arrive curious
graduate prepared.
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Come see for yourself!
Want to know more about what Wells is like? Come visit our beautiful campus! We'll show you around and let you explore. Get to know us and decide for yourself is Wells is just the right for place for you!
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Wells President Gibralter Published in USA Today
His essay "Why Every New College Student Should Find a Mentor" discusses the benefits of mentorship relationships on campus.
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Learn about Our Majors in Sustainability and Criminal Justice
Both programs are rooted in a multidisciplinary approach that combines an understanding of theory with practical knowledge related to real-world challenges.
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Graduate Prepared.
A Wells education provides an excellent foundation for your entire career—not just your first job out of college. And with your curiosity and drive leading the way, we are serious about preparing you for the waiting world. When you graduate, you’ll head into the waiting world with confidence in your skills and abilities.
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Wells' Fascinating History
Wells recently made the top spot on a list of "50 of the Most Historically Notable Colleges in America." We're honored by this recognition and proud of the many dedicated people who have contributed to and made efforts to preserve the history we have here in Aurora. Read more of our history at www.wells.edu/about/history.
Young Alumni Award winners
Alumnae and Alumni Stay Connected.
Alums remain connected and provide essential support year after year to keep Wells strong. The Office of Alumnae and Alumni Relations keeps classmates in touch with each other and the campus community.
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Thinking about Wells?
Our admissions office would be happy to send you a packet of information about our programs, additional academic opportunities, and campus life.
The New York State Department of Education recently approved two new major programs.
A special gallery exhibition explores the materiality of our media apparatus through repurposed television sets, cathode ray tubes, VHS tapes and more.
The new Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Residence Hall Director joined the office this summer.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
Summer interns will present their posters and answer questions on their summer internships.
Presentation and Q&A with Director for Alumni Relations Candidate. Campus community invited.
Thursday
September 1, 2016
Presentation and Q&A with Director for Alumni Relations Candidate. Campus community invited.
Adventure awaits at the AA House! Join Campus Life as we zipline across the field hockey field and get a bird's eye view of campus and Cayuga Lake!
Meet & greet Kishan Zuber, Vice President for Enrollment Services, Craig Evans, Vice President for Advancement and their staff members.
Curated by Laura McGough, featuring work by Brandon Barr, Jason Bernagozzi, LoVid, and Aldo Tambellini. Exhibition reception, curator's talk, and performance by Jason Bernagozzi "Analog Futures" brings together work by artists who explore the materiality of the machines and electronic devices that...
Student government in action! Come join us in Stratton 209 to discuss campus events, policies, and take attendance so your club doesn't get docked.
Friday
September 2, 2016
Each week, a new speaker discusses their work in the sciences.
Take me out to the ball game! Campus Life invites you to ride along with us to an Auburn Doubledays minor league baseball game! Tickets are available in Student Activities! Catch a ride with us or go on your own! The game starts at 7:05pm. Vans will leave Wells College at 6pm.
Come down to the Boathouse for the Welcome Back Bonfire!! Sponsored by Campus Greens and FORCES, S'mores will be provided! mingle with fellow classmates and other students over a warm bonfire on the beautiful Cayuga Lake.
Robert Channing will dazzle you with is mentalist/hypnotist skillz!
Saturday
September 3, 2016
Campus Life invites you to the NY State Fair! This year we are offering ride wristbands and admission to the fair. Your wristband gets you free unlimited rides on rides for one day! The X Ambassadors are playing Chevy Court (for free) at 2pm as well! Catch a ride with us or go on your own! Vans...
Campus Life, Mystery, Inc. and The Drama Club invite you to a murder mystery party in the Well! Dress in your best roaring 20's outfit and put your thinking caps on! This interactive who-dun-it is sure to be a great time!
Monday
September 5, 2016
Peace Paper In Residence: The Invention of Papermaking Lecture #1 in the week-long series of lectures held alongside hands-on demonstrations on the history of papermaking and the role of Peace Paper Project in the renaissance of global papermaking and the use of the portable paper studio in...
News & updates
Aug
29
2016
sheets of handmade paper
Peace Paper returns for a series on the history of papermaking and the role of Peace Paper Project in the renaissance of global papermaking.
Aug
1
2016
dean's list
The Dean’s List consists of students who earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for at least 12 hours of coursework in a given semester.
Jul
21
2016
portraits of Latesha Fussell and Alex Wheeler
The new Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Residence Hall Director joined the office this summer.
Jun
22
2016
kishan zuber
President Gibralter announces the hiring of Kishan Zuber to lead admissions and financial aid.
Jun
14
2016
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The New York State Department of Education recently approved two new major programs.
featured Events
Sep
1
2016
Jason Bernagozzi, Cathodic Vernacular (2016), 24"x12"x12" Modified CRT Television, Sonically Driven Electromagnets, Speaker
Wells' String Room Gallery Hosts Group Art Exhibition Featuring “Resurrected” Video Media.
Sep
12
2016
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A Sustainability Perspectives Series talk by Jesse Cook, president of Geotherm, Inc.
Sep
13
2016
A Sustainable Business Series talk by Darlynne Overbaugh '01, owner and head confectioner at Life's So Sweet Chocolates.
Sep
19
2016
sustainability persectives series logo: scale balancing a person, plant, and currency
A Sustainability Perspectives Series talk by Neil Patterson, assistant director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at SUNY-ESF.
Sep
26
2016
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Learn about options for continuing your studies after graduation!
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