Archive for October, 2010

Just a reminder that the Wells Choral Ensembles will be presenting their Fall Concert tomorrow afternoon at 5:15 in Barler Recital Hall. Admission is free. Please join us for this festive event!

Crawford R. Thoburn
Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and
Chair, Division of the Arts
Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora NY 13026 Visit Choral Music by CRT at http://www.MusicByThoburn.com


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Starting this Monday, November 1st, the front entrance of the Schwartz building (the door facing the lake) will be blocked off due to painters who will be working on the outside of our building. The painter estimated that the front entrance portion should take about 3-5days depending on the weather for next week. Please inform people to go around the building and use the back entrance during this time. Thank you for your help and I apologize for any inconvenience.

Rachel Gunderson
Head Tennis Coach
Director of Schwartz Athletic Center
Physical Education Coordinator

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The men’s and women’s soccer teams will honor their seniors at the beginning of their games against SUNY Cobleskill tomorrow here at Wells. Seyda Akyuz, Rebecca Furman, and Samantha Civilette will all be honored for their four years of dedication to the women’s soccer team starting at 12:50 tomorrow with the game set to start at 1 p.m. A win for the women’s team will clinch a spot in the upcoming North Eastern Athletic Conference tournament!!!!

Also, John Iapoce, Cody Glassman, Blasdimil Gomez, and Braden Allen will all be honored for their four years of dedication to the men’s soccer team starting at 2:48 p.m. with the game set to start at 3 p.m.

Please come out and show your support to these seven young men and women who have given their time and hard work to further their respective soccer programs.

Aaron Bouyea
SID/Event Director
and Compliance Coordinator
Assistant Softball Coach
Wells College
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Community Halloween Party


The student athlete advisory committee is hosting a Community Halloween Party this Saturday Oct. 30th from 4 to 6pm in the Sommer Center! Bring your families and spread the word!

Abagail Williams

Class of 2011
Wells College Softball Captain
Oddline Coach
SAAC Secretary
Traditions Committee

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Thank you to all who participated in Programming Board’s pumpkin carving contest. Be sure to check your mailboxes for a special treat from one of our judges.

The winners of the contest are:

1st place: Jess Fossett
2nd place: Xandi Dunn
3rd place: Sayeeda Copeland

Congratulations to all, and Happy Halloween!

Questions? Email pb@wells.edu.

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On Monday, November 1st, at 7:00 in the Art Exhibit Room, three Editors and several writers with work in the 10th Anniversary issue of THE HEALING MUSE will read from the magazine.

The Editors who will read are Deirdre Neilen, Rebecca Garden, and Nancy Schreher. The writers are essayist Mona de Vestel (Utica), poets Bruce Bennett (Wells), Anna Feldman (Wells ’10), Katy Giebenhain (Pennsylvania), Joyce McAllister (Ithaca), and Sue Supley (Syracuse). Also present will be Kayleen Wilkinson (Wells ’10) who published an essay in The Healing Muse 9 and served as an intern, and current Wells Senior Ana Giovinazzo, who served as a Healing Muse intern.

The Healing Muse is the annual journal of literary and visual art published by SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Center for Bioethics & Humanities. It was founded by Distinguished SUNY University Professor Bonnie A. St. Andrews, who passed away in 2003. Wells College Press published a chapbook of Ms. St. Andrews’ poems, LEARNING FROM RENOIR in 2004, and has sponsored annual readings from The Healing Muse.

Deirdre Neilen wrote in her Editor’s Note to the current issue: : “The book you hold in your hands testifies to the power of art, a power far greater than medicine. The artists and writers within its pages continue B. A. St. Andrews?s vision of a journal that would celebrate memory, commitment, love, and yes, even suffering, all the experiences that make us human and thus serve to unite our individual identities.”

Poet, doctor, and Professor at Harvard, Rafael Campo wrote: “The Healing Muse, one of the first literary journals to recognize the connections between creative self-expression and healing, remains one of the foremost in the burgeoning field of the medical humanities”. It has grown to become an instrument of healing for our entire troubled culture.”

Refreshments will be served after the reading.

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Art and Craft Club

The new Art and Craft Club is meeting this Sunday (Halloween) from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Faculty Parlors! The organization is open to all students, including friends and family, who would like to work on art and craft projects. You can bring your own project and there will be Fall/Halloween crafts provided. It will be a great time to work with other students and have a relaxing and fun afternoon. There will be snacks too!

If you have any questions, email lrowley@wells.edu.

Have a great weekend,
Laura Rowley

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