2023 New Student Orientation

Events

Public events at Wells

Event Series Filmmakers Series 2023-24

Film Screening: “Nashville”

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

This film by Robert Altman is a panoramic view of the country’s political and cultural landscapes, set in the nation’s music capital in 1975. Nashville weaves the stories of 24 characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress—into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. Many members of the cast ... Read more

Community Dinner for First Responders

Sommer Center, Smith Hall

As a thank you to all the first responders of our community, Wells College is hosting a community dinner thanking the members of the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department. Recently celebrating 100 years of volunteer service, the department continues to protect and serve our community faithfully. Showing gratitude and thanks from the community they serve, with ... Read more

Sustainability Special: The Climate Generation

Virtual Event

Join us for a moderated virtual discussion with Christian Science Monitor (CSM)’s environment and climate change journalist Stephanie Hanes and CSM’s photography director Alfredo Sosa. The duo recently produced an article profiling regenerative agriculture practitioners in Portugal as part of the magazine’s “Climate Generation” series, exploring "climate change as the world's most powerful driver of ... Read more

Free

Sustainable Business: Electronics Recycling and Distributed Energy Production in the Circular Economy

Virtual Event

Steve Figgatt, Founder and CEO of Sycamore International, will explain how his firm leverages sustainable business practices as a competitive advantage and to increase value capture. A primary tenet of their company is embracing the concept of a global circular economy, in which there is zero waste and all materials are reprocessed for reuse. Immense amounts of ... Read more

Free

2024 Regional Juried Exhibition

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States

Our bi-annual Regional Juried Exhibition is juried and curated by the students of VART 315, “Professional Practices in the Visual Arts.”  The deadline for submissions is January 28, 2024.  Please visit Call For Submissions for more information.

Sustainability Perspectives: Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Products

Virtual Event

Sarah Briggs, program manager and senior research specialist for Emerging Contaminants and Green Chemistry for the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute will lead this discussion. “BPA-free”, “parabens and phthalates”, “Safer Choice Certified”, “forever chemicals”, etc… The modern consumer is bombarded with a wide variety of complicated chemical information in the media and on product ... Read more

Free

Spring Break 2024

Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY, United States
Event Series Sustainability Film series

Sustainability Film: Regenerating Life

de Witt Lecture Hall (106), Zabriskie Hall

This documentary takes an ecological approach to unraveling the climate crisis. The film proposes that it is humankind’s relentless destruction of the natural world that has caused the climate crisis. This is because nature – the vast, interconnected web of biodiversity that exists on our planet – regulates and balances Earth’s climate. Filmmaker John Feldman ... Read more

Free