The defining strengths of the EC experience – academic excellence, time-tested relationships, shared traditions – are the basis for the continued success of the institution and the worldwide EC network.

If you would like to get more involved, the Office of Alumni Engagement can match your skills, experience, time, and resources to a practical and rewarding opportunity.

To learn more, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at



Staying engaged with your fellow alumni, as well as current EC students, couldn’t be easier with the help of Alumnifire, the first independent and organic digital networking platform powered directly by alumni and students. This platform allows for the organic networking between students, young graduates, and seasoned professionals, providing an outlet for mentoring, intern and employment opportunities, and creating a networking in a new or current community.


Alumni Referral Scholarship

Do you know of a prospective student who would make a great addition to the Elmira College campus? Help us connect with them and if they enroll, they'll automatically receive our Alumni Referral Scholarship of $1,855. Click the link below to learn more and make your referral.

Alumni Referral Form


Under Wing Mentoring Program

Connect with students to help them prepare for future careers. Alumni volunteers serve as mentors to selected sophomores and juniors who plan to follow a similar career path, providing shadowing, career coaching, insight, internships, and more.

Explore Under Wing



Elmira Alumni Stories

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We are #ElmiraProud of our alumni and would love to share your story with other alumni, the community, students, and prospective students. If you are interested in being featured or know of someone deserves recognition, complete the Alumni Link Story Submission Form.


Bette A. Mammone ’78 Memorial Academy

The Bette A. Mammone ’78 Memorial Academy honors exceptionally successful alumni in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. Alumni will be selected based on their professional expertise and achievements, as well as dedication to charitable and community initiatives.

Requirements of Honorees
  • Elmira College graduate (undergraduate or graduate degree);
  • High-level of professional success in at least a 20-year career;
  • Willingness to travel to Elmira College to facilitate a discussion or learning experience (e-g., lecture, master class) and attend a welcome reception with students, alumni, guests and members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Although campus housing will be provided, travel expenses are not included.

Want to make a nomination? You can do so at any time using our nomination form.

Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at (607) 735-1855 with any questions.

Nomination Form


Bette A. Mammone ’78

Bette understood that collaboration of alumni with the Offices of Career Services and Alumni Engagement is a principal way to create a forum for alumni and students to connect while also building philanthropy to the College.

Bette graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in Individualized Studies and Speech Communication in 1978. She received a master of arts degree from Marquette University in 1981. Before her untimely passing, she last served as principal at Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners, a leading national fundraising consulting firm offering Fundraising Counsel in areas of Capital Campaign Management.

Bette Ann Mammone

Previous Honorees

Steve Glick '78

Steve Glick ’78

Pauline Polly Bieber Daniels '79

Pauline “Polly” Bieber Daniels ’79

Dr. Scott Oakes '93

Dr. Scott Oakes ’93

John Zeller '73 and Dr. Susan Pettorini-D'Amico '80

John Zeller '73 and Dr. Susan Pettorini-D'Amico '80


Robert “Chip” Coffey ’76

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