Giving back to the community, engaging in research, growing through unique learning opportunities, achieving professional success – the Elmira College community has plenty of stories to share.

Student Story

Sam Shaw Sees Hope in Good Bones

Where others see empty, abandoned buildings in Elmira, New York, Sam Shaw '22 sees potential. His optimism for the city led him to put together...

Alumni Story

Helping Others Meet Their Goals is at the Heart of a Finance Degree

Whether talking with current or former Finance majors about their experience with Elmira College's Finance program, one theme appears throughout the conversations: the professors at...

Student Story

Amayia Giscombe '23 Awarded Iris Leadership Prize

Each year Elmira College awards upperclassmen students with the Iris Leadership Award. This year, two students received the award and today we feature Amayia Giscombe...

Faculty Story

e-Life Journal Recently Published Research From Elmira College Student and Professor

Recent Elmira College graduate Emma Kelly '21 and Dr. Amy Lyndaker, Associate Professor of Biology, are excited to have their genetics research published in the...

Alumni Story

Creating Change Makers Looking To Help Others Overcome Their Speech Difficulties

While people have different reasons to get into the science of communication disorders, there is a frequent theme that binds many of them together: they...

Student Story

Mary Lou Parrella Prize Awarded to Alexander Taylor

The Mary Lou Parrella Prize is given by Lina Parrella in memory of her niece, a member of the Class of 1965, to a gifted...

Faculty Story

Stephanie Johnson Helps Area Schools Become More Inclusive

Stephanie Johnson, assistant professor of inclusive special education, is helping teachers implement inclusive teaching practices in their classrooms. She's doing this by connecting the higher-education...

Faculty Story

Elmira College Political Science Professor Publishes Fifth Book

Dr. Jim Twombly, Professor of Political Science at Elmira College, published his fifth book, Directing the Whirlwind: Deconstruction, Distrust, and the Future of American Democracy....

Student Story

Maria Antonio '23 Bubbles Energy While Promoting Inclusion And Kindness

Maria Antonio '23 always wanted to be an author and decided last year to write a children's book. Six months later, "Field Day for Eugene,"...

Student Story

A Little Praise Goes A Long Way

On Oct. 22, Rashaad Nurse '22, received some unexpected praise. During a press conference to introduce the Tommy Hilfiger Gallery that included College representatives, the...

Faculty Story

Dr. Mary Jo Mahoney Featured In 500th Episode of “Admissions Straight Talk” Podcast

Dr. Mary J. Mahoney, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Medical Humanities program at EC, was a featured guest on the 500th episode...

Student Story

#SoaringToSuccess: Paige Stilts '23

Elmira College students complete community engagement hours and a career-related internship before graduating to help build their career networks and give them important hands-on experiences....

Faculty Story

Mitchell Lewis Selected For Georgia Harkness Professorship

Elmira College President Charles Lindsay announced recently that Dr. Mitchell Lewis, associate professor of English, and creative arts & humanities chair, was selected for the...

Faculty Story

Professor Gennaro Rendino Featured In Online Publications

Recently, Gennaro Rendino, assistant professor of Business Administration, took his personal finance knowledge beyond the classroom and shared his expertise with two online publications: MoneyGeek...

Alumni Story

Barbara Corti Herrmann ’62

Our lives are shaped by the places and people we encounter. For Barbara Corti Herrmann, Class of 1962, Elmira College was one of those places...

Faculty Story

Dr. Todd Egan Shares Crop Biology Expertise At International Conference

Dr. Todd Egan, Professor of Biology at Elmira College, recently shared his expertise on intercropping and sustainable agriculture with attendees of the Dr. Muhammad Ajmal...

Alumni Story

Cultivating Skilled And Confident Nurses

In recent years, the Elmira College Nursing Program has added new, high-tech simulators and adjusted its technology to facilitate the remote learning required in the...

Student Story

A Path To What Really Matters

Elmira College has a new women's wrestling team and the team captain is helping to make sure they are a success. Leslie Monterrosa '24 decided to...

Student Story

Changing Elmira One Child At A Time

Hannah Whittier '23, a childhood education major, wants to change the city of Elmira, one child at a time, and she believes education is the...

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