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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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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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...

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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,"...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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#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....

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