The College has been awarded a $2.1 million grant by the Windgate Charitable Foundation to enhance its art department with the addition of studio craft and material arts, working with partners to make western North Carolina a recognized center for craft study.
Watch “Let Them Eat Cake,” a stop-motion animation featuring watercolor paper dolls created by students in Lara Nguyen’s watercolor class.
N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti, an alumnus of WWC’s MFA Program for Writers, delivered the main address.
In a partnership with the North Carolina Forest Service during the 2012-2013 academic year, Linden Blaisus ‘11 and the Landscaping Crew conducted an assessment of the vegetation composition, function and value of the urban forest on center campus. Analyses of these data provide insight into the value of the center campus trees: their monetary worth, carbon sequestration/storage, structure and ecosystem function. These analyses will be used to guide future management decisions with the goal of improving human health, environmental quality, and aesthetic value.
Forestry Crew won the 16th annual softball game last weekend, beating the Farm Crew 30-11. Forestry led off batting, scoring one run to the Farm’s three in the first inning. The next several were close, until Forestry pulled ahead with four runs in the fourth inning, nine in the fifth, and six in the sixth. [...]
WWC is receiving a $2.1 million grant to enhance its art department with the addition of studio craft and material arts.
Watch the video of Hannah’s recital, filmed by Colin Martin ’15 and produced by Sheridan Philipp ’15.
The 5th Annual Academic Capstone Carnival is Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7. This annual academic conference allows outstanding senior students to present the results of their capstone research, creative writing and internships.