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Wells Hosts "100 Die a Day" Project


The public education project was started by the Cayuga Coalition for a Drug Free Community to call attention to the national problem of heroin use.
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Professor Emeritus Bruce Bennett Earns Award from Writing the Rockies


The organization will present him with their first "Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Creative Writing."
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Long Library Displays Gallery of Abstract Paintings by John Frisenda


The second-floor exhibition space is current home to more than 20 abstract expressionist works by the artist and educator.
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About Wells

The Education of an Extraordinary Life

The exploration of ideas from multiple perspectives. Connection with a close community of professors and friends. Seminar-like classes that allow for deep discussion and scholarship. An emphasis on experiential learning, collaboration and real-world preparation. A breathtaking campus on the shores of Cayuga Lake. These are just a few reasons why Wells is not your ordinary college education.

We attract a special kind of student—one who appreciates immersion in a wide range of liberal arts studies and a commitment to global citizenship. The Wells experience includes....

  • Personal mentoring from professors—one teacher to every nine students
  • A strong emphasis on experiential learning through internships, study abroad and original research
  • A first-rate liberal arts foundation that combines classroom theory with real-world preparation
  • The cultivation of global citizenship and social responsibility
  • A connected, close-knit community on a beautiful Finger Lakes campus
  • A high-quality, affordable education