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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 if Wells is just the right place for you!
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Graduate Prepared.
A Wells education provides a foundation for your entire career—not just your first job out of college. With your curiosity and drive leading the way, we are serious about preparing you to head into the world with confidence in your skills and abilities.
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Celebrate Wells Wednesdays with us!
Each week on Wednesday, members of the Wells campus community wear red to celebrate the College and gather for Tea Time, an afternoon break from classes and a great chance to get together with friends.
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Wells' Writing Center
Looking to learn some new essay strategies, brush up your writing skills, or double-check your paper's citations? The Writing Center, located on the second floor of Long Library, offers special programs, workshops, and tutoring.
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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.
A full day of special events including workshops, presentations, and discussions will connect with the theme "A Choir of Voices: Our Time, Our Voices, Our Revolution."
Patricia will receive the Wells College Alumnae and Alumni Award for her work as an art history scholar, researcher, collaborator and supportive influence.
Wells earned a Green Rating score of 91 from the well known college guide and test prep organization.
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What's happening on campus
Monday, March 27, 2017
This opportunity will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 – 2:15pm.
Hilary Mosher, coordinator of the Finger Lakes PRISM, will explain that invasive species cost Americans billions of dollars per year to control. Attendees will learn about some of the area’s least wanted invasives, and their impact to the environment, human health, and (more importantly) your...
The Visiting Writers Series welcomes Stephen Burt, acclaimed poet, essayist, and critic, to Wells College. Burt is the author of eight books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. The New York Times called Burt “one of the most influential poetry critics of [their]...
March 28, 2017
Multimedia Multicultural Storytelling: Why it Matters. Join two multimedia journalists, Natalia Muñoz and Mary Patierno, for a presentation on their collaborative multimedia multicultural work in the areas of sexual assault, militarization, and women warriors. Natalia is the founder of Verdant...
March 29, 2017
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
This opportunity will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 – 2:15pm.
We welcome singers at all levels of experience - all you need is a love of singing and a desire to learn.
Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party
Commuter Council Panel: An open informational / discussion to understanding the concerns of commuter students at Wells. Any interested students, faculty or staff are welcome to attend.
March 30, 2017
Watch and discuss "Look Who's Back," a German satire depicting the "return" of Adolf Hitler.
Bring up to 6 of your friends to The Well to try your hand at trivia!
March 31, 2017
Wells College presents the 16th annual Activism Symposium, a day-long event to promote social and political engagement and awareness.
Incoming scholars from across the country will be on campus to experience life at Wells.
Wear your colors and show your spirit! The men's teams have been working hard and are ready to show off their dance skills.
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Three students will contribute to this year's National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
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Wells students presented their original business ideas and earned prizes in various categories.
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The program emphasizes goal-setting and provides a framework for understanding the nuances of topics such as banking, budgeting, and investing.
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Patricia will receive the Wells College Alumnae & Alumni Award for her work as art history scholar, researcher, collaborator and supportive influence.
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Professor Shilpa Karbhari writes about shared experiences of public support and solidarity.
featured Events
hilary mosher portrait
Hilary Mosher of the Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management will talk about some of the area’s invasives and their impact.
steph burt portrait
The poet, essayist, and critic has been called "one of the most influential poetry critics of [their] generation."
portraits of Natalia Muñoz and Mary Patierno
Journalists Natalia Muñoz and Mary Patierno will discuss their collaborative work spotlighting the areas of sexual assault, militarization, and women.
Winona LaDuke portrait
Winona LaDuke, economist, author, and two-time Vice Presidential candidate, will discuss advocacy on behalf of Indigenous communities.
a choir of voices: our time, our voices, our revolution
Special events including discussions, presentations, and interactive workshops will connect with the theme "A Choir of Voices."
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