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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Student Discoveries Unveiled at 13th Annual Student Research Conference

Hands-on experiential learning is a cornerstone of the educational experience at Elmira College. That includes research, which students get to showcase each spring during the...

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From Digital Maps to Real-World Impact: A First-Year Student's Bahamas Research Adventure

As Jessica Yesensky ’26 toured San Salvador Island in the Bahamas with Dr. Trevor Browning, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, and Dr. Daniel Kjar, Associate...

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Paige Stilts '23: Learning teamwork, communication, and leadership at Hershey Park

Elmira College students complete community engagement hours and a career-related internship before graduation in order to help build their career networks and give them important...

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Nine Soaring Higher Leaders Share Vision for Success

Just prior to earning his completion certificate at the Soaring Higher Leadership Award Ceremony, Nathan Romano '25, a Biology major, presented his plan to achieve...

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Alyvia Dunham ‘24: A model student

Alyvia Dunham ‘24, has a passion for helping people in the medical field. She’s had her Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license since 2020, the same...

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Dylan Jacob '24: Growing and inspiring others through coaching

Dylan Jacob ’24, a Business Administration major and member of the EC men’s basketball team, saw the basketball court from a different angle while volunteering...

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Elmira College Team Takes Third Place In Collegiate Pitch Competition

Elmira College students Mackenzie Brown ’26, Owen Mascaro '26, Michael Connor '26, and Victoria Behun '26, aka The Bioplastic Collective, believe they can create a...

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Deanna Hathway ’25: Enterprise internship provides key management skills for Business Administration

As a Management Trainee Intern at Enterprise Mobility in Syracuse, Deanna Hathway ’25 was immersed in learning customer service and other key aspects of the...

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Leslie Monterrosa '24: A Path To What Really Matters

Leslie Monterrosa '24 decided to come to Elmira College after a surprising phone call from Cody Griswold, the head coach of Men's and Women's Wrestling....

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Maya Powers ‘25: EC a proud family tradition

When Maya Powers ’25 first came to the Elmira College campus as a student, she already had a good idea of what to expect, from...

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Elmira College Students Volunteer To Clean Area Riverways

Students in the EC Environmental Science Club volunteered during the fall of 2022 to get dirty as they picked up trash and debris found at...

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Elmira College Student Featured In Roadtrip Nation Documentary

Leila Tevlin ’25, a Sociology and Anthropology major at Elmira College, had a life-changing road trip during fall 2022. The journey was part of a...

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Kathryn Kielbasinski ’23: Learning problem solving and self-advocacy as Syracuse hospital intern

Kathryn Kielbasinski ’23 (Biology) spent nearly 400 hours in the summer of 2022 interning at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, New York. The experience gave...

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Student Research Presented at Eastern Psychological Association Conference

James Blair ’23, Psychology and Math double major, and Dr. Kelly Kane, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Elmira College, recently traveled to Boston to present...

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From Classroom Project To Conference Presentation, Education Students Share Research In Kentucky

Members of the Creating Inclusive Learning Environment course recently presented research at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The attending students included...

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Maria Antonio '23 Bubbles Energy While Promoting Inclusion And Kindness in Book

Maria Antonio '23 always wanted to be an author and decided in 2021 to write a children's book. Six months later, "Field Day for Eugene,"...

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Nicholas (Nick) Domitrovic '24: Finding real-world preparations from EC lessons

When Nicholas (Nick) Domitrovic ’24, a Business Administration major from Canada, started his internship at Canada Post (Canada’s equivalent of the U.S. Postal Service), he...

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Marc Artuz '24: Developing An Engaged Mindset On Campus

Now a senior, Marc Artuz '24, a Psychology and Human Services major, is a familiar face on the Elmira College campus. He is the Captain...

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Jessica Yesensky '26 ready for hands-on NOAA experience

The prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarded to 120-plus undergraduate students from more than 350...

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Nathan Romano '25: GTP internship provides important, hands-on experience

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. Nathan...

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From Donation Drives to Rain Barrels, Elmira College Students Drive Sustainability on Campus

Sustainability is a strategic focus in Elmira College’s developing 2023-2028 Strategic Plan. The College’s work in that area has already begun, led by a campuswide...

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Leslie Monterrosa '24 Featured in Hoxie Gorge Review with Published Short Story

Hoxie Gorge Review selected a short story by Elmira College student Leslie Monterrosa '24 for its fall 2023 edition. The publication includes innovative poetry, fiction,...

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Sarah Wilke '24: Pursuing her passion for animals

Sarah Wilke '24, a Biology major specializing in Pre-Veterinary Science, admits to being shy and feeling a stronger connection with animals than people. However, her...

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