Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2005

This Week in Service

October 7th, 2005

Check out this week’s service learning opportunities and SLO news.

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WWC social work program part of nationwide effort

October 7th, 2005

The Warren Wilson College social work program is one of 75 outstanding social work education programs selected to participate in regional Curriculum Development Institutes through the Council on Social Work Education.

 

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WWC This Week — October 4, 2005

October 4th, 2005

Contact: JB October 4, 2005     Vol. 9   No. 10 COMMUNITY NEWS   Local author Tommy Hays to read from his latest novel   Asheville writer Tommy Hays will read from his new novel, The Pleasure Was Mine, on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Canon Lounge. The following morning, Oct.12, from 10 a.m. – noon, [...]

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Email Problems

September 30th, 2005

Email services have been restored after an outage caused by hard-drive failure on the mail server.  Some SSL users are noticing “Server Certificate” messages that are unfamiliar–please ignore these (hit “okay”) as they are temporary.  If you are having any other trouble retrieving email, or are missing messages from your inbox, please call the computing services helpdesk at ext. 3094.  Missing email can be restored from a back-up.  (Click “more” for further information.)

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Diversity Task Force seeks ideas for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

September 27th, 2005

The Diversity Task Force is soliciting ideas and proposals for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Warren Wilson.

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Composting makes a comeback on campus

September 27th, 2005

After a false start or two, composting is back at Warren Wilson College thanks to the Greendrum. Which, of course, immediately begs the question: “What on earth is the Greendrum?”

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Four groups of WWC students work in areas devastated by Katrina

September 27th, 2005

Although most Warren Wilson College students weren’t directly affected by the hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast, news of the storms’ destruction has been ingrained in the minds of many. So many, in fact, that twice as many students sought to participate in Warren Wilson fall-break service trips to the ravaged region as there were spaces for.

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WWC This Week — September 27, 2005 Vol. 9 No. 9

September 26th, 2005

September 27,  2005      Vol. 9   No. 9 ——————— COMMUNITY NEWS ——————— HOMECOMING 2005 — Be there! Join this year’s Homecoming festivities  Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. Faculty, staff, and students can enjoy many of the activities that Homecoming offers, including the Friday night BBQ supper (free for students!), square dance, bonfire,  Saturday’s Festival on [...]

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Soccer summary: Women\’s soccer vs. Montreat

September 26th, 2005

The game on Saturday was a first for the Warren Wilson College women. Never has there been no score at the half at a Montreat game. Montreat is tied with Southern Virginia as our arch rivals. Historically, both have been very difficult to beat — like only once in ten years.

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Missing furnishings from Multicultural office

September 20th, 2005

Since August, several items have been taken from the new Multicultural Affairs office in Schafer A.

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Stories from a hurricane

September 19th, 2005

For the past couple of weeks, this space has provided a link to stories relating to the stunning effects of Hurricane Katrina. Below is a link to an article in the Sept. 19 issue of The New York Times. Anyone interested in contributing to relief efforts beyond the campus may wish to visit http://www.give.org.

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WWC This Week — September 20, 2005

September 19th, 2005

WWC This Week A bulletin for the Warren Wilson College community September 20, 2005 Vol. 9 No. 8 ———————– Community News ———————– Presidential Search Update To the Members of the Warren Wilson Community: The Presidential Search Committee held its second meeting on Thursday, September 8, following its initial organizational meeting on August 25. The meeting [...]

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For schoolteacher Ben Seymour, it’s south to Alaska

September 16th, 2005

Ben Seymour ’02 has headed south this fall, “south” clearly being a relative term in this case. After three years of teaching elementary-school students on Alaska’s Little Diomede Island, Seymour has moved to another assignment in the Bering Strait School District: to the village of Golovin, in the southern part of the Seward Peninsula jutting into the Bering Sea.

 

 

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Presidential search update

September 16th, 2005

A message from Ron Hunt, chair of the presidential search committee.

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What Do Warren Wilson Students Do On Breaks?

September 15th, 2005

All sorts of interesting things. Here is just a sample:

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Biodiesel Arrives on Warren Wilson Campus

September 15th, 2005

Three hundred gallons of biodiesel were delivered to the
Warren Wilson College auto shop Sept. 8, the largest
shipment the College has ever received according to
auto shop supervisor Ray Cockrell. The College is also
the first commercial customer of Blue Ridge Biofuels
Cooperative, a new biodiesel manufacturer in Asheville.

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The Asheville Peace Park

September 15th, 2005

In the 1960s, Charlie Thomas (WWC ’65) gathered stones from local farms to help build the College Chapel. It was his first encounter with construction work. Forty years later, Thomas is still collecting stones…

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What Did Warren Wilson Students Do This Summer?

September 15th, 2005

Warren Wilson students spent the summer of 2005 doing all sorts of interesting things. Here is just a sample:

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WWC Named #4

September 14th, 2005

on Outside magazine list of 40 best colleges.

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National Press

September 14th, 2005

on the EcoDorm

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