• Elms College Student Takes the Fast Track to Law School

    Published on Monday, September 11, 2017 as a News Story

    Juanita Duvall of Indian Orchard, Mass., won’t technically graduate from Elms College until May 2018, but she’s already in law school: The legal studies major is the first student to take advantage of the 3+3 program College of Our Lady of the Elms has executed with Western New England University School of Law. Read more

  • Reflection on the DACA decision

    Published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 as a Blog Post

    My heart goes out to the hundreds of thousands of young people whose academic future has been thrown in turmoil by the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind DACA today. I know their anxiety and their fear. I know it is personal. I know it is anything but academic. Read more

  • Postbac Nabs NIH Internship

    Published on Monday, July 10, 2017 as a Student Story

    Postbaccalaureate premedical studies student Ibrahim Kargbo ’18 is a pretty quiet, laid-back guy. But then he received the email that he’d gotten a summer 2017 internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md. Read more

  • Detours, Tours of Duty on Journey to Degree

    Published on Thursday, July 6, 2017 as a Student Story

    “It’s been a whirlwind,” says social work major Scott McAllister ’17 of his pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Read more

  • Bio Professor Plants Herself in Germany

    Published on Thursday, June 29, 2017 as a Student Story

    For the spring 2017 semester, the teacher became the student — and Associate Professor of Biology Nina Theis, Ph.D., couldn’t be happier about it. Read more

  • Internship Turns into Employment

    Published on Friday, June 23, 2017 as a Student Story

    Criminal justice major Rosa Colon ’17 earned her associate’s degree at Holyoke Community College, but knew she needed her bachelor’s degree to get the job she wanted. But with a full-time job and a husband and two young sons, “I wanted a small school, and I didn’t want to move far away,” she said. Read more

  • Translating Sports Leadership into Business Success

    Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017 as a Student Story

    Business management and accounting major Ugwusinachi “Conny” Ihearahu ’17 found his way into business studies through athletics. Read more

  • Elms College Summer Sport Camp Will Run July 31-Aug. 4, 2017

    Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 as a News Story

    Elms College Athletics will host a sport camp this summer for children entering grades 1 through 8. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 31, through Friday, Aug. 4, and will be held on campus at Elms College. Read more

  • Students Assist State Troopers in Planning for the Unthinkable

    Published on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 as a News Story

    The Elms College Wills for Local Heroes program “couldn’t have come at a better time” for Massachusetts State Trooper Nelson Zayas. The program, which provides first responders with free, attorney-supervised will services, helped Zayas with a task that had been on his mind: preparing his estate. Read more

  • Elms to Japanese Exchange Students: ‘Hajimemashte!’

    Published on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 as a News Story

    Elms College said “Hajimemashte!” — which means “Nice to meet you!” — last month to 9 students from the University of Kochi in Japan as part of a longtime exchange program between the two schools. The visitors from Kochi spent 12 days exploring life at a close-knit Western Massachusetts college. Read more