• International Volleyball Standouts Put Studies Ahead of Athletics

    Published on Monday, October 23, 2017 as a News Story

    International students Daniel Bondarovsky ’18 and Gabriel Reis Levy ’18 may be gold medalists in volleyball, but they don’t let their love for the sport distract them from their main goal: getting as much as they can out of their educations. Read more

  • Elms College to Honor YWCA Director Elizabeth Dineen ’77 with 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award

    Published on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 as a News Story

    College of Our Lady of the Elms is honoring Elizabeth Dineen ’77, J.D., the current executive director of the YWCA of Western Massachusetts in Springfield, MA, with the 2017 Sr. Margaret James McGrath Distinguished Alumni Award. Read more

  • Convocation Speaker 2017: NASA Engineer and STEM Pioneer Shelia Nash-Stevenson, Ph.D.

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

    College of Our Lady of the Elms has announced that its convocation speaker this year will be NASA engineer Shelia Nash-Stevenson, Ph.D., who followed her childhood love of math into the field of physics and became the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate degree in physics in the state of Alabama. Read more

  • 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