elmira College.  The performances are free and open to the...
Arts Alive 2016: George Waters Gallery Exhibition
— Thursday, March 10, 2016
In celebration of Arts Alive 2016 the George Waters Gallery exhibition opening March 10 at 5:00 p.m. for March features the winners of last year's Arts Alive Regional Juried Show: Ron Faris (photographer), Connie Zehr (installation artist),...
Alumni Offer Expertise, Connections at Networking Event
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
More than a dozen Elmira College alumni will be on-hand during the Alumni Networking event scheduled for 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 11 in the Gannett-Tripp Library.  Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of...
Psychology Professor Presents Research in New York City
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Allyson Graf recently presented her research at the 87th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association held in New York City, from March 3 - March 5, 2016. Dr. Graf's investigation examined...
VOTE NOW! Henderson in Final Round for GEICO Play of the Year
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Elmira College fans, it's time for the final push to get Justin Henderson '16 and his three-quarter court buzzer-beater the 2016 GEICO Play of the Year!   Over a month ago, Elmira sports fans flocked to the polls to...
Professor Chairs Session at Divisional Meeting
— Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Philosophy and Religion, organized and chaired a session at the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Chicago, which was held March 3-6.  The session...
Elmira College Joins List of SHRM Education Partners
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce that it has been named an Education Partner with the Society for Human Resource Management. The Office becomes one of just over 260...
Ceramic Mural Grand Opening, with Artist and Professor Chris Longwell
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum will reveal their newest art installation, created by Chris Longwell, Lecturer of Art and Art History and Director of the George Waters Gallery at Elmira College, at a 2:00 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, March 19....
All-Inclusive Tuition Rate Announced for 2016-2017
— Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, Elmira College will move to an all-inclusive tuition rate of $41,900.  The all-inclusive rate reflects the College’s decision to eliminate all mandatory fees, including activity and...
Elmira College Offers Gender Neutral Housing Option
— Monday, March 07, 2016
Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, Elmira College will offer students the option to choose Gender Inclusive Housing. Gender Inclusive Housing is a housing option that provides sophomores, juniors, seniors and transfer students the...
Career Services and Student Activities' Mentor Mondays: Randy Reid
— Monday, March 07, 2016
On Monday, March 7, Randy Reid, owner of Reid Media Group, will be on campus to participate in the Office of Career Services and Student Activities' Mentor Monday program. The first and third Mondays of each month, a business professional from the...
Dr. Sharma Presents at International Economic Conference
— Friday, March 04, 2016
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, recently presented a paper entitled “Food Insecurity and Standardized Test Scores” at the ECONference-2016 on Inclusive and Sustainable Development organized by the...
LEAD Institute Workshops Continue with AJ Smith
— Thursday, March 03, 2016
The next LEAD Institute workshop, Explore Entrepreneurship with guest speaker AJ Smith, Chief Technology Officer at Jozii, was Thursday, March 3 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Tifft Lounge. The event, presented by the Elmira College...
Pop-Up Art Show Features Work Elmira College Students
— Thursday, March 03, 2016
Elmira College student Gabrielle Higgins '18, an intern at Community Arts of Elmira, curated a "pop-up" art show that featured the work of Elmira College art students. The show, as part of the Community Arts Blog Launch and Exhibition Season...
Garrison Keillor Completes Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series at Clemens Center
— Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Garrison Keillor, one of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, will complete the 2015-2016 Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series when he presents “An Evening of Storytelling,” at 7:00...
Former Democratic National Convention Delegate Headlines Annual Women’s Studies Symposium
— Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Denise King will be the keynote speaker for the annual Elmira College Reinstein Symposium in Women’s and Gender Studies.  Her talk, “An Insider’s Perspective on the ‘Genderational Gap’...
Professor of Philosophy and Religion Publishes Review
— Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, has published a review of Dorminic Erdozain's intellectual history of modern Christianity and secularization, The Soul of Doubt: The Religious Roots of Unbelief from Luther to...
Arts Alive Juried Student Art Exhibition, Annual Art Alumna Show
— Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Arts Alive 2016 continues in March with the Juried Student Art Exhibition and Annual Art Alumna Show from March 1-31 in the lobby of the Gannett-Tripp Library. This year’s exhibit also features alumna Jodie Marie Traugott '84 and...
Griffin, Kawecki of Men's Volleyball Named EC Athletes of the Week
— Monday, February 29, 2016
After a 5-0 week, including a five-set thriller over No. 7 Stevenson University, a pair of Elmira College men's volleyball players earned EC Athlete of the Week honors for the week of February 22-28. Senior Erik Griffin '16...
Shinkaruk Inks Contract with Idaho Steelehead of ECHL
— Monday, February 29, 2016
Just days after playing his final game with the Elmira College men's ice hockey team, Carter Shinkaruk '16 has signed a Professional Try Out (PTO) contract with the Idaho Steelheads of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL)....
Former Democratic National Convention Delegate Headlines Annual Women’s Studies Symposium
— Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Denise King will be the keynote speaker for the annual Elmira College Reinstein Symposium in Women’s and Gender Studies.  Her talk, “An Insider’s Perspective on the ‘Genderational Gap’...
Professors Hosted Discussion Following Film Screening
— Monday, February 22, 2016
On Monday, February 22, Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religion, and Dr. Matthew Seybold, Assistant Professor of American Literature, hosted a discussion following a documentary screening of James Baldwin: The Price of...
Mansell, Faccio Tabbed Athletes of the Week
— Monday, February 22, 2016
The Elmira College men's tennis and men's volleyball programs posted some impressive results this past week, each sweeping a trio of matches over the weekend. Austin Mansell '16 of the men's tennis and Carlos...
Eli Young Band to Perform at First Arena
— Friday, February 19, 2016
  Did you hear? Eli Young Band is coming to Elmira.  On Friday, April 1st, Elmira College will present the Grammy-nominated group at the First Arena with special guest Austin Moody. With three No. 1 hits under...
Club Celebrated World Anthropology Day Thursday
— Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Anthropology Club celebrated World Anthropology Day on Thursday, February 18 from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. in the Campus Center. #AnthroDay About World Anthropology Day World Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate and...
Women’s Ice Hockey No. 2 in First NCAA Regional Ranking
— Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team checked-in at No. 2 in the first NCAA East Regional Ranking of the 2015-16 season. Elmira is also ranked second in the latest D3hockey.com poll and third in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll. ...
Alumni, Trustees lead Finance & Career Seminar
— Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team sponsored a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles Hall...
Career Services’ Mentor Mondays: Krista Matia ’09
— Monday, February 15, 2016
On Monday, February 15, alumna Krista Matia ’09, Development Manager of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, was on campus to participate in the Office of Career Services’ Mentor Monday program. The first and third Mondays of...
No. 2/3 Women’s Ice Hockey Blows by William Smith 7-1
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The No. 2/3 Elmira College women's ice hockey team continued to showcase a potent offense on Sunday afternoon, blowing past William Smith College 7-1 in Geneva, NY. With the victory, Elmira moves within one point of clinching the second seed and a...
Cheerleading Takes First Place At Cheersport Nationals
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The Elmira College cheerleading team topped the University of Guelph to successfully defend its Cheersport National Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The Soaring Eagles claimed the College 6...
Depp’s Overtime Penalty Shot Leads Men’s Ice Hockey Past Utica 3-2
— Monday, February 15, 2016
The ending to Saturday night's Elmira College men's ice hockey game against Utica College was like something you would see in a movie. Game tied in overtime, puck on the senior captain's stick, one-on-one versus the goaltender, a raucous crowd on...
Arts Alive: Poetry Reading set for February 14
— Friday, February 12, 2016
A poetry reading will be held in conjunction with “Lyric Visions, Part II” at State of the Art Gallery in downtown Ithaca, 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14 as part of 2016 Arts Alive. Organized by Elmira College’s Jan...
Alumni, Trustees lead Finance & Career Seminar
— Friday, February 12, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team will sponsor a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles...
Ellison Takes Home ECAC Division III North Player of the Week Honors
— Thursday, February 11, 2016
Awards for fourth-year outside hitter Mike Ellison '16 continue to pour in, as the Victor, NY, native was named the ECAC Division III North Player of the Week.   In a 3-1 week at the Golden Flyer Invitational,...
Elmira Native and EC Student to be Featured on NBC Nightly News
— Wednesday, February 10, 2016
  An NBC Nightly News crew was on campus filming an interview with Elmira College Continuing Education student, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel, as part of a story that takes a look at the Framingham Heart Study that...
College Office of Career Services to Host Internship Panel Discussion
— Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. in the Morris Classroom, Meier Hall, the Elmira College Office of Career Services will be hosting “The Ins & outs of Interning,” a panel discussion featuring area industry...
Elmira College to Host Finance & Career Seminar
— Tuesday, February 09, 2016
The Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Career Services and Elmira College Enactus Team will sponsor a Finance & Career Seminar for current students, alumni and friends on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Cowles...
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar to Present at Elmira College
— Monday, February 08, 2016
Richard Sylla, visiting Phi Beta Kappa scholar, will present “Whither the American Business Corporation?” today, Monday, February 8 at 4:00 p.m., in the Tripp Lecture Hall at Elmira College.  The event is free and...
Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Friday, February 05, 2016
Elmira College invites alumni athletes and fans to return to Campus this weekend, February 5th & 6th, to participate in Alumni Games and cheer on current Soaring Eagles athletic teams in their varsity games. Click...
Elmira College to Host Workshop Featuring Andy Hilfiger
— Thursday, February 04, 2016
Elmira College’s Office of Career Services will be hosting Build Your Brand Workshop featuring businessman and musician, Andy Hilfiger of Andy Hilfiger Entertainment, on Friday, February 5 at 4:00 p.m. in Stephans Lounge, Meier...
Arts Alive 2016 Open Studios Set for This Week
— Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Elmira College Art Club will host two open studios in Fassett Commons this Friday and Saturday as part of the Elmira College Arts Alive 2016. On Friday, February 5 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., there will be live music by students Karissa Andersen'17...
Men’s Basketball, Henderson Nominated for GEICO Play of the Year
— Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The Elmira College men's basketball team continues to gather press for its thrilling 62-59 buzzer-beater victory over Endicott College earlier this season, as the game-winning three-quarter court shot by Justin Henderson '16...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally today, February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in...
Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chapter at Elmira College Installed, New Members Inducted
— Monday, February 01, 2016
On Friday, January 29, 2016, the Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon national chemical honor society was officially installed at Elmira College.  The installation of the chapter occurred with a representative from the...
Elmira College Department of Athletics To Host 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Friday, January 29, 2016
To Register Online: Click Here The Elmira College Department of Athletics will be hosting 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend on Friday, February 5th through Saturday, February 6th. Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of athletic...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Thursday, January 28, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally on February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in historic...
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar to Present at Elmira College
— Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Richard Sylla, visiting Phi Beta Kappa scholar, will present “Whither the American Business Corporation?” on Monday, February 8 at 4:00 p.m., in the Tripp Lecture Hall at Elmira College.  The event is free...
Women’s Ice Hockey Holds Strong at Second in the Country in Latest National Polls
— Monday, January 25, 2016
Following another flawless weekend of ECAC West competition, the Elmira College women's ice hockey team remained as the country's second-ranked team, according to both U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls. ...
Land Donation Secures Future of Quarry Farm
— Sunday, January 24, 2016
A recent donation to Elmira College of 100+ acres surrounding Quarry Farm by Elmira businessman and philanthropist, George L. Howell, has helped secure the future protection of the historic farm. As a part of the 100-acre donation to the College,...
New Professional Development Courses Now Offered at Elmira College
— Friday, January 22, 2016
The Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies at Elmira College is now offering several new, non-credit professional development programs designed to assist working professionals in strengthening job skills and meeting continuing...
Softball Announces Weekend Clinic on January 23rd & 24th
— Friday, January 22, 2016
Elmira College head softball coach Rhonda Faunce has announced a two-day softball clinic at the Murray Athletic Center in Pine Valley, NY, on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th. EC staff and players will...
Elmira College Tap Ensemble Presents "Lights, Camera, Tap!"
— Thursday, January 21, 2016
Elmira College Tap Ensemble will be performing on Friday, January 22 at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gibson Theater, Emerson Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The performance’s theme for this...
Elmira College Offers Students, Alumni New Career Connection
— Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Elmira College now offers students and alumni access to an online hub for career opportunities and professional mentoring through College Central Network (CCN).   The Elmira College hub on CCN provides students and alumni the ability to...
Defense Keys Comeback as Women’s Basketball Bests Houghton 67-56
— Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Elmira College women's basketball team wrapped up its four-game road swing through the Empire 8 Conference on a positive note, besting Houghton College 67-56 at the Nielsen Center on Tuesday night. The victory lifts Elmira to a 2-2 mark over...
Women’s Ice Hockey Holds Steady at No. 2 in Latest National Polls
— Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team will enjoy yet another week as the country's second-ranked team, according to both U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls.   Elmira is not even 24-hours off of...
Elmira Closes Out Martha’s Vineyard Tournament with 4-1 Win over Curry
— Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Elmira College men's ice hockey team rebounded nicely this afternoon, as the Soaring Eagles breezed past Curry College in the final game of the Martha's Vineyard Tournament, 4-1. Elmira's balanced attack was an important ingredient in its...
Mark Twain Commemorative Coins to Debut at Mark Twain Studies Event
— Thursday, January 14, 2016
Two new commemorative coins, minted by the United States Mint and honoring Mark Twain, will debut locally on February 2 at an event celebrating the 145th wedding anniversary of Twain to his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, at 7:00 p.m., in historic...
#2 Elmira College Women’s Ice Hockey Unbeaten Streak Continues
— Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The second-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team concluded its brutal stretch of non-conference play on Tuesday evening when it welcomed unbeaten No. 3/6 Amherst College to the Murray Athletic Center Ice Arena. In a thrilling...
Elmira College Athletics Announces 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend
— Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Elmira College athletics department is excited to announce that the 2016 Athletics Alumni Weekend will be held on Friday, February 5th through Saturday, February 6th. Festivities begin on Friday night with a trio of athletic contests at both...
Elmira College Professor John Kelly Premiering “WC” at Arnot Art Museum
— Tuesday, January 12, 2016
A new full-length drama, “WC (war crimes),” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere Thursday and Friday, January 14th and 15th at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. WC concerns an...
Shinkaruk, Durnell Named EC Athletes of the Week
— Monday, January 11, 2016
Carter Shinkaruk '16 of the men's ice hockey team and Louisa Lippiatt Durnell '18 of the women's ice hockey team have been named this week's EC Athletes of the Week for their scoring prowess over the...
Arts Alive 2016 Underway at Elmira College
— Monday, January 11, 2016
Arts Alive 2016 is underway at Elmira College with the display of Head of Titian's Venus 2015, a large scale oil painting by Elmira artist Dan Reidy.  The painting will be displayed on the Gannett-Tripp Library's terrace level now through...
Men's Hockey to Host Annual Wounded Warrior Game on Feb. 6
— Monday, January 11, 2016
In what has been a yearly tradition since 2010, the Elmira College men's ice hockey team will once again be joining the effort to support the Wounded Warrior Project, through the Hockey Helpers program, when it hosts Nazareth College at the...
Men’s Volleyball Ranked 12th in AVCA Coaches Top 15 Preseason Poll
— Friday, January 08, 2016
The Elmira College men's volleyball team will open the 2016 campaign as the nation's 12th-ranked team according to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Coaches Top 15 Preseason Poll. Elmira is one of five United Volleyball Conference...
Elmira College Professor John Kelly Premiering “WC” at Arnot Art Museum
— Friday, January 08, 2016
A new full-length drama, “WC (war crimes),” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere Thursday and Friday, January 14th and 15th at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. WC concerns an issue...
Elmira College Offers Students, Alumni New Career Connection
— Thursday, January 07, 2016
Elmira College now offers students and alumni access to an online hub for career opportunities and professional mentoring through College Central Network (CCN).   The Elmira College hub on CCN provides students and alumni the ability to...
Softball Announces Weekend Clinic on January 23rd & 24th
— Thursday, January 07, 2016
Elmira College head softball coach Rhonda Faunce has announced a two-day softball clinic at the Murray Athletic Center in Pine Valley, NY, on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th. EC staff and players will...
Women’s Ice Hockey Checks In at No. 2 in First Poll of 2016
— Tuesday, January 05, 2016
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team remained as the nation's second-ranked team according to the latest U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) and D3hockey.com national polls.   Elmira opened 2016 with a nail-biting 2-1 win...
Piku and Crawford Claim ECAC West Weekly Honors
— Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Phoebe Piku '16 and Kelcey Crawford '18 of the Elmira College women's ice hockey team received accolades from the ECAC West conference office for their superb play last week. Piku was named the conference's Player of...
Henderson’s Buzzer Beater Lifts Elmira Past Endicott 62-59
— Friday, January 01, 2016
The Elmira College men's basketball team secured one the most thrilling victories the program has witnessed in recent memory, as the Soaring Eagles returned to action against Endicott College in the second day of the Salem State Holiday...
Elmira College Men’s Basketball to Host Holiday Break Mini-Camp on January 2nd & 3rd
— Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The Elmira College men's basketball team will hold a mini-camp from January 2-3, for students in grades 1st-8th, at the Murray Athletic Center Gymnasium in Pine Valley, NY. The Elmira College mini-camp is a two-day, fun-filled experience for...
Elmira College Interns Prepare for 2015 Tax Season
— Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Elmira College students will once again intern with Southern Tier Creating Assets Savings and Hope to provide free tax assistance to community members for the 2015 tax filing season. Southern Tier CA$H utilizes the services of trained volunteers...
Faculty Feature: Dr. Mariam Khawar, Associate Professor of Economics
— Monday, December 21, 2015
  “I’m actually trying to sell students a dollar bill and they end up paying $3.00 for this dollar bill. This seems like it doesn’t make any sense, but because of the way the auction is set up...
Bryant and Barraco Named to ECAC Upstate All-Star Team
— Friday, December 18, 2015
Michael Bryant '17 and Tony Barraco '18 of the Elmira College men's soccer team have been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Upstate Men's Soccer All-Star Team. Bryant was a first team all-star, while Barraco took...
Elmira College Professor John Kelly Premiering “WC” at Arnot Art Museum
— Friday, December 18, 2015
A new full-length drama, “WC (war crimes),” by local playwright and Elmira College professor, John J. Kelly, will premiere Thursday and Friday, January 14th and 15th at the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY. WC concerns an issue...
Nolan Lands Spot on D3hockey.com National Team of the Week
— Thursday, December 17, 2015
Eddie Nolan '17 of the Elmira College men's ice hockey team has been named one of the six members on the D3hockey.com National Team of the Week.   Nolan scored his first goal of the season in Elmira's 6-1 rout of Wesleyan...
Elmira College Student Portfolio Display Features Darkroom Photographs
— Thursday, December 17, 2015
Elmira College student portfolios featuring traditionally created darkroom photographs are on exhibit now through January 2016 in the Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College. Students participating in the show include: Sandro Aeschlimann '19,...
Depp & Aeschlimann Receive ECAC West Weekly Honors
— Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Brian Depp '16 and Sandro Aeschlimann '19 of the Elmira College men's ice hockey team have received weekly awards from the ECAC West conference office. Depp was named the conference's Player of the Week, while...
Elmira College Partners with Watkins Glen Chamber on Specialized Intern Program
— Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Elmira College is now partnering with the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce on a new, specialized Intern Program for area college students. The Intern Program will provide small businesses with skilled workers who can assist with tasks and...
Elmira College's Women's Basketball Defeats SUNY Potsdam, 61-53
— Monday, December 14, 2015
The Elmira College women's basketball team survived a second-half scare and the Bears' relentless full-court defense en route to a 61-53 victory against SUNY Potsdam on the road Saturday afternoon. While the Soaring Eagles have seen opposing...
Elmira College Men’s Ice Hockey Soars Past Wesleyan 6-1
— Monday, December 14, 2015
The Elmira College men's ice hockey continued to play impressive hockey when it returned to action on Friday, December 11, in the first game of a weekend road swing to the Nutmeg State. The Soaring Eagles scored twice in each period to blow past...
Cross Country Runners Recognized By E8 For Sportsmanship
— Friday, December 11, 2015
Rochester, NY -- Two members of Elmira College's cross country programs were recognized for their supreme sportsmanship throughout the 2015-16 season. Zac Park '17 of the men's cross country team was selected by the Empire 8 Conference as...
Making Life Connections: Franon Wilson '97
— Wednesday, December 09, 2015
  “Be a part of something. EC provides a lot of opportunities to give people a chance to develop relationships and grow outside the classroom.” Franon Wilson ’97 Elmira College...
Elmira Men’s Ice Hockey Storms Back to Down SUNY Potsdam 5-3
— Wednesday, December 09, 2015
An eight-day layoff did little to cool down the red-hot Elmira College men's ice hockey team, a fact SUNY Potsdam learned the hard way in Elmira's thrilling 5-3 comeback victory on Tuesday evening at the Murray Athletic Center...
Faculty Feature: Dr. Daniel Kjar, Associate Professor of Biology
— Monday, December 07, 2015
  “This is the world of Google. If somebody wants to know how blood works or what’s in hemoglobin, you can go and look it up. It’s almost become secondary now that that info is there for...
Finding Focus: Gene Shaw ’82 Discusses the Bigger Picture
— Monday, December 07, 2015
When Gene Shaw ’82 arrived at Elmira College in 1978, his official field of study was marketing, but his real passion lay elsewhere. At seventeen, he altered his birth certificate to get a job at an 18-and-up rock club where he mingled...
No. 2 Elmira Women’s Hockey Outlasts SUNY Potsdam 3-2
— Monday, December 07, 2015
The second-ranked Elmira College Soaring Eagles wrapped up its two-game weekend set in North Country on Sunday afternoon, outlasting SUNY Potsdam 3-2 at Maxcy Ice Arena. The win gives the Purple and Gold a 6-0-0 start to ECAC West...
Elmira College to Host Holiday Craft Fair at Murray Athletic Center
— Sunday, December 06, 2015
The Elmira College Department of Athletics is holding a holiday craft fair at the Murray Athletic Center today, Sunday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The "Under the Dome Craft Fair" will feature gifts and hand-crafted goods...
Bryant Takes Home NSCAA All-East Region Third Team Honors
— Friday, December 04, 2015
Michael Bryant '17 of the Elmira College men's soccer team can add another award to his long list of accolades, as the Portola Hills, CA, native has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-East...
Porrett Named Corvias ECAC Upstate Rookie of the Week
— Thursday, December 03, 2015
Justin Porrett '19 of the Elmira College men's basketball has been recognized once again for his superb play last week. The rookie guard from Dumont, NJ, was named the Corvias ECAC Upstate Rookie of the Week for his efforts. In three...
Josh Vietti, American Grammy-Nominated Hip Hop Violinist, Performing Thursday, December 3
— Thursday, December 03, 2015
American Grammy-nominated violinist, Josh Vietti will perform at Elmira College tonight, Thursday, December 3 at 8:00 p.m., in Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall. Josh Vietti, a Hip-Hop/Pop Violinist from Southern California, incorporates pop,...
#GivingTuesday 2015 Successful Year For Elmira College
— Wednesday, December 02, 2015
The Elmira College community recently raised over $30,000 for student scholarships through Giving Tuesday 2015 on December 1. For the 2015 fundraiser, two members of the Elmira College Board of Trustees challenged alumni, parents, faculty, staff,...
Lippiatt Durnell Earns Spot on D3hockey.com National Team of the Week
— Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Following a perfect 2-0-0 showing at the ultra-competitive Panther-Cardinal Classic, Louisa Lippiatt Durnell '18 of the Elmira College women's ice hockey team has been named to the D3hockey.com National Team of the...
Depp Named to D3hockey.com National Team of the Week
— Tuesday, December 01, 2015
After helping the Soaring Eagles pick up a pair of wins against nationally ranked opponents, Brian Depp'16 of the Elmira College men's ice hockey team has earned a spot on the D3hockey.com National Team of the Week.   Depp...
Elmira College Participates in #GivingTuesday Campaign For Third Year
— Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Today, Elmira College is participating in #GivingTuesday for the third year. This year, two members of the Elmira College Board of Trustees have challenged alumni, parents, and friends of the College with a $20,000 gift, if 100 gifts are...
Elmira College Film Screening of The Normal Heart on World AIDS Day
— Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Elmira College’s Office of Student Life will host a World AIDS Day film screening of The Normal Heart, today, December 1, at 5:00 p.m. in Tripp Lecture Hall in the Gannett-Tripp Library. An AIDS Awareness quilt will also be on display...
Elmira College Professor Presents Research at 68th Annual Meeting
— Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Dr. Allyson Graf, Assistant Professor of Psychology, recently presented her research at the 68th annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America held in Orlando, FL from November 18 through November 22. Dr. Graf's research examined...
Elmira College Men's Hockey Continues with 5-3 Upset Win over Third-Ranked Babson
— Sunday, November 29, 2015
It is official – Elmira College men's ice hockey is back. The Soaring Eagles took down another nationally ranked program on Sunday, November 29th, for EC's third consecutive win over a Top-15 opponent, as Elmira handed third-ranked...
Chamber of Commerce Honors Elmira College's Director of Mark Twain Center Dr. Barbara Snedecor
— Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Chamber of Commerce Honors Dr. Barbara Snedecor with Inaugural Presentation of The Living Heritage Award. In recent years, leaders of the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce have noticed a new and very becoming enhancement of local legacies....
Mark Twain’s 180th Birthday Celebration Concludes 2015 Fall Lecture Series
— Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The 2015 Fall Mark Twain Lecture Series wraps up Monday, November 30th at 7:00 p.m., in historic Cowles Hall, as part of a Mark Twain’s 180th Birthday Celebration. The 180th Birthday Celebration features the...
Elmira College Dance Marathon To Take Place in April 2016
— Monday, November 23, 2015
According to Children’s Miracle Network, every minute, 62 children enter a CMN Hospital for treatment. This network of hospitals that extends across North America provides $3.4 billion in charity care annually, and the positive impacts...
Elmira College Participates in #GivingTuesday Campaign For Third Year
— Monday, November 23, 2015
On Tuesday, December 1st, Elmira College will participate in #GivingTuesday for the third year. This year, two members of the Elmira College Board of Trustees have challenged alumni, parents, and friends of the College with a $20,000 gift, if...
Elmira College Theatre Hits the Big Apple
— Friday, November 20, 2015
Elmira College Theatre students studying arts management recently travelled to New York City for a first-hand look at the world of working theatre professionals. The students met with Alex Roe, Artistic Director and Producer, after viewing a...
Elmira College to Host Holiday Craft Fair at Murray Athletic Center
— Friday, November 20, 2015
The Elmira College Department of Athletics is holding a holiday craft fair at the Murray Athletic Center on Sunday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The "Under the Dome Craft Fair" will feature gifts and hand-crafted goods...
Elmira College Men’s Basketball Gearing up for 2015-16 Season
— Thursday, November 19, 2015
On Saturday, November 21, come support Elmira College Men’s Basketball at their Tip-Off Tournament at 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium.  Elmira College men's basketball tips off their 2015-2016 season this...
Elmira College Professor Receives Grant for Reading and Discussion Group
— Thursday, November 19, 2015
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, has received a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities to conduct a reading and discussion group around the theme of "James Baldwin's America."  The meetings...
Elmira College Baseball Continues Shoe Collection Fundraiser
— Thursday, November 19, 2015
The Elmira College Baseball team will continue to collect shoes through December 6th as part of their shoe collection drive, which began in September. Gently worn, used, or new shoes are sought and can be dropped off at head coach Corey Paluga's...
Elmira College to Host Holiday Craft Fair at Murray Athletic Center
— Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Elmira College Department of Athletics is holding a holiday craft fair at the Murray Athletic Center on Sunday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The "Under the Dome Craft Fair" will feature gifts and hand-crafted goods...
Elmira College Makes Standardized Tests Optional for Admission
— Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Beginning with the freshman class of 2016, Elmira College will make college entrance examinations optional for admission. Elmira College joins more than 195 “top tier” schools, and more than 900 colleges and universities...
Elmira College Women’s Ice Hockey Moves Up to No. 2 in USCHO Poll
— Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Elmira College women's ice hockey team moved up one spot to No. 2 in the latest U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) National Poll.  The Soaring Eagles swept SUNY Cortland in Elmira's conference-opening weekend. Elmira, paced by a...
Elmira College Student Activities To Hold Film Screening
— Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Elmira College Student Activities will be holding a film screening of He Named Me Malala, on November 18 at 5:30 p.m. in MacKenzie’s. The film is a portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the...
Elmira College receives YWCA Racial Justice Award
— Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Human Relations Commission of Chemung County and the YWCA of Elmira and the Twin Tiers recently presented Elmira College with the 2015 YWCA Racial Justice Award. “This award is really a tribute to our students and faculty who have...
Elmira College Economics Professor Delivers Keynote Address at International Seminar
— Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, recently delivered the keynote address at the Seventh International Seminar of Local Public Economics in Mazatlán, Mexico, hosted by the Autonomous University of Sinaloa. In his...
Elmira College Students Present Research at New York Reading Association Conference
— Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Recently, seven Elmira College education students presented their research at the New York State Reading Association’s Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs.  This marks the second year Dr. Deborah Owens, Associate Professor...
Pride Symposium Film Screening of The Hunting Grounds and Panel Discussion
— Monday, November 16, 2015
On Monday, November 16th at 6:45 p.m. in the Tripp Lecture Hall located in The Gannett Trip Library, Elmira College’s PRIDE and Women’s and Genders Studies will be featuring a film screening of the film The Hunting Grounds...
Elmira College Christian Fellowship Packs Over 1,000 Gifts for Children Around the World
— Friday, November 13, 2015
The Elmira College Christian Fellowship Club recently invited students, campus-wide, to pack shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child, a project of the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse.  More than...
Elmira College presents Orchesis in Gibson Theatre
— Friday, November 13, 2015
Orchesis, the Elmira College Dance organization, will be performing on Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14, at 8:00 p.m. in Gibson Theatre located in Emerson Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Orchesis is designed to open and expand...
Elmira College to Host Keynote Lecture on Marriage Equality
— Thursday, November 12, 2015
Ithaca attorney Mariette Geldenhuys will deliver the Keynote Address of the Elmira College PRIDE Symposium, “What’s Next After Marriage Equality?” today at 4 p.m. in Harris Hall Classroom 4. Geldenhuys has 25 years...
Cornell’s Dr. Michael Rutzke ’77 Concludes Elmira College Science Lecture Series
— Thursday, November 12, 2015
Dr. Michael Rutzke ’77, Senior Research Associate at Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will be concluding the 2015 Lecture Series in the Sciences Friday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles...
Elmira College Faculty Art 2015 Exhibition Opens
— Thursday, November 12, 2015
Reception tonight at 5 p.m. The opening reception for the 2015 Elmira College Faculty Art Exhibition is Thursday, November 12 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the George Waters Gallery located in the Campus Center. The Faculty Art Exhibition will run until...
Elmira College Participates in "Greenlight A Vet" Campaign
— Thursday, November 12, 2015
// #greenlightavet #ElmiraProud Posted by Elmira College on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 On Veterans Day, Elmira College participated in the Greenlight A Vet campaign by lighting the cupola historic Cowles Hall...
Cornell’s Dr. Michael Rutzke ’77 Concludes Elmira College Science Lecture Series
— Thursday, November 12, 2015
Dr. Michael Rutzke ’77, Senior Research Associate at Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will be concluding the 2015 Lecture Series in the Sciences Friday, November 13 at 6:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles...
Elmira College Named to National 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List
— Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Elmira College announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazine.  This marks the fourth year that Elmira College has...
Hoops Hysteria Tips Off Wednesday Night
— Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Elmira College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the annual Hoops Hysteria event, sponsored by the Student Association Finance Board, on Wednesday, November 11th, at 9:00 p.m. in Speidel Gymnasium. The first 500...
Center for Mark Twain Studies Featured in National Twain Publication
— Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The most recent issue of the Mark Twain Annual, the official publication of The Mark Twain Circle of America, is dense with connections to Elmira College’s Center for Mark Twain Studies, including pieces from director Dr. Barbara...
Elmira College Lecturer to Serve on Community Foundation Panel
— Thursday, November 05, 2015
Dr. Geetha X Louisnathan, a lecturer from the Elmira College Department of Human Services, will serve on the grant panel of the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, a small group of people with...
Elmira College Faculty Member, Jan Kather, Receives Prestigious Award
— Thursday, November 05, 2015
Jan Kather, media artist and arts educator, received one of two 2015 ARTS Partnership Awards from The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes. The awards are presented annually to individuals, businesses, schools, or organizations that have...
Humanities Department to Screen Film on Police Brutality in the African American Community on November 11, 2015
— Wednesday, November 04, 2015
On November 11, the Humanities Division, the Arts and Lectures Committee, and the Honors Program at Elmira College will sponsor a viewing of THE THROWAWAYS, a personal exploration of the devastating impact of police brutality and mass...
Students Speak: Meet Kyle Graham '16
— Monday, November 02, 2015
Hometown: Ulysses, Pennsylvania Majors: Economics, Finance, and Business Administration; concentration in Management Campus Engagement: RA, President of Student Association and Omicron Delta Kappa, Campus Center Student Director,...
College Holds Founders Day Service of Remembrance
— Thursday, October 29, 2015
On Friday, October 23, the Elmira College Class of 2016 hosted the Annual Founders Day Service of Remembrance at 11:30 a.m. in Peterson Chapel in Cowles Hall. The Service of Remembrance has been an Elmira College tradition since 1989 when it was...
Elmira College thanks Bob Wright, former NBC Universal CEO and co-founder of Autism Speaks for presenting "21st Century Cures: Advances in Autism".
— Tuesday, October 27, 2015
  On October 22, Elmira College welcomed Bob Wright, former CEO of NBC Universal and co-founder of Autism Speaks, to campus the first lecture in the 2015-2016 Presidential Lecture Series. Mr. Wright served as Vice Chairman and...
Dr. Corey McCall Presents Paper at Annual Philosophy Meeting in Atlanta
— Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion presented his paper "Nietzsche and Dewey on the Question of Nature" at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy in Atlanta on October...
Professor Gary Shapiro from the University of Richmond to deliver lecture on the atmosphere.
— Monday, October 26, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall Most of us know that the earth is undergoing changes in climate that will have enormous effects, many unpredictable, on human life. Our atmosphere is changing; we can no...
Former NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright Headlines Autism Lecture
— Tuesday, October 20, 2015
OCTOBER 22, 2015 21st Century Cures: Advances in Autism Bob Wright Co-founder of Autism Speaks Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall, 6:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.   Bob Wright served as Vice...
Students Present at AMLE Conference
— Thursday, October 15, 2015
Elmira College students Erin Filupeit ’16, Sara Lovell ’15, Karli Pochkar ’16, and Tyler Tarnowicz ’16, and Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Assistant Professor of Education presented “Teaching...
Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of Asian History, participates in American Oriental Society conference.
— Thursday, October 08, 2015
On October 8th, Dr. Mark Pitner, Assistant Professor of Asian History, presented his recent research on the history of xiangmu (evaluating grave sites) and the teachings of the Chinese scholar, official, and geomant Guo Pu...
Executive Director of the Take Back the Night Foundation, Katherine H. Koestner, to Speak on Wednesday, October 7th
— Monday, October 05, 2015
Elmira College will host Katherine H. Koestner as a guest speaker on Wednesday, October 7th at 6:00 p.m. in Stephans Lounge in Meier Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Katherine H. Koestner is a national expert on student safety...
Elmira College welcomes families to campus for Family Weekend and hosts the 48th Annual Octagon Fair, October 2-4, 2015.
— Friday, October 02, 2015
Elmira College welcomes families to campus for Family Weekend and hosts the 48th Annual Octagon Fair, October 2-4, 2015.
Dr. Matt Seybold chairs the Scholar Seminar at the Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society at Washington University in St. Louis
— Friday, September 25, 2015
On Friday, September 25th, Dr. Matt Seybold, Assistant Professor of English, chaired the Scholars Seminar held at the Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. The seminar included advanced...
Elmira College to hold 10th annual Empty Bowls luncheon.
— Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Catholic Charities of Chemung & Schuyler Counties will hold its 10th annual Empty Bowls luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20, at the Elmira College Campus Center. Full...
Elmira College Receives Approval to Establish New Chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemistry Honor Society
— Thursday, September 24, 2015
In late summer, Elmira College was pleased to recieve news that due to hard work of Dr. Corey Stilts, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Sara Melow ’16, and Danielle Petkovsek ’16, the College’s Chemistry department...
Mountain Day 2015
— Thursday, September 24, 2015
Elmira College students participate in Mountain Day at Elmira College - one of the college's time-honored traditions.
Dr. Corey McCall Participates in Summer Institute in American Philosophy Seminar
— Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Thanks to a generous contribution from the Marsden Fund, Dr. Corey McCall, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, participated in the Summer Institute in American Philosophy which met this year for the first time outside the United...
Dr. Elisa Valenzuela to Present on Strategic Management in Puerto Rico
— Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Dr. Elisa Valenzuela, Assistant Professor of Management, will be presenting a paper titled, “Strategic Management: a field industry for Industrial Organizational Psychologist,” at the 3rd Industrial Organizational Psychology...
Dr. Amerendra Sharma Presents Internationally and Completes Scholarly Work
— Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, was recently invited by three universities to present his research papers. Dr. Sharma was invited by the Faculty of Economics of Ss. Cyril & Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia on...
U.S. News & World Report Rankings
— Friday, September 11, 2015
The 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report ranks Elmira College tied for 11th place for Best Top Regional Colleges (North) and 4th in the nation for Best Value Schools, Regional Colleges...
The Filharmonic
— Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Come on out Thursday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m. with your blankets and picnic baskets to Carnegie Lawn to enjoy the last bit of summer with The Filharmonic. This group, unique in their musical talent and...
EC named "A best in the Northeast" college by the Princeton Review.
— Friday, September 04, 2015
Elmira College is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). The well-known education services company lists the college among its "Best in the Northeast" recommended schools in its...
Elmira College Welcomes the Brilliant Class of 2019
— Friday, September 04, 2015
Elmira College Welcomes the Brilliant Class of 2019!! Courtesy of StarGazette, WENY, and WETM (My Twin Tiers).
Elmira College ranked in MONEY Magazine's 50 Most Affordable Private Colleges
— Monday, July 20, 2015
Elmira College placed 36 out of the 50 most affordable private colleges. Thanks to generous aid packages or lower-than-average tuition—or a combination of the two—the total cost of a four-year education at one of these 50...
Honoring His Legacy: Elmira College Honors the Great Accomplishments of its 11th President, The Rev. Dr. Leonard T. Grant.
— Thursday, July 09, 2015
The Reverend Dr. Leonard T. Grant Eleventh President of Elmira College May 8, 1930 — June 24, 2015 The Rev. Dr. Leonard T. Grant, Eleventh President of Elmira College, passed away in St. Augustine, Florida, at the age of 85...
US News & World Report ranks Elmira College tied for first place with four schools nationwide with 100% student internship participation.
— Thursday, June 18, 2015
Read More In 2014, Elmira College ranked #9 in its category of Regional Colleges (North), tied with Merrimack College. 
Elmira College Partners with Chemung County Historical Society to Publish Online Exhibit, Elmira in the 1920s
— Wednesday, May 27, 2015
As part of a “Doing Public History” Term III class, fourteen Elmira College students partnered with the Chemung County Historical Society to publish an online exhibit entitled Elmira in the 1920’s. Each...
Freshman Teacher Education Students Volunteer at Food Bank of the Southern Tier
— Tuesday, May 26, 2015
On Tuesday, May 26th, the Freshman Teacher Education students spent the morning volunteering at the Food Bank of the Southern Tier where they packed weekend food for the Backpack program. The BackPack Program™ serves 41 school...
Men's Soccer Volunteers at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
— Monday, May 18, 2015
Men's Soccer Volunteers at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Elmira, NY -- The Elmira College men's soccer team spent some time Sunday morning giving back to the local community and helping join the fight against breast cancer at...
Elmira College Transforms Dining on Campus
— Friday, May 08, 2015
The College has experienced enormous transformational change over the past three years that has impacted virtually every aspect of living and learning on campus. Technological upgrades, classroom renovations, a new Health Sciences Center,...
Elmira City School District Students Visit Elmira College as part of the Kids2College Program
— Friday, May 01, 2015
During the week of April 27, approximately 480 students from Broadway Academy visited Elmira College as part of the College2Kids-Kids2College Program. Dr. Linda Pratt, Charles Dana Professor of Education and Executive Director of Teacher...
Elmira College Hosts Annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes on Sunday, May 3, 2015
— Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s (JDRF) Rochester Chapter has teamed up with the Elmira College Office of Alumni Relations and the college’s JDRF Student Committee to host the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes on Sunday,...
Mark Woodhouse to Speak on Exhibition at the Arnot Art Museum
— Monday, April 20, 2015
Mark Woodhouse, Archivist at Elmira College, will speak on the current exhibition at the Arnot Art Museum titled Choice Bits from Mark Twain: Selections From the Elmira College Collection on Thursday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. The event is free and...
Alex Hood'15, Andrew Gage'15, and Meredith Rector '17 work with local arts organizations.
— Friday, April 10, 2015
(Photo Credit: Stargazette) Alex Hood'15, Andrew Gage'15, and Meredith Rector '17 work with the City of Corning Public Art Committee and the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger lakes to compile an inventory of all known public art in the...
Dr. Christopher Terry and Kayleigh Hood ’15 Present at annual Eastern Psychological Association Meeting
— Thursday, April 02, 2015
On March 5, Kayleigh Hood ’15, a psychology major, and Dr. Christopher Terry, Assistant Professor of Psychology, attended the annual Eastern Psychological Association meeting in Philadelphia, PA. At the event, Kayleigh presented her...
Elmira College Students Teach at Beecher Elementary School
— Wednesday, March 25, 2015
On March 19, several Elmira College Childhood Education students instructed, taught, and assessed Beecher Elementary students in math, science, and technology. Dr. Hollie Kulago, Assistant Professor of Childhood Education stated: Elmira College...
Dr. Jared Baker, Chelsea Zorn ’15, and Hillary Andaluz Aguilar ’15 attend 2015 Pittcon
— Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dr. Jared Baker, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chelsea Zorn ’15, and Hillary Andaluz Aguilar ’15 attended the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) in New Orleans from March...
Elmira College Students Callan Little ’16, Mollie Hamilton ’15 receive ISM-FLR Scholarship
— Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Callan Little and Mollie Hamilton are recipients of the Institute for Supply Management – Finger Lakes Region, Inc. (ISM-FLR) Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Each will receive a certificate of accomplishment for being...
NYSEG Awards Elmira College Grant To Support Health Sciences Center
— Tuesday, March 17, 2015
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - NYSEG awarded Elmira College a $400,000 grant to support its Health Sciences Center.  Read More...
14th Annual Purple & Gold Golf Outing Scheduled for May 16th
— Friday, March 13, 2015
Elmira, NY -- Elmira College is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Purple and Gold Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, May 16th.  Similar to previous years, this year's event will take place at the Mark Twain Golf Course in...
Elmira College’s Associate Professor of English Mary J. Mahoney to Present at The David Bowie Symposium
— Friday, March 13, 2015
Dr. Mary J. Mahoney, Associate Professor of English at Elmira College, has been invited to attend The David Bowie Symposium: The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie 1965-2015 on July 17 and 18 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)...
Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series with Henry Dormann and Amo Houghton, Jr. LL.D. ’82, features "The Art of Leadership", presented in conjunction with Arts Alive 2015.
— Monday, March 09, 2015
    PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE SERIES The Art of Leadership Wednesday, March 11, 11:30 a.m. Gibson Theatre, Elmira College Henry Dormann, Honorary Trustee, Elmira College, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of LEADERS...
Elmira College will kick off month of free arts events
— Friday, February 20, 2015
Elmira College's March-long tribute to the arts, Arts Alive, will begin with a preview events Tuesday and a kickoff celebration throughout its campus March 1. Read the article by clicking here. For event information, calendar, and campus map: ...
Season Preview: Elmira College Baseball Begins Inaugural Season
— Friday, February 13, 2015
Elmira, NY -- On February 12th, 2013, Elmira College announced the addition of a baseball team.  Two years have passed since that announcement was made and a lot has taken place since then – Elmira named the first head...
Elmira College Odyssey Program to feature Musician Marcus Johnson
— Friday, February 06, 2015
Marcus Johnson, an independent Billboard-ranked musician and NAACP Image Award-nominated jazz keyboardist and pianist, and CEO and Founder of FLO Brands, LLC will perform February 9 at 8:00 p.m. at Gibson Theatre in Emerson...
Elmira College to Host the Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium – Scott Rogers to Speak
— Friday, February 06, 2015
Elmira College will host the Dr. Anita B. Ogden Memorial Symposium on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Stephans Lounge in Meier Hall. Scott Rogers, M.S., J.D. will speak at the event, and the theme of this year’s...
2014-2015 ECAC Women's West CHAMPIONSHIP
— Friday, February 06, 2015
The No. 1 nationally ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team will be hosting the 2014-15 ECAC WestConference Tournament this weekend at the Murray Athletic Center. Elmira opens the tournament with a semifinal game on Saturday, March 7th...
Women's Ice Hockey Players Ranked First in the Nation in Key Categories
— Thursday, February 05, 2015
Elmira College Women's Ice Hockey players Ashley Ryan '15 and Ashton Hogan '15 ranked first in the nation in key categories. Both players featured in this segment by...
Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series with Dr. Susan Douglas ’72, L.H.D. ’13 features Analysis of Women in Media and Politics – Event Concurrent with the 21st Annual Julia Reinstein Symposium at Elmira College
— Thursday, January 29, 2015
Susan Douglas ’72, L.H.D. ’13 presents her lecture “Embedded Feminism and Enlightened Sexism in the Media and Politics” on Tuesday, February 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall.  In...
EC Men’s Hockey Team supports Local Youth Hockey
— Friday, January 23, 2015
On January 17 and 18, the Elmira Jackals Youth Hockey Association hosted a hockey tournament called Mite Mania 2015 at the First Arena in Elmira, New York. Teams from Pennsylvania and New York participated including Elmira, Corning, Binghamton,...
Broadway star Ann Morrison to Appear with Elmira College Theatre Students
— Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ann Morrison, star of both the Broadway and London stages, will join students from Elmira College’s Theatre program for a performance of Tennessee Williams’ The Night of the Iguanaon February 5, 6, and 7...
Breakthrough Performance: Laura Hurd '05
— Thursday, January 15, 2015
When Elmira College made its debut in women's ice hockey, the program wasn't the only thing in its first year; all the players except two were freshmen. One of those first-year students, however, became perhaps the best player in Division III...
Analysis Shows Elmira College Generated Approximately $124,450,000 in Economic Activity to the Southern Tier Region in 2013
— Thursday, January 15, 2015
Elmira, New York – An economic analysis by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) released today by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) reveals that Elmira College generated an estimated total of...
Dr. Daniel Kjar Leads Elmira College Summer Research Program in the Bahamas
— Wednesday, January 07, 2015
For two weeks during June, 2014, Kayla Heintzleman 16’, Brandon Davis 17’, Diana Lutz 17’, Charlea Smith 17’, and Zachary Park 17’ took part in the Elmira College Summer Research Program and...
New High-Tech Classroom Dedicated at Elmira College
— Friday, December 12, 2014
New High-Tech Classroom Dedicated at Elmira College http://www.stargazette.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2014/12/12/new-high-tech-classroom-dedicated-at-elmira-college/20311487/
Elmira College Takes Part in National Campaign "Giving Tuesday"
— Tuesday, December 02, 2014
We all know about those busy shopping days. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday - all about finding deals and saving money. That makes it no accident that the campaign called "Giving Tuesday" follows shortly...
Elmira College Hosts Ceremony to Honor Hilliard Foundation
— Monday, December 01, 2014
Elmira College hosted a ceremony honoring the Hilliard Foundation Monday afternoon. http://www.mytwintiers.com/story/d/story/elmira-college-hosts-ceremony-to-honor-hilliard-fo/30138/af0xBpKkY0m1oxFr6SMuRg
$150,000 In Scholarships For Bahamian Students
— Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Winners Announced For 13th Annual Sunshine Insurance Elmira College Essay & Speech Competition! http://www.thebahamasweekly.com/publish/community/150_000_In_Scholarships_For_Bahamian_Students38535.shtml
World AIDS Day Observance To Be Held Dec. 1
— Tuesday, November 18, 2014
ELMIRA, NY – Arnot Health, together with the Chemung County AIDS Task Force and Elmira College, is hosting a local event for internationally recognized World AIDS Day from 2:30-6:30 p.m., on Monday, December...
The Psychology of the Selfie
— Friday, November 14, 2014
Please click here to read the article from WETM:http://www.mytwintiers.com/story/d/story/the-psychology-of-the-selfie/34890/yiAqS93kdUSRlWBLw8k6IA
Elmira College Dedicates Malesardi Finance Trading Room
— Monday, October 27, 2014
Elmira College Dedicates Malesardi Finance Trading Room. Video courtesy of WENY-TV NEWS. http://www.weny.com/local-news/local-news/elmira-college-dedicates-new-cutting-edge-clasroom-102414
'Holbrook returns with more tales from Twain'
— Tuesday, October 14, 2014
'Holbrook returns with more tales from Twain' - courtesy of the Elmira Star-Gazette: http://www.stargazette.com/story/entertainment/2014/10/13/holbrook-returns-tales-twain/17189039/
Twin Tier Ties Expo
— Thursday, October 02, 2014
A networking opportunity for businesses, organizations and communities in the Twin Tiers Region. October 15, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at First Arena in downtown Elmira. Please click here to learn more:www.elmira.edu/enactus
Elmira College announces Presidential Lecture Series for 2014-15
— Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Elmira College announces Presidential Lecture Series for 2014-15.
U.S. News Releases 2015 Best Colleges Ranking Report
— Tuesday, September 09, 2014
U.S. News Releases 2015 Best Colleges Ranking Report. Elmira College holds #9 ranking position for Best Northern Regional Colleges and moves up to #4 position in Best Value Schools Regional Colleges (North). Please click here to learn...
Elmira College launches finance major, trading room
— Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Please click here to read the article:http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/local/2014/09/02/elmira-college-launches-finance-major-trading-room/14984999/
Labor Day begins classes at Elmira College
— Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Please click here to read the article:http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/local/2014/09/01/elmira-college-first-day-classes-labor-day/14937245/
Audrey Thames '17 Named Miss Maine for the 2015 Miss America Competition
— Monday, August 25, 2014
A native of Topsham, Maine and a nursing major at Elmira College, Audrey Thames '17 was chosen to represent her home state as Miss Maine in the upcoming 2015 Miss America Competition. She is one of 53 individuals whom online voters choose to be...
Tanis Lamoureux '14 Selected in Third Round of Canadian Women's Hockey League Draft
— Thursday, August 21, 2014
Please click here to read the article: http://athletics.elmira.edu/news/2014/8/21/WHOCKEY_0821145445.aspx?path=whockey
Corning Incorporated Foundation Gifts to Support Scholarships and Health Sciences Center Construction
— Thursday, August 21, 2014
From left to right: Ms. Karen Martin, President, Corning Incorporated Foundation, Dr. Stephen F. Coleman, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Dr. Kathleen Lucke, Dean of Health Sciences and Professor of Nurse Education, Dr....
Dr. Milissa Volino Earns Ph.D. in Nursing
— Tuesday, August 19, 2014
“I think nurses experience a lot of role strain, on all levels, and nurses who pursue education often have to work full-time. I think setting the example for students that you can be a full-time student, work, and have children, and...
Dr. Denise Berry-Talenti Earns Doctorate of Nursing Practice
— Tuesday, July 22, 2014
“Elmira College is like a big family and you immediately feel that when you step on campus. We all help each other out. Each student has a name and they’re not a number, which ultimately helps students succeed.” -...
The Robert and Doris Fischer ’64 Malesardi Finance Trading Room
— Wednesday, July 09, 2014
“When we saw that there was going to be an opportunity to do something at the College that would offer the students this wonderful new major and also put a special twist on Bob’s love of finance, it was sort of a match made...
Teacher Education and Speech-Language Programs Granted National Accreditation
— Wednesday, June 11, 2014
On May 7, 2014, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) granted TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council) Accreditation status to the College’s Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, the Graduate...
Marc Dennis Leads Project DUMBO through its 11th year
— Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Marc Dennis, Associate Professor of Art at Elmira College, leads Project DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) – a residential college course that allows Elmira College students to engage in the arts in New York City....
Elmira College Elects Two New Board Members
— Tuesday, June 10, 2014
On Saturday, May 31, 2014, the Elmira College Board of Trustees elected two new members, the Honorable Thomas J. Santulli, Chemung County Executive, and G. Thomas Tranter, Jr., President of Corning Enterprises and Director of Government...
Elmira College Holds 156th Commencement
— Monday, June 02, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, Elmira College held its 156th Commencement Exercises at the First Arena on North Main Street in downtown Elmira. The College conferred 312 degrees at the ceremony including five associate’s degrees, 268...
eARTh- A Celebration shows off work by Elmira College Faculty and Students
— Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Elmira College students Irina Ivanova '16 and Ayaka Yoshino '16 joined their teacher, Jan Kather, at the opening reception of the eARTh exhibition at State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca, NY...
Elmira College faculty member reelected to association board
— Thursday, April 24, 2014
The New York State Government Finance Officers’ Association Inc. announced that John A. Savash II, a CPA and associate professor of accounting at Elmira College, was recently re-elected to the association’s...
Students and Professors Present Posters at National Conferences in Boston and Dallas
— Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Senior Dan Moriarity ’14 and Junior Melanie English ’15, along with Professors Dr. Benjamin Lovett and Dr. Christopher Terry, recently attended the 2014 Eastern Psychological Association annual meeting in Boston, MA. At the...
Elmira College Represented at the 65th Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy
— Thursday, March 20, 2014
Three Elmira College students and Dr. Jared Baker, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, recently attended the 2014 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy. Commonly known as Pittcon, this event is the largest...
Elmira College Christian Fellowship to travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras for a short-term mission experienc
— Monday, March 10, 2014
Elmira College student nominated for prestigious acting scholarship
— Friday, March 07, 2014
Elmira College Theatre students Katherine Juliano ’15 and Tony Naranjo ’15 have been selected as the college’s newest nominees for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships awarded by the Kennedy Center American College...
Dr. Amarendra Sharma speaks at the IFAD
— Monday, February 10, 2014
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Associate Professor of Economics, was recently invited by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, at its world headquarters in Rome, Italy to deliver a lecture...
The Presidential Lecture Series and Reinstein Symposium Events Rescheduled Due To Inclement Weather
— Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Lectures by Dr. Susanne Grennell ’70 DDS; New York State Appellate Judge Elizabeth Garry The fifth installment of the Presidential Lecture Series featuring “Lifelong Learning in Your Profession” by Dr. Susanne...
Elmira College predicts growth by focusing on five key areas
— Monday, February 03, 2014
Courtesy of the Elmira Star-Gazette To Ronald Champagne, the mission of colleges today is no different from when they were created in the 15th century: Teach people to think, speak and express themselves in writing...
Elmira College Athletes Participate in Catholic Charities Adopt-a-Family Program
— Monday, January 06, 2014
With the holiday season in full swing, it is easy to get lost in the madness of shopping, traveling, making New Year plans, and for college students, focusing on final exams. However, with the coordination of Elmira College's Student-Athlete...
Happy Holidays for Elmira College
— Friday, December 20, 2013
  & We wish you and your family a joyous holiday season filled with peace, love and happiness. Please enjoy these videos of Elmira College's premier a capella groups A1 & The Sauce and The Chiclettes performing 'Carol of...
Elmira College Receives a $2.25 Million Grant to Fund Health Sciences Center
— Wednesday, December 11, 2013
From President Ronald Champagne: "This is an important grant for the College and the local community. Elmira College is dedicated to the health care needs of the community. The College thanks local, regional, state and federal officials who...
Marc Dennis : An Artist, A Curator And A Rabbi Walk Into A Bar...
— Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Elmira College Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been awarded an Inter-Chapter Relations Grant
— Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Three science majors were successful in writing grants this term. The students co-authored the grants with Dr. Corey Stilts and submitted the grants to the American Chemical Society (ACS). An Inter-Chapter Relations (ICR) grant in the...
Men's Soccer Places Seven on Empire 8 All-Conference Team
— Friday, November 08, 2013
With the conclusion of the 2013 men's soccer season, Elmira College will be going out on a high note as they landed seven players on the Empire 8 All-Conference team. Elmira's seven players is the highest number of Empire 8 All-Conference...
Elmira College Freezes Tuition, Room & Board for 2014-2015 For Second Consecutive Year
— Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Elmira College has announced that it will once again freeze tuition, room and board rates for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. This is the second year in a row that the Board of Trustees has decided to keep tuition at 2012-13 rates. This decision...
2014 Orientation Leader Executive Committee
— Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Left to RightBack: Phillip Randall ’16, Allii Fontaine ’15, Scott Ferron ’16, Robby Simpson ’16, Tyler Tarnowicz ’16Front: Emily Hardy-Shephard ’15. Magee Barney ’16, Casey...
Elmira College Receives National Recognition
— Monday, October 21, 2013
EC Ranks No. 9 in USNews & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” Edition EC Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation USNews & World Report announced its 2014...
Guest Artist helms Elmira College’s Dancing at Lughnasa
— Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Dancing at Lughnasa, the Olivier and Tony Award winning play by Brian Friel, will open the 2013-2014 Elmira College Theatre Season. Performances are scheduled Thursday through Saturday, October 24th through the 26th at 8PM with a matinee Sunday...
New College-City Compact Reaffirms Commitment to Excellence
— Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Earlier today, Elmira City Mayor Sue Skidmore and Elmira College President Ronald Champagne met to sign a Quality of Life Compact to renew a commitment for a high quality of life for all who study, work and live in Elmira. Since its founding in...
Elmira College Hosts Seventh International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies
— Saturday, September 14, 2013
The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies recently hosted the Seventh International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies, entitled One Man, Many Legacies. The conference took place August 1 through 3. The conference featured more...
Elmira College adds a Finance Major
— Friday, September 13, 2013
The finance major at Elmira College combines the best education in finance with the best of Elmira College. Elmira College has received full approval from the New York State Department of Education that the...
Elmira College Welcomes the Wonderful Class of 2017
— Friday, September 06, 2013
Elmira College’s President, Dr. Ronald Champagne, welcomed 321 freshmen to the College last Thursday. On Friday, 36 transfer students joined the program, bringing in a total of 359 new students for the academic year. Two hundred...
New Early Acceptance Partnership Creates Exciting Opportunity for EC Health Science Students
— Friday, September 06, 2013
This is a historic day for Elmira College, opening the doors for current and future students in the fields of Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Medicine. Elmira College and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine are proud to announce an early...
Elmira College Included in List of Top 10 Colleges that Lead to Grad School
— Tuesday, September 03, 2013
US News and World Report recently included Elmira College in an article entitled “10 Colleges that Lead to Grad School” about colleges that have the highest percentage of students attending graduate school within a year of...
Small Steps, Big Dreams: Lauren Sullivan '13 Becomes First EC Player Drafted in CWHL
— Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Former Elmira College women's ice hockey standout, Lauren Sullivan '13 was selected in the 10th round of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) Entry Draft by the Toronto Furies. Sullivan becomes the first Elmira College women's ice hockey...
Elmira College Donates to Community Kitchen
— Monday, August 05, 2013
Elmira College students and faculty once again exemplified the College tradition of community service. At the end of the academic year, students and faculty have the option to donate the remaining money on their meal cards to the Elmira Community...
See EC Helps High School Students Get a Head Start
— Wednesday, July 31, 2013
See EC is a new summer program hosted by Elmira College and the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. The program allows high school students to experience college-level courses while being emmersed in life on a college campus. The...
Elmira College Welcomes Young Scientists to Campus
— Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Elmira College will be the host of four science camps as part of the Science & Discovery Center’s “Summer of Innovation 2013” program. Three of the camps will have fourth grade participants, and the last will have...
Esther Booth Alden Scholarship Awarded
— Thursday, June 20, 2013
Kathryn Graves ’15 is the 2013-2014 recipient of the Esther Booth Alden Scholarship awarded by the New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. The award is given annually to the nursing major selected by the Chemung County Home...
Students Graduate at Elmira College’s 155th Commencement
— Monday, June 03, 2013
Elmira College held its 155th Commencement on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the First Arena. Robert Gottlieb ’76 delivered the Commencement Address to the graduates, their friends and family, college administrators, faculty and staff. The...
Four Elmira College ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Officers
— Friday, May 31, 2013
Four graduating Elmira College cadets were commissioned during the annual Army & Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Cowles Hall held Friday, May 31. This ceremony marks the completion of their time as EC Army & Air Force ROTC Cadets...
Fourth Annual Student Research Conference
— Monday, May 27, 2013
Elmira College recently held its Fourth Annual Student Research Conference at Cowles Hall. This year’s event included twenty-two upperclassmen students from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives offering both poster and oral...
Elmira College Enactus Competes at National Exposition
— Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Elmira College Enactus team recently competed in the Enactus USA National Exposition in Kansas City, and was recognized as the second runner up in the division. This places the team in the top 5 percent of teams in the county. More than 800...
Student Presents Research at Philosophy Conference
— Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Recently, Elmira College Student Anthony Annunziata '13 presented a research paper at the SUNY Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference. His paper was entitled "An Ethics of Becoming". After the presentation, Anthony was required to answer...
Elmira College Presents the President’s Council Award to G. Thomas Tranter, Jr. ’76
— Monday, May 20, 2013
Last week, the President’s Council of Elmira College awarded G. Thomas Tranter, Jr. ’76 its highest honor, The President’s Council Award, at a special presentation Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m. at Elmira...
EC Theatre on the Road
— Tuesday, May 07, 2013
The Elmira College Theatre recently presented Short and Sweet for the Arts Council For Chautauqua County at the Reg Studio Theatre in downtown Jamestown New York. Short and Sweet is a collection of four short plays created for the...
Elmira College Professor Presents Paper co-authored by Alum
— Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, recently returned from the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Chicago. At the meeting, he presented a paper co-authored with Elmira College alum Kat...
Yesukevich Successfully Defends Dissertation
— Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Alexa Yesukevich, Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Elmira College, successfully defended her dissertation last week at Cornell University. The title of the dissertation is “Informal Protest Through Everyday Performance: Understanding...
Elmira College Professor Interviewed by New York Times
— Thursday, April 25, 2013
Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, was recently interviewed by Jesse McKinley of the New York Times in a story about potential election law reform in New York State. Some state elected officials are...
Students Present Research at Speech-Language Hearing Association Conference
— Tuesday, April 16, 2013
On April 4, two Elmira College students presented their research at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language Hearing Association meeting in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Almara Hutchinson ’13and Kara Maison...
EC Offers Summer Program for High School Students
— Thursday, April 11, 2013
• Program dates: July 28 – August 10, 2013 Elmira College’s Office of Continuing Education is proudly introduce a new, two-week residential Summer Education Experience at Elmira College (SEE EC). SEE EC is an...
Two Elmira College Students Recognized at Model UN Conference
— Monday, April 08, 2013
Recently, two Elmira College students were recognized as Outstanding Delegates at the Brown University Crisis Simulation 2013. Katie Thompson ’14 and Bobby Killmer ’15 represented Elmira College in the conference, and...
Annual Academic Honors and Student Recognition Banquet Held
— Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Elmira College held its annual Academic Honors and Student Recognition Banquet, celebrating academic achievements and the contributions of students to clubs and organizations. Elmira College is unique among colleges in rewarding both academic and...
Students and Professor Present at Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy Conference
— Monday, April 01, 2013
Two Elmira College students recently presented research at an international conference on analytical chemistry. Caitlin Eno ’13 and Katelyn Nicoletta ’14 both presented research posters at the 64th Pittsburgh Conference on...
EC Enactus Wins Seventeenth Consecutive Championship
— Friday, March 22, 2013
The Elmira College Enactus team recently won its seventeenth consecutive Enactus USA Regional League Championship in Baltimore. With this victory, the Elmira College Enactus team advances to the 2013 Enactus USA National Exposition in Missouri to...
Student to Present at Sociology Conference
— Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Cheryl Garber ’13 will be presenting her original research project at the Eastern Sociological Society conference in Boston on March 22. Her paper is titled “How Have Movies in the Last 30 Years Influenced the Practice of...
Lucky Class of 2013 Recognized by Alumni Board
— Monday, March 18, 2013
The Lucky Class of 2013 began its countdown to Commencement with the annual Alumni Association Reception. Students took a class photo reminiscent of the one taken during Fall Orientation, received their Alumni pins, mingled with Alumni Association...
Sullivan & Steadman Lead Elmira to Third National Championship in Program History
— Sunday, March 17, 2013
Superior, WI –Lauren Sullivan '13 stopped 30 shots in her school record 11th shutout of the season and Taylor Steadman '16 tallied her seventh goal of the season as the Elmira College Women's Hockey team won a tightly contested game,...
Students and Professor Present Research at Psychology Conference
— Friday, March 15, 2013
Sean Brouty ’13, Ellen Gottuso ’14, and Nicole Olmsted ’13 recently traveled with Dr. Christopher Terry, Assistant Professor of Psychology, to present their research at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological...
Arts Alive Employee Raffle Winners Announced
— Wednesday, March 13, 2013
President Champagne and his wife Ruth announced the winners with Jade Williams '11, Box Office Manager and Encore Assistant The winners of the Arts Alive Employee Drawing have been announced. Winners for both the Celtic Nights performance and the...
Theatre Students Nominated for Irene Ryan Scholarships
— Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Following their performances in the highly successful Noises Off, two Elmira College Theatre students received nominations to the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival’s Irene Ryan Scholarship competition. Nolan Oxley...
Professor Elected as President of Society for Philosophy of Creativity, Central Division
— Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Dr. Corey McCall, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, was recently elected as President of the Central Division of the Society for Philosophy of Creativity. Duties for this position include coordinating the program for the...
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts New Members
— Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Fifteen Elmira College Students were recently inducted into the Pi of New York Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Diane Boileau ’13, Sean Brouty ’13, Jasmine Cassel ’13, Mitchell Christman ’13, Francene Cicia...
Gannett-Tripp Library Awarded Grant for Mark Twain Collection
— Monday, March 11, 2013
The Gannett-Tripp Library has been awarded a grant through the Conservation Preservation Program of the New York State Library that will allow protective boxes to be made for 52 of the most valuable and fragile volumes in the Mark Twain...
Elmira College Student Received ROTC Scholarship, EC Employee Honored
— Monday, March 11, 2013
Michael Knapp ’15 recently won a scholarship through Army ROTC. Michael received this scholarship by excelling in academics, leadership, and the Army Physical Fitness Test. Michael received the scholarship during a ceremony on February...
Elmira College Professor Included in Article in YES! Magazine
— Friday, March 08, 2013
Marc Dennis, Associate Professor of Art at Elmira College, was recently included in a YES!Magazine article entitled “Edible Insects: Gross-Out or Global Food Solution?” In the article, Marc Dennis discusses how cultural...
Professor Published in Philosophy Journal
— Friday, March 01, 2013
Dr. Corey McCall, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Elmira College, recently published a peer-reviewed article in the journal Foucault Studies entitled “Foucault’s Ambivalent Modernities: Foucault’s...
Elmira College Professor Featured on CNN Radio
— Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, was recently interviewed by CNN’s Barbara Hall for a CNN Radio story about the unicameral structure of State Government of Nebraska. To listen to the...
Grand Opening of the EC Writing Center
— Monday, February 25, 2013
Elmira College is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Writing Center. The goal of the Writing Center is make all students more effective, more confident writers. The Writing Center is a place where any student from any academic discipline...
Professor Publishes Book on the American Presidency
— Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, has written his first book, The Progression of the American Presidency: Individuals, Empire, and Change, published by Palgrave Macmillan. The work is a textbook on the...
Professor and Student Published in the International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories
— Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Assistant Professor of Economics, and EC student Patrick Reilly ’13 have co-authored a paper that was published in volume 3(1) of the International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories. The paper is entitled...
Elmira College Freezes Tuition, Room & Board for 2013-2014
— Monday, January 28, 2013
Elmira College has announced that it will freeze tuition, room and board rates for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Additionally, the College has increased merit-based Honor Scholarships by $1,000 each year for all new full-time students entering in...
Elmira College Clubs to Host Hunger Awareness Event
— Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Elmira College Enactus (previously known as SIFE) and Circle K are partnering to host a Hunger Awareness Event as part of Enactus' Campbell's Soup "Let's Can Hunger" Project Partnership. The event will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 2 to 4...
EC Holds Annual Community Service Fair
— Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Yesterday, Elmira College held the annual Community Service Fair in the Dining Hall of the Campus Center. There were more than 60 organizations present to offer community service opportunities to more than 350 students taking the course this year....
Alumni attend inaugurations of presidents at different colleges and universities
— Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Barbara Simon Pearlman ’72, Leslie Pfeil ’70, Janet Pottinger Mance ’52, and Sheila Pataky Youngblood ’64 are four prominent alumni who were selected to attend inaugurations of presidents at different...
Elmira College To Hold Pre-Law Lecture Series
— Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Elmira College is holding a Winter 2013 Pre-Law Lecture Series. This series will run throughout Term II. All of the lectures will take place in the Kolker Lecture Hall at Elmira College. Dr. Joseph Lemak, Director of Freshman Writing Program,...
Dr. Randall Morrison Presents for EC Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Dr. Randall Morrison, an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at McDaniels College, gave a lecture entitled Island Lizard Diversity: Comparing the Bahamas and Madagascar, on November 9, 2012, as part of Elmira College’s...
Student Wins Norton Anthology Recitation Contest
— Friday, December 21, 2012
W.W. Norton & Co recently held the Norton Anthology 2012 Student Recitation Contest, and an Elmira College student was honored as one of the six contest winners. Amy Schmidt ’15 of Batavia, NY is an International Studies major with a...
Elmira College Students Raise More Than $3,400 for Hurricane Sandy Relief
— Wednesday, December 19, 2012
On December 8, 2012, Elmira College students held a “Restore the Shore” event and raised $3,416.96 to donate to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The event started as an idea of Mollyrose Jensen...
Elmira College Featured on Holiday Card
— Monday, December 17, 2012
Elmira College has been featured on the Commission for Independent Colleges and University 2012 holiday card. Every year the institute picks a different theme and has colleges submit photos according to the theme. This year, the holiday card...
Elmira College Students and Faculty Partner with C TRAN to Create Photography Exhibit
— Monday, December 10, 2012
Elmira College students Desiree Caballero ’13 and Renee Bonacci ’13, under the direction of photography professor Jan Kather, are involved in a public art exhibit entitled “Moving Portraits.” The opening...
Elmira College Professor's One Act Play Performed
— Friday, December 07, 2012
Elmira College Director of Theatre John Kelly recently wrote a one act play entitled Mandala. The play received its premier performances October 29th as part of a series of community awareness programs at Seaside High School in Port Orange,...
Students Selected as Finalists for Norton Anthology Contest
— Friday, November 30, 2012
Three Elmira College Students have been chosen as finalists by W. W. Norton & Co editors for The Norton Anthology Student Recitation Contest 2012. These students, Katie Gaskin ’15, Nicole Gentile ’16, and Amy Schmidt...
Elmira College Students to Host “Restore the Shore” Fundraiser
— Monday, November 19, 2012
Elmira College students are hosting a “Restore the Shore” fundraiser on Saturday December 8th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Campus Center Dining Hall and Tifft Lounge. The “Restore the Shore” project is being...
Elmira College Mathematics Students Predict Election Outcome
— Monday, November 19, 2012
On Election Day, three EC mathematics courses participated in a lab to predict the outcomes of the Presidential Election. The students were split into groups and using various sets of polling information, each group predicted the election outcome....
Elmira College Professor Provides Political Commentary on Election
— Monday, November 19, 2012
During the recent election cycle, Dr. Jim Twombly, Associate Professor of Political Science, maintained a busy schedule. After each of the presidential debates, Dr. Twombly appeared either on Twin Tiers Tonight Late Edition on WENY or Good Morning...
Professor Emeritus of Elmira College Published in Oxford University Publication
— Thursday, November 08, 2012
Gerald Parkhouse, Corning Glass Professor Emeritus of Elmira College, was recently published in Oxford University's termly publication Christ Church Matters. The article is entitled “New Light on the Early Days of the Christ Church Boat...
Elmira College Selected as a Top Military-Friendly College
— Thursday, November 08, 2012
Elmira College has been selected as a G.I. Jobs Magazine Top Military-Friendly College. The College will be recognized in the 2013 issue of G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools for its effort to make it easier for men and women in uniform...
Professor and Student to be Published in Journal of Energy and Development
— Monday, November 05, 2012
Dr. Amarendra Sharma, Assistant Professor of Economics, and EC student Cassondra Bruce ’14, have co-authored a paper that will be published as the feature article in volume 38 of the Journal of Energy and Development. The paper is...
Elmira College Professor to Co-Chair Museum of Jewish Heritage Event
— Friday, November 02, 2012
Elmira College Professor of Art Marc Dennis has been named an Honorary Co-Chair at an upcoming event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, on Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. The event "Into The Light" is a program that...
Douglas Blackiston Presents for EC Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Friday, November 02, 2012
Dr. Douglas Blackiston, a researcher at Tufts University, gave a lecture entitled Plasticity of the Vertebrate Nervous System: The Brain's Response to Novel Sensory Information on October 23, 2012, as part of Elmira College’s Lecture...
Elmira College Hosts Mathematical Association of America Conference
— Wednesday, October 31, 2012
On October 19-20, 2012, Elmira College hosted the Fall Meeting of the Seaway Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The meeting brought in mathematics faculty and undergraduate students from throughout upstate and western New...
Elmira College Professor Recognized for Community Contributions
— Friday, October 26, 2012
Elmira College Art Professor Chris Longwell was honored last week by Catholic Charities as Advocate of the Year for his dedication to the organization over the last seven years. The even more significant honor was that Catholic Charities decided...
Bryan Karazsia Presents for EC Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Bryan Karazsia, an assistant professor of psychology at the College of Wooster, gave a talk to the EC community on October 18, "Happy Fish and Suicidal Shrimp: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Solutions to the Presence of Antidepressants in...
Elmira College Introduces Women’s and Gender Studies Program
— Thursday, October 18, 2012
Elmira College is proud to announce that the Women’s Studies Program at Elmira College is changing its name to the Women’s and Gender Studies Program (WAGS). “This name reflects a new sense of mission to better serve...
Elmira College to Hold Lecture Series in the Sciences
— Friday, October 12, 2012
Elmira College is holding a Lecture Series in the Sciences. This series will run throughout the fall and is free and open to the public. All of the lectures will take place in the Kolker Lecture Hall at Elmira College. Bryan Karazisia, Ph.D., The...
Elmira College Donates to Community Kitchen and Food Bank of the Southern Tier
— Friday, October 05, 2012
Elmira College students and faculty once again exemplified the College tradition of community service. At the end of the academic year, students and faculty have the option to donate the remaining money on their meal cards to the Elmira Community...
Elmira College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held public lecture by Dr. Sarah L. Keller
— Friday, October 05, 2012
Dr. Sarah L. Keller, a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar from the University of Washington, gave a lecture on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 4:30 P.M. in the Kolker Lecture Hall at Elmira College. The lecture was entitled “How Playing with...
Professor Chris Longwell and Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop to Receive 2012 Arts Partnership Awards
— Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council) is proud to recognize Chris Longwell of Elmira and Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop (Jared Aiosa, proprietor) of Elmira Heights as this year's recipients of The ARTS Council's...
Elmira College Key Winners Honored at Luncheon
— Friday, September 21, 2012
Thirty-three members of the Legendary Class of 2016 who are winners of the Elmira College Key were honored at a luncheon in Hamilton Great Hall. Honorees were congratulated by faculty, administrators, past Key winners, and members of the Elmira...
Top Scholars Recognizes at Convocation
— Friday, September 21, 2012
More than two hundred and fifty top academic scholars in the Legendary Class of 2016 were honored at Fall Convocation in Gibson Theatre. Convocation is one of the College’s time-honored traditions, recognizing the best and brightest of...
Student Science Group Receives National Recognition
— Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Elmira College American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Affiliate group was awarded a Commendable Chapter Award by the ACS. The ACS gives out three different awards, Outstanding, Commendable, and Honorable Mention, and it is a huge success that...
Professor Recognized for Testing Accommodations Research
— Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Dr. Ben Lovett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, is currently co-authoring a book, Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities: Research-Based Practice, which is under contract with the American Psychological Association press....
Elmira College’s Octagon Fair 2012
— Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Elmira College invites the public to the 45th annual Octagon Fair on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Elmira College campus. This year’s theme is Circus! Student clubs and organizations will display...
Elmira College Ranks No. 7 in US News & World Report’s 2013 “America’s Best Colleges” Edition
— Friday, September 14, 2012
USNews & World Report announced its 2013 “America's Best Colleges” rankings and Elmira College was ranked seventh in its category. Elmira College was ranked seventh in the “Best Regional College -...
Elmira College Welcomes the Legendary Class of 2016
— Thursday, August 30, 2012
Elmira College’s President, Dr. Ronald Champagne, welcomed 376 freshmen to the College today on the portico of historic Cowles Hall during the College’s nationally recognized Orientation program. On Friday, 44 transfer students...
Elmira College Hosts Congressman Tom Reed’s Academic Roundtable
— Thursday, August 23, 2012
Elmira College hosted Congressman Tom Reed and for a roundtable discussion with the Presidents and other academic administrators for the colleges and universities in his district.Dr. Ronald Champagne, EC President, welcomed the Congressman and the...
Pat Thompson ’75 Appointed First Vice President of Empire 8
— Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Rochester, NY: The Empire 8 Athletic Conference is proud to announce new officers for the next two years, effective July 1, 2012. Pat Thompson, the Director of Athletics at Elmira College will commence a two-year term as first Vice President,...