ELMIRA, NY – Olivia Cacchione of Sterling was one of fourteen students recently recognized by the Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College as outstanding members of the Class of 2018 and 2019.
Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most distinguished of all the academic honorary societies, promotes, recognizes, and honors scholarly achievement in the liberal arts and sciences.
Phi Beta Kappa was founded in 1776, and the Pi of New York chapter at Elmira College was established in 1940.
Elmira College is a private, coeducational, Phi Beta Kappa college founded in 1855, located in Elmira, NY.
The college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,200 full-time mostly-residential students, and is the guardian of Quarry Farms where Mark Twain summered for decades and where he wrote many of his most iconic novels and is today a research center for visiting Twain scholars.