Warren Wilson College News

You’re invited to join us Nov. 1 for Warren Wilson’s Fall Open House

October 3rd, 2014 -

Fall Open House for prospective students and their families will be Saturday, Nov. 1, at Warren Wilson.

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Early Voting Shuttle, Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

October 27th, 2014 -

The Service Program will be providing transportation to the Bee Tree Fire Station several times during early voting.

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Buncombe County Commissioner Candidate Forum

October 27th, 2014 -

Wed., Oct. 29, 7-8 p.m., Canon Lounge. The panel will feature the candidates from Districts 1 and 2, Brownie Newman, Ellen Frost and Christina Merrill. This was the race in which students’ votes were so critical two years ago.  Meet the candidates and become more informed about local issues.

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Cardio/weight interval class

October 27th, 2014 -

Get moving with Jennifer Wilkes, certified trainer. This class combines weights and cardio for a great workout. The class is $25 for the term and meets in DeVries Gym at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. If interested, email Sherry Griffith.

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Sign up for emergency text alerts

October 9th, 2013 -

The College’s emergency text alert system allows you to receive a text (sms) notification on your mobile phone in the event of a campus emergency.

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Real WIDE Talk: Microaggressions

October 27th, 2014 -

On Friday, October 31, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Mierke Dining Room B in Gladfelter, Obie and the Wilson Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (WIDE) Office will host a space for learning about and dealing with microaggressions.

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WWC to host forum for Buncombe Commissioner candidates Oct. 29

October 16th, 2014 -

Warren Wilson is hosting the forum for District 1 and 2 candidates for the Buncombe Board of Commissioners.

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Warren Wilson College hosts 6th annual MSW Program Fair Oct. 30

October 13th, 2014 -

The fair is free and open to all who are interested in pursuing a master’s degree in social work.

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Owl men’s hoops team helps Habitat for Humanity over fall break

October 27th, 2014 -

With the 2014-15 season nearing, the WWC men’s team partnered with Central Columbia (S.C.) Habitat for Humanity.

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25th Anniversary Harwood-Cole Lecture features Ritchie, Orr

October 13th, 2014 -

Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr will present the 25th Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecture on Nov. 15, 4 p.m. in Canon Lounge. 

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“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” exhibition continues at WWC, CCCD

August 13th, 2014 -

In a recent roundtable at WWC, Gee’s Bend, Ala., quiltmakers discussed the hardships and joys of their hometown.

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Warren Wilson alumni, service awards presented at Homecoming

October 14th, 2014 -

The impact of WWC’s Triad beyond the campus can be seen in the work of the recipients of alumni and service awards.

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WWC ranked 2nd among liberal arts colleges in service emphasis

August 28th, 2014 -

WWC ranks among the top colleges nationally in Washington Monthly’s “A Different Kind of College Ranking.”

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Paul Magnarella wins at North Carolina Senior Games, sets record

October 6th, 2014 -

Retired peace and justice professor Paul Magnarella placed first in the 100 yd individual medley and 200 yd butterfly swim events at the 2014 North Carolina Senior Games.

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A season – and a team – to remember at Warren Wilson College

October 14th, 2014 -

The 1959 baseball team and five former athletes were inducted into the college’s Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2014.

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WWC to celebrate Constitution Day 2014 with Roberta Kaplan lecture

August 29th, 2014 -

The attorney who successfully argued U.S. v. Windsor will speak at Warren Wilson Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Kittredge Theater.

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Listen: Gee’s Bend interview on “The State of Things”

September 29th, 2014 -

In 2002, the art world was rocked to its foundation by a group of unusual, abstract quilts made by African American women from Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Listen to a Gee’s Bend interview that aired Sept. 26 on “The State of Things.”

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What’s going on at the white barn?

September 25th, 2014 -

Last weekend, the Farm Crew weaned (separated) the calves from the cows.

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2015 Fiske Guide names Warren Wilson one of nation’s ‘Best Buys’

July 8th, 2014 -

The Fiske Guide to Colleges again has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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Watch this: Interview with incoming climate activism powerhouse

September 23rd, 2014 -

Watch the “Moyers & Company” interview with future (Spring 2015) WWC student Kelsey Juliana about her climate activism.

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