Archive for September, 2010


There will be a Model UN meeting this Sunday at 8pm in the Henry Wells room of the Long Library. The topic will be “The United Nations”, and we’ll be discussing key aspects of the UN, including MDG’s, important resolutions, The UN Charter, etc. We’ll also be passing out schedules for this semester. Please contact Tom Bowling at tbowling@wells.edu if you’re interested in participating in Model UN this year.


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Outside Scholarship Opportunities

The following four agencies have contacted the Financial Aid Office indicating that they are accepting applications for their grant/scholarship programs. Please visit the agency websites for complete application details and deadline dates if you are interested in applying.

1. The Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University is now accepting applications for their scholarships of up to $15,000 and paid internship programs in public policy, journalism and production. For more information, please visit http://www.TheIHS.org website.

2. Ford Foundation is accepting applications for Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs for students who are planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. For further information and applications, please contact:

Fellowships Office
National Research Council of The National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW, K576
Washington, DC 20001

202-334-3419 fax
inforfell@nas.edu email

For complete eligibility information, visit: http://national-academies.org/fellowships

3. DegreeDirectory.org will be giving away $6,500 in scholarship money this year to deserving students. New scholarship deadlines will be April 1, 2011. The following Bachelor Degree Scholarships have been renewed for the 2011/2012 academic year:

Business – $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management and entrepreneurship

Social Sciences – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and History

Communications and Journalism – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Business Communications, Advertising and Broadcasting

Online Bachelor Degree – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing any online bachelor degree

The following Master Degree Scholarships have been renewed for the 2011/2012 academic year:

Information Systems & Technology Management – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to Information Systems, Informatics, Computer Information Technology, Computer Systems Security and Technology Management

Psychology and Counseling – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to Community Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Psychology

Education and Teaching – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees related to Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Early Childhood Education and Educational Technology

Online Master Degree Scholarship – $500 scholarship for undergraduate students who are pursuing any online master?s level degree

1. Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) is currently accepting applications for women who are committed to improving the wellbeing of women and children in developing countries. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

· have a record of service to women and children and a commitment to improve the lives of women and children in developing countries

· be enrolled (in residence) at an accredited U.S. or Canadian educational institution

· be a national of a lower or middle income country as designated by *MMMF Country Eligibility List

· intend to return to her country (or other developing country) within 2 years of receiving the MMMF grant

· demonstrate financial need

· be at least 25 years of age by December 31, 2010 (born before December 31, 1985

· not be related to a World Bank Group staff member or their spouse

Application deadline is January 18, 2011. For complete application information, please visit http://www.mmmf-grants.org

Laura Burns
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

office: 315-364-3289
fax: 315-364-3227

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This Sunday, October 3rd at 6:30 pm in the Faculty Parlors of Main Building will be the first Garbage Gallery Meeting.
Garbage Gallery is a Campus effort to clean up recyclables and use the ‘garbage’ for an art exhibit, made by the volunteers, to take place in the Long Library first floor Gallery Space in mid October.

The meeting is for anyone who is interested in cleaning their local environment and reusing the waste for an educational and creative cause! So please, come join us this Sunday if you want to get your GREEN-CRAFT on!!!

Contact either Kalee Robbins or Cat Abrego with questions or comments:


Thank you all!

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Wells Dining Newsletter

The newest edition of the Wells Dining Newsletter can now be accessed at this link: https://global.wells.edu/ics/Students/Wells_Dining.jnz

Don?t miss out on the latest info! You can also find the newsletter posted in the Main Dining Hall and floating around in the Express Café and the Backstage Grille.

Elly Ventura
Program Director, Wells Dining
Aurora Inn, Inc.
ph: 315-364-3376
fx: 315-364-3397

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Campus Greens hosting creek cleanup

Campus Greens is hosting a creek cleanup on campus this Sunday, October 3rd!

Come to the front of Zabriskie any time between 1 and 3 PM to volunteer.

We’re hoping to work rain or shine, so wear weather-appropriate clothing. At 3 PM there will be prizes awarded to the person with the most trash and the person with the strangest trash. Please come out to support environmentalism on campus! Contact akent@wells.edu with questions.

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hello everyone, attached are both the full minutes and condensed minutes from the meeting on 9-27-10. sorry about how late the minutes are this week, also Sam’s speech will be sent out at a later date! thanks-Chelsea

-Chelsea McGowan
Class of 2012
Collegiate Cabinet Secretary
Communications Board Chair
Swim Team Manager

Representative Council Wells College Collegiate Cabinet September 27.docx
Representative Minutes Condensed Minutes from the 9-27.docx

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>===== Original Message From eolson ===== This is a reminder for the First People’s Festival held as part of AppleFest this coming Saturday. The Festival is easy to find for those who know Ithaca. Simply follow the crowd to the Commons and then find Dewitt Park at the corner of Cayuga and Buffalo Streets.

Below are some details about the schedule and program.


11:00 am Welcome – Audrey J. Cooper, MRC Director and Tadodaho Sid Hill (Onondaga)
11:30 am Sherri Waterman Hopper and the Haudenosaunee Singers & Dancers 12:30 pm Perry Ground – Stories & Myths
1:30 pm Mike Tarbell – Tools of the Hunt
2:00 pm Dan Hill Flute
2:30 pm Alf Jacques – Lacrosse Demonstration
3:00 pm Perry Ground – Stories & Myths
4:00 pm Dan Hill – Flute
5:00 pm Sherri Waterman Hopper and the Haudenosaunee Singers & Dancers
6:00 pm Closing – Thank you for coming and have a safe trip home!

Childrens Activities:

Cornhusk Dolls – Marcela Kane will teach children how to make a cornhusk doll $250
Gardens 4 Humanity – pumpkin decorating
Home Depot – building project to take home
The Labybug Project – hands-on learning fun
Mr. Twister – balloon fun $240
CU Professor Carl Batt – hands-on science fun
Face Painting – for young and old
Arts & Crafts Vendors:

Barbara Bethman-Mahonty Zuni-made turquoise, coral, silver jewelry, fetishes

Luz Alba Betancourt-Trompa handcrafted Colombian jewelry, shoes, & accessories

Yvonne Wakim Dennis books & beaded jewelry, author

Sheila Escobar lights

Joanne Hart handcrafted jewelry

Dan Hill flutes, Iroquois silver

Tom Huff stone, clay sculpture*

Ada Jacques pottery*

Allan Jamieson – non-profit Native American focused art and cultural organization and programs,

Doug Mickey Jones wood & bone tree carvings, note cards

Marla Skye Jones sterling feather pendants & earrings, artwork & crafts

Sharon Livingston Navajo jewelry

Eleanor Oliver pottery, silver jewelry, Kachinas, deerskin bags

Vicky Shenandoah Quahog shell & beaded jewelry, leather bags, etc.

Eli Thomas paintings, prints, photos

Thea Whirlwindhorse beaded barrettes, earrings, necklaces

Albert White paintings


Tools of the Hunt demonstration by Mike Tarbell $200

Jane Mt. Pleasant/American Indian Program CU

Wells College and Cayuga/SHARE Farm

TC3 Multicultural Affairs Dept.

IC Anthropology Dept.

Colgate University Native Studies Program Antonio Burns, Asst. Dean Admission

Green Guerillas Jason Corwin {parked on the street}

City of Ithaca HR

Cornell University HR

Ithaca College HR (?)

Lehman Alternative Community School & Akwesasne Freedom School Project Veggie bus {parked on Cayuga street}

NOON (Neighbors of Onondaga Nation)

Enjoy the Day,
Ernie Olson

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