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AUG

New Year, New Faces in Residence Life

With the beginning of a new Term comes new faces to the Elmira College Residence Life team, including alumnus Karl Koeppel ...

10
AUG

Move-In Monday: Campus Traditions, Lingo, and Tips

Our summer "Move-In Monday" series continues with tips and tricks for the incoming Class of 2024. Today, the Office of Resi...

7
AUG

Student Photography Featured in "Dodge and Burn" Book

Dodge and Burn 2020, a print-on-demand book, features selected photos and statements by Elmira College students enrolled in...

3
AUG

Move-In Monday: Reaching-Out and Getting to Know Your Roommate

August is here and that means preparing for the Fall Term and making sure that you are ready for living on campus. The Offi...

27
JUL

Move-In Monday: Pack List

The Fall Term is quickly approaching and today we kick off our summer "Move-In Monday" series. Over the next few weeks, the...

24
JUL

Summer Park Church Lecture Series Continues July 29

The 2020 Park Church Summer Lecture Series, hosted by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, continues on Jul...

22
JUL

Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Ketcham Scalessa '97

"Elmira College provides the opportunities and skills needed to put your degree to work. I felt more prepared to enter the ...

20
JUL

Summer Park Church Lecture Series Continues July 22

The 2020 Park Church Summer Lecture Series, hosted by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College, continues on Jul...

15
JUL

Empire 8 President's Council Postpones Fall Sports

On Wednesday, July 15, the Empire 8 President's Council announced the postponement of all fall competition. Individual Empi...

10
JUL

Summer Park Church Lecture Series Set to Begin

**This presentation has been moved to August. Date TBD.** The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased...

7
JUL

Students Participate in 2020 Obler Summer Research Program

The 2020 Obler Summer Research Program at Elmira College just concluded with its student research mini-conference on June 3...

1
JUL

Elmira College Again Named a National College of Distinction

Elmira College was recently recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Disti...

30
JUN

EC Students Present Research at Psychology Conference

Elmira College Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dr. Ping Zheng, and two EC students recently attended the 2020 Annual Mee...

29
JUN

Summer Park Church Lecture Series Set to Begin

The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce the 2020 Park Church Summer Lecture Series. The ...

26
JUN

Dr. Ryland Hugh Hewitt, Jr. Award Recipient Named

Each year, the Dr. Ryland Hugh Hewitt, Jr. Award is given to an Elmira College student who has excelled in the field of spe...

26
JUN

Students Honored with Annual Provost's Prizes

Recipients of the Elmira College Provost's Prizes in the Academic Disciplines are outstanding in the classroom in terms of ...

25
JUN

Hal Roach, Litt.D. '88 Theatre Prize Awarded

Each year, one Elmira College student is awarded this prize, given by Hal Roach, Litt.D. '88 Sons of the Desert Tent and pr...

25
JUN

Student Honored With Bruce Beaty Memorial Prize

Each year, one Elmira College student is awarded the Bruce Beaty Memorial Prize, to honor their excellence in the field of ...

24
JUN

Miller Recognized in ROTC Commissioning

Landon Miller '20, a criminal justice major, was recently commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the United States Army. ...

24
JUN

Emerson Liscum Diven Prize Awarded

Each year the Emerson Liscum Diven Prize is presented to an Elmira College senior who has high academic achievement and has...

23
JUN

Mahoney Featured on "Admissions Straight Talk" Podcast

Recently, Dr. Mary J. Mahoney, associate professor of English, was featured on an informative podcast titled "Admissions S...

22
JUN

Sharon Cosloy-Blank '66 Science Prize Awarded

The Sharon Cosloy-Blank '66 Science Prize, given in memory of Sharon Cosloy-Blank '66 by her family, is awarded to a senio...

19
JUN

Student Honored With Dr. Louise Frances Potter Prize

Each year, the Dr. Louise Frances Potter Prize is given in memory of Dr. Potter, an outstanding microbiologist at Elmira Co...

18
JUN

Kathleen Arnott Watters '65 Prize Awarded

Each year, one student is awarded the Katheleen Arnott Watters '65 Prize, given by Mrs. Watters, a member of the Class of 1...

17
JUN

Elmira College Announces Plans for Fall 2020

Elmira College announced today that, barring any future government restrictions, the College will open for in-person classe...

16
JUN

Student Honored With Dr. Kathleen Sward Prize

Each year, one Elmira College student receives an endowed award that recognizes the student's ability to demonstrate academ...

15
JUN

Abraham Shabanowitz Mathematics Prize Awarded

The Abraham Shabanowitz Mathematics Prize was established by Dr. Harry Shabanowitz, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, in m...

12
JUN

Burr Earns HR Certifications

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Matt Burr, recently completed two additional certificates within the field ...

11
JUN

Center For Mark Twain Studies Offering Virtual Summer Institute for Teachers

The Center for Mark Twain Studies, along with the Elmira College Office of Continuing Education & Graduate Studies, EC...

9
JUN

Student Awarded Elizabeth Anne Graham '42 Prize

Each year, in memoriam by her family, the Elizabeth Anne Graham '42 Prize is awarded to one graduating Elmira College stude...

8
JUN

Kathryn Jenkins Education Prize Awarded

Each year, one Elmira College student is recognized with the Kathryn Jenkins Education Prize. The prize was given by Dr. Ja...

5
JUN

Elmira College Announces Reductions, Program Changes

Like many small, traditional colleges, Elmira College has been significantly impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic. H...

5
JUN

Rendino Featured on WalletHub "Ask the Experts"

Recently, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Gene Rendino was featured in a WalletHub feature on low interest ...

4
JUN

Amoddio Named Winner of Inaugural Trading Contest

The Elmira College Investment Club recently announced Matt Amoddio '22 as the winner for the Club's inaugural virtual tradi...

3
JUN

Students Inducted Into National Honor Society for Mathematics

The Elmira College New York Alpha Rho chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematical Sciences Honor Society, recently ...

2
JUN

A Message for the EC Community

Over this past weekend, our country witnessed a number of protests that resulted in violence in reaction to the tragic and ...

2
JUN

Senior Show Art Exhibits Now Available

Each year, the George Waters Art Gallery exhibits select pieces from current senior students as a part of the annual Senior...

1
JUN

Spring Virtual 'Trouble Begins' Concludes June 3

The spring portion of the 2019-2020 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, concl...

29
MAY

EC Athletics Recognizes Student-Athletes, Staff

Although the Elmira College community has been unable to come together for several year-end banquets and celebrations, depa...

29
MAY

2020 Outstanding Graduate Recipient Named

Among the awards given out as a part of the Elmira College 100 Days Class Reception, one student typically receives the Out...

28
MAY

Alumnae and Alumni Ring Recipients Announced

Each year, graduating seniors receive honorary awards and position appointments as a part of the Graduating Class Reception...

28
MAY

Class of 2020 Candlelight Speakers Announced

Each year students in the graduating class vote for one male and female speaker to represent the experiences, hopes and dre...

27
MAY

Board of Trustees Award Annual Prize

Each year, the Elmira College Board of Trustees Prize is presented by the Trustees to students whose college experience dem...

26
MAY

Spring Virtual 'Trouble Begins' Continues May 27

The spring portion of the 2019-2020 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, conti...

22
MAY

Featured Artist Exhibits Various Forms of Drawing

As the 2020 Annual Arts Alive celebration nears an end, we take a look at work by May's Gibson Theatre Lobby Featured Stud...

22
MAY

Student Connects With Former Professor to Complete Her Degree

Nicole McKibbin '20 had taken classes at Elmira College over the years while living in Elmira, but a move to California put...

21
MAY

Students Awarded Performing and Fine Arts Prizes

Several awards are given out each year to both students and faculty, including those that highlight the arts. This year, tw...

21
MAY

Twombly Elected as New York State Political Science Association Vice President

Recently Professor of Political Science, Dr. Jim Twombly, was elected as the new vice president for the New York State Poli...

20
MAY

Brendan Leong '23 Awarded Class of 2000 Prize

The Class of 2000 Prize is given annually to a deserving freshman man going into the sophomore class who exemplifies the st...

20
MAY

Students Receive Mildred Whittlesey McGraw Attainment Award

The Mildred Whittlesey McGraw Attainment Award recognizes a junior who has made the greatest contribution in academic achie...

19
MAY

International Student Prize Awarded

Each year, the International Student Prize is awarded to a full-time, international student who has completed at least one...

19
MAY

Students Inducted Into National Theatre Honor Society

The Elmira College Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega recently inducted new members to the honor society. Alpha Psi O...

18
MAY

Twain and the Civil War in Elmira

The spring portion of the 2019-2020 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, cont...

15
MAY

Marks Awarded Administrator of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that this year's Administrator of the Year Award Recipient is Melissa Marks. This annual awar...

14
MAY

Student Inducted Into Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

Jennifer Lewis '20 was recently inducted into the Elmira College Beta Tau Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor ...

13
MAY

Stand Energy Prize Awarded to Zackarie Stedge

The Elmira College President's Council is pleased to announce Zackarie Stedge '21 as this year's recipient of Stand Energy ...

12
MAY

Valicenti Receives Annual President's Council Award

The Elmira College President's Council is pleased to announce Suzanne M. Valicenti '00 as this year's recipient of The Pres...

11
MAY

Students Honored for Awards in Auditing, Accounting, and Tax

Each year, awards are presented to students who exemplify excellence and knowledge of their respective concentrations withi...

11
MAY

Spring Virtual 'Trouble Begins' Lecture Begins May 13

The spring portion of the 2019-2020 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, begin...

8
MAY

Johnson Recognized with Faculty Appreciation Award

As National Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, we are pleased to announce that Stephanie Johnson, Instructor in In...

8
MAY

Students Honored with Iris Leadership Award

Each year Elmira College awards upperclassmen students with the Iris Leadership Award. This year, the award was presented t...

7
MAY

Circle K Club Participates in "30Hour Famine" Challenge

The Elmira College Circle K will participate in the "30-Hour Famine" project on May 8-9, as part of the 2020 Circle K New Y...

6
MAY

Burr Presents on National Human Resource Management Webinar

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Matt Burr, recently presented on a national webinar as a volunteer leader f...

6
MAY

Celebrating National Nursing Week, Nursing Student Award Recipients

Today is National Nurses Day which marks the beginning of a week-long celebration for National Nurses Week, celebrated May ...

5
MAY

Five Recipients Named for Inaugural Year of Elmira Scholars Program

The newly formed Elmira College Scholars Program awards five full-tuition scholarships per year to first-year, full-time st...

4
MAY

Virtual Exhibit Highlights "Latina Authors Project"

Recently a group of Elmira College students enrolled in the "Contemporary Latina Literature" course created an exhibit titl...

30
APR

Students Honored With Chemistry Awards

Each year Elmira College awards the Corning Section American Chemical Society Award, CRC Basic Chemistry, and the Algernon ...

29
APR

Johnson Publishes Article in The Urban Review

Dr. Rebecca Page Johnson, assistant professor of education, recently published an article in The Urban Review, a peer-edite...

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APR

Spring Virtual 'Trouble Begins' Lecture Series Set

The spring portion of the 2019-2020 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies featur...

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APR

2020 Twain Art and Writing Contest Winners Announced

The Center for Mark Twain Studies has announced the winners of the Annual Portraying Mark Twain Art Contest and the Mark Tw...

24
APR

Arts Alive Continues to Highlight Featured Student Artists

As the Annual Arts Alive celebration continues, we take a look at the most recent featured student artist, Amayia Giscombe ...

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APR

Highlighting Student One Act Plays: Boys and Girls Sit The Same

Each theatre season Elmira College highlights student directed one-act plays in which students direct a fully-produced shor...

22
APR

Making a Difference on Elmira Everlasting

Today is Elmira Everlasting, a day that traditionally has focused on spirited Class Challenges and friendly competitions to...

21
APR

Celebrating National Library Week

This week marks National Library Week, and more importantly, today is National Library Workers Day. While most libraries, i...

20
APR

One Elmira: Pulling Together at this Difficult Time

The terrible impact of the Coronavirus has affected lives around the world, presenting unprecedented health and economic ch...

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APR

Winter Term Achievements, Awards, and Accomplishments

Even though Term II at Elmira College finished in an online format, the Term was full of academic and athletic accomplishme...

16
APR

Highlighting Student One Act Plays: Skin

Each theatre season Elmira College highlights student directed one-act plays in which students direct a fully-produced shor...

14
APR

Helen Bosworth Beers '24 Prize Recipient Named

Elmira College named Janice Teeter '21 this year's Helen Bosworth Beers prize recipient. The annual award is presented to a...

10
APR

Highlighting Student One Act Plays: Cicadas

Each theatre season Elmira College highlights student directed one-act plays in which students direct a fully-produced shor...

9
APR

Visionary Class of 2020 Reunion Chairs Selected

Reunion Chairs spark the enthusiasm of their classmates. They are responsible for increasing class participation by encour...

8
APR

Freshman Writing Prize Recipient Announced

Each year the Freshman Writing Prize is awarded to a first-year student who has taken both courses in the Academic Writing ...

7
APR

Annual Fireplace Writing Contest Deadline Approaching

The Center for Mark Twain Studies is still accepting submissions for its Annual Fireplace Writing Competition. Students in ...

6
APR

Helen Hitchcock Bjorvand Drawing Prize Winner Announced

Today's award recipient feature is for the annual Helen Hitchcock Bjorvand Drawing Prize. This year's recipient is Kristen ...

3
APR

Class Agents Named for the Visionary Class of 2020

Each year lifetime positions, including Class Agents, are named for the graduating class. This year the Visionary Class of ...

2
APR

Alpha Phi Sigma Inductees Announced

The Elmira College Epsilon Delta Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma recently announced the induction of its new members for 202...

1
APR

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and Elmira College is partnering with the Sexual Assault Resource Center of the...

31
MAR

Margaret Locke Community Service Prize Announced

Today's feature award recipient is Psychology Major Victoria Dunham '21. Victoria is this year's Margaret Locke Community S...

30
MAR

Students Inducted Into National Leadership Honor Society

The Elmira College Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recently inducted 25 new lifetime ...

27
MAR

Student Awarded Marian Ames Chemistry Prize

As a part of the annual Elmira College Academic Honors Banquet, students are honored with various prizes and awards. Today ...

26
MAR

Students Inducted Into Psychology Honor Society

Since 1971, the Elmira College chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, has been inducting studen...

25
MAR

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Inductees Announced

The Rho Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society at Elmira College recently welcomed a new group of student...

24
MAR

Students Place in Recent Taekwondo Tournament

The Elmira College Martial Arts Club attended the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference (ECTC) in Princeton, NJ, on Sunda...

23
MAR

Book Review Highlights Environment, Women in Science

Janna Lindsay, wife of Elmira College President Chuck Lindsay, Dr. Krista Barzen-Hanson, assistant professor of chemistry, ...

19
MAR

March 19, 2020 Coronavirus Update

Dear EC Community, As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, it is now necessary for us to limit interactions ...

18
MAR

Students Inducted Into National Political Science Honor Society

The Elmira College chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society inducted its newest members on Wedne...

17
MAR

EC Admissions to Host Virtual Accepted Student Event

Join the live, virtual event for Accepted Students at 6:00 p.m., where you will learn all about Elmira College and what to ...

13
MAR

March 13, 2020 Coronavirus Update

Dear EC Community, The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve quickly in the US and abroad, with new i...

12
MAR

Admissions Hosts First Health Care Career Visit Day

The Office of Admissions recently hosted their first-ever Health Care Career Day in partnership with the Career Development...

11
MAR

Hometown History Influences Student Artist

As the annual Arts Alive celebration continues, work by art major, Lucy Shemo '21, will be featured in Gibson Theatre Lobby...

10
MAR

Update, 3/12/20: Dr. Anita B. Ogden Symposium Set for March 20 Cancelled

UPDATE, 3/12/20: The 2020 Dr. Anita B. Ogden Symposium, scheduled for March 20, has been cancelled. The Elmira College ...

9
MAR

Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Awarded Prizes

The Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College held its annual induction and banquet on Friday, March 6. Th...

6
MAR

Alumni Experience Research on San Salvador Island, The Bahamas

Three recent Elmira College alumni participated in a winter break alumni trip to San Salvador, The Bahamas. Jennifer David...

5
MAR

Student Panel Highlights Research on Sports and Society

The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host a student panel today, March 5, at noon in the Liebich classroom, Emerson ...

4
MAR

Students Inducted into Economics Honor Society

The Elmira College Business and Economics department recently hosted its annual honors society induction for students with ...

3
MAR

Two Winners Selected for Annual Juried Art Exhibition

For the first time ever, the Elmira College Arts Alive Juried Student Show will feature two artists to exhibit for the mont...

2
MAR

Students Attend, Present at National Conference

Members of the Elmira College chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society recently attended the Pi S...

28
FEB

Office of Career Services to Host First Ever Career Development Week

The Elmira College Office of Career Services will host its first "Career Development Week" the week of Monday, March 2. ...

27
FEB

Fifth Annual Elmira College Dance Marathon This Saturday

The fifth annual Elmira College Dance Marathon (ECDM), in support of the Children's Miracle Network at Arnot Ogden Medical ...

26
FEB

Annual Triota National Honor Society Induction Held

The Elmira College Chapter of Iota Iota Iota (or Triota), the National Women's Honor Society, recently held its annual indu...

25
FEB

Featured Artist Influenced By Family Experiences

As the annual Arts Alive celebration continues, photography by nursing major, Marissa Deal '21, will be featured in Gibson...

21
FEB

Elmira College Student-Athletes Participate in Empire 8 Summit

On Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1, the Empire 8 Conference hosted its annual Student-Athlete Leadership Summi...

20
FEB

Music Master Class Open to Community

Elmira College and the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes will offer a master class entitled, "Music to My Ears," with ...

19
FEB

Dr. Robert Shabanowitz '75 Named 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient

"Whenever I think about all my education and success, it always starts at Elmira College." Dr. Robert Shabanowitz '75, P...

17
FEB

Theatre Production Brings Soccer Field to Stage

The Elmira College Theatre Program continues its 2019-2020 season with The Wolves, a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist written b...

14
FEB

Phi Alpha Theta Holds Member Induction

The Psi Tau Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society inducted Laurel Dahlgren Ardini '21 at a member i...

12
FEB

Students Honored and Inducted at TriBeta Ceremony

The Eta Sigma Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society held their induction ceremony and reception on Su...

10
FEB

Student Exhibit Portrays New Adventure Into Photography

Art major Keion Safargar '21, is the Featured Student Artist for the Gibson Theatre Lobby displays, February 4-25, 2020. ...

7
FEB

Center For Mark Twain Studies Annual Fireplace Writing Contest Announced

The Center for Mark Twain Studies is again sponsoring a creative writing contest for area students in grades 2-6, encouragi...

6
FEB

EC Theatre, CCHS Present 'Hello Darling: Letters from War'

The Elmira College Theatre program and Chemung County Historical Society will present a dramatic presentation of wartime le...

5
FEB

Men's Ice Hockey Competes in Annual Phoenix Academy Game

Members of the Elmira College Men's Hockey team recently went head-to-head with the Phoenix Academy Fury in an annual floor...

5
FEB

Students Honored and Inducted at Gamma Sigma Epsilon Ceremony

The Kappa Omicron Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemical Honor Society held student inductions on January 31s...

4
FEB

BSU Banquet Focuses on Bold Voices

On Saturday, February 1, students, faculty, and administrators gathered in Cowles Hall for the fourth annual Black Student ...

3
FEB

SHRM Certification Prep Course Offered

A Society for Human Resource Management certification prep course will be offered through the Office of Continuing Educatio...

31
JAN

George Waters Gallery to Host Environmental Exhibit

TERRA INSTABILIS, an exhibition about the environment that includes works by regional artists who visualize warnings about ...

30
JAN

Elmira Fire vs. Police Charity Game, First Responders Night Announced for Feb. 15

Elmira College Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the City of Elmira Fire and Police Departments, is pleased to a...

29
JAN

Savash Attends, Co-Presents at The Association of Towns

Associate Professor of Accounting, John Savash, recently attended The Association of Towns, a program for newly elected Ne...

28
JAN

Emerging Scholar Lecture Examines Relationship Between Literature and Philosophy

Jensen Suther, a Ph.D. candidate at Yale University, will present the upcoming Emerging Scholar Lecture, titled "The Wages ...

27
JAN

Celebrating 150 Years of Samuel and Olivia Clemens

The Elmira College Center for Twain Studies and Elmira College Theatre Department are hosting a staged reading and musical ...

24
JAN

Dierckx Delves Into Archeological Dig

Dr. Heidi Dierckx, professor of classical civilizations, is a senior member of an archeological field team working on a dig...

23
JAN

Speidel Gymnasium Court to be Named In Honor of Athletics Hall of Famer Pat Thompson '75

Her name was associated with Elmira College for more than four decades and it will soon become a permanent fixture inside S...

21
JAN

Free Entrepreneur Workshop for Veterans, Spouses

The Elmira College Office of Continuing Education, in partnership with Corning Community College and IncubatorWorks, is spo...

17
JAN

Clay Presents Paper at Criminology Conference in Australia

Elmira College's Dr. Daniel N. Clay presented his working paper "Banning the Box: Lessons from Australia and the United Sta...

16
JAN

2020 Quarry Farm Fellows Announced

Each year, the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College awards fellowships to Twain scholars from around the globe f...

15
JAN

Women's March 2020 Set for January 19

Women's March Elmira is Sunday, January 19, beginning in Wisner Park, Elmira and concluding at Cowles Hall on the Elmira Co...

14
JAN

Seybold Co-Edits Special Issue of American Literary History

Dr. Matt Seybold, assistant professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies, recently co-edited a special issue o...

13
JAN

Term II Student Show Opens January 16

The Annual Term II Student Art show begins next Thursday, January 16, and runs through January 30 in the George Waters Art ...

10
JAN

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now being accepted for the Annual Arts Alive Juried Student Art Exhibition, which will be on display March ...

9
JAN

Thank You Campus Safety

On this 2020 National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, we take a moment to say thank you to the Elmira College Office of C...

8
JAN

Center for Mark Twain Studies Writing & Art Competition Announced

The Center for Mark Twain Studies recently announced their 27th Annual Mark Twain Writing Competition and 4th Annual Portra...

6
JAN

CMTS Releases Podcast on Twain, Elmira

The Center for Mark Twain Studies recently released its first podcast project titled, C19: America in the Nineteenth Centur...

2
JAN

Baseball Team to Host Winter Clinic

The Elmira College baseball team has announced that it will host its winter pitching and hitting clinics at the Murray Athl...