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.

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e-Life Publishes Research from Elmira College Graduate, Professor

Research journal e-Life published genetics research conducted by Elmira College graduate Emma Kelly '21 and her Biology professor, Dr. Amy Lyndaker. The paper, which was...

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Kate Holden '14: The flexibility of a Math degree

For Elmira College graduate Kate Holden ’14, a Math degree is incredibly versatile. Holden is a project manager and survey analyst for SullivanLuallin Group, where she...

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Emily Hardy-Shephard ’15: You can go nearly anywhere with math

As a Marketing Communications Supervisor with the Science and Technology division of Corning Incorporated, Emily Hardy-Shephard ’15’s career is a less obvious fit for a...

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Alumna Reka De Falussy '21 Shares Her Experiences Studying Abroad With Art Faculty

Somewhere between conservation science, museum studies, and art history lies a specialized area titled “Technical Art History.” This is what Elmira College alumna Reka De...

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Finding Success and Love in SoFLX

By soflx.com Brianna Haviland and Benjamin Fleischman moved to the Southern Finger Lakes at separate times; Ben in September 2017 and Brianna in September 2018. Brianna...

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Mary Grace Nichols '22: EC Nursing a life-changing experience

For most of her life, Mary Grace Nichols ’22 knew she wanted to be a nurse. She toured several colleges, but as soon as she...

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Megan Barney '17: Exploring history beyond the textbooks

For Megan Barney ’17, a more inclusive history can help prevent history from repeating itself. This is a principle she applies in the way she...

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Marcus Astesana '17: Finance opens up new possibilities

Marcus Astesana '17, an international student from Sweden, was attending Elmira College when the Finance program launched in 2014. Astesana was majoring in International Business,...

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From Roomies to Life-Long Partners, How EC Played A Role In Their Love

Elmira College Alumnae Zoe Shelton Corato ’18 and Marissa Colson Corato ’18 exchanged vows in September 2023 in a camp-themed ceremony that included many nods...

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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...

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Michael McCormick ’16 MS ’18: Learning how to think through math

Michael McCormick ’16 MS ’18 veered a little from the typical path many math majors take and found a career in computer science, where he...

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Leeann Lawrence '23: Helping kids through CSD

Leeann Lawrence '23 grew up knowing she wanted to work with kids in some way and originally considered teaching. Many of her family members are...

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Bastardo Blanco '12: Helping St. Jude's mission with his Biology degree

“I am inspired every day by the work that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does, and by the fact I can contribute to that mission...

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Katrina Fulcher-Rood ’07: EC's experiential learning makes a difference

In high school, Katrina Fulcher-Rood ’07 wasn't certain of the direction she wanted to go. She had aspirations to be in Broadway musicals, but her...

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From a Tea Party Brochure to a Lifelong Bond: EC’s Impact on Doris Osborne '46

Doris Stephens Osborne, Class of 1946, remembers when she first learned about Elmira College, which would become her home away from home during World War...

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