arrive curious
graduate prepared.
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The Lake is Calling: Fall Open House
Meet current students and professors, tour our beautiful campus, and learn what makes Wells a unique and truly personalized college experience.
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Alumni Stay Connected
The Office of Alumnae and Alumni Engagement offers programs and events to stay involved with the College. Learn about upcoming events including Fall Weekend!
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Check out Our Virtual Tour
If you can't make it to campus for a visit — or just haven't been by for a while — take a virtual walk through Wells and learn about life at the College!
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A Liberal Arts Education that Prepares You for the Real World
At Wells, you’ll learn to embrace diversity, think creatively, and lead ethically through a challenging liberal arts curriculum that imparts a broad set of skills.
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Your Education, Your Way
How do want your college life to be? At Wells, you can customize your experience to fit your interests, try new things, and discover talents.
The Philadelphia-based artist will conduct a two-week residency on campus to expand ideas found in her recent artist book and share her practice with students.
The Center for Sustainability holds a weekly series exploring ways that people and communities can build a more sustainable world.
Take a closer look at Wells and learn about our unique campus via our new Virtual Tour.
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Donna Levy, environmental education outreach coordinator for Cornell Botanic Gardens, will explain that most are aware that the earth’s climate is changing. What do these changes mean for our locale? How are our gardening efforts affected? Explore ways that you can adapt to these changes to make...
Tuesday
September 26, 2017
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Come make a tiny "cranky" theatre with artist-in-residence Lauren Haldeman! She will provide the script for the show, and we will all work together to draw the images that will turn it into a tiny puppet theatre performance. This playful and exciting workshop is open to anyone with an interest in...
Wednesday
September 27, 2017
Join us in the Grind for this weekly tradition!
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
A series of workshops presented by the Library and Writing Center on how to effectively write a research paper. Come, eat some popcorn, and learn!
Review study and writing strategies for successfully answering essay test questions.
Come learn how to turn your short poem into a comic! Artist-in-residence Lauren Haldeman will show us some examples and guide us through creating a short poetry comic, and then participants will have the chance to make one one their own! Come with a short poem -- your own or someone else's -- and...
Thursday
September 28, 2017
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Come join Artist-in-Residence Lauren Haldeman for a hands-on experience with digital storytelling. Working in groups, we will discover the pleasures and challenges of making one-shot videos! All you need is a phone with a camera -- or a friend with one.
Friday
September 29, 2017
Come learn about web design with Artist-in-Residence Lauren Haldeman. She has designed and developed websites from personal pages to apps to MOOCs, and she will share her path to this career. What technical skills were most important? How does she approach these different tasks? There will be a Q...
Artist-in-Residence Lauren Haldeman and the students who have worked with her this week will present the fruits of their labor. This event will feature new poems by Haldeman, a collaborative tiny puppet theatre show with Wells students, poetry comics by Haldeman and Wells students, and more!
Craig Evans, Wells Vice President for Advancement, joins music faculty members Laura Campbell, Carl Johengen, Russell Posegate for a Chamber Music concert of various permutations of instruments, violin, flute, voice, and piano.
Watch the Fall Odd/Even teams face off to see who has the best dance moves and song lyrics!
Saturday
September 30, 2017
Each week features a fabulous array of local produce, flowers, and more from 9am to 1pm!
The Fall Odd/Even teams take each other on in a fun basketball game!
News & updates
Sep
18
2017
students and staff in the grind
As the student coffee shop enters its sixth semester of operation, we asked the management team about running the campus café.
Aug
31
2017
students and staff coordinating on planting project
Wells received a “Cool Schools” ranking in recognition of sustainability academics and planning.
Aug
9
2017
picture of deb cotter with "I Am HHS" text
As part of a special HHS series, Deb shared her story of personal transformation and community empowerment.
Jun
28
2017
ana, deb, and jes standing in front of a bookcase
Deb Murphy '91, Ana Giovinazzo '11, and Jes Lyons '14 spoke about the benefits of working in the "small and passionate" world of publishing.
Jun
15
2017
student and medical professional with helicopter during rural health immersion program
Students will have the option to focus their studies in coursework that connects the sciences to modern practices in health and medicine.
featured Events
Sep
25
2017
donna levy portrait in natural setting
Donna Levy, environmental education outreach coordinator for Cornell Botanic Gardens, will give this Sustainable Perspectives Series talk.
Sep
25
2017
flag of the haudenosaunee confederacy and peachtown festival name
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Sep
26
2017
flag of the haudenosaunee confederacy and peachtown festival name
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Sep
27
2017
flag of the haudenosaunee confederacy and peachtown festival name
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
Sep
28
2017
flag of the haudenosaunee confederacy and peachtown festival name
Events include social dancing and a peach tree planting, guest lectures, a panel discussion and a basket weaving demonstration.
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