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Wells College receives $20,000 from New York State Council on the Arts

December 8, 2023

Wells College has been awarded $20,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts in support of the college’s Visiting Artists Program for the 2024 fiscal year.    On Nov. 15, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced more than $46 million in grant awards through NYSCA that will fund more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations and 500…

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Happy Holidays from Wells

December 8, 2023

Play Video As 2023 comes to an end, our community gathered together to share our wishes for 2024 in this year’s holiday video. I was so happy to hear their heartfelt aspirations. I am proud of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and all members of our community who work hard, exceed expectations, and accomplish goals…

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Students, staff shine bright on red carpet at Semi-Formal

December 4, 2023

Lights and cameras flashed, and the red carpet was rolled out for students who entered the dining hall in Main Building Friday evening for the annual Semi-Formal. The Semi-Formal is an annual Wells College tradition where students dress up and dance the night away before the fall semester ends. Before enjoying a buffet of Mediterranean…

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Students present The Chronicle at editors conference

November 20, 2023

Attendees at this year’s Forum for Undergraduate Student Editors Conference were fascinated by The Chronicle after current editor-in-chief Kayla Groth and associate editor Lauren Kimball presented Wells College’s literary magazine Nov. 3. “It was really interesting for people to tell us afterward that they had never heard of a publication running for this long and…

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November 20, 2023
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Wells College Receives $100,000 grant from the Endeavor Foundation

November 7, 2023

New York, NY—To address what the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recognizes as “the defining public health crisis of our time,” thirteen colleges have received $3.275 million in funding from The Endeavor Foundation for the first phase of “Enhancing Student Learning and Experience through Campus Wellness, Student Wellbeing, and Mental Health Initiatives.” The multi-year collaborative…

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Filmmaker Series continues with Iranian childhood adventure

November 7, 2023

The second film for this year’s Filmmaker-In-Residence Series, hosted by the college’s English and Visual Arts departments, will screen next Tuesday in Zabriskie Hall at 7 p.m.  This year’s filmmaker, Alison O’Daniel, is a visual artist, United States Artist Disability Futures fellow, and Guggenheim fellow. O’Daniel’s work has been exhibited at the Hammer Museum, Garage…

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Friends and Family Weekend brings fall fun

October 26, 2023

Wells College encouraged the loved ones of students to visit campus and see what student life is like this fall during Friends and Family Weekend.  Guests were invited to enjoy a light breakfast with President Jonathan Gibralter and other campus leaders in Macmillan Hall Saturday morning. An Open House also took place that afternoon, where…

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Domestic violence awareness campaign begins

October 17, 2023

Starting this week, members of the Wells College community can participate in on-campus activities with an awareness campaign and a public forum this October in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Students, faculty, and staff can sign a pledge, take a purple ribbon, or wear purple throughout the month to show support for survivors…

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Wells College Press opens poetry chapbook contest

October 16, 2023

Submissions have opened for this year’s annual Wells College Press Poetry Chapbook Contest.  English Department Chair Dan Rosenberg said the Chapbook Contest is a wonderful collaboration that invites a range of contemporary poets to not only share their work with the community but also transform it through Wells’ Book Arts Center. “Chapbooks are small, intimate,…

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