• ElmsSafe Plan 2020

    Published on Thursday, July 2, 2020 as a News Story

    “The Elms College family is a caring and close knit community…I know that, even though the situation is still evolving and there are many unknowns, we can and will join together to take on this challenge and make the fall semester successful.” Read more

    A photo of Berchmans Hall lawn in the fall
  • Coronavirus Information and Updates

    Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 as a News Story

    August 25, 2020: Update on College Compliance with MHE and AICUM Guidelines To ensure that the reopening of our campus is safe for our entire community, we have developed a robust reopening plan in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Massachusetts Higher Education (MHE) COVID-19 Working Group and the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM). Read the MHE and AICUM reports. Read more

  • Marisa Lombardi ’21

    Published on Monday, September 28, 2020 as a Student Story

    Surpassing Expectations For Marisa Lombardi ’21, self-confidence is the building block of success.  Read more

    Photo of a student in front of Alumnae Library
  • Madison Zigmont ’21

    Published on Friday, September 18, 2020 as a Student Story

    Nursing as a Lifestyle For nursing major Madison Zigmont ’21, the act of healing is a gift for both patient and provider.“You’re constantly thinking about how you can improve others’ lives while simultaneously becoming a better version of yourself,” said the Hatfield, MA, local. “It’s like a lifestyle, rather than just a job.” Read more

    Photo of a nursing student in the skills lab
  • Tracey Aloisio ’14

    Published on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 as a Student Story

    Sounds of Silence? In the United States, 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. For clinical audiologists like Tracey Aloisio ’14, restoring a patient’s ability to hear — or teaching them about alternative ways to communicate — is seen as an opportunity, rather than an obstacle. Read more

    Photo of Tracey Aloisio, a communication sciences and disorders (CSD) and speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA) major
  • Tyla Risucci ’21

    Published on Monday, September 14, 2020 as a Student Story

    EMT on the Path to Neurosurgery Tyla Risucci ’21, a double major in biology and chemistry, can pinpoint the exact moment she wanted to become a physician.  Read more

    Photo of a student in front of Berchmans Hall
  • Melaney Houle ’10

    Published on Thursday, September 10, 2020 as a Student Story

    Majoring in psychology led Melaney Houle ’10 on the path to becoming a small business owner. At Lotus & Compass, she and her husband spread a message of women’s empowerment and self-love. Read more

  • Springfield Local the First to Graduate from Online CS/CITS Program

    Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 as a Student Story

    Computer science and the great outdoors aren’t the most natural pairing in the world. But, for software engineer Thuy Nguyen ’20, nothing beats a quiet afternoon on the water. Read more

  • Elms Essentials for Fall 2020

    Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 as a Blog Post

    Below is a transcript of President Dumay’s speech welcoming new students to the fall 2020 semester. Read more

  • Elms College Welcomes Tyra Good as Faculty Director of the Center for Equity in Urban Education

    Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020 as a News Story

    CHICOPEE, Mass. — College of Our Lady of the Elms announced the appointment of Tyra Good, Ed.D., from Pittsburgh, PA, as the college’s first faculty director of the Center for Equity in Urban Education (CEUE). Read more

    Photo of CEUE director Tyra Good
  • Reflections on Congressman Lewis

    Published on Monday, July 20, 2020 as a Blog Post

    On Saturday, July 18, I woke up to the news of the passing of Civil Rights Icon, the Honorable Congressman John Lewis. Over the course of the morning, I would share text messages with Cindy Lyons, Chair of the Elms Board of Trustees, and many other members of the Elms College community, recalling one very historic Elms moment. Read more

    Dr. Dumay with Congressman Lewis on Capitol Hill in February 2019.
  • Professor and Alumnus Helps Craft Ethical Guidelines for Treating COVID-19 Patients Across the Globe

    Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 as a News Story

    Dr. Peter DePergola, Ph.D., MTS, is a professor of bioethics and medical humanities at Elms College and a leading voice in the field of bioethics. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shortage of key medical supplies and equipment throughout the nation’s healthcare system has raised a multitude of ethical questions. Read more