WENY News - Elmira College Earns College of Distinction Title

Elmira College Earns College of Distinction Title

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – Elmira College has once again earned the title as one of the nation's Colleges of Distinction.

The title was given to EC for its modern, student-centered approach to teaching and unique learning environment which includes programming such as character-building seminars, community-based learning programs, service-learning programs, interdisciplinary programs, undergraduate research, study abroad programs and internships.

"We are absolutely thrilled to recognize Elmira College as a College of Distinction for its effective dedication to student success," said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. "We seek out the schools that are wholly focused on the student experience, constantly working to produce graduates who are prepared for a rapidly changing global society. As a College of Distinction, Elmira College stands out in the way it strives to help its students to learn, grow, and succeed."

Elmira College has also been recognized for its blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business, education and nursing.

"We are honored to again be recognized as a College of Distinction," said Dr. Charles Lindsay, president of Elmira College. "Elmira provides the opportunity to work closely with dedicated faculty members and to live in community with other students. Students learn in classrooms, studios, and laboratories; from those with different life experiences; through athletics, performance, and student life activities; and through community service and internships. All of these experiences prepare our students for future success."

To view Elmira College's profile, visit CollegesofDistinction.com.

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