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Wells Weekly

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MONDAY, December 9, 2013:

Weihnachten

Wells’ annual holiday celebration is tonight in the Sommer Center starting at 7pm. Come and enjoy skits, singing, and perhaps even a visit from the big man himself – Santa! All are welcome =)

TUESDAY, December 10, 2013:

Choir Concert

The Wells College Concert Choir presents its annual Winter Concert, featuring a varied program of choral music. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. It begins at 8pm in Barler Auditorium.

WEDNESDAY, December 11, 2013:

Land of the Falling Sun: Can Japan survive China’s rise?

This presentation by Sunedara Davis will begin at 12:30pm in Cleveland Auditorium

Giving Tree Presents are Due!

If you took a tag from the Giving Tree in Macmillan please remember to turn it in (attached to the present) to Student Activities by 4:30pm. If you do not wish to wrap your gifts we can do that. Please speak with Hailey Uribe if you have any questions!

Creative Nonfiction Class reading

How to be a good teammate? How to (not) find the Atlantic while lost and high in New York City? How to deal with break-up? Rejection? Illness? Addiction? Obsession? How to deal with your hair? Your family? Roommate? How to share an experience of a concert of The Who with your father?….

Members of English 275, Creative Nonfiction, will read from their semester’s essays. The class has produced exceptional and surprising work on a wide variety of subjects. You will find it entertaining, humorous, provocative, enlightening, disturbing, and moving. Learn what your fellow students have been up to, and hear how they have coped and written about it.

Refreshments (of the usual kind) will be served! The reading will begin promptly at 7pm in the AER. – Submitted by Bruce Bennett, brbennett

THURSDAY, December 12, 2013

REMEMBER TO FOLLOW YOUR WEDNESDAY CLASS SCHEDULE!

“Reflections on Nelson Mandela–Madiba-: His Life and His Death and Their Implications in South Africa, Africa and The World.”

A Special Seminar of the International Studies Colloquium Series will begin at 12:30pm in Cleveland Auditorium. – Submitted by Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, tl-k

January Intersession Internship Paperwork Due to Experiential Learning and Career Services Due

All January Intersession 2014 internship paperwork is due to Experiential Learning and Career Services on Thursday, December 12th by 4:30pm. Please contact Eric Vaughn at evaughn

before December 12th if you have questions or concerns.
Please note: You may not start clocking any internship hours until your internship paperwork is 100% completed and submitted to Experiential Learning and Career Services.

FRIDAY, December 13, 2013

Study Period Begins!

Psychology Club’s Destress Fest

Take a break from studying and head to the Sommer Center to take part in some of Psychology Club’s distress activities. Activities begin at 11am and will run through 4:30pm.

Whirligig Concert

The gigs are ready and raring to perform at their fall performance. Come check them out at 8pm in Barler!

Upcoming Deadlines

Staff Forum Food Drive

Staff Forum is spearheading a campus wide food drive that will benefit the Southern Cayuga BackPack Program and the King Ferry Food Pantry.

We will hold the collection through the last day of class on Dec. 12th. There are 3 collection boxes across campus where you can bring your donations – those boxes are located in the Dining Hall, the front entrance to Pettibone and wing of Macmillan hall near the Registrar’s office. Detailed descriptions of both benefiting programs can be found on the donation containers. Below is a list of some of the more highly sought and used items. Please consider giving to this worthy cause!

• Individual juices (100% please) in drink boxes or small bottles.

• Macaroni and cheese (individual sizes)

• Small microwave meals (looking for proteins)

• Pudding cups

• Individual oatmeal packets (flavored please)

Please contact Mike Borsz with any questions at mborsz

Scholarship Opportunities

1. The BigSun Organization is offering a $500.00 scholarship to student athletes. The deadline is June 20th 2014. For more information or to apply visit: http://www.bigsunathletics.com.

2. CoachUp is offering scholarships to student athletes, currently enrolled or accepted into a U.S. college or university. The recipients will receive a $2,000 scholarship and $500 towards private coaching sessions. For more information or to apply visit: http://scholarship.coachup.com.

4. DegreeDirectory.org is offering the $1,000 Student Saver Scholarship. The deadline is December 20th 2013. For more information or to apply visit the Facebook-powered entry form. You must answer the questions, “How much did you pay for textbooks this semester? What did you do to try to save on those costs?”

5. The Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program is offering a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline is June 14th, 2014. Students are required to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the Abbott and Fenner webpage. For more information or to apply visit: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

6. The Sussle Scholarship is a $1,000 monthly scholarship that will repeat each month. To be eligible you must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student during fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the United States and you must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident. The deadline is at the last day of each month. For more information or to apply visit http://Sussle.org

7. The Air and Waste Management Association is offering scholarship to students in the Central New York region. Graduating high school students and current college students are eligible. These scholarship grants are up to $1,000. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a degree track related to the environment, be enrolled as a full-time student for the Fall 2014 semester and must be a resident of or going to college in the Central New York region. The deadline is February 28, 2014. You must complete the application. For more information or to apply visit the Financial Aid Office to get an application.

8. The Federated Garden Clubs of New York State Inc. is offering $1,000 scholarships. Students must be majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Plant Pathology, Conservation, Forestry, Agronomy, City Planning, Environmental Studies, Land Management Wild Life Science and other allied topics. The deadline is March 1st, 2014. For more information or to apply visit: fgcnys.com

9. The National Garden Club Inc. is offering a scholarship. The deadline is March 1st, 2014. To be eligible you must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be majoring in field of study with a career related to Gardening. For more information or to apply visit the Financial Aid Office to get an application.

10. Visionary Integration Professionals is offering the Women in Technology Scholarship. There are multiple scholarships up to $2,500 per recipient. Students must be pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems or other related fields. The deadline is January 22, 2014. For more information or to apply visit VIP’s WITS webpage: lburns

Do you have an event or a deadline coming up this week that you’d like the Wells Community to know about? Copy and paste this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1T_XFsriyhKuBmorqcbbowftZA40lP6U6iaLwcN0zOoY/viewform fill out the form by 2pm on Friday and your event or deadline will go out to the community in the form of Wells Weekly Monday morning by 10am. **Please be aware Wells Weekly is only for those events or deadlines happening Monday through Friday.**

Hailey Uribe

Assistant Director of Student Activities

Coordinator of Residential Programming

Wells College

170 Main Street

Aurora, NY 13026

315.364.3463 (voice)

315.364.3324 (fax)

www.wells.edu

Wells College

The education of an extraordinary life.

The contents of this message are intended for the addressee only and may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify sender and do not read, copy, disclose or forward this message. Thank you.

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Wells Weekly

** Please see the bottom of this message if you would like to submit an event or deadline for next week’s edition.**

MONDAY, December 2, 2013:

World Aids Day Service

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance and Commitment will be held in Main Chapel at 7:00 pm on Monday, December 2, in observance of World AIDS Day 2013. Chaplain Bob French and Dean Jenn Michael invite the Wells Community to come and support the fight against HIV/AIDS. Candles will be lit in remembrance of the victims. Everyone is welcome.

Women’s Basketball

Cheer on the women’s basketball team as they take on Hilbert at 7:00 pm in the Farenthold Athletic Wing

TUESDAY, December 3, 2013:

Happy Tuesday =)

WEDNESDAY, December 4, 2013:

Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band Concert

7:30pm in Barler Auditorium

Trivia

This is the last round of Student Activities cumulative trivia tournament. The team with the highest overall score after tonight will win $500 in dining dollars! We will begin at 9pm in the Sommer Center.

THURSDAY, December 5, 2013

Coffeehouse Series

Join Programming Board for their coffeehouse series at 9pm in the Express Café

FRIDAY, December 6, 2013

Holiday Card Printing Workshop

1-5pm in Morgan Hall

Upcoming Deadlines

Wells IT Facebook

The IT department has created a Facebook page! They are witty and helpful – what’s not to like?! Like their page:https://www.facebook.com/WellsITsupport

Staff Forum Food Drive

Staff Forum is spearheading a campus wide food drive that will benefit the Southern Cayuga BackPack Program and the King Ferry Food Pantry.

We will hold the collection through the last day of class on Dec. 12th. There are 3 collection boxes across campus where you can bring your donations – those boxes are located in the Dining Hall, the front entrance to Pettibone and wing of Macmillan hall near the Registrar’s office. Detailed descriptions of both benefiting programs can be found on the donation containers. Below is a list of some of the more highly sought and used items. Please consider giving to this worthy cause!

• Individual juices (100% please) in drink boxes or small bottles.

• Macaroni and cheese (individual sizes)

• Small microwave meals (looking for proteins)

• Pudding cups

• Individual oatmeal packets (flavored please)

Please contact Mike Borsz with any questions at mborsz

January Intersession Internship Paperwork Due to Experiential Learning and Career Services by Thursday, December 12th

All January Intersession 2014 internship paperwork is due to Experiential Learning and Career Services on Thursday, December 12th by 4:30pm. Please contact Eric Vaughn at evaughn before December 12th if you have questions or concerns.

Please note: You may not start clocking any internship hours until your internship paperwork is 100% completed and submitted to Experiential Learning and Career Services.

Scholarship Opportunities

1. The BigSun Organization is offering a $500.00 scholarship to student athletes. The deadline is June 20th 2014. For more information or to apply visit: http://www.bigsunathletics.com.

2. CoachUp is offering scholarships to student athletes, currently enrolled or accepted into a U.S. college or university. The recipients will receive a $2,000 scholarship and $500 towards private coaching sessions. For more information or to apply visit: http://scholarship.coachup.com.

4. DegreeDirectory.org is offering the $1,000 Student Saver Scholarship. The deadline is December 20th 2013. For more information or to apply visit the Facebook-powered entry form. You must answer the questions, “How much did you pay for textbooks this semester? What did you do to try to save on those costs?”

5. The Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program is offering a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline is June 14th, 2014. Students are required to submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the Abbott and Fenner webpage. For more information or to apply visit: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

6. The Sussle Scholarship is a $1,000 monthly scholarship that will repeat each month. To be eligible you must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student during fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the United States and you must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident. The deadline is at the last day of each month. For more information or to apply visit http://Sussle.org

7. The Air and Waste Management Association is offering scholarship to students in the Central New York region. Graduating high school students and current college students are eligible. These scholarship grants are up to $1,000. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a degree track related to the environment, be enrolled as a full-time student for the Fall 2014 semester and must be a resident of or going to college in the Central New York region. The deadline is February 28, 2014. You must complete the application. For more information or to apply visit the Financial Aid Office to get an application.

8. The Federated Garden Clubs of New York State Inc. is offering $1,000 scholarships. Students must be majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Plant Pathology, Conservation, Forestry, Agronomy, City Planning, Environmental Studies, Land Management Wild Life Science and other allied topics. The deadline is March 1st, 2014. For more information or to apply visit: fgcnys.com

9. The National Garden Club Inc. is offering a scholarship. The deadline is March 1st, 2014. To be eligible you must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be majoring in field of study with a career related to Gardening. For more information or to apply visit the Financial Aid Office to get an application.

10. Visionary Integration Professionals is offering the Women in Technology Scholarship. There are multiple scholarships up to $2,500 per recipient. Students must be pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems or other related fields. The deadline is January 22, 2014. For more information or to apply visit VIP’s WITS webpage: lburns

Do you have an event or a deadline coming up this week that you’d like the Wells Community to know about? Copy and paste this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1T_XFsriyhKuBmorqcbbowftZA40lP6U6iaLwcN0zOoY/viewform fill out the form by 2pm on Friday and your event or deadline will go out to the community in the form of Wells Weekly Monday morning by 10am. **Please be aware Wells Weekly is only for those events or deadlines happening Monday through Friday.**

Hailey Uribe

Assistant Director of Student Activities

Coordinator of Residential Programming

Wells College

170 Main Street

Aurora, NY 13026

315.364.3463 (voice)

315.364.3324 (fax)

www.wells.edu

Wells College

The education of an extraordinary life.

The contents of this message are intended for the addressee only and may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify sender and do not read, copy, disclose or forward this message. Thank you.

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