Archive for March, 2014

Wells Weekly

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MONDAY, March 17, 2014:

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

OCS Approval Packet Deadline

Intend to study off-campus in Fall 2014? The deadline for submission of your Wells approval packet is Today, Monday 17 March at noon.

Spring Break Hangover Events

Are you missing spring break already? Have no fear! Student Activities has just the right remedy to rid you of your spring break hangover! It starts today with the $1 off specialty drinks in the Express Café!

St. Patty’s Day Specialty Drinks

Stop by the Express Café today and try one of the March Specialty Drinks for $1 off! #TheyAreDelish

TUESDAY, March 18, 2014:

School for Field Studies presentation

Environmental Field Studies Abroad

School for Field Studies (SFS) creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Their educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems faced by local partners, contributing to sustainable solutions in the places where we live and work. SFS representative Nicole Anderson will be available in the Dining Hall at lunchtime and then giving a presentation at 12:40 in Stratton 102

Celtic Music Concert

Next up in Student Activities Spring Break Hangover line up is a fun Celtic concert! Come by the Dining Hall between 11:45 and 1pm to see Mark Rust perform a Celtic Music Concert! Traditional Celtic music will be played and you may even get a dance lesson or two!

Village of Aurora Election Day

Just a reminder that if you are registered to vote here in Aurora – it is election day! Cast your vote at the Village Firehouse noon – 9pm.

Rep Council

This week’s Rep Council meeting will be held in Stratton 209 at 7:30pm!

WEDNESDAY, March 19, 2014:

Happy Wells Wednesday!

Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)

Sign Shop

Celebrate Wells Wednesday with our 3rd Spring Break Hangover event: the Sign Shop! You can make your very own street sign at this event! Stop by the Express Café between 5 and 8pm!

Henry Wesselwoman Exhibition Opening

On Wednesday, March 19, 6-8 pm, all are invited to join us at the String Room Gallery to celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Henry Wesselwoman," by LA-based artists Alli Miller + Trey Burns. The exhibition is comprised of photography and installation, and engages with the history of the "New Topographics" photographic genre (one which has specific local ties to Rochester and the George Eastman House). Please visit www.wells.edu/stringroomgallery to view samples of the work. Refreshments will be served.

THURSDAY, March 20, 2014

Senior Artist Talks

On Thursday, March 20 at 6:00pm our Senior Visual Arts Majors will present artist talks about their ongoing thesis work. Julia LaCourse, Ashlyn Loomis, Rachel Munford, & Ica Stolt will discuss the development of their ideas and give a glimpse of the artwork that will comprise their Senior Thesis Exhibition this May. Audience members may also visit the Seniors’ studios to see the works-in-progress, and are encouraged to come early to enjoy some light refreshments. Any questions can be directed to Katie Waugh, kwaugh

Bruce Bennett Poetry Reading

In June, Professor Bruce Bennett will be retiring after forty one years at Wells. This farewell Poetry Reading will be to celebrate his years at Wells and the students he has been privileged to teach. In honor of the occasion, FootHills Publishing has brought out a new chapbook of Professor Bennett’s poems, SWIMMING IN A WATERING CAN. Michael Czarnecki, the founder and editor of FootHills, will be present. Copies of many of Professor Bennett’s books and chapbooks will be available at the reading. Refreshments will be served. This event will begin at 7pm in the AER.

Movie Poster Show

Have you always wanted to be featured on your favorite movie poster? Here’s your chance! Come to the Sommer Center between 3 & 7pm to enjoy the fourth event of Student Activities Spring Break Hangover week!

Leadership Info Session

Have an interest in applying to be a peer leader or an orientation leader? Be sure to attend this info session to find out all of the details on the application procedure! The session will begin at 6:30pm in Stratton 209.

FRIDAY, March 21, 2014

Late Night Comedy: Steve Hofstetter

Join Student Activities and Leadership as we welcome comedian Steve Hoftstetter to campus! Steve will perform Friday night in the Sommer Center at 10pm! You don’t want to miss this!

Senior Thesis Presentation

Check out Stephanie Leung’s and Mary Losurdo’s senior thesis presentations at 7:30pm in Barler Auditorium.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Join POWER, at 5pm in the Chapel, as they hold an event for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Any questions should be directed to David Glidden at dfglidden12.

Upcoming Deadlines and Other Info:

Student Library Prize

Attention All Wells Seniors: Student Library Prize

Do you have an eclectic collection of books? Have you acquired an impressive number of books in your major area? You should consider submitting your personal library for the annual Student Library Prize!

1st and 2nd prizes are awarded annually to those competing seniors judged to have the most tasteful and interesting personal libraries.

More detailed information is available upon request at the Main Desk of Long Library. Contest runs March 3 through April 4, 2014!

Scholarship Opportunities:


1. Participate in one of the following Safe Driver Programs listed on the page or email for approval of other qualifying safe driver programs (email: scholarship).

2. Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

3. Once you are completed with steps 1 and 2, please proceed to filling out the application in our contact form at the bottom of the scholarship page.

4. Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application form.

Here is the link that describes the Safe Driver Scholarship in more detail: http://www.carinsurancecomparison.com/safe-driver-student-scholarship/

Athletic Scholarship via Athnet.com

We are offering a $1,000 scholarship available to full-time undergraduate students who played sports at the high school level. Here is our webpage with more information on the application and selection process <http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm> .

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Hailey Uribe

Assistant Director of Student Activities

Coordinator of Residential Programming

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170 Main Street

Aurora, NY 13026

315.364.3463 (voice)

315.364.3324 (fax)


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